Districts

  • District 1 | REVEREND MATTHEW JANKOLA: CT, MA
    • President - Michael Kuruc
    • Vice President - Kurt Solek
    • Recording Secretary - Jacqueline Zack
    • Financial Secretary - Jacqueline Zack
    • Treasurer - Deborah Nelson

  • District 2 | REVEREND JOHN J SPITKOVSKY DISTRICT: IL, IN, KY, WI
    • President - John Jurcenko
    • Vice President - Rudy Bernath
    • Recording Secretary - Robert Magruder
    • Financial Secretary - Patricia LaPorte
    • Treasurer - Patricia LaPorte

  • District 3 | GEORGE ONDA DISTRICT: PA
    • President - William Patty
    • Vice President - Darlene Patty
    • Recording Secretary - Linda Gonta
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Stephen J. Gonta

  • District 4 | MSGR. JOHN E. RURA DISTRICT: NJ
    • President - Sabina Sabados
    • Vice President - Emilia Filak
    • Recording Secretary - Mary Kapitan
    • Financial Secretary - Mary Kapitan
    • Treasurer - Stephen Minarovich

  • District 5 | MICHIGAN DISTRICT: MI
    • President - Robert Kristofik
    • Vice President - Rod Meloni
    • Recording Secretary - Dianna Rimarcik
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Joseph C Rimarcik, Jr

    District Announcements

    The Michigan District will hold its semi-annual meeting on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Deer Lake Inn located at 7504 Dixie Highway, Clarkston, MI 48346. (thats exit 93 on I-75, and just 1 mile west of I-75)

    Our meeting will begin at 12:45 pm. Lunch will be served at 1:00 pm. The business meeting will follow the lunch. On the Agenda will be Officer Reports and New Business which includes financial budget, ELECTION OF OFFFICERS for 2018 and the ELECTION OF THE DISTRICT CONVENTION DELEGATE in advance of the 2018 FCSU National Convention to be held in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Branch 633 is hosting this meeting. Please notify Dianna Rimarcik at (PHONE NUMBER) 248-714-9620 with the number of delegates attending from your branch no later than October 13th so the restaurant can be notified of the number of attendees expected. If you are unable to confirm prior to the event but wish to attend, a $20.00 fee will be collected at the restaurant. Those making advance reservations will not be charged.

    ****Please remember, a branch delegate must attend at least one District meeting in order to be eligible for compensation from the Home Office.

    Dianna Rimarcik, Secretary
    4945 Wavewood Dr.
    Commerce twp., MI 48382
    248-714-9620

  • District 6 | PITTSBURGH DISTRICT: PA
    • President - Dave Matta
    • Vice President - Karianne Barnes
    • Recording Secretary - Margaret Nasta
    • Financial Secretary - Patrick Sullivan
    • Treasurer - Patrick Sullivan

    District Announcements

    Branch 2 will host the next district meeting on Sunday, November 26 at 1 PM. The meeting will be held at the Holy Trinity Parish Hall on Grant Street Extension in West Mifflin. We will discuss social and business activities for 2018. Officers for 2018 will be elected. Matters concerning the upcoming national convention, including election of the district delegate, will also be on the agenda.

    As always, members are urged to check the Jednota for updates on FCSU business matters as well as contests and tournaments. The national convention is coming next year; be careful to fulfill all requirements for sending delegates.

    While we look forward to seeing everyone at the FCSU district meetings, remember there are many other local Slovak events that also merit your attention:

    **Western PA Slovak Dinner Dance – Sunday, October 8, Westwood Golf Club, West Mifflin PA.

    ** WPSCA monthly meetings are held on the 1st Monday of the month at 7 PM at the Mt Lebanon Public Library: November 6 – Slovak Immigrants to America, December 4 – Slovak Show-&-Tell. Become a member of the WPSCA to get the newsletter listing all of their events.

    ** Slovak Language Classes are held Tuesdays in spring and fall. Contact Bozena Hilko at bozi@comcast.net. Fall classes are directed toward intermediate and advanced students. Spring classes are for beginners. Children’s classes in the summer.

    ** Slovak Heritage Day at the Pitt Cathedral of Learning – Sunday, November 5 – noon to 5. Slovak entertainment, food and vendors.

    ** Don’t forget the Western Pennsylvania Slovak Radio Hour – 3-4 PM, Sunday’s – WPIT-AM 730. The program is also streamed live at www.wpitam.com

    ** You can follow the Pittsburgh Slovakians and the Western PA Slovak Cultural Association on Facebook. The National Czech & Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids also has a Facebook page. Check out your family’s hometown in Slovakia. Even small villages may have a Facebook page.

    ** Various Slovak programs and courses are available through the University of Pittsburgh Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. See www.slavic.pitt.edu

    ** If you’re interested in study abroad, Slovakia has a number of major universities, some of which have programs taught in English. Check out www.slovakia.com/study-in-slovakia/

    ** The National Slovak Society Museum in McMurray PA is available to visitors Monday-Thursday from 9-3. Contact Sue Ondrejco for information and reservations. See www.nsslife.org/Museum.

    ** The CzechoSlovak Genealogical Society International is holding its next meeting in October 18-21, 2017 in Pittsburgh. Your correspondent will be giving a presentation on Slovak Alias Names. Further information can be found at www.cgsi.org.

