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Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany to Speak on German-U.S. Relations

NJ Resident & former US Ambassador Federal Republic of Germany Philip Murphy Speaks at Two River Theater Company, March 4 on US -German Relations Credits: US State Department

RED BANK, NJ – The non-profit German School of Monmouth County  ( presents the first of the organization’s 2014 Speaker Series with an intimate, interactive discussion with Former US Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Middletown resident Philip Murphy on March 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Two River Theater Company, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank NJ.  Seating is limited to 100 registered guests and a suggested donation of $10 per adult benefits the German School of Monmouth County’s multi-media library.

The discussion, which will be followed by a question and answer session and light refreshments, will include topics that range from economic matters on both sides of the Atlantic to security challenges, as well as cultural, language and exchange observations and the new potential for a German/American relationship.

“While the USA and Germany have had business and cultural relationships for decades, the 21st century presents an opportunity to further strengthen and grow our collaboration.  Whether in business and education or research and development, technology or healthcare, working together will only help each of our respective countries meet and solve the problems and challenges facing our local community as well as the world,” says Former US Ambassador Philip Murphy.

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The German School of Monmouth County offers both language classes and cultural events to bring together the Germanic nations, while preparing students for the 21st century global community and workforce.

“In addition to teaching German we host year-round events and we’re honored that we can kick off a speaker’s series with Ambassador Murphy, who has been a strong supporter of building a transatlantic bridge between Germany and the United States,” says German School of Monmouth County Principal Michaela Greco.

To reserve a seat, please register online by February 28, 2014:

About the German School of Monmouth County
Since 2007, the German School of Monmouth County (GSMC) has provided language instruction and culture enrichment programs that foster the love of language, learning and appreciation of a Germanic heritage. The German School of Monmouth County Inc. (GSMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and admits students of any race, color, religion, creed, gender and national or ethnic origin. The school is a member the German Language School Conference (GLSC) and American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).  For more information about GSMC and its programs, please visit, and “like” and share us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on YouTube.

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