General Imrich Gablech passed away on December 16, 2016 at the age of 101. Gablech joined the RAF in 1941 and flew with the 312th Czechoslovak Squadron. Like many Czechoslovak pilots who flew with the RAF, he was persecuted by the communist regime and forced into manual labor after he returned home after the war. […]
Please join us on Sunday, December 4th, to celebrate the tradition of Svätý Mikuláš at the Slovak Embassy from 2:00-5:00 pm. We will have a delicious Slovak buffet dinner prepared by the Slovak Embassy Chef, live music by Orchester Praževica, a silent auction for City University, and of course a visit from Svätý Mikuláš. In 2016, […]
On September 6, the SASW held its third annual Café Night fundraiser at Bistro Bohem for our City University scholarship fund. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright stopped in to enjoy the festivities.
The SASW board decided it was time to update our website to increase our visibility and improve the experience of the visitor to our page. The redesigned website offers new features such as: A calendar of SASW and broader community events. A means to apply for and renew memberships and to make donations to the […]
Mildred “Millie” Verkin-Evans, passed away at Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia, on July 28, 2013, at the age of 90. She was born in Clay Center, Ohio, and traveled the world for many years living in Turkey, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Taiwan before settling in Fairfax, Virginia. Millie has joined her parents, Mary P. (Svetlak) and […]