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We are excited to share that on Wednesday, May 16, the ambassador of the Czech Republic and the consul general of Slovakia will be joining us for a special luncheon at Union Station to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement, which initiated the creation of the state of Czechoslovakia. The diplomats will discuss the valuable role of the modern states of the Czech and Slovak Republics and the important economic, social, and cultural ties between the Czech and Slovak Republics and the U.S., with particular emphasis on the Midwestern United States.

A small business round table with the Ambassador and Consul General will follow the luncheon as an opportunity for Kansas City area companies to develop their relationship with the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

We hope that you can join us. Tickets are available for $40 (general admission), $30 (IRC member rate), and $20 (students), and special opportunities are available for groups purchasing whole tables ($400) or sponsorships ($750). This program is a joint effort with IRC, the World Trade Center–Kansas City, the Czech & Slovak Club of Kansas City, and Honorary Consuls Ross Marine and Sharon Valasek.

For more information, please, visit: http://www.irckc.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1098362

Diplomat luncheon flyer

 

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We have a lot to celebrate this year.  Check out our latest newsletter for all the activities planned for this year.  We’ll be posting updates on our website and Facebook pages.

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Hope to see you soon!

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The Ethnic Enrichment Festival is less than a month away. Please, see attached poster. As always we cannot do it without you helping us with our booth and/or kolache making.

Booth helpers needed – Swope Park (festival grounds) – Aug 18-20 – see schedule below:

Please, see the shifts available below. We’d like to have 3 people for each shift – kids can help too with passport stamping.

Kolache makers needed – Brush Creek Community Center (3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64130) – Aug 17 and 18 from noon – 6pm:

We need 8 people at all times for the kolache making. You’ll get to learn an original Czech recipe and make kolache from start to finish. If you could bring cookie sheets and cooling racks to speed up the process that would be great too. Please, contact our master kolache maker Hana Buric at hburic@kc.rr.com to get signed up.

Thank you so much for helping us promote and share our heritage.

Club Newsletter


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St. Mikuláš 2016

Come and celebrate the tradition of St. Mikulas with delicious food, music, and culture. This no cost event is always fun for the children who will receive a traditional gift package from the club as well as a visit from St Mikulas himself. THE EVENT IS FREE FOR MEMBERS. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME WITH A REQUESTED DONATION OF $10.00 WHICH CAN BE APPLIED TOWARDS A CLUB MEMBERSHIP.

We ask that each parent bring a small wrapped gift (approximately $10.00) for each of their children with their name attached.

When: Sunday, December 4th
Time: 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm
Location: Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway, Mission, Kansas 66202
Phone: 913 722-8200

Program:
2:00-2:30 – Gather and musical entertainment
2:30-3:15 – Potluck Meal
3:15-4:30 – Visit from St. Mikulas, children gifts, and other activities

We ask that each family bring a dish as follows:
Last Name: A through L – meat/main dish

M through R – vegetable/salad

S through Z – dessert/appetizer

The club will provide soft drinks, plates, and other utensils.

Kids, can you sing a song, read a poem, tell a story, do a trick for St. Mikulas? All talents on a voluntary basis.

Please RSVP to Stan Salva at stansalva10@gmail.com or at 816 461-3230 or at 816 805-5585 by November 30, 2016.
Please provide the number of adults and children who will attend so we can make proper preparations.

We hope you can join us for this fun afternoon. If icy or snowy conditions exist during the morning of December 4th, please contact Stan Salva before departing in case we need to cancel the event.