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prosveta News Your for In This Issue Up-and-Coming Calendar of Events.......... 2 Slovenia From the Source ......................... 3 Slovenska Stran ........................................ 4 PROSVETA Crossword Puzzle ................. 5 SNPJ Recommender Coupon ................... 6 SNPJ Fraternal Sympathies ...................... 8 Official Publication of the Slovene National Benefit Society brief ly YEAR CV WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 USPS: 448-080 Late Feb. meeting set ISSUE 4 ISSN: 1080-0263 for Lodge 371 members CLE ELUM, Wash. — SNPJ Lodge 371 The search for Miss SNPJ 2013 begins has scheduled a meeting Sunday, Feb. 26, at the home of Katy Kladnik, 612 E. 2nd St. in Cle Elum, beginning at 2 p.m. Top- ics will include the election of officers for by KEVIN RICHARDS member of SNPJ for at least three months at the SNPJ 2013 will win a $2,000 scholarship, and 2012 and planning events for the year. For SNPJ Fraternal Director time of the pageant. A brochure containing an an official crown, banner and trophy. Miss SNPJ more information contact Lodge President IMPERIAL, Pa. — The SNPJ Fraternal entry form will be mailed to all eligible female will also have the opportunity to travel to SNPJ Ken Kladnik at (509) 929-0896. Department is pleased to officially open the members. You can also download an entry form activities across the country, and she will appear KEN KLADNIK Lodge 371 President 2012 Miss SNPJ Pageant. I’d like to extend an from the Miss SNPJ Pageant page on our web on the 2013 SNPJ calendar. invitation to all eligible SNPJ young ladies to site, www.snpj.org. The winner of the Miss Activity title will be become part of our Society’s history and enter The pageant will take place July 13-15 at the awarded a $1,200 scholarship, and the winner this year’s pageant. SNPJ Recreation Center; these dates coincide of the Miss Talent title will receive an $800 Comets Lodge 715 has Contestants must be single females between the ages of 17 and 25 by Dec. 31, 2012, and a with Slovenefest XXXI. The young woman who is crowned Miss scholarship award. Participation in the Miss SNPJ Pageant fulfills the SNPJ Scholarship March 22 meeting plans Program activity requirement. UNIVERSAL, Pa. — The next meeting Each contestant who enters the pageant will for Comets Lodge 715 will be held Thurs- receive a $50 participant award. As an early bird day, March 22, beginning at 8 p.m. at the special, those entering the pageant before June Bo Club on Hill St. in Universal. For more 1 will receive an additional $50 bonus. information, contact Lodge 715 Secretary I’ll see you at a fraternal event soon... Ann Evanish at (724) 693-8739. ANN EVANISH Lodge 715 Secretary Stay updated on SNPJ athletics through e-mail IMPERIAL, Pa. — The Fraternal De- partment is collecting e-mail addresses for SNPJ athletic programs. If you would PERIODICAL MATERIAL like to receive periodic e-mails contain- ing information about these programs, The 2011 Miss SNPJ Pageant field [left to right]: LINDsEy mEgLICh (53), HEAtHER e-mail Fraternal Director Kevin Richards hOLEvA (6), ERIKA BECCARD (89), Miss Fraternalism 2012 OLIvIA KAmICKEr (721), at email@example.com. Miss SNPJ 2012 DANIELLE brAND (6), Miss Talent 2012 mOLLy KOhLEr (153), Miss KEVIN RICHARDS Activity 2012 NICOLE wrIght (6), EmILy pOKLAr (584), JuLIE rOCKwELL (138) and SNPJ Fraternal Director SYDNEY BAttERSBY (603). Have you recommended Star attraction a new member lately? IMPERIAL, Pa. — Take advantage of SNPJ’s Recommender Program which offers members an enhanced benefit for encouraging family, children, friends and Lodge 6 takes top honors with plenty of bragging rights! The Star Lodge Reward Program is continu- acquaintances to join SNPJ. The recom- in the 2011 SNPJ Star ing in 2012. Lodges can qualify to be designated as a Gold Star Lodge, a Silver Star Lodge or a mender will receive $10 for each valid referral. Every valid referral earns the Lodge Bonus Program Bronze Star Lodge. See page 2 for the program recommender one chance in the quarterly call for drawing for a chance to win $100 and an candidates details, along with a listing of the 2011 SNPJ by KEVIN RICHARDS additional opportunity in the year-end Star Lodge designations. SNPJ Fraternal Director drawing for a chance to win $500. See page All Lodge secretaries should have received 6 for the Recommender coupon or pay a IMPERIAL, Pa. — The Fraternal Depart- a special mailing from the National President’s ment is pleased to announce the results from office containing their New Member Goal for National board region 4 visit to the SNPJ web site, www.snpj.org, to complete an online Recommender form the 2011 SNPJ Star Lodge Rewards Program. One Lodge earned the SNPJ Super Star desig- 2012, as well as a Lodge Activity Planner. Your Lodge Activity Planner, indicating the four position Open and get a head start on your reward. nation in 2011. activities the Lodge plans to sponsor in 2012, This announcement serves as an official call for candidates for the SNPJ National Board position Congratulations to Lodge 6 in Sygan, Pa., for being named an SNPJ Super Star Lodge, must be completed and returned to the Fraternal of Region 4 Vice President, which encompasses THE earning $500 for their Lodge treasury, along SEE StAR HONORS ON PAGE 2 the jurisdiction and representation of all SNPJ Lodges in Ohio with the exception of Belmont DEADLINE and Jefferson counties. The vacancy will occur Music, books fill Lodge 786 meeting April 1 as a result of the resignation of Region 4 The next two PROSVETA issue dates Vice President Dorothy Gorjup. are March 7 and March 21. All material must be received by Monday, Feb. 27, An election will be conducted by SNPJ National for the March 7 issue, and by Monday, by JEAN KOCI Temecula, Calif. We were happy that we could Board members during the March 30, 2012, Lodge 786 Secretary/Treasurer March 12, for the March 21 issue. If you reserve this great facility once again. The caterer National Board meeting. Only candidates whose are running short on time and concerned ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — The first who has served us in the past agreed to take care eligibility has been verified will be considered about making the deadline, send an e- meeting of Lodge 786 in 2012, held Jan. 29, of this year’s event. We discussed details and as nominees. mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit was a huge success! We had a great turnout of made a few preliminary decisions. • A candidate for the National Board must your material via the publications area members, several guests joined us, and an ex- Also during our meeting, voluntary hours have been a member of the Society for at of our web site, www.snpj.org. ceptional social followed. Typical of our group were reported and our annual audit was held least three continuous years prior to March of loyal members, some traveled long distances after the main business was taken care of. We 30, 2012, and have attended at least 50 to be with us, coming from areas such as Palm signed cards for two of our members who have percent of regular Lodge meetings held in Desert, Victorville, Sierra Madre, Temple City been ill, Kay Nowjack and Pauline Bužan. Those the last 12 months, and must have signed and all over Orange County. were delivered in person by Dorothy Jerneycic his or her name in the Lodge attendance During the month of January, the basic plans and me the next day. book which shall be a bound ledger. for our annual Wine Tasting Picnic were set. SEE LODgE 786 • A member cannot qualify as a candidate The date is Sunday, June 17, at Wien’s Cellars in ON PAGE 7 for the National Board for any of the fol- lowing reasons: (1) while he is suspended or expelled; (2) if he has been found guilty of defrauding funds of the Society; (3) if he is on the National Board or is a local lodge secretary of another fraternal organization; (4) if he is a representative of any commer- cial life insurance company; and (5) if he is a Personal Producing General Agent or sub-agent of the Society. DON mILEK Resumes for this position should be and NORBERt forwarded by March 19, 2012, to: BERNHARDt entertained with slovene National benefit society their accordions Joseph C. Evanish, National President during the Lodge 247 West Allegheny Road • Kylie Q. Jerneycic 786 January Imperial, PA 15126 Born July 26, 2011 meeting. Orange County, Calif., Lodge 786 Lodge 786 welcomes its newest member, Nominations open for National Athletic Board Kylie Quinn Jerneycic. Kylie is the daughter of Dan (786) and Laura Jerneycic, sister of Lucas Jerneycic (786), granddaughter of Frank Jerneycic (786), and great-niece by KEVIN RICHARDS Candidates must be an SNPJ member in good The Society has six athletic districts: of Dorothy Jerneycic (786). We welcome SNPJ Fraternal Department standing for at least two years. He or she must District 1 includes Cambria, Somerset, Kylie to the Society and extend best wishes IMPERIAL, Pa. — The SNPJ Fraternal De- have practical knowledge of the Society’s major Luzerne, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland, to her entire family. partment is currently accepting nominations for athletic activities. Athletic Directors play an Indiana, Elk, Warren and Armstrong counties the National Athletic Board. This body regulates important role in our Society; they are aware of of Pennsylvania, and the states of New York and manages the athletic programs, tournaments athletic needs in their district, and they encour- and Florida. Make snpj.org and events of SNPJ. The National Athletic Board age participation from youth and adult members District 2 includes Allegheny and Beaver your first stop for is a six-member body that meets twice per year, in both local and national competition. Athletic counties of Pennsylvania. SNPJ information at the National Bowling Tournament, usually Directors oversee all regional and national District 3 includes the Borough of SNPJ, on the go. held in late April or early May, and at National tournaments, and they report activities at the SEE sNpJ AthLEtIC bOArD Scan the code SNPJ Days during Labor Day weekend. two National Athletic Board meetings. ON PAGE 5 to get started. 2 PROSVETA February 22, 2012 www.snpj.org • email@example.com PROSVETA ENLIGHTENMENT Congratulations to the 2011 (USPS 448-080) (ISSN 1080-0263) SNPJ Star Lodge Bonus the Official publication of the slovene National Program participants! benefit society 247 w. Allegheny road Imperial, pA 15126-9774 2011 sNpJ star Lodge Designations phone: (724) 695-1100 toll-Free: super star Lodges ($500 award) 1-800-843-7675 (thE sNpJ) Lodge 6, Sygan, Pa. During the annual Lodge 158 meeting held Dec. 11, 2011, Loyalites elected Fax: (724) 695-1555 their officers for the 2012 year. Serving Lodge 158 are [from left] President PAt e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NEVAR, Treasurer gINA vOLpE, Sergeant-at-Arms EILEEN mArKusIC, gold star Lodges ($300 award) web site: www.snpj.org Auditor ELEANOrE gODIC, Auditor DONNA hELmACy, Recording Secretary editor: KArEN O’DONNELL and Auditor COLLEEN FrANK. Lodge Secretary Linda Lodge 106, Imperial, Pa. Gorjup is missing from the photo. Jay sedmak Lodge 355, Fairport Harbor, Ohio Loyalites Lodge encouraging Lodge 449, Cicero, Ill. associate editor: Kimberly gonzalez Subscription rate is $8 per year for non-SNPJ Lodge 745, Grass Valley, Calif. Lodge 781, Avon, Ohio support of local Slovenian halls members in the United States (Fla. subscribers, please add 6 percent sales tax). Canadian and foreign subscriptions, $50 per year. Advertis- Lodge 786, Orange County, Calif. ing information available by writing our office. Material concerning the official workings of the Slovene National Benefit Society is given by GINA VOLPE silver star Lodges ($150 award) is attending Brown-Aveda Institute to publication priority. Unsolicited manuscripts Lodge 158 attain her nail technician license. Lodge 1, Chicago Lodge 559, Chicago returned only if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is enclosed. EUCLID, Ohio — SNPJ has devel- Congratulations to Pam Plunkett, Lodge 2, La Salle, Ill. Lodge 564, Detroit oped a Community Service/Humani- Pat Nevar’s daughter, on reaching her Postmaster: Send all address changes to: tarian Acts program. If any member fitness goal and completing the 5K at Lodge 8, Cicero, Ill. Lodge 576, Cleveland PROSVETA, 247 w. Allegheny rd., of Loyalites Lodge 158 participates the YMCA’s Corporate Challenge in Lodge 53, Cleveland Lodge 577, Pueblo, Colo. Imperial, pA 15126-9774 (Issued biweekly on Wednesday) or organizes an event directly related Tampa, Fla. Lodge 89, Midway, Pa. Lodge 584, Milwaukee to SNPJ community service, fund- The Loyalites are planning a wine (periodical postage paid at Imperial, pa., Lodge 107, St. Louis, Mo. Lodge 603, Samsula, Fla. and additional mailing office.) raising or humanitarian acts, please bus trip sometime in September or contact Linda Gorjup at (216) 650- October. Details will follow in future Lodge 113, Price, Utah Lodge 604, Cleveland 1279. Our Lodge will be rewarded for PROSVETA issues. Lodge 117, Yukon, Pa. Lodge 626, Barberton, Ohio sNPJ NatioNal Board these projects. If you are interested in participat- Lodge 138, Strabane, Pa. Lodge 715, Universal, Pa. Executive Committee: The February Loyalites meeting