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FLORIDA Event #2: Presents “OUR FLAG STILL WAVES”

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

 

    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

 

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