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  • Lubos Brieda
    There is also a mountain hut named after him (commonly called Stefanicka) located some 30 minutes from Dumbier, the tallest peak in the Low Tatras. I spent a
    Message 1 of 10 , Aug 23, 2011
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      There is also a mountain hut named after him (commonly called Stefanicka) located some 30 minutes from Dumbier, the tallest peak in the Low Tatras. I spent a night there last week. The hut has a fully functioning restaurant, and a terrace overlooking the deep green valleys. 
       
      -- Lubos Brieda --

      Scientific computing: www.particleincell.com
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      From: Tonya Harmon <tharmon63@...>
      To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2011 11:23 PM
      Subject: [Slovak-World] Searching for Stefanik

      I wonder how many Slovaks in North America know who Stefanik is and how
      important he was to Slovaks worldwide. I certainly didn't until recently.

      http://paulinescookbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/searching-for-stefanik/

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      Tonya Harmon


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    • Helen Fedor
      It sounds wonderful. Hey Lubos, you missed our earthquake! It was a 5.8, but there doesn t seem to be much damage, thank goodness. Jim, how was it where you
      Message 2 of 10 , Aug 23, 2011
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        It sounds wonderful.

        Hey Lubos, you missed our earthquake! It was a 5.8, but there doesn't seem to be much damage, thank goodness.

        Jim, how was it where you live?

        H

        To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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        Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:36:41 -0700
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        There is also a mountain hut named after him (commonly called Stefanicka) located some 30 minutes from Dumbier, the tallest peak in the Low Tatras. I spent a night there last week. The hut has a fully functioning restaurant, and a terrace overlooking the deep green valleys.



        -- Lubos Brieda --



        Scientific computing: www.particleincell.com

        Slovak recipes: www.slovakcooking.com



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        From: Tonya Harmon <tharmon63@...>

        To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com

        Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2011 11:23 PM

        Subject: [Slovak-World] Searching for Stefanik



        I wonder how many Slovaks in North America know who Stefanik is and how

        important he was to Slovaks worldwide. I certainly didn't until recently.



        http://paulinescookbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/searching-for-stefanik/



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        Tonya Harmon



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      • Andy Verostko
        ... Re Earthquake...
        Message 3 of 10 , Aug 23, 2011
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          On 8/23/2011 6:49 PM, Helen Fedor wrote:
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          > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Searching for Stefanik
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          > It was a pretty good shake in Richmond.. Made a lot of noise....
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          > -- Lubos Brieda --
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          > Scientific computing: www.particleincell.com
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          > Slovak recipes: www.slovakcooking.com
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          > From: Tonya Harmon<tharmon63@...>
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          > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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        • Eve Smith
          That link was quite interesting, thanks for sharing it. Amazing what some people accomplish in a short life. I was awestruck when I learned Chopin also died
          Message 4 of 10 , Aug 23, 2011
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            That link was quite interesting, thanks for sharing it. Amazing what some people accomplish in a short life. I was awestruck when I learned Chopin also died at age 39; he is my favorite composer.

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          • mjkopanic
            BJ, I found this in a search, and am doing some research on Chicago Slovaks. Are there any other stories you could share about your experiences growing up in
            Message 5 of 10 , Aug 2, 2013
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              BJ,

              I found this in a search, and am doing some research on Chicago Slovaks. Are there any other stories you could share about your experiences growing up in the Chicago Slovak community?