ing in our SLO-ISH Doubles Bowl- NatioNal PresideNt was held Feb. 9 at Recher Hall in the ing Tournament on April 14, please Lodge 158, Euclid, Ohio Lodge 719, Clairton, Pa. Joseph C. Evanish annex. Thanks to Linda Gorjup and contact me at (440) 205-1618 or e-mail Lodge 165, Wickhaven, Pa. Lodge 723, Fontana, Calif. NatioNal secretary all of her hard work selling policies, email@example.com. This is a doubles Lodge 218, Denver Lodge 776, Boro of SNPJ, Pa. Karen A. pintar Lodge 158 came in third place for new tournament. Partners can be any mix NatioNal treasurer enrollment in 2011. of members ages 12 and up. Lodge 223, Greensburg, Pa. Lodge A01, Sewickley, Pa. robert J. Lawrence Any member interested in attend- Don’t forget about the Friday night Lodge 459, Flint, Mich. Correspondence received at: ing the Young Adult Conference in fish fries at Waterloo Hall. Lent is com- 247 west Allegheny road June, please contact Karen O’Donnell ing up, and although many Lodge 158 bronze star Lodge ($100 award) Imperial, pA 15126-9774 at (440) 279-2476. The deadline to members already volunteer, the hall register is April 30. Don’t miss it. could always use more help. Won’t Lodge 721, Aliquippa, Pa. Office hours are Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Payton Noggy, granddaughter of you consider volunteering during the Donna Helmacy, won the Mentor Civic Lenten season? The 2012 SNPJ Star Finance Committee: Center’s “Name the Mascot” contest. To all SNPJ members, please Chrm.: roger C. Clifford — 568 Lang She named the mouse “Mischief.” For remember that our Slovenian halls Road, Sewickley, PA 15143 her efforts, she was awarded a free are struggling in this “wonderful” robert Lawrence, secretary Joseph C. Evanish Kenneth Anderson — 2400 Derby Road, ice skating party for herself and 15 of her friends. Zach Martin, grandson of Fred and economy. If you have the means, please consider a donation to halls other than your own, particularly Lodge Bonus Program Birmingham, MI 48009 gold star Lodge: $300 Lodge bonus richard hervol — 183 Wylie Ave., Faye Martin, signed a notice of intent the Collinwood Slovenian Home on Strabane, PA 15363 to attend college and play soccer for the Holmes Ave. If you would like to help University of Indiana in Bloomington, them out, they hold a 50/50 drawing Qualify as a gold star Lodge by: supervisory Committee: Ind. Congratulations, Zach, and good the third Friday of every other month. • Meeting your New Member Goal for 2012 Chrm.: phyllis wood — 9519 Evergreen luck next year. Their drawing is very similar to the AND Lane, Fontana, CA 92335 Congratulations to Daniella Volpe, Waterloo Hall drawing, but is held • Meeting your Lodge Activity Goal by: vincent baselj — 1001 Grandview Ave., daughter of Greg and Gina Volpe, for the opposite months and on Fridays 1. Turning in the Lodge Activity Planner by May 1, listing four Apt. 903, Bridgeville, PA 15017 activities that your Lodge plans to sponsor throughout 2012. Louis J. Novak — 6308 Highland Rd., taking first place in her heat at the instead of Thursdays. Waterloo’s next Highland Heights, OH 44143 swimming sectionals held Feb. 11 at drawing will be held March 15, and 2. Sponsoring all four activities, submitting a photo and article of stan repos — 1255 McCaslin Rd., CWRU. Daniella represented Mentor the next Collinwood Slovenian Home each to the Fraternal Department for publication in PROSVETA. Imperial, PA 15126 High School at this last meet of the drawing will be held in April. silver star Lodge: $150 Lodge bonus Joseph m. grkman Jr. — P.O. Box 584, season. Good job, Daniella, and keep As always, our prayers and thoughts South Park, PA 15129 swimming. go out to our ailing members and to Daniella’s sister, Samantha Volpe, the families of our deceased. Qualify as a silver star Lodge by: regional vice presidents: • Meeting your New Member Goal for 2012 Frank bregar, region 1 — 25 Willow OR Crossing Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601 James L. Curl, region 2 — 503 Orchard St., Carnegie, PA 15106 Shoot for the stars in the 2012 • Meeting your Lodge Activity Goal by: 1. Turning in the Lodge Activity Planner by May 1, listing four Nancy Koutoulakis, region 3 — 4321 Beverly Dr., Aliquippa, PA 15001 SNPJ Star Lodge Bonus Program activities that your Lodge plans to sponsor throughout 2012. Dorothy gorjup, region 4 — 23760 StAR HONORS rewards are made in addition to the 2. Sponsoring all four activities, submitting a photo and article of Farringdon Ave., Euclid, OH 44123 FROM PAGE 1 regular Lodge and secretary awards, each to the Fraternal Department for publication in PROSVETA. tracey Anderson, region 5 — 1014 Department by May 1. and will be paid out upon completion bronze star Lodge: $100 Lodge bonus Edgewood Dr., Royal Oak, MI 48067 Justina rigler, region 6 — 1116 Berk- All articles and photos of Lodge of the program. ley Lane, Lemont, IL 60439 activities must be turned into the As of the end of January, we have Qualify as a bronze star Lodge by: John Zibert, region 7 — 284 N. 200 Fraternal Department no later than 18 Lodges that have at least one new St., Arma, KS 66712 • Adding at least two new members to your Lodge in 2012 Fred mlakar, region 8 — 13592 Dec. 31 to qualify for any rewards. Be member, setting them on their way to AND Onkayha Cir., Irvine, CA 92620 sure to send the articles and pictures becoming a Super Star Lodge. Keep directly to the Fraternal Department, up the great work! 1. Turning in the Lodge Activity Planner by May 1, listing four activities that your Lodge plans to sponsor throughout 2012. SNPJ Recreation Center or copy an e-mail to Fraternal Direc- Do you think your Lodge is up to 270 martin road tor Kevin Richards so that you receive the challenge of being designated a 2. Sponsoring at least two activities, submitting a photo and article of Enon valley, pA 16120 credit. The SNPJ Star Lodge Program Super Star Lodge? each to the Fraternal Department for publication in PROSVETA. (724) 336-5180 • fax (724) 336-6716 toll-free: 1-877-767-5732 Up-and-Coming... web site: www.snpjrec.com e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Have something for A look at events planned by the Slovene National Benefit Society Up-and-Coming? • FEB. 26 ......... Herminie, Pa., Lodge 87 dance in the Crystal Ballroom; 2-7 p.m. Music by • APRIL 1 ............... Herminie, Pa., Lodge 87 dance in the Crystal Ballroom; 2-6 p.m. • MAY 26 ......... CAL Don Gorjup Golf Open at Rolling Green Golf Course, Huntsburg, Lodge/Organization Mickey Dee, Don Wojtila and Christine Music by Silver Sky Duo. Kitchen will Ohio. For additional information phone Hibbs. Kitchen will be open. For addi- be open. Admission is $5 at the door. Rick Gorjup at (440) 354-5001 or (440) tional information contact Shirley Bailley For information contact Shirley Bailley 773-3233. at (724) 864-1606. at (724) 564-1606. Type of Event • JUNE 10 ....... SNPJ Western Pa. Golf Tourna- • APRIL 14....... Loyalites Lodge 158 hosting the ment at Rolling Green Golf Course, • MARCH 2-4 ......... Florida SNPJ Days hosted by “SLO-ISH Doubles” bowling tourna- Eighty Four, Pa. Lodge 603, Samsula, Fla. Doors open at ment at Wickliffe Lanes, Wickliffe, Ohio. Site 4 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday and Sunday. • JUNE 17-22 ...... Youth Roundup at the SNPJ Bowling begins at 1 p.m. For additional information contact Gina Volpe at (440) Recreation Center. Contact SNPJ • MARCH 3............. Strabane, Pa., Lodge 138 Fraternal Director Kevin Richards at 205-1618 or email@example.com. hosts Ron Likovic & Friends in the Lodge 1-800-843-7675 or e-mail krichards@ If a concert or dance, who is 138 clubroom; 8 p.m. until midnight. • MAY 5-6 ........ SNPJ National Bowling Tourna- performing? snpj.com for registration forms. ment hosted by Strabane, Pa., Lodge 138 • MARCH 11 ........... Herminie, Pa., Lodge 87 jam at the SNPJ Recreation Center, Borough • JUNE 22-24 ...... SNPJ Young Adult Conference session in the Horizon Room; 2-6 p.m. of SNPJ, Pa. Saturday entertainment at the SNPJ Recreation Center. For reg- All musicians welcome. Kitchen will be in the Gostilna will feature the Valencic istration details contact SNPJ Fraternal Date open. For additional information contact Brothers from 7-9 p.m. and the Johnny Director Kevin Richards at 1-800-843- Time Shirley Bailley at (724) 864-1606. Koenig Band from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. For 7675 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. tournament information contact SNPJ Who to contact • MARCH 11 ........... Fontana, Calif., Lodge 723 jam Fraternal Director Kevin Richards at • JULY 7 .......... Strabane, Pa., Lodge 138 hosts the session at the Fontana Slovene Hall; 2-6 1-800-843-7675 or e-mail krichards@ Klancnik & Friends band in the outdoor p.m. For more information contact Eric snpj.com. pavilion; 6-10 p.m. Wood at (909) 823-1953. • JULY 13-15 ....... Slovenefest XXXI and the 56th Phone ( ) • MAY 6 ........... Fontana, Calif., Lodge 723 jam session at the Fontana Slovene Hall; 2-6 Miss SNPJ Pageant at the SNPJ Rec- • MARCH 17-18 ...... Fontana, Calif., Lodge 723 reation Center, Borough of SNPJ, Pa. p.m. For additional information contact Complete and return to: St. Patrick’s Day dance at the Fontana For information phone the Recreation PROSVETA Eric Wood at (909) 823-1953. Slovene Hall; Saturday 6-10 p.m. and Center toll-free at 1-877-767-5732. 247 W. Allegheny Road Sunday 2-6 p.m. Music by Polka Power • MAY 19 ......... Strabane, Pa., Lodge 138 hosts Imperial, PA 15126-9774 e-mail: email@example.com California. For details contact Eric Wood the Don Wojtila Band in the outdoor • JULY 21 ............... Strabane, Pa., Lodge 138 at (909) 823-1953. pavilion; 6-10 p.m. annual Duck Race and family picnic. www.snpj.org • firstname.lastname@example.org PROSVETA February 22, 2012 3 Former Foreign Minister web site. According to program manager from the Jasmina Mešić, “The web site features starts EU job in Kosovo source an e-form through which victims can DENISE HERRON report online incidents – intrusion, SNPJ Marketing Department PRISTINA, Kosovo (STA) — Former fraud and identity theft. This is the first Slovenian Foreign Minister Samuel reporting point of its kind in Slovenia.” Enduring love Žbogar arrived in Pristina Feb. 6 to venia sustainable development web site. Mešić added that SI-CERT is willing assume the position of EU Special A total of 28 municipalities participated to help site users report incidents free Representative for Kosovo. Žbogar’s in the competition of charge. term officially started Feb. 1 and will Ljubljana won the category of munici- V SI-CERT notes that while promo- alentine’s Day is an opportunity for you to express run until the end of June 2013, but may palities with more than 5,000 residents, tion of safe and responsible use of new your enduring love. There are those imaginative be extended. Vrhnika the category of municipalities technologies is important among youth, souls who come up with impressive, heart-warming Žbogar thus begins his term as the with up to 5,000 residents, and Dobrna attention should also be given to the gifts to show their everlasting love. And then there are those first Slovenian in a senior position for in the category of municipalities with increased use of Internet shopping and of us who are sadly uncreative by nature, and we fall back the EU’s recently founded diplomatic fewer than 5,000 residents. e-banking by adults, which opens the on the reliable card, candy, flowers or dinner. service. His position as EU Special Rep- Vrhnika also received special recog- door to new forms of fraud. But even the most imaginative find it hard to compete resentative for Kosovo will be combined nition for greenest municipality in the SI-CERT has called on numerous with some of the larger-than-life figures who have left be- with a four-year term as head of the EU field of waste management, along with parties to join in the information secu- hind their expressions of love that were both grand and office in Pristina. Borovnica and Velenje. Franc Lobnik, rity awareness campaign, and is pleased enduring. Take Shakespeare, for example, who created Žbogar was appointed the EU’s spe- a representative of the Council for En- that the majority of Slovenian banks, dozens of love sonnets that the world is still enjoying. Or cial representative by the EU Council Jan. vironmental Protection in Slovenia who Internet service providers, retail web Mozart, who wrote operatic love songs that have been 25 after he was named head of the EU also chairs the award commission, said sites and the most popular search engine, played for centuries. And who can compete with Shah office in Pristina by Catherine Ashton, the commission decided to introduce Najdi.si, have responded positively to Juhan, who built the Taj Mahal as a testament to his love the EU’s High Representative for Foreign the waste management category last the request. for his wife? and Security Policy, in late 2011. year as it had established waste manage- SNPJ has an ingenious way for you to express your Speaking to the press before departing ment as a weakness among Slovenian love to your family: life insurance. It may sound unusual, Slovenia, Žbogar said he faced two main municipalities. but life insurance and love go together like Valentine’s Day challenges at the helm of one of the big- During the awards