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.
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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.