The board of the Lake Michigan Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society recently elected two new officers and board members. Former chapter secretary Charlotte Pribish Conjelko of Hobart, Indiana has succeeded the late Tim Cuprisin as president. Tim’s brother Ken of Lynwood, Illinois is the new secretary. Chicago residents Brendan Barry and Karin Sandman were elected to the board.
Other board members are Fr. John Lucas of Chicago, treasurer; Michael Baron, Joliet, Illinois; Fr. William Conjelko, Hobart; Richard Garbera-Trojanowski, Round Lake, Illinois; Arlene Dremak Gardiner, Racine, Wisconsin; Tom Sedor, Orland Park, Illinois; John Sutko, Burbank, Illinois; and Lisa Terlecki, Berwyn, Illinois.
On Saturday, March 24 the chapter will host a pysanky-making workshop at Descent of the Holy Spirit Orthodox Church in Schererville, Indiana. Details will be posted on this blog shortly. A Rusyn genealogy workshop will be offered in late summer.