Lions Club donate two new benches to the Adenauerallee

The Lions Club in Oberursel have donated two new benches, together worth €1,500, to the park next to the Adenauerallee.

The benches are dedicated to to Dr. Werner Velten, their president in the years 1986 and 1987 who died in 2009, and Erwin Rathgeb, chairman of the town council between 1977 and 1993 and one of their members, who died in 2010.

They were officially handed over to the town in the presence of the widows of both men and Mayor Hans-Georg Brum.

Hans-Georg Brum with Renate Velten and Inge Rathgeb at the unveiling of the new benches

Hans-Georg Brum with Renate Velten and Inge Rathgeb at the unveiling of the new benches

 

About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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