September 30, 2011
hatches, Leavenworth. Oktoberfest is here. Townsfolk and business owners alike are preparing for the
more than thirty thousand revelers who will cheer the Autumn, wear funny hats and drink beer over the next three
Oktoberfest pulled in 1.3 million dollars for Project Bayern, the Bavarian group in Leavenworth. Project
Bayern President Bob Francis and Larry Meyer say after the bills are paid and seed money’s set aside for
next year, that number is a lot lower. KOHO’s Clint Strand talks with them to get the figures on how
much the event clears, and where the money goes.