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    • 11 October 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • King’s College Burke Auditorium, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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    THE EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER

    SPONSORING THE FREE SHOWING OF  THE

    DOCUMENTARY FILM

    “The Resurrection of a Nation.”

    Friday, 11 Oct 2019 , 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Special free showing of the new documentary co-produced by Maria Sylvestri and John Righetti, “The Resurrection of a Nation.” The documentary is the story of the Carpatho-Rusyns within the context of the 1989 Revolution and the emergence of the Carpatho-Rusyn movement. It is of importance to Czechs, Slovaks, and the broader public.   The public is welcome.

    Location – King’s College Burke Auditorium, Wilkes-Barre, PA

    Lodging: If interested in lodging, rooms have been reserved at the Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, 77 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.   To make a reservation please call the Front Desk at 570-823-6152 and ask for the King’s College Rate ($89.00) to make a pay-on –own reservation.

    Rusyn conference guests will be able to keep their cars in the parking lot until the evening of check-out date.

    Point of Contact: Sharon Jarrow, email - shangp@rcn.com, phone - 610-759-2628
    • 12 October 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 119 Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
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    The 7th Annual Rusyn Genealogy & Heritage Conference

    and

    Celebrating the Anniversary of 10 years of the  Carpatho-Rusyn Society Eastern PA Chapter

    Saturday, 12 Oct 2019, 8:30 AM  - 4:30 PM

    119 Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, 3rd floor,  King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

    Parking: adjacent and in back of Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center building

    For directions: https://www.kings.edu/aboutkings/resources/directions

    Thought provoking day long conference featuring noted presenters: John Righetti, Tom and Kathryn Peters, and Bill Tarkulich. Opening comments by MaryAnn Sivak. Something for everyone! Presentations on genealogy, Rusyn  artists, the battle of the Dukla Pass and personal stories of summer studies at the Studium in Slovakia. Additionally, enjoy a European market, a basket raffle, Rusyn displays and music. All in all, enjoy the day socializing and telling your Rusyn stories to those around you.

    Lodging: If interested in lodging, rooms have been reserved at the Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, 77 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.   To make a reservation please call the Front Desk at 570-823-6152 and ask for the King’s College Rate ($89.00) to make a pay-on –own reservation.

    Rusyn conference guests will be able to keep their cars in the parking lot until the evening of check-out date.

    Point of Contact: Sharon Jarrow, email - shangp@rcn.com, phone - 610-759-2628

Chapter Officers

President: Sharon Jarrow

Vice President:Charles (Chuck) Schneider

Treasurer: Michele Parvensky

Recording Secretary : Jacqueline (Jackie) Schneider

Trustees:  John Kucirka , Paul Lohin, George Napuda, Joseph Toth, Dr. Peter Yasenchak


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Munhall, PA 15120-1929
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www.c-rs.org

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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. As a membership organization, it boasts over 1,800 members worldwide who support the organization's work through their annual contributions of dues as well as voluntary contributions to funds that support Rusyn cultural development abroad as well as humanitarian aid for Rusyn communities in Europe.

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