              Thanks,

              Mike Kopanic

              --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, BJLK@... wrote:
              >
              > Thank you so much for sharing this link. It brings back so many happy
              > memories. Chicago Slovaks of my generation were very much aware of General
              > Milan Stefanik.
              >
              > When I was a child growing up in Chicago, my Slovak Sokol lodge's gymnasium
              > was housed in a beautiful building called Stefanikova Dvorana, which was
              > dedicated to the memory of this important Slovak hero. The building was
              > also one of the important Slovak cultural centers of its time where we saw
              > many divadlo performances on its fully equipped theater stage, choral and
              > orchestral concerts, Sokol verejnie, and many other important Slovak events of
              > that time. In addition to its auditorium, the building housed meeting
              > rooms, two professional kitchens, and two bars, which made it an attractive
              > place for weddings, banquets, dance parties, or other important anniversaries
              > and celebrations. (The auditorium stage was large enough to accommodate a
              > fairly large orchestra.)
              >
              > Unfortunately, the building was used for fewer and fewer occasions as
              > social customs changed and Slovaks began dispersing among the newly sprawling
              > Chicago suburbs. It fell into disrepair and stood abandoned for several
              > years. During this sad time, it became a sanctuary for homeless squatters who
              > finally destroyed it completely by setting fires to keep warm. One of
              > these fires damaged the structure so badly that it was razed--only a vacant lot
              > now remains.
              >
              > Like another well-known Slovak meeting place about a mile away, Pilsen
              > Park, the Stefanikova Dvorana is now just another beloved piece of
              > local-Chicago Slovak history.
              >
              > Moje spomienky na detstvo . . .
              >
              > B. J.
              >
              > _____________________________
              > B. J. Licko-Keel (_BJLK@..._ (http://BJLK@.../) )
              >
              >
              > In a message dated 8/21/2011 10:23:03 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
              > tharmon63@... writes:
              >
              > I wonder how many Slovaks in North America know who Stefanik is and how
              > important he was to Slovaks worldwide. I certainly didn't until recently.
              >
              > http://paulinescookbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/searching-for-stefanik/
              >
              > --
              > Tonya Harmon
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            • bjlkltd
              Hi, Mike! I m an old lady now and probably have lots of stories. Is there anything in particular that you are looking for? What kind of research are you doing?
              Message 6 of 10 , Aug 2, 2013
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                Hi, Mike!

                I'm an old lady now and probably have lots of stories. Is there anything in
                particular that you are looking for? What kind of research are you doing?

                B. J.

                _________________________
                B. J. Licko-Keel (BJLK@...)


                In a message dated 8/2/2013 1:42:09 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
                mjkopanic@... writes:

                BJ,

                I found this in a search, and am doing some research on Chicago Slovaks.
                Are there any other stories you could share about your experiences growing
                up in the Chicago Slovak community?

                Thanks,

                Mike Kopanic

                --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, BJLK@... wrote:
                >
                > Thank you so much for sharing this link. It brings back so many happy
                > memories. Chicago Slovaks of my generation were very much aware of
                General
                > Milan Stefanik.
                >
                > When I was a child growing up in Chicago, my Slovak Sokol lodge's
                gymnasium
                > was housed in a beautiful building called Stefanikova Dvorana, which
                was
                > dedicated to the memory of this important Slovak hero. The building was

                > also one of the important Slovak cultural centers of its time where we
                saw
                > many divadlo performances on its fully equipped theater stage, choral
                and
                > orchestral concerts, Sokol verejnie, and many other important Slovak
                events of
                > that time. In addition to its auditorium, the building housed meeting
                > rooms, two professional kitchens, and two bars, which made it an
                attractive
                > place for weddings, banquets, dance parties, or other important
                anniversaries
                > and celebrations. (The auditorium stage was large enough to
                accommodate a
                > fairly large orchestra.)
                >
                > Unfortunately, the building was used for fewer and fewer occasions as
                > social customs changed and Slovaks began dispersing among the newly
                sprawling
                > Chicago suburbs. It fell into disrepair and stood abandoned for several

