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New Jersey Chapter: Annual Heritage Celebration Dinner

  • 04 November 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Russian Hall, 4-6 Woodhull Avenue Little Falls, New Jersey

Annual Heritage Celebration Dinner 

The John Mihalasky Award

Honoree: Prof. Paul Best

His maternal grandparents had emigrated from the Austrian Crownland of Galicia in the 1890s They were Ivan Perun of the Village of Pankna (Petna) and Yustina Pidberezhnak of Bortne (Bartne), south of Gorlice, in the central Lemko Region. Since 2009 he has been able to concentrate on his principal interest, Carpathian Rus': publishing the now 88-year-old periodical, Karpatska Rus', giving lectures, speaking at professional meetings and running the Carpathian [research] Institute, the Lemko Association, and the New England Carpatho-Rusyn Society. 


A Musical duo featuring Joseph Jurasi and Maria Jurasi for your listening and dancing pleasure.

Historical/Genealogical Exhibits by Kathryn & Tom Peters

Basket Raffle/50-50/Ethnic Foods

Sunday, November 4, 2018  from 12:30 4:30 pm

Socializing from 12:30 to 1:00. Dinner begins at 1:00 PM

Russian Hall, 4-6 Woodhull Avenue

Little Falls, New Jersey 

Directions: Route 46 to Route 23 S., left at third light (Bradford), Russian Hall on corner of Bradford and Woodhull. Public transportation – Bus #195.

Please make your check payable to “C-RS”, detach the bottom of this page and mail your form and check to

Betty Short, 2201 Conrad Way, Somerset, NJ 08873 in the enclosed envelope

For additional information, please call Jim Huratiak at 267-421-3210. 

Thank you for supporting our chapter activities!

Kindly reply before October 19, 2018

Please list names of attendees on the back of the return sheet. 

Name:  _____________________________________    e-mail: ______________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________ phone: ____________________

Number Attending:     Members         _____  @ $35  = $      _____

                                    Non-Member   _____  @ $38  = $      _____

                                    Children (9-12) _____            @ $15  = $      _____                        Children Under 9, Free

Program Book:

Benefactor $100 _____       Sponsor $75 _____      Patron $50  _____      Friend $25_____      Other $ _____     

Name as you would like it to appear in the program book: __________________________________________


Total Enclosed  $_____

Jim Huratiak

Media Director

C-RS New Jersey Chapter

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.

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