ceremony, Lju- and hearts. After all, the motivation behind purchasing life gest offices within the EU’s diplomatic bljana Deputy Mayor Aleš Čerin said Parents overrate their insurance is love. We buy it because we want to protect the people we love. It may not last quite as long as the Taj service: first, making sure that Kosovo continues down the path of democracy that green municipalities meant a green children’s online skills Slovenia, and that the recognition served Mahal, but the proceeds of your policy could benefit your and building institutions; and second, as an encouragement for future work. LJUBLJANA (STA) — Many Slove- loved ones for many years after you are gone. helping to ensure improved relations Čerin noted that Ljubljana was paying nian parents consider their children more It can be a struggle to find the right gift for your loved between the Albanians and Serbs. greater attention to waste management skilled at using the Internet than the ones, but SNPJ is willing to play the part of cupid and help Žbogar handed in his resignation to and a cleaner environment. He added that children consider themselves, according you come up with the plan that will protect those you love. former Prime Minister Borut Pahor Jan. Ljubljana would be competing for the to the results of the “Young on the Net” Actually, it’s a good problem to have since the only ones 31; however, Pahor reminded Žbogar that 2014 European Green Capital title. survey released in early February. who really need to buy life insurance are those who love he was bound by the constitution to con- someone. For just $612 a year, a 40-year-old man can Roughly 42 percent of parents con- tinue to perform his duties as outgoing sider their children above average in In- purchase $200,000 of 30-Year Term insurance. If he passes foreign minister until the new Slovenian away, the proceeds can be used to pay off the mortgage, ternet usage skills, while only 26 percent government was appointed. making it possible for his family to remain in their home. Ljubljana archaeologists of children said the same of themselves. On the other hand, 11 percent of children They will have a daily reminder of his enduring love. For more information, call your cupid of preference: kept busy in recent years consider themselves Internet newbies, your local agent, Lodge secretary or the SNPJ Marketing similar to 14 percent of the parents who LJUBLJANA (STA) — Ljubljana’s Department at 1-800-843-7675. We’ll help A thousand civil servants archaeologists have had their work cut believe the same of their children. The children and the parents came closest in you find a way to express your enduring love. move to new office space out for them in recent years, as numerous estimation in the “Internet Whiz” group, development projects launched prior to into which nine percent of children cat- • Thought for the Week — We come LJUBLJANA (STA) — A new office the economic downturn uncovered sev- egorized themselves; that opinion was to love not by finding a perfect person, building that opened in Ljubljana in eral archaeological sites. Archaeologists mirrored by seven percent of parents. but by learning to see an imperfect the final days of January will house presented their work over the past few In a question directed toward parental person perfectly. Sam Keen more than a thousand employees of years to the press on Jan. 21, highlighting control, children claimed that parents the Environment and Spatial Planning their most interesting discoveries. limited their Internet use more so than Ministry, Nuclear Safety Administration The recent excavation in Kongresni their parents believed they did. Children information and Statistics Office. The government’s Square was one of the biggest archaeo- also say they spend more time online investment in the new office space is logical projects in Slovenia’s history, than their parents think they do. at your fingertips estimated at $76.75 million. The DSU Palace, named after the according to Matjaž Nošak, a repre- The goal of the Slovenian survey, sentative of the Ljubljana Museum and which will conclude in April, is to deter- Looking for information on your SNPJ owner and manager of the building, the Galleries (MGML), the institute that mine childrens’ everyday online habits life insurance and annuity policies? state-owned DSU company, is situated oversees excavation projects. The finds and understand the role the Internet plays Simply log on to snpj.org and follow inside the Ljubljana ring road in the Siska from the square are the remnants of in their lives. the step-by-step instructions. borough industrial zone. The property a rich settlement history in the area. offers more than 323,000 square feet of Here, archaeologists headed by Nošak office space, a restaurant and convention discovered the remains of a late Bronze hall, a library, and classrooms. According Age grave and burial mounds, the first to DSU Director Marjan Podgoršek, the of this type found in Ljubljana. 101 teams compete in DSU Palace was custom-built to meet tenants’ demands, which is an additional Artifacts from the Roman period were snow castle competition also unearthed in Kongresni Square, aspect enabling organizational efficiency which included the remains of a suburban Črna na KorošKem (STA) — A of the civil servants working there. settlement of the city of Emona with its total of 101 teams comprised of five to Former Environment Minister Roko own graveyard. The Excavations at Kon- eight members, both from Slovenia and Žarnić said the new building would gresni Square were launched before the abroad, gathered at the foot of Mt. Peca house the ministry’s 424-member staff construction of an underground garage the last weekend of January to build ice under one roof for the first time ever. started between 2009 and 2011. and snow sculptures during the 20th He also said that the building’s energy Another interesting project was the annual King Matjaž Castles event. The efficiency was much better, and the cost excavation works in Krojaška St. near the participating teams included female may- of rent was much lower than that of the Ljubljanica River, where archaeologists ors from around Slovenia, and military offices the ministry had leased to date. uncovered what are believed to be the attachés from the United States, Russia The building will become state property remains of an ancient river port. and Croatia. after a 20-year tenancy. In addition, excavations under Lju- The teams spent Jan. 28 building bljana’s central market place, which will their creations, which also included continue this year, uncovered the remains sculptures linked to the current political of Ljubljana’s defense wall dating from and economic situation, sports and the Ljubljana U tops in the Middle Ages. MGML Middle Ages curator Martin Horvat pointed to another entertainment industry. The plain near Crna na Koroskem Eastern, Central Europe interesting discovery under the market featured models of Slovenia’s Stožice place: a bronze urn holding the heart of a sports park, a Trojan horse, a cup of LJUBLJANA (STA) — Slovenia’s old- member of the Austrian princely family coffee (to wake the legendary sleeping est higher education institution, Ljubljana of Auersperg, Ferdinand II (1655-1706), King Matjaž) and a statue of Slovenian University, placed 81st worldwide in the which shows that his were one of five sets skier Tina Maze. International Webometrics University of human remains uncovered under what Crna Mayor Romana Lesjak hosted Ranking. According to the ranking, was once a chapel. the team of female Slovenian mayors, who which included over 20,300 universi- At another excavation site situated built an ice maze with the help of other ties, Ljubljana University is the best in between Slovenska and Kersnikova local officials from the Koroško region. A CENTURY Central and Eastern Europe, and 13th best in all of Europe. streets, over 60 graves from between first and fourth centuries have been found. “The ice and snow sculptures are being built by the third generation,” in the making In a recent press release, the university wrote that they gained 126 spots in the Work at this site will also continue since archaeologists still have 6,500 square said Matjaž Mrdavsic, one of the event co-hosts who had been preparing ar- Proud of your SNPJ membership? Then you ranking compared to the January 2011 feet of area to examine. tificial snow for more than two weeks owe it to yourself to delve deeper into SNPJ results. The Webometrics Ranking is is- MGML recently introduced a web to supply enough building material for history through the pages of An Inspired Journey sued twice a year, in January and July. — The SNPJ Story: The First One Hundred Years page dedicated to Ljubljana’s archaeo- the participants. The organizers also Maribor University placed second in logical heritage, featuring descriptions prepared a snow slide for children and of the Slovene National Benefit Society. 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Februarja 2012 www.snpj.org • email@example.com Kandidati ne kažejo zanimanja Slovenska Stran HEADLINE: Candidates don’t show Na Osnovni šoli Danile Kumar v Lju- pogojih razpisa jasno navedeno, da gre za interest bljani so pred kratkim razpisali prosto nadomeščanje,” je povedal Poredoš. TOPIC: The Danila Kumar Elemen- delovno mesto kuharskega pomočnika v Na šoli so bili presenečeni najprej nad tary School in Ljubljana recently pub- šolski kuhinji. Ker so se na razpis kljub slabim odzivom brezposelnih na razpisano lished a help wanted notice for a cook’s veliki brezposelnosti prijavili samo trije delovno mesto v osnovni šoli, ki zagotavlja assistant in the school cafeteria. Despite kandidati, od katerih nobeden ni primeren, enoizmensko delo, povračilo stroškov za a large number of unemployed work- je vodstvo šole svoje ogorčenje naslovilo prevoz in hrano ter proste konce tedna. ers in the area, only three candidates ne samo na zavod za zaposlovanje, temveč Četudi so z zavoda za zaposlovanje napotili responded to the ad, none of whom were je hotelo izkušnje deliti tudi z javnostjo. množico kandidatov, so se odzvali samo suited for the job. Tomaž Poredoš, organizator šolske trije: eden je menda zamudil že na pogovor, Ureja Vida Kosir Tomaž Peredoš, the organizer of the school food supply system, explained prehrane, je pojasnil, da so na razpisu iskali kuharskega pomočnika oziroma drugi se je baje obnašal nesramno, kandi- datka pa je povedala, da je prišla samo po that they were looking for a cook’s as- pomočnico z ustrezno izobrazbo in podpis, da ne izgubi socialne podpore. sistant with appropriate education and delovnimi izkušnjami, ki bi nadomestil “Prepričana sem tudi, da brezposelni, ki Soča naplavila deblo več work experience who could temporarily replace an ailing worker. začasno odsotno delavko. “Ker nismo mogli predvideti časa se niso odzvali, lahko preživijo in da še kaj zaslužijo na črno. In med temi nikakor niso kot tisoč let starega hrasta The three candidates who responded presented their terms for the position njene odsotnosti, saj je bila na bolniškem dopustu, smo tudi v razpisnih pogojih samo kuharji. Že nekaj let ugotavljamo, da pri poklicih nižje tarifne skupine ne do- HeaDLIne: The Soča razkrila deblo hrasta, ki je po during their interviews. Not only was navedli – ‘do vrnitve delavke’. Toda bimo ustreznih kandidatov. Predvsem pri River washed ashore a thou- prvih ocenah strokovnjakov one candidate late for the interview, but trije kandidati, ki so se odzvali, so že čistilkah opažamo, da jih k nam iz zavoda sands of years old oak star več tisoč let. Natančno sta- a second behaved shamefully. And one na razgovoru postavljali svoje pogoje napotijo približno 15, prideta pa ena ali TOPIC: Below the vil- rost več kot 14 metrov dolgega candidate interviewed only to receive a za delo. Vsi so zatrjevali, da jih zanima dve,” ne skriva ogorčenja ravnateljica OŠ lage Gabrje, the Soča river drevesa bo razkrila analiza (C- signature so that she wouldn’t lose her samo, če jim delo ponudimo dolgoročno, Danile Kumar mag. Mojca Mihelič. recently revealed in a gravel 14). “Prva domneva je, da je de- unemployment benefits. torej za nedoločen čas – čeprav je bilo v DELO deposit the trunk of an oak blo staro vsaj nekaj tisoč let ali tree which, according to ini- tial estimates, is thousands of years old. še več. Natančno starost bomo izvedeli v dveh mesecih,” je povedal Tom Levanič z Goz- Pepelka pomaga obolelim otrokom The exact age of this darskega inštituta Slovenije. HeaDLIne: Cinderella helps sick dren in the hematology and oncology donacijami in SMS donacijami so zbrali 45-foot-long tree will be Zaradi kemične reakcije med children wards at the Ljubljana Pediatric Clinic. 