                > years. During this sad time, it became a sanctuary for homeless
                squatters who
                > finally destroyed it completely by setting fires to keep warm. One of
                > these fires damaged the structure so badly that it was razed--only a
                vacant lot
                > now remains.
                >
                > Like another well-known Slovak meeting place about a mile away, Pilsen
                > Park, the Stefanikova Dvorana is now just another beloved piece of
                > local-Chicago Slovak history.
                >
                > Moje spomienky na detstvo . . .
                >
                > B. J.
                >
                > _____________________________
                > B. J. Licko-Keel (_BJLK@..._ (http://BJLK@.../) )
                >
                >
                > In a message dated 8/21/2011 10:23:03 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
                > tharmon63@... writes:
                >
                > I wonder how many Slovaks in North America know who Stefanik is and how
                > important he was to Slovaks worldwide. I certainly didn't until
                recently.
                >
                > http://paulinescookbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/searching-for-stefanik/
                >
                > --
                > Tonya Harmon
                >
                >
                >
                >
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              • James Dubelko
                For a story out of Cleveland that gives a whole new meaning to the words Searching for Stefanik, see the Cleveland Historical story about the Milan R.
                Message 7 of 10 , Aug 2, 2013
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                  For a story out of Cleveland that gives a whole new meaning to the words
                  "Searching for Stefanik," see the Cleveland Historical story about the
                  Milan R. Stefanik statue in Cleveland (which I wrote) at:

                  http://bit.ly/138Bxb5

                  Jim Dubelko


                  On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 2:42 PM, mjkopanic <mjkopanic@...> wrote:

                  > **
                  >
                  >
                  > BJ,
                  >
                  > I found this in a search, and am doing some research on Chicago Slovaks.
                  > Are there any other stories you could share about your experiences growing
                  > up in the Chicago Slovak community?
                  >
                  > Thanks,
                  >
                  > Mike Kopanic
                  >
                  > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, BJLK@... wrote:
                  > >
                  > > Thank you so much for sharing this link. It brings back so many happy
                  > > memories. Chicago Slovaks of my generation were very much aware of
                  > General
                  > > Milan Stefanik.
                  > >
                  > > When I was a child growing up in Chicago, my Slovak Sokol lodge's
                  > gymnasium
                  > > was housed in a beautiful building called Stefanikova Dvorana, which was
                  > > dedicated to the memory of this important Slovak hero. The building was
                  > > also one of the important Slovak cultural centers of its time where we
                  > saw
                  > > many divadlo performances on its fully equipped theater stage, choral
                  > and
                  > > orchestral concerts, Sokol verejnie, and many other important Slovak
                  > events of
                  > > that time. In addition to its auditorium, the building housed meeting
                  > > rooms, two professional kitchens, and two bars, which made it an
                  > attractive
                  > > place for weddings, banquets, dance parties, or other important
                  > anniversaries
                  > > and celebrations. (The auditorium stage was large enough to accommodate
                  > a
                  > > fairly large orchestra.)
                  > >
                  > > Unfortunately, the building was used for fewer and fewer occasions as
                  > > social customs changed and Slovaks began dispersing among the newly
                  > sprawling
                  > > Chicago suburbs. It fell into disrepair and stood abandoned for several
                  > > years. During this sad time, it became a sanctuary for homeless
                  > squatters who
                  > > finally destroyed it completely by setting fires to keep warm. One of
                  > > these fires damaged the structure so badly that it was razed--only a
                  > vacant lot
                  > > now remains.
                  > >
                  > > Like another well-known Slovak meeting place about a mile away, Pilsen
                  > > Park, the Stefanikova Dvorana is now just another beloved piece of
                  > > local-Chicago Slovak history.
                  > >
                  > > Moje spomienky na detstvo . . .
                  > >
                  > > B. J.
                  > >
                  > > _____________________________
                  > > B. J. Licko-Keel (_BJLK@..._ (http://BJLK@.../) )
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > In a message dated 8/21/2011 10:23:03 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
                  > > tharmon63@... writes:
                  > >
                  > > I wonder how many Slovaks in North America know who Stefanik is and how
                  > > important he was to Slovaks worldwide. I certainly didn't until recently.
                  > >
                  > > http://paulinescookbook.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/searching-for-stefanik/
                  > >
                  > > --
                  > > Tonya Harmon
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > >
                  >
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                  >



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