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Southeastern States Branch


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Upcoming events

    • 22 February 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • FREEDOM BRANCH LIBRARY 5870 SW 95TH St., OCALA, FL
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    CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY

    FLORIDA BRANCH

    presents

     “OUR FLAG STILL WAVES”

    IN COMMEMORATION OF RAISING THE AMERICAN FLAG

    ON IWO JIMA ON FEBRUARY 23, 1945

     

          FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd   2:00-4:00

    FREEDOM BRANCH LIBRARY

    5870 SW 95TH St., OCALA, FL

      

    The film features Michael Strank, a Marine who was one of the six men who raised the flag on Mt. Suribachi, Japan. He died in battle six days later. Michael was a Carpatho-Rusyn whose family emigrated from Jarabina, Slovakia and settled in Johnstown, PA.  The documentary includes interviews with his sister, friends and veterans and is narrated by Tom Ridge, Governor of PA, Secretary of Homeland Security and a Rusyn.

    All are welcome.   No admission.

    Please register online or for more information, contact Bonnie at 440 729-2045 or email at bb@c-rs.org

     

    • 23 February 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • SEFFNER-MANGO BRANCH LIBRARY, 410 N. KINGSWAY RD, SEFFNER, FL
    Register

    CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY

    FLORIDA BRANCH

    presents

     “OUR FLAG STILL WAVES”

    IN COMMEMORATION OF RAISING THE AMERICAN FLAG

    ON IWO JIMA ON FEBRUARY 23, 1945

     

        SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD  2:00-4:00

    SEFFNER-MANGO BRANCH LIBRARY

    410 N. KINGSWAY RD., SEFFNER, FL

     

    The film features Michael Strank, a Marine who was one of the six men who raised the flag on Mt. Suribachi, Japan. He died in battle six days later. Michael was a Carpatho-Rusyn whose family emigrated from Jarabina, Slovakia and settled in Johnstown, PA.  The documentary includes interviews with his sister, friends and veterans and is narrated by Tom Ridge, Governor of PA, Secretary of Homeland Security and a Rusyn.

    All are welcome.   No admission.

    Please register online or for more information, contact Bonnie at 440 729-2045 or email at bb@c-rs.org

     

The Southeastern branch was chartered in 2013, and services the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

Coordinator - Bonnie (Kobec) Burke


Carpatho-Rusyn Society

915 Dickson St.
Munhall, PA 15120-1929
412-567-3077
www.c-rs.org

The Carpatho-Rusyn Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to manifesting Carpatho-Rusyn culture in the United States and supporting Rusyn culture in the Homeland in east central Europe. It works to educate Rusyns and non-Rusyns about Rusyn culture and history, and to support the development of Rusyn culture on both sides of the Atlantic. As a membership organization, it boasts over 1,800 members worldwide who support the organization's work through their annual contributions of dues as well as voluntary contributions to funds that support Rusyn cultural development abroad as well as humanitarian aid for Rusyn communities in Europe.

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