October 25, 2019

UNA a notable presence at Ukrainian festivals


PARSIPPANY, N.J. – During the months of August and September, UNA Home Office representatives as well as members of the UNA General Assembly attended several area festivals to promote the UNA and its products.

These included festivals held in Lehighton and Horsham Pa., Stamford Conn., and Whippany, Passaic and Clifton, N.J.

This year, in addition to presenting UNA’s life insurance and annuity products, colorful posters and flyers were distributed advertising the UNA’s 125th anniversary concert to be held at Dolan Performance Hall at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J., on Saturday, November 2.

For the two festivals held in Whippany and Clifton, the UNA sponsored a raffle for two tickets to the anniversary concert.

Lehighton, Pa., August 17: Luba Walchuk, UNA auditor, manned the UNA table at the annual festival at the Ukrainian Homestead in Lehighton. Stopping by were William Slovik, secretary of UNA Branch 7, and Oksana Stanko, UNA advisor. All three are professional insurance agents for the UNA.


Passaic, N.J., September 15: Maria Drich and Luba Demitre, professional insurance agents at the UNA Home Office, were at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Festival in Passaic. Visiting the table were Oleh Mykhaylyshyn, Nataliya Baran, Marie Duplak, Halyna Mykhaylyshyn and Krystyna Witek.


Stamford, Conn., September 8: UNA Insurance Operat­ions Manager Nina Bilchuk and Oksana Stanko, UNA advisor, manned the table at the 52nd Connecticut State Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford. Visiting the festival and stopping by to discuss UNA life insurance options were Taras and Svitlana Grymaluk from Stamford.


Clifton, N.J., September 22: At the annual festival held at the Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Ascension Cathedral in Clifton, the UNA held a raffle for two tickets to its 125th anniversary concert on November 2 in Morristown, N.J. Maria Koropetska from Garfield, N.J., won the tickets; Maria Drich of the UNA Home Office presented the prize.


Horsham, Pa., August 25: Luba Demitre, UNA Home Office employee and professional insurance agent, and UNA Advisor Oksana Stanko represented the UNA at the annual festival held at the Ukrainian American Sports Center (Tryzubivka) in Horsham. Stopping by to learn about UNA insurance products was Anntoinette Winton from Doylestown, Pa.


Whippany, N.J., September 21: At the annual Ukrainian Festival of the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, the UNA held a raffle. Winning first prize – two tickets to UNA’s gala 125th anniversary concert on November 2 – was Oksana Mulyk from Randolph, N.J. Presenting the prize are Maria Drich, professional insurance agent at the UNA Home Office, and UNA Advisor Oksana Stanko, with the assistance of a young festival participant.