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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 […]

Honoring Amb. Bútora at Washington Golf & Country Club

FOS hosted a gala dinner for Martin and Zora Bútora on November 16, 2012 at the Washington Golf & Country Club following his presentation of the Annual Czech and Slovak Freedom Lecture at the Wilson Center in Washington. Among the 48 guests were Slovak Ambassador Peter Kmec, Czech Ambassador Petr Gandalovič, Martin Palous, former Permanent […]

Fourth Slovak-American Awards Dinner Held

On Friday, June 14, Friends of Slovakia (FOS) hosted the fourth Slovak-American Awards Dinner at the Washington Golf & Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. The event was a black-tie gala celebration of the 20th anniversary of Slovak independence and friendly ties with the United States. The dinner was attended by approximately 110 guests, who enjoyed […]

First Catholic Slovak Union Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary

The First Catholic Slovak Union (FCSU) celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a gala dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland on August 29, 2015. Several members of Friends of Slovakia played key roles in the celebration and/or participated in the festivities. The First Catholic Slovak Union (FCSU), also known as the ‘Jednota’ (Union) was […]