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Slovak Ambassador to USA Ivan Korčok Receives Transatlantic Award

Ivan Korčok, the Slovak Ambassador to the USA, was awarded the Czech and Slovak Transatlantic Award at the NATO Days in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on September 16, 2018. Ian Brzezinski, son of US foreign policy legend Zbigniew Brzezinski, presented the award to Amb. Korčok in recognition of his many years of efforts in supporting transatlantic […]

17

Sep

2018


Jan Švejnar

06

Nov

2017


Lillian McEnany Elected To The FOS Board Of Directors

Friends of Slovakia is pleased to announce that Lillian McEnany has been elected to the FOS Board of Directors as Secretary. Ms. McEnany is a resident of Vienna, VA, and has been a member of Friends of Slovakia (FOS) and the Slovak-American Society of Washington (SASW) for a number of years.  She is eager to […]

24

Mar

2017


Dr. Eva Jenkins Elected To FOS Board Of Directors

Friends of Slovakia is thrilled to announce that Dr. Eva Jenkins has been elected to the FOS Board of Directors. Her unwavering dedication to fostering US-Slovak friendship makes her an outstanding addition to our esteemed leadership ranks. Dr. Eva Strelka Jenkins was born in Bratislava and left with her family shortly after the Soviet-led Warsaw […]

09

Nov

2016


A Multi-Generational Saga Of A Slovak Family

A Country Lost, Then Found by Rick Zednik is a touching account of his Slovak family, with a special focus on his father, Juraj “Jay” Zednik. Jay was lucky to be out of Czechoslovakia when the Warsaw Pact troops invaded in 1968. He sought asylum in West Germany and eventually settled in the US, where […]

01

Feb

2013


President Bush Highlights His Appreciation for Friends of Slovakia

On November 5, 2005, President Bush wrote a letter to Friends of Slovakia, expressing his appreciation for the friendship between Slovakia and the United States. The letter was sent on the occasion of the executive visit of President Ivan Gasparovič and Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, who were attending a Gala Dinner in Washington, DC. It […]

07

Nov

2005