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We Are LBA

The LBA offers friendship, camaraderie and celebrations for those of Luxembourg heritage, family, friends, and those interested in the Luxembourg culture. We support local events and work closely with the Luxembourg American Cultural Society in Belgium, WI.
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The LBA History

Founding events:
Our organization was founded on October 23rd, 1887 in Chicago as the “Luxembourg Bruderbund”. There were 25 men present at that first meeting. The first social gatherings were a dance in January of 1888 followed by a picnic in the spring. On December 8, 1888, the Luxembourger Bruderbund was incorporated by the State of Illinois as a benevolent, charitable and sociable organization, which offered death benefits to its members. At many of these early meetings Luxembourgish was the official language.

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LBA Member Blogs

Read About Luxembourg Related News That Our Members Would Like To Share!

The 30th Annual Sauerbraten

On April 28th, Section 15 held their 30th Annual Sauerbraten Dinner at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling. Over 225 attendees celebrated their heritage while enjoying an outstanding dinner, and[…]

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SECTION 8 HISTORY (1902 – 2013)

SECTION 8 – EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – 1902 – 2013 Section 8 was organized on February 23, 1902, in Evanston, Illinois. Grand President, John N. Watry, initiated the following forty-two members[…]

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LACS Announces Summer Internship

LACS Announces Summer Internship Opportunities BELGIUM, WISCONSIN, The Luxembourg American Cultural Society is accepting applications for two summer internship roles now until April 1, 2024: 1.) Lloyd “Gilly” Croatt Collections[…]

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