9000 evrov. discovered by C-14 analyses snovmi v jedrovini in okoljem TOPIC: An activity arranged by At present, the clinic needs a sequena- Z denarjem bodo pomagali otrokom na in two months. Because of a je narava deblo obarvala v črno, the alpina shoe factory in Žiri, “Let’s tor, a medical device that will allow for oddelku otroške hematologije in onkologi- chemical reaction between voda pa je v spodnjem delu awake Cinderella to Help Children faster and more up-to-date diagnostics je na Pediatrični kliniki v Ljubljani. V the substance in the oak’s s prodniki izdolbla njegovo Suffering from Cancer,” received its for cancer-related illnesses. omenjeni bolnišnici ocenjujejo, da tre- core and the environment, sredico. “Drevo je očitno do- title from the well-known Disney fairy Akcija žirovske Alpine, Obudimo nutno potrebujejo medicinski aparat sekve- nature colored the trunk bro raslo v mladosti, potem pa tale in which hope for a better tomorrow Pepelko za pomoč otrokom, obolelim za nator, ki omogoča hitrejše in sodobnejše black, and the water chiseled veliko počasneje, zato lahko is nicely described. Many elementary rakom, je dobila ime po znani Disneyevi diagnosticiranje rakastih bolezni in je out the center of the lower sklepamo, da je sprememba schools, day care centers and individuals pravljici, ki je prav v njej lepo opisano uporaben tudi na drugih področjih. Pri- part of the trunk. v okolju postala neugodna za participated in this activity. pristno človeško upanje po boljšem jutri. marij Majda Benedik Dolničar zagotav- Soča je pred kratkim pod njegovo rast.” Alpina donated 50 cents for every K sodelovanju v omenjeni akciji so se lja, da bo denar v celoti rezerviran za ta vasjo Gabrje v prodnem nanosu DELO drawing they received for sick children. odzvale mnoge osnovne šole, vrtci ter namen, čeprav trenutno še nimajo dovolj The response exceeded all expecta- posamezniki. Otroci so s svojimi lik- sredstev za nakup aparature. Alpina je za Več kot 70 ton tions. More than a hundred schools participated, from which the children ovnimi deli pomagali sovrstnikom, saj je Alpina za vsako prispelo risbo darovala najbolj prizadevno in solidarno sodelo- vanje podelila zahvalo in nagrado trem zdravil v smeteh sent over 10,000 beautiful drawings and art works of various techniques. 50 centov za bolne otroke. Odziv šol je presegel pričakovanja, v akciji je sode- osnovnim šolam. Izbrane so bile Osnovna šola Poljane nad Škofjo Loko, Osnovna HEADLINE: More than zdravil, nabralo za skoraj 72 Through the drawings and donations, lovalo preko sto osnovnih šol, prejeli so šola Mislinja in Osnovna šola Narodnega 70 tons of medicine in re- ton tovrstnih nevarnih odpad- Alpina collected close to $10,000. 10.000 čudovitih risb in likovnih izdelkov heroja Rojka v Hrastniku. fuse kov. Osupljiva ni le količina With the money they will help chil- v različnih tehnikah. Skupaj z risbami, rADIO ODmEv TOPIC: In the last two neuporabljenih zdravil, ampak years, nearly 72 tons of unused medicine had ac- cumulated in the containers tudi velika vsota denarja, ki - v tem primeru resda posredno - roma v smeti. Tudi o novostih pridelave which were placed in drug Zdaj na tem področju že tri HEADLINE: Also about wine trade. iz vinogradništva, vinarst- izzvati udeležence k razpravi stores intended to collect this tedne velja novost, po kateri, v novelties in production Nova Gorica je pred va, trsničarstva, marketinga o učinkovitosti ukrepov spre- dangerous waste. Not only is skladu z uredbo o ravnanju z TOPIC: Nova Gorica re- dnevi gostila 4. Slovenski ter zakonodaje in davkov jete reforme trga z vinom ter the quantity of the unused odpadnimi zdravili, v lekarnah cently hosted the Fourth Slo- vinogradniško-vinarski kon- udeležencem ponudili do- kmetijske politike s področja medicine astonishing, so is spet sprejemajo skoraj vsa venian Vineyard-Viticulture gres. Pokrovitelj največjega godek, ki ni bil le izobraževalne vinogradništva, trsničarstva the huge sum of money which, zdravila, ki jim je potekel rok Congress. The sponsor of tovrstnega dogodka v državi je narave, ampak je ponudil in vinarstva v zadnjih letih in this instance, indirectly uporabnosti. Med izjemami, this largest such event in the bila Mednarodna organizacija tudi možnost sooblikovanja ter viziji in dejavnosti po letu goes into the trash. da bi smele biti shranjene v country was the Internation- za trto in vino OIV s sedežem nadaljnjih ukrepov. Zato so 2013. Now there is a new regu- lekarniških zabojnikih, so al organization for Vine and v Parizu. Zadnji kongres je bil se v okviru kongresa odločili DELO lation mandating that all radiofarmacevtski izdelki, Wine, OIV, based in Paris. pred petimi leti, v katerih so bili drug stores accept almost all medications which have ex- zdravila, izdelana iz krvi iz plazme, injekcije in drugi The last congress was held five years ago, during which postavljeni in sprejeti medinsti- tucionalni ukrepi za izboljšave Uspešna policijska pired. Among the exceptions, which are too dangerous to be ostri predmeti, ter medicinski tehnični pripomočki. Osupljiva institutional measures for improvements in domestic v domačem vinogradništvu in vinarstvu. pomoč pri zastoju srca stored in drug store contain- kvota v zadnjih dveh letih viticulture and wine trade Z vstopom Slovenije v EU HEADLINE: Successful kočevski policisti pomagali pri ers, are radiopharmaceutical zavrženih zdravil pa ni celovit were adopted. With Slovenia se je dodatno okrepil vpliv police help for a heart attack zastoju srca z masažo, umetnim products, medicines made of podatek: še vedno je veliko joining the EU, this union globalizacije vinskega trga, ToPIC: Kočevje mayor dihanjem in odpravo motnje blood and plasma, syringes zdravil, ki končajo v navad- additionally strengthened the kar po besedah dr. Denisa Rus- Vladimir Prebilič recently ritma srce z defibrilatorjem, and other sharp objects. Even nih smeteh. Mnogi tovrstne globalization of wine markets jana z Biotehnične fakultete received two very special ki ga imajo edini v Sloveniji v though drug stores are col- nevarne odpadke odnašajo which, according to Dr. Denis kar kliče po združitvi mnenj groups: the people who work svojem avtomobilu. Ukrepanje lecting unused medicines, a na komunalna zbirališča, Rusjan from the Biotecnical in dosedanjih izkušenj ter in the Kočevje emergency je rezultat dela zaposlenih na lot of it ends up in the regular verjetno tudi zaradi večletne Faculty, now calls for united postavitvi medresorskih ciljev room, and the policemen kočevski urgenci, predvsem trash anyway. neurejenosti tega področja, ko opinions and experiences, razvoja vinogradništva in vi- who last December offered njihovovega vodje, Primoža V zadnjih dveh letih se je v lekarnah odpadnih zdravil along with the appointmant narstva. Po njegovih besedah initial medical attention to a Velikonje, ki že pet let s v zabojnikih, ki so v lekarnah niso sprejemali. of interdepartmental aims to so s predavanji in okroglimi man who had suffered a heart sodelavci v prostem času in namenjeni zbiranju odpadnih DELO develop viticulture and the mizami o aktualnih temah attack. This was the first case brezplačno usposablja poli- in which Kočevje policemen ciste, gasilce in vse, ki bi radi nasveti za prijetnejšo starost helped a heart attack victim with CPr, artificial respira- tion and a defibrillator. They pridobili znanja, kako pomagati pri zastoju srca. “Pri nas imamo šest zastojev srca na dan, pri HEADLINE: Advice for a on their life styles. Leto 2012 je evropska nizacijskih mrež med univer- are the only police unit in katerih je nujno takojšnje more pleasant old age Researchers at the in- komisija razglasila za leto zami, bolnišnicami, občinami Slovenia that carries defibril- oživljanje, saj so v nasprotnem TOPIC: A new project stitute will study criterions aktivnega staranja in med- in domovi za starejše. Postavili lators in their cars. These možgani po petih minutah focusing on how to age grace- of aging and offer scientific generacijske solidarnosti. bi radi mobilni laboratorji z measures are the direct result brez kisika mrtvi,” je povedal fully with physical activities results, which will help pro- Obmejno območje med Italijo merilno opremo, spletni por- of the Kočevje emergency Primož Velikonja. “Zato je and nourishment has been mote a greater independence in Slovenijo ima že petino tal zdravja, opravili 1000 room staff, particularly their pomembno, da človeku z zas- started at the Koper Institu- for seniors and lead to bet- prebivalstva nad 65. letom meritev dejavnikov zdravja, manager, Primož Velikonja, tojem srca pomagamo še pred tion for Kinesiology Research ter senior health. They are starosti. Razlike med starost- upoštevali dejavnike zdravja who for the past five years prihodom reševalne službe, ker at the Primorsko University also planning to develop a niki so velike in odvisne od pri mladostnikih in pri starost- – in his spare time and free so možnosti preživetja tako Scientific research Center. program for more effective življenskega sloga. nikih, organizirali seminarje of charge – has been train- veliko večje,” je dodal. This is a study that will help rehabilitation of motor skills Na inštitutu bodo proučili in demonstracije za vadbene ing police, firefighters and DELO seniors achieve a better life following hip surgeries. kriterije staranja in ponudili programe starostnikov na everyone who would like to style and more pleasant old Kako s telesno aktivnostjo in znanstvena dognanja, ki bodo domu. V projektu sodelujejo learn what to do and how to ZAspAN - vodja oddelka age. prehrano doseči kakovostnejše pomagala k večji samostojnosti z italijanskimi univerzami in help in the event they witness je spet zasačil tratnika, ki The European Commis- staranje, je projekt, ki so se ga starejših in k boljšemu zdravju. občinami, z izolsko bolnišnico, a heart attack. je zaspal za pisalno mizo. sion proclaimed 2012 The lotili na koprskem Inštitutu Razvili bodo tudi programe za občino Kranj in Koper. Kočevski župan Vladimir “Doma imamo majhnega otroka,” se opravičuje Year of Active Aging and Sol- za kineziloške raziskave učinkovitejšo obnovo gibalnih Celotna vrednost projekta, Prebilič je pred dnevi sprejel tratnik, “ zaradi katerega idarity Among Generations. Znanstveno-raziskovalnega funkcij po operacijah kolk- ki se financira iz čezmejnega dve posebni skupini: ljudi, ki sem moral biti vso noč In the border area between središča Univerze na Pri- ov. Ker je najpomembnejše sodelovanja med Slovenijo delajo na kočevski urgenci, in buden” - “ veste kaj,” reče Italy and Slovenia, one fifth of morskem. To je študija, ki poučevanje javnosti in koor- in Italijo, znaša 1,25 milijona policiste, ki so decembra nudili vodja, “prinesite ga jutri s the population is over the age naj bi starejšim pomagala do dinacija zdravstvenih in drugih evrov in bo trajala do konca nujno medicinsko pomoč seboj v pisarno, da boste of 65. The differences among boljšega življenjskega sloga javnih ustanov, bo ena od nalog septembra 2014. človeku, ki se mu je ustavilo tudi tukaj budni!” seniors are great, depending in prijetnejše starosti. vzpostavljanje trajnih orga- DELO srce. To je bil prvi primer, da so HEADLINE: The quality of wa- Kakovost vode bodo merili roboti more information in many areas water. lagi mreže senzorjev, ki so sposobni fiksne boje. V okviru projekta bodo ter will be measured by robots and make easier interpretations. Slovenski znanstveniki so s zaznati različne kemične in fizikalne razvijali dve vrsti satelitsko vodenih TOPIC: Slovenian scientists, “This is advanced technology and pomočjo italijanskih kolegov pred parametre v vodi, strokovnjakom robotov, ki bodo vzorce neprestano with the help of their Italian col- a major achievement for Slovenian dnevi na mostarskem jezeru pred- omogočila več podatkov na več pobirali in analizirali 12 ur in medtem leagues, recently introduced a new researchers,” said Milena Horvat, stavili novost, ki bo občutno izboljšala mestih in lažjo interpretacijo. “To premagali od 15 do 20 kilometrov. device on most na Soči Lake which manager of the Environmental monitoring voda. Plavajoči robot za je napredna tehnologija, ki je velik Tehnološko najbolj napreden del dva will considerably improve their Studies Department at the Jožef nadzorne meritve je združil znanje dosežek za slovenske raziskovalce,” je metra velikega robota je biosenzor, ki ability to monitor the water. This Stefan Institute. mikrobiologije, nuklearne biologije dejala Milena Horvat, vodja oddelka je strokovnjakom predstavljal velik three-year project named “Hydro- The floating robots will also be in elektrotehnike za okoljske študije na Inštitutu Jožefa izziv. “Sposoben je izmeriti biološko net,” for which the EU contributed tested at sea, in the mouths of riv- Tri leta trajajoči projekt Hydronet, Stefana, medtem ko so znanje prispe- dostopno živo srebro v vzorcu vode in $4.5 million, has entered its testing ers, and on natural and man-made za katerega je EU namenila 3,5 mili- vali še znanstveniki Inštituta za fizika- hkrati splošno toksičnost vode. Velika phase. lakes; however, the technology is jona evrov, se je tako iz labaratorijske lno biologijo in gradbene fakultete. prednost biosenzorja pred drugimi Based on a series of sensors not yet suitable for monitoring faze prevesil v testno. Dva plavajoča Plavajoče robote bodo testirali še na napravami je že to, da je trenutno edini which are able to measure different the water in fast-moving rivers. robota bosta poleg zbiranja podatkov morju, ustjih rek, naravnih in umetnih na svetu vključen v takšnega robota,” chemical and physical characteris- The robots will be able to measure obenem tudi precej pocenila klasične jezerih, medtem ko tehnologija še ni je pojasnil Tomaž Rijavec z Inštituta tics in the water, this new technol- mercury levels in water samples meritve, ki so jih strokovnjaki izvajali primerna za monitoring hitrejših rek, za fizikalno biologijo. ogy will allow experts to gather and, in general, the toxicity of the do zdaj. Nova tehnologija bo na pod- kjer pa bi