40 Years ago, the county walked into the future

40 years ago, the county walked into the future

In bavaria, 71 out of 143 counties. "The regional reform has laid the foundation for the positive development of the habberge district over the past 40 years", explains district administrator rudolf handwerker (CSU), according to a press release from the district administration office. The former county of habfurt and most of the counties of ebern and hofheim were incorporated on 1 january 2009. July 1972, and as a result, today's habberge district was created with its first 25 and later 26 communities (ermershausen was separated from maroldsweisach and became independent). "In the last 40 years we have managed to create a piece of county identity", means the landrat.

Planning for the jubilee

This historic event is to be celebrated in style this year. "The anniversary is not only about illuminating history. As a modern and service-oriented county, we must continue to develop over the next 40 years. Therefore, the festive year should also be an incentive to think about how we can best respond to new challenges in order to become even more efficient in the district and the municipalities, in line with the goal of the municipal area reform, emphasizes craftsman.

Anniversary celebration

Since january, a working group at the habberge district office has been busy with preparations for the jubilee celebration, under the leadership of head of operations horst hofmann. The festivities will kick off with a ceremony with invited guests on friday, 29 friday. June, in the meeting room of the district administration office. In addition, professor heinrich oberreuter, one of the most outstanding experts on state politics in bavaria (and one who has close ties to habfurt), was the speaker.

Cultural evening

On saturday, 30. June, the volkshochschule im landkreis habberge offers a cultural evening in the stadthalle habfurt. The motto is: "young stars in the county sky – 40 years of the county of habberge". Young talents from the fields of music, singing, sports, theater and musical present themselves and show their skills – from highly motivated young talents from clubs and schools to young professionals who have already mastered the first rungs of their career ladder. From 18 o'clock the preprogram and the catering begin. At 19 o'clock it is then stage free in the town hall. The evening will be hosted by schorsch bross, a "thousand ace of vaudeville", how the county authority describes him.

District office as festival mile

Another highlight of the anniversary will be the open day at the habberge district office in habfurt on sunday, 1 january 2009. July, 11 a.M. To 6 p.M. For this purpose the zwerchmaingasse as well as the square in front of the landratsamt and the parking deck will be transformed into a colorful festive mile. Kickoff is at 11 a.M. With a jazz breakfast in the courtyard of the behorde.

In addition to a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics, an attractive program awaits the guests, both young and old. "We don't want to present the classic administrative tasks, but above all the areas with which the district will master new challenges", informs head of business horst hofmann. "It is important that we show the spirit of optimism and the wealth of ideas of our homeland."

The direct marketers of the district, the regional management as well as the tourist information habberge will be present. The waste management company gives an insight into its work, as do the family office, the youth welfare office, the building department, the district youth ring, the care support point and the coordination center for self-help groups. The district association for horticulture and land conservation and the nature conservation section are preparing exhibitions and demonstrations on topics such as land conservation, garden design, hiking as landscape conservation, composting and soil sampling.

Visitors can look forward to the talent show: on the stage in front of the town hall, young artists will have the opportunity to show what they can do. Historical films are shown in the meeting room. Even the smallest visitors will be catered for: playmobile, children's theater, play train and gluck wheel will provide entertainment.

A commentary on the subject of territorial reform can be found in our print edition, frankischer tag, landkreis habberge, of saturday, 5. May 2012

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