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“Who are the Rusyn?” A Talk by Carpatho-Rusyn Society President John Righetti, June 12

John Righetti, national president of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society will speak at the next meeting of the Lake Michigan Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 12, at St. Peter & St. Paul Orthodox Church, at the northwest corner of County Line Road and Carriage Way, in Burr Ridge, Illinois.

Righetti’s informative and entertaining presentation “Who Are the Rusyns?” describes our people in an easy-to-understand way. John is a valuable resource for any questions you may have on Carpatho-Rusyn culture and customs.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to defray costs.

How to get to Sts. Peter & Paul from the North: Take I-294 south to I-55 (Stevenson Expressway) south and exit at County Line Rd north (exit 276B). Turn left at the first traffic light (Carriage Way).

From the South: Take I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) north to I-55 towards. Merge on I-55 south. Exit at County Line Rd north (exit 276B). Turn left at the first traffic light (Carriage Way).

From the West: Take I-55 east and exit at County Line Rd north (exit 276B). Turn left at the first traffic light (Carriage Way).

From the East / Northeast (Chicago): Take 90/94 (Kennedy / Dan Ryan Expressway) south to I-55 south and exit at County Line Rd north (exit 276B). Turn left at the first traffic light (Carriage Way).

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Summer School in Rusyn Language and Culture in Preov, Slovakia, Deadline: March 1

The Institute for Rusyn Language and Culture at Preov University is inaugurating the first international Summer School in Rusyn Language and Culture to take place in Preov, Slovakia, between June 14 and July 4, 2010. The goal of Studium Carpato-Ruthenorum is to help students, scholars, and others interested in Rusyn studies attain proficiency or to improve their existing ability to communicate in the Rusyn language and to broaden their knowledge of Carpatho-Rusyn history and culture. Detailed information and an application form can be found at the official site of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society, C-RS.org.

The deadline for complete applications is March 1, 2010.

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