PROSVETA Issue - June 17

  • Three pageant contestants now vying for the title of Miss SNPJ 2016

    Jun 16, 2015

    The Fraternal Department is pleased to introduce the second and third contestants entered in the 2015 Miss SNPJ Pageant, Julie Rockwell, a member of SNPJ Lodge 138 in Strabane, Pa., and Aleyna Gee, a member of SNPJ Lodge 257 in Cleveland. Julie Rockwell is the daughter of Bob and Jan Rockwell (138), and the...

  • Join SNPJ July 20 for Slovene Day at Kennywood Park

    Jun 16, 2015

    Slovene Day at Kennywood Park is planned for Monday, July 20. The Grkmans will once again greet all visitors to the park with their upbeat music; they’re always a hit! We’ll see if we can have them provide some music while our members enjoy lunch. For those interested in playing bingo, we will be set up ...

  • Slovenefest will launch a busy July at the SNPJ Heritage Center

    Jun 16, 2015

    Oh, what a beautiful day it was for the SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Center dance at the SNPJ Recreation Center June 6. We had a very nice crowd of people. It helped that the weather fully cooperated with warmth and sunshine; just perfect for an outdoor picnic. We thank everyone who came to our dance, especially those...

  • Ducks anxiously lining up for the Strabane Lodge 138 race

    Jun 16, 2015

    It was a long, hard winter, but many of you survived knowing that the annual Lodge 138 Duck Race and Family Picnic was just around the corner. Well, it’s here –  July 18, to be exact. After a very disappointing 2014 in which the water level and dangerous current forced the race to be completed by...

  • SNPJ Farm celebrating Yankovic, Pecon birthdays in July

    Jun 16, 2015

    The 100th birthdays of America’s Polka King Frank Yankovic and Johnny Pecon, one of the top Cleveland-style polka accordionists, will be celebrated this July at the SNPJ Farm in Kirtland. Yankovic’s danceable polka sound and outgoing personality made him one of America’s most popular entertainers.....

  • All Accordion Festival returning to the Fontana Slovene Hall in September

    Jun 16, 2015

    SNPJ Lodge 723 and the Fontana Slovene Hall are excited to announce plans for an All Accordion Festival to be held Sept. 4-6. It’s been more than 10 years since a similar event was held in Fontana, so we are looking forward to bringing everyone together once again. It will be a great time to reunite with...