DANK (German American National Congress) is a growing network of chapters throughout the nation to preserve German culture, heritage, and language in the United States. Our Chapter strongly encourages DANK membership as DANK provides ongoing information about German activities, events, and news. Any member receives a free subscription to the bi-monthly magazine, The German-American Journal, with the latest news and trends in Germany and at DANK. Members also receive a bi-monthly email newsletter and weekly videos about German culture, cuisine, and tourism. To join or renew membership, please visit and indicate ‘Illinois Northern Suburbs’. Basic Membership and Life Membership are available. Thank you for being a DANK member.