PROSVETA Issue - August 28

  • 2019 Young Adult projects serve local communities

    Aug 27, 2019

    SNPJ young adult members had an eventful conference the weekend of June 14-16. We opened the weekend with pizza and ice-breaker activities Friday evening, during which we learned participants came from near and far – from Pennsylvania to Chicago, even from New Mexico! It was great to see some new faces and...

  • Lodge 771 project helps the homeless and the environment

    Aug 27, 2019

    Following a discussion of activities we could participate in to help improve our surroundings held during the May 6 Lodge 771 meeting, Lodge members decided to donate care packages for the Operation Care Package program for deployed service members which was being sponsored by Centers For Hearing. Small...

  • Conemaugh Fed hosting annual honorees dinner Sept. 29

    Aug 27, 2019

    On Sunday, Sept. 29, members of SNPJ Lodges affiliated with the Conemaugh Valley Federation who have attained 50, 60, 70 or 80 years of membership in the Society in 2019 are invited to a dinner in their honor and will be guests of the Federation. The dinner will be held at the Homestead Inn, 1939 Forest...

  • Westmoreland Federation plans an Octoberfest

    Aug 27, 2019

    The Westmoreland County (Pa.) Federation of SNPJ Lodges held their annual “Pretty In Pink” cancer fund-raiser Sunday, June 30, at the Yukon Slovenian Hall. Our cancer fund-raiser, hosted by Federation Treasurer Lois Denning (41) and her committee, has been an annual project for eight years. This project ...

  • Utah members celebrate at the Slovenian Day Picnic

    Aug 27, 2019

    The 37th annual Utah Slovenian Day Picnic was held at the Slovenian Home in Spring Glen, Utah, on Aug. 4. Price, Utah, Lodge 757 Secretary Joanne Lessar chaired the event, assisted by members of Price Lodge 113 and Helper Lodge 689. The first Utah picnic was held in 1981 at the Lagoon Amusement Park near Salt...

  • Western Pa. Fed hosting meet and greet in October

    Aug 27, 2019

    The long weekend of Labor Day is here, and summer fun will soon transition to the autumn season later this month. As they say in Slovenian, “Kam le čas beži?” (where is the time going?). Summer sure flew by! The good news is the change of seasons brings a variety of new activities. One of the...