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Here’s what has gone on and what is going on with CGSI.
Tom Rice presented; Becoming an American: Naturalization – the process,the law and the records.
Thursday evening, December 10, 2009 marked the official opening ceremony and reception for Donald Pafko as newly appointed Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic in Minnesota.
CGSI held its 12th Czechoslovak Genealogical/Cultural Conference in Cleveland, Ohio October 14-17, 2009.
Parade of Kroje at the 2009 CGSI Conference in Cleveland, OH.
The CGSI traveling library traveled to Hutchinson, MN May 30, 2009.
A CGSI Quarterly meeting was held April 25, 2009 in the MGS Conference Room in South St. Paul, MN. The theme of the meeting was “Slovaks Here and There”. The program featured Slovaks old and young, of many times and places.
The presentation at the CGSI Quarterly Meeting, March 28, 2009 was “Passage to America: How did they do it?”
Dave Pavelka announced the next CGSI translation project at the Annual Meeting October 18, 2008.
Tom Kajer presented What Made New Prague “new Prague”. The Bohemians had traveled as far west as Dubuque, Iowa in the early 1850s. The Bohemians could either move into Iowa or north to St. Paul.
Pictures taken of the CGSI Traveling Library October 18, 2008.
The pictures were taken prior to the 2008 Annual Meeting in New Prague, MN.