senzorje lahko vgradili v DELO www.snpj.org • firstname.lastname@example.org PROSVETA February 22, 2012 5 ANNOUNCE IT Fun is in the making for Fontana Lodge 723 by JEAN TURNBULL end, Polka Power California a rich history and has grown enjoyable for all. Lodge 87 member Lodge 723 Vice President FONTANA, Calif. — Lodge 723 is looking forward to a will be playing both Saturday and Sunday. This band is from Northern California and they over the years. Originally, the bar was in the basement. The hall now has a full kitchen, Good Slovenian food and pastries will be available for all of the above events. celebrates 93 years year filled with activities. Our monthly jam sessions have been very successful, bring- always bring a good crowd. Details for this event can be found in the “Up-and-Coming” bar and dance hall which sup- port all events. We encourage members to provide informa- Lodge 723 is sponsoring an ongoing food drive. There will be containers for food HERMINIE, Pa. — ing many new people and section of this PROSVETA tion regarding the history of donations at all dances and Sis. Helen Marovich musicians. These sessions have issue. the hall so this can be shared scheduled events. The food of Lodge 87 recently brought many people out to On Sunday, April 15, the at the event. will be delivered to local food celebrated her 93rd dance, play and have a good Fontana Slovene Hall will On Memorial Day weekend, banks on an ongoing basis. birthday. She is a life- time. The attendance has been celebrate its 75th anniversary the Fontana Slovene Hall will Attendees are encouraged long member of the So- growing month by month with with a dinner dance and other be hosting a Polkafest with to bring non-perishable food ciety, joining the former new musicians and dancers. activities. Music will be pro- music by the Gruber Family items to all events. Lodge 60 in 1946. This event is coordinated by vided by Fred Mlakar and the Band of Northern California. We hope to see many of Helen was born Feb. Frank Rote. Food is available Oberkreiners. The Fontana The Memorial Day weekend you at these events to enjoy 21, 1919, in Lemont at all the jam sessions. Slovene Hall, which was built Polkafest is an annual tradi- great Slovenian music, food Furnace, Pa., to Moxie On St. Patrick’s Day week- by many SNPJ members, has tion that is well attended and and friends. and Theresa Bukovac. She was married for 63 years to Matt Marovich, Sis. hELEN mArOvICh of now deceased. For 25 Lodge 87 celebrated her 93rd Don your green for a St. years, Helen worked as birthday on Feb. 21. a short order cook at the Howard Johnson restaurant on Rt. 40 in Hopwood, Pa. Sis. Marovich had four children, Ronald Marovich of Pat’s party with Lodge 459 by LALENE PELLENS entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Pleasanton, Calif.; David (Donna) Marovich of Chalfont, Lodge 459 President Please note that because Pa.; Leonard (Lisa) Marovich of Uniontown, Pa.; and the late FLINT, Mich. — The Lodge Easter falls on April 8, which is Susan Marovich McLaughlin. She has nine grandchildren, 459 officers for the current year the second Sunday of the month four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. were installed at the January and our normal meeting day, the A birthday party/family reunion was held in July 2009 Lodge meeting. Officers include Lodge 459 meeting for April will at the Amvets in Hopwood. There were 250 family mem- President LaLene Pellens, Vice be held Sunday, April 1, begin- bers and friends in attendance. Helen is the last surviving President Pam Chima, Financial ning at 2 p.m. The executive board member of her family of 13 brothers and sisters. Secretary/Treasurer Debbie for the Home will meet the same Sis. Marovich has lived in the same home for 73 years Budzinski, Recording Secretary day at 12:30 p.m. where she continues to remain active. She loves warm Jean Lorence and Sergeant-at- A general membership meet- weather so she can grow her flowers and work in her garden; Arms Bill Martin. Jack Davies, ing is scheduled Sunday, March her green thumb helps anything she touches to grow. Photo submitted by Sis. Helen Scarmack (31). Brenda Haggard and Bill McLynn 11, at 1 p.m. This meeting is open will serve as auditors. to all Lodge members as well as Continuing a Christmas Tradition The Croatian Slovene Home social members. The Christmas Eve program held at the Slovenian Home in Flint would like to invite ev- The next Lodge 459 meeting in Sharon, Pa., continued in 2011 with 75 guests in best wishes to our attendance. Among those celebrating the season were eryone to join us for the “wearin’ will be held Sunday, March 11, Outlived Members Lodge 31 members hELEN sCArmACK, DON NOVAK of the green” at our St. Patrick’s starting at 2 p.m. We will elect and FRAN NESPOR. Don entertained with a selection Day celebration Saturday, March representatives from our Lodge to of Slovenian tunes on his button box. 17. Todd Payne will be there to serve on the executive board. Lifelong SNPJ Athletic Board now seeking candidate nominations member AthLEtIC bOArD District 6 includes the states Federation. The candidate address, Lodge number and FROM PAGE 1 of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, need not be a member of the policy number to the Fraternal Butler and Mercer counties of Wisconsin and Minnesota. nominating Lodge, but they Director via standard mail or enjoyed Pennsylvania, and Mahoning, Members of the Athletic must be a member of a Lodge e-mail by March 23. The direc- Trumbull, Columbia, Belmont Board receive $225 per year in the district they will be tors will be elected by the SNPJ and Stark counties of Ohio. for their services, and $225 representing. Each Lodge or National Board at their March District 4 includes Cuya- per diem to attend each of the Federation may nominate only 30 meeting. traveling hoga, Ashtabula, Lake, Por- tage and Summit counties of Ohio. two National Athletic Board meetings, plus mileage. Candidates to the National one candidate. To nominate a candidate for the National Athletic Board, If you have any questions, please contact me at the Home Office by phoning 1-800-843- CLE ELUM, Wash. — Bro. TONY BREZNIKAR (371) District 5 includes the state Athletic Board can be nomi- the Lodge or Federation must 7675 or e-mailing krichards@ Bro. Tony Breznikar of of Michigan. nated by any SNPJ Lodge or submit the candidate’s name, snpj.com. Lodge 371 has outlived his life insurance policy. Bro. Breznikar was born in Red Lodge, Mont., May 22, Senior Corner 1916, to Anton and Teresa (Pavlin) Breznikar. He was the The Jan. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article forts to increase racial and ethnic diversity, first of three children, including a sister, Olga (Breznikar) “J & J is said to agree to pay $1 billion” and encouraging more providers to work Purcell, and a brother, Ernest Breznikar. by Margaret Cronin Fisk, Jef Feeley and in under-served areas. As of 2014, the law Tony was a member of the former SNPJ Lodge 88 in by CARL ZVANUT David Voreacos discusses Johnson and will cover those making less then 400% of Red Lodge before moving to Cle Elum in 1932 where he Lodge 107 Johnson, the world’s largest health prod- the federal poverty level (or $22,350 for a became a member of Lodge 371. While living in Cle Elum, DEVON, Pa. — A telephone book was ucts company. The $1 billion results from family of four), and is expected to cover he enjoyed attending SNPJ meetings with his dad. delivered to my room the other day. Years an inquiry into marketing one their drugs; an estimated 32 million people. Bro. Breznikar graduated from Cle Elum High School with the web have passed since the last time the money goes to the U.S. and most states. A decrease in the growth rate of any- in 1934, and spent 22 years working around the coal mines. I had a phone book, so I wondered by which To resolve the same problem, Lilly, Astra thing in health care is nice, even if no He married Mickey (Conway) Breznikar May 8, 1943, and stroke of chance I had a phone book in my Zeneca and two other companies have paid one knows why it is happening, which their son Dennis was born Dec. 4 of the same year. The hands. Well, chance had nothing to do with $2.7 billion. It’s getting to the point that a is the case with “Medicare’s remark- Breznikars moved to Renton, Wash., in 1955 where Tony it. This book was 550 pages of advertising: billion is not much anymore. able drop in spending growth,” a Jan. 12 worked for Puget Sound Electric and Associated Grocers. front, back and everywhere else. With the Pedro Rodrigues, author of “Reform Philadelphia Inquirer article Robert Field. Some of Tony’s favorite activities include basketball, web as the alternate, there was far too much addresses health disparities” of the Jan. 11 Spending growth was about “12 percent a balina, fishing and gardening. He enjoys spending time with advertising to warrant having the book. Philadelphia Inquirer, writes that “poor year since the early 1970s, nine percent a his son and three grandchildren, Tanya, Kim and Amy, as To make matters worse, I was informed, and minority Americans suffer more, on year between 2000 and 2009,” and then, well as watching the Washington State Cougar sports teams. in red letters, that the white residential average, from preventable diseases, lower according to the Congressional Budget Tony and wife Mickey have been to Slovenia seven times, pages weren’t included but were available quality care, fewer treatment options and Office, “in 2010 the increase was only 4.3 with their son and his family joining them on their trip in at either an 800 number or on a web site. less insurance coverage.” He says the Pa- percent.” In 2011, it was at 3.8 percent, and 2003. During their visits, Tony and Mikey were able to meet But since I’m not a customer, I couldn’t tient Protection and Affordable Care Act growth in 2012 was projected at close to relatives and visit the birthplace of Tony’s parents. On behalf of the members of Lodge 371 and the Slovene get the residential pages, so I couldn’t of 2010 has made “huge strides towards a zero. For part B, the chief actuary “sees National Benefit Society, we extend best wishes for continued even check to see how close “Zvanut” more just health care system,” citing free growth declining to the lowest levels ever.” health and happiness to Bro. Breznikar. would have come to being the last name screening of many of the preventable dis- Differing reasons are put forth by each of in the book. This book wasn’t a keeper. eases that affect minorities, expanded ef- the major parties and the author. prOsvEtA Crossword U.S. Presidents (#0412) by StatePoint Media ACROSS 52. Feared by illegal immigrants 22. Longest division of geological 1. Three square ones a day 53. “Far and ____” the best time 6. Feline sound 55. It fought British rule 24. Grain storage 9. Slope or hillside 57. Like a snake 25. Organ swelling 13. Muslim God 61. *Tallest President 26. Largest city in Bolivia 14. Spermatozoa counterpart 65. Hoppity-like board game 27. Goddess of love, Norse mythology 15. “Little Deuce _____,” song 66. *35 is the minimum ___ 29. Wraths 16. _____ Boothe Luce 68. Embryo sacs 31. Aggressive remark 17. “Lake” in Provence 69. Type of flu 32. Wombs 18. Taken by server 70. Chewbacca’s sidekick 33. Most famous Bolshevik? 19. *Where most Presidents went 71. Like yellow polka dot bikini 34. *First White House inhabitant to college 72. Not nice 36. ____ over 21. *He was famously Catholic 73. R&R spot 38. *He won popular but lost 23. “He __ and drank the precious 74. Plural of suffix denoting female electoral vote words...” 42. Exact halves of diameters 24. Fool DOWN 45. *Oldest elected President 25. Toy maker 1. One of these is approximately 49. Hole punching tool 28. “The American Tribal Love- equal to speed of sound 51. Like baroque Rock Musical” 2. Famous female scat singer 54. Indian nursemaids 30. Interstellar cloud 3. Having or resembling wings 56. Highest points 35. Like sinister side in “Star Wars” 4. Caterpillar precursor 57. It featured George Michael 37. Mountain goat terrain 5. Holder for #40 Across 58. Enthusiastic review 39. Ranked or graded 6. Result of dampness 59. Hipbones 40. Used in fencing 7. Actress Longoria 60. FBI agent 41. Luciano Pavarotti, e.g. 8. Mad or crazy 61. River in Siberia 43. Actress ____ Sofer 9. *Pres. Coolidge was “____ 62. Singles 44. “Your Body Is a Wonderland” on the Fourth of July” 63. Drawn in the sand? performer 10. Ill-mannered 64. They oppose the yeahs 46. ____ Lee 11. Imitated 67. Generation ___ 47. Hat part 12. Suggestive of supernatural 48. Popular flowering shrub 15. Talk it over the solution to puzzle #0412 will 50. Do over 20. Respond run in the march 7 issue. 