PREVIEW OF EVENTS
Tuesday, August 24
- MAPLEWOOD, N.J.: Mayor Gerald Ryan will read and sign a proclamation
commemorating the eighth anniversary of Ukraine's independence at the Maplewood
Town Hall, Valley Street at 9 a.m. after which flag-raising ceremonies
will be held outdoors. The public is invited to participate in this annual
event. For further information call Andrew Keybida, (973) 762-2827.
Sunday, August 29
- PARMA, Ohio: Members of the Ukrainian Community of Greater Cleveland,
under the auspices of the United Ukrainian Organizations of Greater Cleveland,
will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Ukraine's independence at 3 p.m.
at the church hall of St. Pokrova, 6812 Broadview Road. The main performance
in the cultural program will be by young artists, natives of the Chornobyl
region who were relocated to the Ukrainian city of Bila Tserkva after the
Chornobyl nuclear accident. The artistic group is touring the United States.
There is free parking and playground facilities for children; Ukrainian
food and pastries will be available. Donation to the event is $10 for adults,
children admitted free. For additional information call (440) 888-4220
or (440) 485-5444.
Thursday, September 9
- NEW YORK: The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America is hosting its
next brown bag lunch at 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the UCCA
National Office, 203 Second Ave. (between 12th and 13th streets). The guest
speakers will be Yuriy Bohayevskyi, general consul of Ukraine in New York
City, and Askold Lozynskyj, president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee
of America, and president of the Ukrainians World Congress, who will discuss
the topic "Ukraine: Eight Years of Independence - Perspectives on
Future Development." Coffee and soda will be provided. To register
call the UCCA office, (212) 228-6840 or 228-6841.
Saturday, September 11
- CHICAGO: The Inaugural Plast Chicago Open Golf Tournament will be held
at Renwood Country Club, Round Lake Beach. This charity event is being
sponsored by the Pobratymy Foundation in celebration of the 50th anniversary
of Plast in Chicago to benefit the ongoing activities of Plast in the Chicago
area. The tournament will feature a $10,000 hole-in-one challenge, longest
drive, closest to the pin and many other surprises. An awards dinner and
oldies "zabava" will be held immediately afterwards at the Selfreliance
Resort at Round Lake. Admission is $115 per person. Registration deadline
is August 31. A non-refundable deposit of $100 per foursome is required.
For more information, or to register foursomes only, contact Ihor A. Hrynewycz,
(312) 829-8146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 14
- TORONTO: St. Vladimir Institute introduces a Genealogy Club for those
interested in tracing their family tree or finding out more about where
their ancestors came from in Ukraine. Tony Rocchi, institute librarian,
will acquaint participants with key printed and Internet resources for
pursuing Ukrainian genealogy. Assistant Roman Velitchko will describe heraldry
and coats of arms. Meetings will be held monthly commencing Tuesday, September
24, 7-9 p.m., at the institute, 620 Spadina Ave. For more information or
to register call Tony Rocchi, (416) 923-3318.
Monday, September 20
- TORONTO: St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Ave., is offering Ukrainian
language classes for the general public interested in Ukrainian as a second
language. Level I classes will begin September 20 and will be held on Mondays;
Level III classes will be held on Tuesdays. Classes are at 7:15-9:15 p.m.
The fee is $175 for 30 sessions. For more information or to register call
- TORONTO: The Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association
of Toronto is holding its annual kick-off meeting at St. George's Golf
and Country Club, 1668 Islington Ave., Etobicoke, Ontario, at 6-10 p.m.
There is a great opportunity to network; complimentary hors d'oeuvres will
be served, cash bar. Admission is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.
RSVP required. For more information contact the UCPBA office, (416) 925-1256.
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Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, August
22, 1999, No. 34, Vol. LXVII
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