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Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 5, 2017 in Connecticut

THALERHOF COMMEMORATION DAY 2017

WHAT:
On Thalerhof Day we commemorate the tens of thousands of East Slavic men, women, and children (Carpatho-Rusyns, Carpatho-Russians, Ukrainians) who suffered, lost their health or died in relation to the Austro-Hungarian internment camp at Thalerhof, near Graz, in 1914-1917 (World War I) and we also remember all those who were injured or killed in and around the Carpathian Region, 1912-1952.

All Lemko Association members and friends are cordially invited.

WHEN:
Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:00am, annual meeting of the Lemko Association. All are welcome, member or not. We will also discuss activities of the Carpathian Institute.

11:00am, Panachida service (remembrance of the dead service) at the Thalerhof Memorial gazebo

12 noon to 6 pm, Picnic (kermesh) get together with food, music, talk, singing, general camaraderie and a display of educational material.

We are pleased to confirm that “DJ Bortne”, Stefan Dutkanicz of Bortne, will once again be on hand to provide music!

WHERE:
On the grounds of the Carpathian Institute in Higganum, Connecticut. Follow this link for directions.

COST:
We are requesting a $10.00 donation for adults, $5.00 for children, to cover the costs of food for the picnic.
We will be very glad if you can bring something to share.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact us or call Lemko Association president Paul Best at 1-860-345-7997.

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