6 PROSVETA February 22, 2012 www.snpj.org • email@example.com Plan now for Florida SNPJ Days by JEANNETTE HUMPHREY the cooking detail in the late afternoon. Lodge 603 On Sunday, March 4, the Lodge hall will SAMSULA, Fla. — Just around the corner be open from noon until 6 p.m. The music now, Florida SNPJ Days/Samsula Polka will start somewhere in the neighborhood of Festival arrives at SNPJ Lodge 603, located 1 p.m. and continue until 6, again featuring Sygan Youth in beautiful downtown Samsula. The festivi- Marc Bouchard and his orchestra. Sunday Circle 36 ties are scheduled March 2-4. admission is $8 at the gate. members hit On Friday, March 2, we plan to open the We have special entertainment lined up the dance Lodge 603 Hall at 4 p.m. and music for the throughout the weekend featuring the musical floor during evening will feature Ron Luznar and the talents of Tony Klepec and Bob Turcola. Ted their annual Valentine’s Polka Pals until 8 p.m. Friday admission is Perkovich will be bringing several musicians Day party. $5 at the door. The Lodge bar will be open, with him from Palm Coast to fill in when the Lodge 6 heating up the mid-winter fun serving your liquid pleasures. bands are on break. If you have a button box You’ll want to bring a good appetite or any musical instrument and would like so you can enjoy a meal or two from our to join in, there’s always a place for you. It kitchen. Along with the menu each day, the certainly makes for good entertainment! by FRANK T. WRIGHT com, for more information. while picking out your favorite Lodge 603 cooks will also offer Slovenian Florida SNPJ Days are a fun time for Lodge 6 klobase and sauerkraut, pierogies, cabbage everyone, and we hope you’ll come and On Saturday, March 3, The songs on our jukebox. rolls, apple strudel and a sandwich plate, bring several of your friends so they can SYGAN, Pa. — What a great Four Townsmen and the Mans- Join us for bar bingo in our along with a la cart items and coffee. enjoy themselves. Pauline Lockwood is time everyone had at the Feb. field 5 will be playing in the downstairs bar Wednesdays, Visit us in the kitchen area, where Ruth preparing a Sunday dinner that will be served 12 Youth Circle 36 Valentine’s Sunshine Room. Tickets are $20 Feb. 22, March 7 and March and George Benedict, Bill Tomazin and yours from noon until 2 p.m. Pauline is serving as Day party. Circle Director each and must be purchased in 21 starting at 7 p.m. Players truly will be heading up the cooking detail. event chairman this year and has organized Bridget Grejda had the children advance by phoning Charlotte can purchase as many bingo Several Lodge members and community a terrific weekend. Linda Cubbedge will be busy with a DJ, crafts, games at (724) 693-9441. sheets as they like at the begin- volunteers will help take orders and serve, in charge of the welcome table, registering and a fantastic lunch. Sis. Grejda Frank Palombi will be play- ning of each game. The cost of so bring a hearty appetite. our members and their guests. will let us know when the next ing in the Sunshine Room each sheet is $1, and each sheet The Lodge hall will open at noon Saturday, We are happy to report that Lodge 603 bowling dates are set and what Sunday, March 4. The doors will includes four bingo cards. We March 3, and the entertainment will continue Secretary Mary Ann Reichel is doing much events she has planned for the open at 1 p.m. and the band will play nine regular games, two until 9 p.m. as Marc Bouchard and his orches- better and back to her secretarial duties for future. Sis. Wright would like play from 2 to 8 p.m. Admission specials and one coverall. tra take to the stage. You’ll want to enjoy a our Lodge. Don’t forget to send in local to thank Circle 36 members is $8 at the door. Outlaw Karaoke will be in meal or sandwich plate on arrival, and then Lodge dues of $6 for the year to Mary Ann, for the lovely flowers, card Jack Tady and George Suhon our club room Saturday, Feb. 25 sit back and enjoy the music. Admission at addressed to 437 North Samsula Dr., New and hand-made Valentine they will be performing in the Sun- from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. the gate is $10 on Saturday. Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. presented her, and she hopes to shine Room Sunday, March 18. We will have a DJ scheduled Jam sessions are planned throughout the Pauline Lockwood has scheduled the see everyone soon. The doors will open at 1 p.m. March 2 from 9:30 p.m. until day, and you won’t want to miss a minute date of Tuesday, Feb. 28, starting at 6 p.m. The Tady brothers, Dick and the bands will play from 2 1:30 a.m., and Outlaw Karaoke of our celebration. Come help us continue to make cabbage rolls for SNPJ Days and to Tady and Jack Tady, will be to 8 p.m. Admission is $10 at will return again on March 9 and the celebration of our 85th year as a char- set up the Lodge 603 Hall for our celebration. playing back to back in the the door. March 24. tered SNPJ Lodge. SNPJ National Secretary Members and volunteers are asked to lend a Lodge 6 Sunshine Room Sun- Did you know that the Lodge For more information regard- Karen Pintar will be extending greetings helping hand. It’s always appreciated. day, Feb. 26. The doors will 6 clubroom bar has individual ing any of these events, log onto from our Home Office in Imperial, Pa., There are a few motels in New Smyrna open at 1 p.m. and the bands cheese or pepperoni pizzas, and www.sygan.net and click on the and Miss SNPJ Danielle Brand will also be Beach located close to our Lodge hall. will perform from 2 to 8 p.m. plain or cheese-filled soft pret- “Special Events” tab or “Sunday visiting our Lodge, coming from Lodge 6 Several LaQuinta and Clarion motels are Admission is $10 at the door. zels available for purchase every Dance” tab for dance infor- in Sygan, Pa. located in Port Orange and Daytona Beach The Pittsburgh Area Jitter- day? The clubroom opens at 3 mation, or on the “Clubroom Debbie and Clay Benedict will be heading (International Dr.), and the Best Western in bug Club is scheduled in the p.m. daily and noon on Sundays. Events” tab for what’s going on up the Saturday cooking detail, and they have Edgewater, Fla., is also nearby. For additional Sunshine Room on Saturdays, We also offer a happy hour from downstairs with Margie. You some tasty treats planned. You’ll want to eat help, phone Pauline at (386) 428-8868. The Feb. 25, and March 10, 17 and 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through can also find us on Facebook at several times throughout the day, sampling phone number for the Lodge 603 Hall is (386) 24. Visit their web site, www. Friday. Stop in to say hello and firstname.lastname@example.org. our local cooking. Nancy Bass will take over 428-3983. See you soon! pittsburghareajitterbugclub. enjoy a game of pool or darts News from recently passed away. Otto Doerk is people in attendance. These senior Lodge members are asked to bring after the meeting was adjourned, our fulfilling his term as president, and organizations are a nice way to meet canned goods to the next meeting secretary distributed calendars and we hope that he will include some of new people. which will be donated to a charitable gifts from the Society. Here & There his humor at the meetings. Pioneer Lodge 559 members held organization. These canned goods will How nice it was to hear from Lor- The March meeting will feature their regular monthly meeting Feb. be donated in the name of Pioneer raine Babcock, secretary/treasurer of a presentation by Valerie Czerwien 10. President Jean Cherway opened Lodge 559. Lodge 689 in Helper, Utah. At one and Phyllis Rush, who will introduce the meeting with Valentine greetings In January, we celebrated Richard time, Lorraine served on the SNPJ by GRACE DOERK the benefits and importance of pre- to all. Bonnie Deke (559), who cur- Hassman’s 50-year SNPJ anniversary, National Board. She and her husband, Lodge 559 arranging your final nee ds and funeral rently resides in Wisconsin but will Irene Odorizzi’s and William Kolar’s Grant, have four grandchildren and CHICAGO — You may get tired of arrangements. They will answer any soon move back to this area, was in 60-year anniversaries, and Donald five great-granddaughters, all SNPJ hearing me talk about weather, but it question that you may have, and will attendance. Bonnie was a well known Tezak’s 70-year anniversary. We members. How I remember the is such a hot topic here in our area. provide lunch that day. Donations Pioneer Lodge member when she have two deaths to report: Eugene National Board meetings of the past We’ve never witnessed a winter as of baked goods would be much ap- bowled in the former Pioneer Bowl- J. Satkovich from Oaklawn, Ill., and and then all the socializing afterward. nice as this year’s. But don’t hold preciated. ing League. It was nice seeing you, Emil Golub from Woodridge, Ill. Those were the days. There are some your breath too long; we still could The retirees will celebrate the Bonnie, and we look forward to seeing Otto Doerk reported for the Chi- happy memories. face snow and freezing temperatures club’s 50th anniversary in April – you at future Lodge meetings. cago Federation, reporting on the four Feb. 12 was the annual Koline Day in the weeks to come. where does the time go? In conjunc- After approving the minutes of the Lodges in the Federation and the trip to at the Slovenian Cultural Center in I am always so happy to receive tion with the anniversary, everyone is previous meeting and the financial Indianapolis that included many SNPJ Lemont. It was spectacular, there’s the USPEH newsletter, a publication asked to bring a dish to go along with report, Secretary Anita Vitous read members. The Chicago Federation nothing more that I can say. There by the United Slovenes to Preserve sloppy Joe sandwiches. Donations of correspondence from SNPJ National will host an Aug. 19 dinner dance at the were over 300 people in attendance. our Ethnic Heritage. It’s so nice to baked goods would be much appreci- Secretary Karen Pintar. Sis. Pintar Slovenian Culture Center in Lemont, The program included a youth dance read about the various Slovenian ated for the April meeting as well. extended Valentine greetings, told us Ill. The new Miss SNPJ, who will be group, which is always a hit; delicious organizations in the Milwaukee area We sang happy birthday to Anne of changes to SNPJ annuities that went selected during Slovenefest in July, food (blood sausage, fresh sausage and what they offer. Cretnik, Gladys Braun and Florence into effect in January, and reminded will be invited to attend. and pork, and all the trimmings); and We hear that Les and Marge Murin Rogel. It was a wonderful afternoon Lodges of the deadlines for forms to We thank Mike Vidmar for sharing finally, excellent music performed (559) are vacationing in Hawaii. Boy, with dear friends. Why not visit one be returned to the Home Office. a list of trips sponsored by Lou Walls. by Ansambel Veseljaki. There were these two really know how to enjoy of our future meetings? You might SNPJ Fraternal Director Kevin Tentatively, we will schedule the many people there we hadn’t seen in life. I look forward to seeing you when want to join us. We hope to see some Richards informed us about the Young dates of June 6 to see Bruce Korosa, a while, including Lodge 1 members you get home, Marge. new faces at future meetings Adult Conference. Our Lodge has and October 24 to see another band. Conrad Novak and Mike Miklich, Slovenian Retirees’ Club members It seems like three of our club meet- elected Monica Vidmar and Kaitlin Pioneer Lodge members will attend and many more SNPJ members. I met Feb. 9. The weather was beautiful, ings are always planned one day after Chiapetta to attend this year. the Aug. 12 picnic in Lemont, along was in my glory, reminiscing of the so many members were in attendance. another in the month. While attending Sis. Pintar is asking all Lodges with the annual youth Christmas party. good old days. We observed a moment of silence for the Joliet Pensioners’ Club meeting, to report on how they conduct or We celebrated Anne Cretnik’s Best wishes to everyone! past president Emil Golub (559) who we were pleased to see nearly 200 make charitable donations. Pioneer and Mike Vidmar’s birthdays, and Warm up your winter SNPJ Recommender Program with Cabin Fever Balina by CHARLIE SHAVER (614) Fever Championship. I would like to introduce Tournament Director The deadline for entries is _________________________________________ CLEVELAND — Join us Feb. 25. You can enter online at for sNpJ membership for an enjoyable weekend email@example.com; on the recently redecorated by using the entry forms at the Please contact: __________________________________________ balina courts at the Slovenian SWH, Recher Home or Fair- (Parent or guardian if under age 18) Workmen’s Home (SWH) on port Home; or by contacting Waterloo Road for Cabin Fever Joe Bradac at (440) 376-8317 Address: _______________________________________________ Balina March 2-3. or Charlie Shaver at home at The SNPJ Recommender Program provides an _______________________________________________________ Kick off the weekend Friday (440) 729-3568 or on his cell opportunity for adult members to encourage with a fish fry before enjoying at (440) 773-1470. family, friends, children and acquaintances to join City/State/Zip: ___________________________________________ the balina tournament. Balina Please include team mem- the Slovene National Benefit Society and take Phone: ( ) _________________________________________ will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday bers and contact information. advantage of SNPJ’s competitive products and (note the time change) and con- Checks should be made pay- numerous fraternal benefits. Not only will you Indicate Preferred Agent ___________________________________ (Optional) tinue Saturday at 10 a.m. Par- able to “SWH” and mailed be helping a friend and strengthening our Society, ticipation in all