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Here’s what has gone on and what is going on with CGSI.
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.
CGSI held its September 2008 Quarterly Meeting in Cadott, WI
The Czernin Palace Award was presented to Margie Sobotka in Memorial Park in Clarkson, Nebraska on June 20, 2008.
The National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, IA sustained very significant damage due to terrible flooding in June 2008.
The 2008 CGSI 20th Anniversary held in in the C.S.P.S. in St. Paul, MN on April 26, 2008.