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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Czech history

The Wilson County News bring us:
Czechs work to preserve culture, history

Elaine Kolodziej  August 26, 2008

SAN ANTONIO — People of Czech heritage and their friends came together Aug. 15 in the St. Luke Catholic Church Family Parish Hall for the annual Czech Gala. The event was hosted by Hattie Poole and the San Antonio Chapter of the Czech Heritage Society.

Jean Blaha Davis, president of the Czech Heritage Society of Texas, was the guest speaker. Following in her father's footsteps, she now works diligently toward the goal of building a new cultural center in La Grange. Groundbreaking is set for 2009 with fund-raising efforts continuing. The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center is billed as the "flagship of Czech heritage, preservation, and promotion."  CZECH OUT MORE

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