this excitement to SWH, Attn: Balina, 15335 is just $40 per team, which Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH you’ll also be receiving benefits yourself. My Name: ______________________________________________ includes the double elimination 44110. Be sure to Google or tournament, a sandwich and a MapQuest your own driving Recommender Benefits My Lodge Number: _______________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________ soft drink. directions. Teams may consist of four To any musicians who • Receive $10 for each valid referral submitted. _______________________________________________________ ladies, four men or a mix any would like to bring their in- • Every valid referral earns the recommender way you please. There will be struments, please feel free to one chance in the Quarterly Drawing for an City/State/Zip: ___________________________________________ two divisions based on skill do so. You can jam anywhere opportunity to win $100. level that will be determined as music is the best ambiance Phone: ( ) _________________________________________ • Every valid referral also earns the recommender by the committee. Each game for any event. e-mail __________________________________________________ will be played to 11 points If you have any questions, one chance in the Year-end Drawing for an opportunity to win $500 cash. Each individual must be informed that an agent will contact him/her and the referral with a time limit of 45 minutes you may call the hall at (216) must have some interest in SNPJ in order for the recommender to be considered valid. for elimination games. Finals 481-5378 during business Complete this coupon and return to will be played to 24 points hours, or phone Joe or Charlie By submitting one valid referral, slovene National benefit society with regular scoring in each at the above numbers. We hope you have the opportunity to earn Att’n: marketing Department division. The winners of each you can join us March 2-3 at the a total of $610 in cash prizes! 247 west Allegheny road • Imperial, pA 15126 division will play for the Cabin Slovene Workman’s Home. www.snpj.org • firstname.lastname@example.org PROSVETA February 22, 2012 7 Badger Jabber a humorous version of “Let Me Call recipe. Plenty of drawing prizes and Branch 43 is asking for donated baked #1. The picnic usually starts around You Sweetheart.” a bake sale hosted by the New Berlin goods for this fund-raiser. All baked noon. Watch for further information Bro. Tony Mlinar generally played Lioness Club will be offered. Tickets goods should be dropped off at the regarding registration. All Milwaukee at many dances, weddings, anniver- will be available at the door. school as early as possible. Contact SNPJ Lodges and their members are by BOB SMOLE saries and other social events, and Interested in learning and partici- Sis. Jan Gehm (584) at (414) 321-1413 welcome. Lodge 584 Sis. Dottie was on the dance floor pating in a group session to assemble for additional information. The regular Badger Lodge 584 MILWAUKEE — As I was prepar- enjoying the music and celebrating your own butare (Slovenian bundle) The Fun-O-Leer Club of Mil- monthly meeting will be held the third ing material for this issue of PROS- the occasion. for Palm Sunday? The group will get waukee will be holding their annual Thursday in March, which is March VETA, I received sad news. Longtime Sis. Mlinar was incapacitated and together Saturday, March 31, begin- bowling social Saturday, April 21. 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. St. Peter’s SNPJ and Badger Lodge 584 member not able to participate in social activi- ning at 10 a.m. at Triglav Park in New Fun-O-Leer member Bill Hertz Church Hall, 7929 W. Lincoln Ave. Sis. Dorothy “Dottie” Mlinar (nee: ties for the past several years. She was Wind Lake, Wis. Evergreen branches, will be running this annual fun day in West Allis, is the place. Come and Dobravec) passed away. Her life’s a member of SNPJ Badger Lodge 584 greenery and ribbons can be brought on the allies. Each year this event fills join us for an evening out with your journey ended on Feb. 8, 2012, just and CFU Sloga Lodge 1994. On behalf to decorate your butare. Don’t have very quickly, and participation is on fellow SNPJ Brothers and Sisters. three days after her 91st birthday. of the SNPJ and Badger Lodge 584, any of these items? Not to worry; a first-come, first-served basis, so do We would love to see you join in the The Mlinar name is a well-known we extend our deepest sympathies plenty of supplies will be available. not wait to enter. All entries must be camaraderie and enjoy the special and prominent name in the Slovenian to sons Mick (the late Karen), Larry For more information on the group accompanied by a check for the entry desserts and coffee that are served community, and has been for many and Tony Mlinar; grandchildren An- session, contact Helen Frohna at (262) fee. The cost for this great time is $15 after every meeting. That alone is a years. Dottie was the wife of the late ton and Mara Mlinar; brother James 821-5295. per person and includes bowling, pivo, special part of the evening. Bro. Anton “Tony” Mlinar and the Dobravec; her other relatives and These traditional Slovenian butare soda and lunch. Our Slovenian version of the fa- mother of three sons and a daughter, many friends. bundles are carried in church during Contact Fun-O-Leer member Craig mous television coffee grower/brewer Mick, Larry and Tony, and the late Adijo, Sis. Dottie Mlinar. Although the Palm Sunday Mass. Following Frohna at (262) 821-5296 – Craig is “Juan Valdez,” Bro. Bob Alpner, ar- Debra Mlinar. Sis. Dottie Mlinar and you will not be present, you will al- the 8 a.m. Mass at St. John the Evan- handling registration – or visit the Fun- rives early (by car, not by donkey!) to her husband Tony were very active ways be remembered by your loving gelist Church, 8500 W. Cold Spring, O-Leer web site at www.funoleers. get the java brewing so that it will be Badger members in past years, partici- family and your many, many friends... on Palm Sunday, April 1, a Palm org for additional information and ready for meeting time. The scrump- pating in all Slovenian functions in the farewell. Private family services were Sunday breakfast has been arranged entry forms. Bowling will take place tious desserts are provided by our Milwaukee area, as well as activities held in Dottie’s memory with inter- at the Open Flame Restaurant, 5081 at Riviera Bowling Lanes, 8600 W. talented and generous members and in various other states. ment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. S. 108th St. in Hales Corners. This is Greenfield Ave., starting at 11:30 a.m. brought to share. Come on out – you Dottie was born in Lyons, Ill., in The West Allis West Lions Club’s a self-pay meal and no reservations This is a great event and a lot of fun may be one of the two lucky winners 1921 and married Tony in 1944. She annual Chili Cook-off will be held are required. each year. Please don’t wait and be of the monthly attendance awards was a fun-loving, outgoing person Sunday, Feb. 26, at the K.C. Hall, SUA Branch 43 will be hosting disappointed if you’re left out because drawn from the names of members who loved to dance and contribute her 1800 S. 92 St., from noon until 3 p.m. a bake sale fund-raiser on Election you didn’t act fast enough. in attendance. singing talent in sing-alongs as well A $5 admission donation is asked for Day, Tuesday, April 3, at the 88th Mark your calendars for the Annual Enjoy the conversation, the coffee, as an occasional solo... appropriately this all-you-can-eat activity. Sample Street School, located at the northwest SNPJ Badger Lodge 584 Summer the desserts and the possibility of be- fitting with her husband’s talent on a variety of chili entries and vote for corner of West Warnimont Ave. and Picnic. Sunday, July 29, is the date, ing a winner as well. You just can’t the accordion. One of her favorite your favorite. Several local chefs will South 88th St., just south of Morgan and the location will be the same as last beat all those benefits at one time. songs, which she loved to sing, was be on hand to judge their favorite Ave. The sale will begin at 7 a.m. SUA year, Root River Parkway picnic area We hope to see you there! Lodge 786 opens the year with music, wine, books LODgE 786 the afternoon. We have FROM PAGE 1 a rather small home, Lodge 786 welcomes but fortunately for us its first new member of the weather was beauti- the year (and our great- ful and we were able grandson!), Evander to set up four tables on Jonathan Lawson, born the patio and back lawn Dec. 13, 2011. Congratu- for eating and visiting. lations to his mommy Everyone enjoyed the and daddy, Krista and casual atmosphere and Jonathan Lawson, and fresh air. grandparents Janet and During the after- John Lundgren, all noon, many members Lodge 786 members. We and friends browsed are fortunate to have this through our books on Photos submitted by Sis. Carmella Smidl (8). young family live close Slovenia: some nov- A Perfect Pizza Outing for Everyone so that we can keep track els, some textbooks, The adult members of Lodge 8 decided to include the children of the little guy as he con- and many travel- and in their final outing of the year. The Nov. 13, 2011, outing took tinues to grow. We also culture-type volumes. Lodge 8 adults and children to Papa Passerio’s Pizzeria. have another new mem- There were also books Everyone had an enjoyable time eating pizza and playing in the ber in the works, so this available for the taking big game room. Each child received 20 tokens for the games. year is starting out well! that had been donated Of course, the adults were right behind them, waiting to take Our social really by Mark Ryavec, and a their turn. The outing was a big success and we plan to make it an annual event. k icked-off as folks few came from Doro- started arriving from thy Jerneycic and Lina everywhere, nibbling on Kerwick. We had some appetizers, and sampling Maxim Gaspari artwork wines and our home- on display, making this mAry LOu JENsEN (723) and ANA LOrENZO bErNhArDt (786) brewed beer. Of course, a special cultural event, enjoyed sampling a selection of Slovenian wines. we had a lot of water and and perhaps educational juice available as well. as well. After a champagne toast It’s heartwarming to to our friends in Slovenia have such a wonderful in honor of “Prešeren group of members who Day,” we went into the participate and con- living room to take care tribute so much to our of business. gatherings; whether it’s The real wine tasting a meeting or a special started after the meeting. event, it’s always friendly We sampled the seven and fun. Thanks to all! Slovenian wines that Our next meeting were provided, along will be held at the home with a typical, but sim- of Norbert and Ana ple, old-country menu of Bernhardt in Santa Ana klobase, potatoes, sauer- Sunday, March 4, begin- kraut, salad and flancate ning at 1 p.m. Please call for dessert. Thanks to for directions if needed. those who brought ap- Ana is planning a Cuban petizers and desserts to menu. Mark your cal- add to our table. endar for this meeting, It was great having as well as the Temecula Don Milek, Norbert Wine Tasting on June CD — New Release — CD Bernhardt, Bob Patocka 17. Early reservations and Arnie Koci play will be needed for the DOrOthy JErNEyCIC, rOsEmAry mLAKAr and FRANCES The Johnnie Zibert Band music for us throughout wine event. AmbrOZICh browsed the book collection. Johnnie & Johnnie “Passin’ It On” Slovene Polkas — Kansas-Style Slovenian music documentary draws a crowd by JOE VALENCIC Lodge 5 $15 each, plus $2 shipping CLEVELAND — More than 300 music- lovers attended a special Jan. 15 screening Mail Orders To: of Polka! The Movie, a documentary J. Zibert • 284 N. 200th St. • Arma, KS 66712 about Slovenian music in America, at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum hosted the screening with a polka jam session featuring musicians Linda Hochevar, Frank Moravcik, Fred Ziwich and Mark Habat. Hall of Fame trustee Joe Valencic (5), who wrote and narrated the film, shared behind-the-scenes stories on the mak- ing of Polka! The Movie. The film was well-received by the audience. Patrons clapped in time with America’s Polka Among the more than 300 music lovers who attended the screening of Polka! King, the late Frank Yankovic, and sang The Movie were performers [from left] OLgA pEtEK, CECILIA DOLgAN, FRED “Just Because” as the final credits rolled. ZIwICh, mArK hAbAt, JAN hOrvAth, and the film’s writer and narrator, JOE Among the viewers were Buddy Griebel, vALENCIC. a member of Yankovic’s Hollywood show Polka! The Movie was directed by and Minnesota. For more information band; Tom Klein, who was interviewed Dusan Moravec for TV Slovenia. The on the film, check the Polka! The Movie in the film about his in-law, accordionist- showing was part of a Cleveland Museum Facebook page, or contact the National boxer Eddie Simms; and relatives of the of Art series of films featuring American Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and late Mitzi Jerman, whose century-old styles of music. Polka! The Movie is be- Museum at (216) 261-FAME or www. tavern was featured. ing scheduled for screenings in Florida polkafame.com. 8 PROSVETA February 22, 2012 www.snpj.org • email@example.com sNpJ fraternal sympathies Bro. JosePh P. KNautz iii County Fair for 41 consecutive SiS. oLga Martincic boy, 92, of Washington, Pa. Canonsburg, graduating from Laura, Leanne and Leslie Bre- • Lodge 5 • years. He was well-known for • Lodge 138 • Bro. Podboy was born Dec. Canon-McMillan High School hm; one great-granddaughter, taking “Pony” to the fair and 14, 1919, a son of the late Mi- in 1966. He was also a gradu- Emily Joan Brehm; and two CLEVELAND — With sad- his expertise in yodeling, both STRABANE, Pa. — The chael and Rose (Barbic) Pod- ate of Ohio State University, brothers, Nicholas Machara ness, the members of Lodge 5 of which he shared at the fair members of Lodge 138 sadly boy. Russell graduated from where he received a bachelor’s of Norfolk, Va., and Richard report the Nov. 24, 2011, pass- and with family and friends. report the Jan. 2, 2012, passing Trinity High School in 1937. degree in political science, then Machara of Deltona, Fla. ing of Bro. Joseph P. Knautz On July 29, 1961, he mar- of Sis. Olga Martincic, 87, of He served in the U.S. Army received his master’s degree She was preceded in death by III, 72, at UH Geauga Medical ried Josephine E. Knautz, who Meadowlands, Pa., in Wash- as a staff sergeant and was from Widener University in a sister, Elizabeth Lahosky, and Center, Claridon Twp., Ohio. preceded him in death on June ington Hospital. employed at a Ford dealership health care administration. a brother, Andrew Machara. Born Dec. 14, 1939, in 4, 2010. Olga was born June 15, for 25 years, as well as other David joined the National A memorial Mass for Sis. Cleveland, Bro. Knautz was Survivors include his chil- 1924, in Meadowlands, a dealerships, as a parts manager Guard and served for more than Brehm was celebrated Jan. the son of the late Joseph P. dren, Joseph P. (Kim) Knautz daughter of Andrew and Anna until his retirement in 1978. He 10 years. He retired from St. 12 in St. Nicholas Catholic and Sophia (Magdalence) IV and Rebekah Knautz, (Yanaowski) Piechnik. She enjoyed playing the button box Mary’s of Erie as a health care Church, Zanesville, Ohio. In- Knautz II. both of Newbury; and five worked at Washington Country and listening to polka music. provider. He was a member of terment followed in Mt. Olive Joseph had been a resident grandchil dren, Joseph V, Club and in the Chartiers- In addition to 74 years of Lodge 138 and KSKJ Lodge Cemetery, Zanesville. of Newbury, Ohio, since 1974. Jessica, Shelby, Hayley and Houston High School cafeteria. SNPJ membership, Bro. Pod- 153, both of Strabane. He On behalf of the members He was a member of the Church Conner. She loved her grandchildren, boy was also a life member of enjoyed watching Ohio State of Lodge 138 and the Slovene of St. Helen in Newbury, a Funeral services were cele- and enjoyed cooking and American Legion Edwin Scott University athletic events. National Benefit Society, we volunteer fireman with the brated Nov. 30, 2011, with Dea- baking. Linton Post 175 and Moose Surviving are a brother, extend our sympathies to Sis. Burton Fire Department and con Will Payne officiating. Jo- In addition to 43 years of Lodge 22. He was also a past Donald (Vianna Bandi) Progar Brehm’s family, relatives and a member of the Ohio Wagon seph was laid to rest beside his SNPJ membership, Sis. Mar- member of the Antique Auto of Strabane; a niece, Selina friends on their loss. Train Association. loving wife Josephine at Munn tincic was also a member of Club of America and enjoyed Progar, who served as Miss Bro. Knautz was employed Cemetery in Newbury Twp. Holy Trinity National Catholic restoring antique cars. SNPJ 2011; and a nephew, as an electrician at National On behalf of the members Church in Washington, Pa. His first wife, Ann (Kapsi) Christopher Progar. sis. Julia Bailey Acme in Cleveland, following of Lodge 5 and the Slovene On June 29, 1947, she Podboy, preceded him in death A blessing service for Bro. • Lodge 2 • which he worked at Chardon National Benefit Society, we married Frank Martincic; he on May 3, 1980. Progar was celebrated Jan. 9 Rubber, retiring in 2005. offer our condolences to Bro. preceded her in death on April Survivors include his wife, in Salandra Funeral Service LA SALLE, Ill. — The mem- Joseph exhibited his don- Knautz’s family, relatives and 16, 1991. Nancy (Fish) Podboy; two sons, Inc., Canonsburg. Inter ment bers of Lodge 2 sadly announce keys at the Great Geauga friends on their loss. Olga is survived by a daugh- David (Barbara) Podboy and followed in St. Patrick’s Cem- the Jan. 8, 2012, passing of Sis. ter, Janice Martincic of Mead- James (Donna) Podboy, both of etery, Canonsburg. Julia Bailey, 100, in Heritage owlands; two sons, Frank Washington; two stepsons, Al- On behalf of the members Manor, La Salle, where she (Wanda) Martincic of Mead- len (Cindy) Fish of Washington of Lodge 138 and the Slovene lived the past three years. sNpJ Crossword owlands and Wesley Mar- tincic of Canonsburg; three and Bill (Christi) Fish of Paris, Ky.; four grandchildren, David National Benefit Society, we offer our sympathies to Bro. Sis. Bailey was born May 21, 1911, in DePue to Anton and SUPER BOWL (#0312) solution grandchildren, Frank (Crystal) Lee and Kristin Podboy, and Progar’s family, relatives and Frances (Bergant) Siska. She Martincic, Ashley Martincic Thomas and Charles Podboy; friends on their loss. married Lawrence Bailey Aug. and Wesley Martincic; a step- a great-grandson, Conor Mi- 28, 1937, at St. Mary of the Lake grandson, Robert (Lita) Fetty; chael Podboy; and four step- Catholic Church, Chicago. a great-granddaughter; two grandchildren, Julie, Michael, SiS. LouiSe a. BrehM Sis. Bailey worked for W.W. step-great-grandchildren; and Nathan and Janelle Fish. • Lodge 138 • Grainger Co., Chicago, as a several nieces and nephews. Services for Bro. Podboy supervisor of the invoice audit In addition to her parents were celebrated Jan. 6 in Piatt STRABANE, Pa. — With department until retiring. She and husband, she was pre- and Barnhill Funeral Home, sadness, the members of Lodge was a member of St. Mary’s ceded in death by four broth- Washington, officiated by the 138 announce the Jan. 8, 2012, Catholic Church, DePue, and ers, Alexander Piechnik, John Rev. Kenneth Schott. Private passing of Sis. Louise A. the DePue Booster Club. She Piechnik, Theodore Piechnik interment followed. Brehm, 87, in Riverside Meth- was also a member of SNPJ and Ferdynand Piechnik. On behalf of the members odist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. since 1927, having outlived her Services for Sis. Martincic of Lodge 138 and the Slovene Louise was born Jan. 21, life insurance policy in 2008. were celebrated Jan. 5 in Holy National Benefit Society, we 1924, in Washington, Pa., Surviving are one son, Rich- Trinity National Catholic extend our sympathies to Bro. the youngest of five children ard (Linda) Bailey of Spring Church, Washington; inter- Podboy’s family, relatives and born to Gaspar and Katerina Valley, Calif.; one brother, ment followed in Holy Trinity friends on their loss. Machara. She was a 1942 William Siska of Bethlehem, Cemetery. graduate of Washington High Pa.; nieces and nephews; two On behalf of the members School. She married Robert L. grandsons; and one great- of Lodge 138 and the Slovene Bro. david J. Progar “Bob” Brehm in 1950. grandson. She was preceded in National Benefit Society, we • Lodge 138 • Sis. Brehm was a 70-year death by her husband in 1976 extend our sympathies to Sis. SNPJ member, originally and two brothers, Anton and Martincic’s family, relatives STRABANE, Pa. — The joining the Society in January Frank Siska. and friends on their loss. members of Lodge 138 sadly 1942 as a member of the former Services were celebrated announce the Jan. 5, 2012, Lodge 521 in Washington. Jan. 10 in St. Mary’s Cemetery, In memory of my passing of Bro. David J. Progar, Survivors include two sons, DePue. Rev. Kevin Creegan of- Bro. russell d. PodBoy 63, of Canonsburg, Pa., in his Robert N. (Toni Denton) ficiated, and burial followed. friend Karen Russ on • Lodge 138 • home. Brehm of Columbus and John On behalf of the members her birthday, Feb. 24 STRABANE, Pa. — With Bro. Progar was born Oct. 13, 1948, in Canonsburg, a son F. (Sharon Fansler) Brehm of Powell, Ohio; three grandsons, of Lodge 2 and the Slovene National Benefit Society, we sadness, the members of Lodge of the late John S. and Mary Pa- Michael (Andrea DeJohn), extend sincere condolences to I love you and miss 138 report the Jan. 4, 2012, tricia Sweton (Cveton) Progar. Joseph and Nicholas Brehm; Sis. Bailey’s family, relatives you so very much... passing of Bro. Russell D. Pod- He lived most of his life in four granddaughters, Lindsay, and friends on their loss. Amy Mavrich Lodge 138 Slovenian passports, ID cards may expire in 2012 In Loving Memory of Frances Hren WASHINGTON, D.C. — A large number for a new document at least one month a new passport, not for renewals, through Feb. 24, 1903 — Feb. 19, 2006 of passports and identity cards are expect- before the expiration of the old document. diplomatic-consular representations of the ed to expire in 2012, which may result in Certain countries require a passport Republic of Slovenia abroad. a longer waiting period for obtaining new that has been valid for at least six months Instructions on how to obtain a new It has been six years since documents. Citizens of the Republic of Slo- when entering their territory. Citizens are passport through the Embassy of the you left us and went into venia are encouraged to check the validity advised to find out the specific conditions Republic of Slovenia in Washington are God’s embrace. As each day of their documents and submit applications of entry, especially to countries with a visa available at the following web address, passes, we think about you for new documents in a timely manner. program, in advance of traveling. http://washington.embassy.si/index. more than words can express. Citizens are also encouraged to apply Slovenian citizens may apply only for php?id=421&L=1. We love you & miss you, Mom. Sadly missed by daughter Frances and son-in-law Byron Peterson; grandchildren Starla, Ki, Lori and Chuck; and great-granddaughters Riley and Kelsey. PROSVETA 2012 Publication Dates JANuAry 2012 mAy 2012 sEptEmbEr 2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 1 DEAtHS REPORtED 8 15 9 16 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 6 13 7 14 8 9 10 15 16 17 11 12 18 19 2 9 10 3 4 11 5 12 6 13 7 8 14 15 For the weeks of Jan. 16-31, 2012 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DAtE OF 29 30 31 27 28 29 30 31 23 /30 24 25 26 27 28 29 LODgE NAmE DEAth CItY/StAtE 34 Judith L. Velikan 01-10-10 Indianapolis, Ind. 53 James J. Sadar 12-07-11 Highland Heights, Ohio FEBRUARY 2012 JuNE 2012 OCtOBER 2012 53 Ann Tomsick 01-10-12 Vero Beach, Fla. 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 87 Frank Skrjanc 10-14-11 West Newton, Pa. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 107 Alma R. Chaperlo 12-05-11 Florissant, Mo. 138 Loretta J. Barbish 12-30-11 Canonsburg, Pa. 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 138 Russell D. Podboy 01-04-12 Washington, Pa. 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 138 David J. Progar 01-05-12 Erie, Pa. 26 27 28 29 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 28 29 30 31 142 Olga E. Pozar 12-28-11 Concord, Ohio 158 William E. Frank 05-30-11 Euclid, Ohio 174 Frances E. Zakraysek 01-15-12 Windber, Pa. mArCh 2012 JuLy 2012 NOvEmbEr 2012 223 Jonathan P. Sever 10-13-11 Greensburg, Pa. 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 225 William G. Kovacic 11-29-11 Arma, Kan. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 225 Rose Goyette 12-18-11 Franklin, Kan. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 245 Ronald G. Graziotto 12-13-11 Lawrence, Pa. 257 Nellie M. Palinic 12-23-11 Parma, Ohio 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 257 William G. Picha 09-08-11 North Ridgeville, Ohio 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 29 30 31 25 26 27 28 29 30 268 Anne Maras 05-12-11 Edmonds, Wash. 292 John F. Carter 01-12-12 Avella, Pa. AprIL 2012 August 2012 DECEmbEr 2012 559 Eugene J. Satkovich 12-18-11 Oak Lawn, Ill. 577 Wilfred V. Kesner 10-04-10 Orcutt, Calif. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 1 584 Goldie Hornes 11-15-11 Sheboygan, Wis. 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 603 Catherine M. Buck 01-02-12 Pensacola, Fla. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 604 Frederick G. Bashel 11-05-11 Willoughby Hills, Ohio 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 665 Donald H. Hardy 01-13-12 Pittsburgh, Pa. 23 715 Anna Barber 01-14-12 Jeannette, Pa. 29 30 26 27 28 29 30 31 /30 24/31 25 26 27 28 29 721 Claudia J. Ohler 12-02-11 Aliquippa, Pa. Publication dates are highlighted in black boxes; deadline dates are circled. The deadline for submissions is noon 786 Rose V. Quatrone 12-21-11 Long Beach, Calif. on the Monday a week prior to the issue date, unless otherwise noted above or on the front page. Submissions KArEN A. pINtAr may be mailed to PROSVETA at 247 West Allegheny Road, Imperial, PA 15126; faxed to (724) 695-1555; e-mailed National Secretary to firstname.lastname@example.org; or submitted via the Publications section of the SNPJ web site, www.snpj.org.
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