The Board of Directors of the Canadian Slovak League (CSL) wishes to thank everyone who travelled from near and far to enjoytraditional Slovak food and a cultural program filled with music, songs and dances at the 77th Slovak Day on July 19, 2015 in Milton, Ontario. A heartfelt thank you is extended to CSL 1st District Assembly and the hard-working volunteers for making this annual event a huge success.
We were delighted to welcome three special guests to the Slovak Day festivities: H.E. Andrej Droba, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in Canada, The Hon. Lisa Rait, Minister of Transportation, and MP for Milton, and The Hon. Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification and MP for Calgary Centre-North. It is noteworthy that Minister Rempel is of Slovak origin and a member of CSL Branch 65 (Calgary).
Congratulations are extended to the 77th Slovak Day Queen (Kraska), Kiersten Atamanyk (CSL Branch 23 in Welland); Princess, Leah Zahorchak (CSL Branch 31 in St. Catharines ); and Prince, Matej Goc (CSL Branch 34 in Kitchener).
Please join us next year at the 78th Slovak Day!
Mary Ann (Hačková) Doucette
President, Canadian Slovak League
Photos: Helen von Friedl