hicago Czech Center sponsored and supported the September 28th event during which the NYC’s Mayor De Blasio declared this day to be the Vaclav Havel Day.
September 28th, 2016 – CCC directors were proud to support this wonderful event, and a day, which will be celebrated annually in NYC.
Event included a presentation of Petr Sis tapestry; a word from Speaker of the House, Jan Hamacek, Lady Mayor of Prague, Adriana Krnacova, Karel Janecek, and many others. Performances included Jaroslav Hutka.
U.S. Congressional Delegation to the CR with Rep. Jan Schakowsky
September 16th to 20th, 2016 – Chicago Czech Center along with American Friends of the Czech Republic co-sponsored the delegation to meet civic leaders and Czech government officials in order to strengthen the ties between the United States and the Czech Republic.
Sistercity Studio and Fashion Show
June 17th, 2016 – CCC proudly supported the Sistercity Studio and FASHION SHOW on June 17th at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel – Czech designers displayed their talent.
CCC’s Executive Director, Jean Hruby, traveled to Prague
June 14th to 23rd, 2016 – Jean Hruby’s Prague meeting with Jan Stary, the Head of Hematology and Oncology of Motol. Also, Jean met with the creators of the world’s newest comprehensive book of human anatomy with complete English and Latin terminology. Memorix Anatomy is a perfect example of a student-friendly textbook with a modern design and didactic approach. Written by medical students, anatomists and medical doctors, this textbook summarizes important information from general, special and topographic anatomy.
CCC Meet Up
Annual Children’s Day
105th BLA Installation of Officers Dinner
May 26th, 2016 – Chicago Czech Center supported Bohemian Lawyer’s Association and the 105th Installation of Officers and Board of Manager’s event. The Black Tie dinner included Liberty Award ceremony during which Frank Sallabus was honored.
A Conversation with Hillary R Clinton
May 19th, 2016 – Chicago Czech Center supported event in Park Ridge, IL, where George Drost hosted a luncheon with H.R. Clinton in Pick Restaurant followed by conversation with Mrs. Clinton in a local movie theatre.
Facets Cinematique Movie screening and a discussion
May 3rd, 2016 – Chicago Czech Center hosted a viewing of VINYL GENERATION, Generation X in Czech Alternative Culture, movie about 1980s Czechoslovakia and an emerging generation that took inspiration from alternative culture to create their own worldview, politics and eventually, a revolution. 25 years later, this unique generational perspective is explored for the first time.
April 8th, 2016 – Chicago Czech Center hosted a beer tasting at Cafe Prague. The group of 60 guests met representatives from Pilsner Urquell and Czechvar for a lively discussion about the production and uniqueness of Czech beer. Goulash and Chlebicky were served for dinner, and gusts received prizes ranging from beer mugs, books to Florida vacation. The evening was filled with a great discussion in a good company.