Join Lodge 106 for a celebration of Slovenian independence

May 31, 2016 - by KEVIN RICHARDS, Lodge 106

IMPERIAL, Pa. — Greetings from SNPJ Lodge 106 in Imperial. Please note that there will be no bar bingo on Thursday, June 9.

The car cruises continue at Lodge 106! Our next cruise is scheduled Sunday, June 5, with Renewed Memories II providing the entertainment. The Sunday, July 17, cruise will feature entertainment by The Messengers. To honor Elvis Week, our Sunday, Aug. 14, car cruise will feature “Elvis Lives: A Tribute to the King!” Our final car cruise of the season will be a “Black & Gold” car cruise on Sunday, Sept. 18, during which we’ll hand out SNPJ Lodge 106 Car Cruise Terrible Towels. At each car cruise, dash plaques will be given to the first 50 car owners.

As always, our car cruises run from noon until 4 p.m. and feature live entertainment, a food buffet, drinks, a 50/50 drawing and door prizes; all on our level, paved parking lot and in our air-conditioned clubroom. Bikes are welcome, and the Coors Light and Miller Lite Girls will be on-site for select car cruises.

You are cordially invited to join Lodge 106 as we celebrate 25 years of independence of the Republic of Slovenia on Thursday, June 9, in the Imperial Room at Lodge 106 from 6 to 8 p.m. This celebration will feature two honored guests, Minister for Slovenians Abroad Mr. Gorazd Žmavc, and Secretary of Ministry for Slovenians Abroad Dr. Zvone Žigon. Entertainment will be provided by Frank and Darryl Valencic, with complimentary appetizers as well as a Slovenian wine tasting with a cash bar.

Another “Seems Like Old Times Dance” has been scheduled in the Imperial Room for Sunday, June 26, from 7 to 10 p.m. Our kitchen will open at 5 p.m. and offer a bountiful buffet for $10. Enjoy the Wally Merriman Group for this ballroom-style dance as we celebrate the music of America’s greatest generation. Admission is $8 at the door.

Lodge 106 is proud to host the American Slovene Day Picnic Sunday, July 31. Entertainment will be provided by the Frank Stanger Band and there will be food booths throughout our grounds.

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