    ** FCSU insurance information and forms can be found at www.fcsu.com Many interesting Slovak-related links may be found at fcsu.com/resources

    If anyone knows of additional Slovak events in Western Pennsylvania that they wish to be included in our district notice, they should email information to the secretary.

    Fraternally,
    Margaret A. Nasta, District Secretary
    manasta@verizon.net

  • District 7 | REV. JOHN MARTVON DISTRICT: PA
    • President - Pete Gerko
    • Vice President - Theresa Cassat
    • Recording Secretary - Sharon Allison
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Stephen Gerko

    District Announcements

    All branches are invited to attend the district’s second annual meeting, hosted by Branch 372, on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 2:00 PM. It will be in the church hall of St. Michael Church, in Beaverdale, PA. Election of officers will be held at this time. There will be a luncheon served after the meeting. All district branches are welcome. It would be nice to see some new faces.

    Sharon Allison, Secretary

  • District 8 | REVEREND STEPHEN FURDEK DISTRICT: PA, NC
    • President - Katherine Nowatkowski
    • Vice President - Gregory Harakal
    • Recording Secretary - Monica Fabian
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Emery Roman

    District Announcements

    The Rev. Stephen Furdek District will hold its Semi-Annual meeting Sunday, October 15, 2017.

    Mass will be held at 10:30 AM at St. John Fisher (the old St. Andrew Church), located at 3rd &Cypress Sts., North Catasauqua, PA 18032.

    Dinner and Meeting will be held at the Jednota Home, which is located at 5th & Grove Sts. North Catasauqua, PA. 18032. Dinner will be served at 12:00 PM (Noon). Meeting will follow directly after the dinner.

    At this meeting we will have our election of officers for 2018, as well as discussion concerning the upcoming convention which is August 2018. Our delegates and members at large should consider or offer suggestions for any by-law changes which should be brought up at the convention. Other district business will be discussed.

    Any questions, please call Monica Fabian at 610-417-0468 or email mfabian922@gmail.com. Thank you. God Bless.

    Respectfully Submitted,
    Monica Fabian, Recording Secretary

  • District 9 | FRANK T HOLLY JR DISTRICT: PA
    • President - James Marmol
    • Vice President - Patty Speshock
    • Recording Secretary - Barbara Holly
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Dolores Marmol

  • District 10 | REVEREND STEPHEN FURDEK DISTRICT: OH
    • President - Gregory Petrasek
    • Vice President - Linda Kolesar
    • Recording Secretary - Linda Hanko
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Linda Hanko

  • District 11 | MSGR. JOSEPH TISO DISTRICT: PA
    • President - Patrick Froncek
    • Vice President - Raymond P Charney
    • Recording Secretary - Grace M Charney
    • Financial Secretary - Vicki L Schaub
    • Treasurer -

    District Announcements

    The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Msgr. Josef Tiso District (District 11) is scheduled for Sunday, October 29, 1:30 PM at the C.U.Club, 910 Sixth Avenue, Ford City. When possible, Branches should designate their representatives to Grace Charney, District Secretary, at (724) 664-7185 by October 22; however, Branch members not previously identified are welcome to participate in all District meetings on a walk-in basis.

    Significant Agenda Items
    — Reassignment of beneficial members from inactive/non-participating Branches within District 11 to active Branches
    — Currently effective realignments of responsibility for servicing FCSU policies
    — Realignments still under consideration
    — Election of District Officers
    — Identification of Potential Delegate(s) to Quadrennial Convention in 2018
    Reminders
    — Per FCSU By-Laws, Branch representation at one of the two District meetings each year is required to qualify for receipt of the annual Branch stipend.
    — Up-to-date payment of District dues and attendance at District meetings are requirements for Branch eligibility to send delegate(s) to the quadrennial FCSU convention.
    — Branch representation at District meetings need not be by Branch officers; any beneficial member may represent his/her Branch.

    Grace M. Charney, Secretary

  • District 12 | MSGR. ANDREW HLINKA DISTRICT: PA
    • President - Dorothy Petrus
    • Vice President - Joseph Tarquinio
    • Recording Secretary - Frances Tarquinio
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Cheryl Hyatt

  • District 13 | JOZEF CARDINAL TOMKO DISTRICT: PA
    • President - Joseph A Cervenak
    • Vice President - Rosemary Deliman
    • Recording Secretary - Rosemary Deliman
    • Financial Secretary - Rosemary Deliman
    • Treasurer - Rosemary Deliman

  • District 14 | REVEREND JOSEPH L. KOSTIK DISTRICT: OH, PA
    • President - Barbara J Hosa
    • Vice President - Nancy J Scavina
    • Recording Secretary - Joseph T Scavina
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Selma E Bolash

    District Announcements

    The election of officers for the Rev. Joseph L. Kostik District was held, December, 2016. The results are as follows: President, Barb Hosa; Vice President, Nancy Scavina; Treasurer, Selma Bolash; Secretary, Joe Scavina; Auditor, Jackie Bobby; Fraternal Activity Director, Paul Ritz. The following dates are the remaining scheduled district meetings for 2017: November 21, 2017; and December 19, 2017.

    Joe Scavina/Secretary

  • District 15 | PRINCE PRABINA DISTRICT: AR, CA, KS, MN, OR, WA
    • President - Paul Skuben
    • Vice President - Martin Vadkerti
    • Recording Secretary - Dr. Maria Cyprich
    • Financial Secretary - Milan Konkol
    • Treasurer - Milan Konkol

  • District 16 | MSGR. STEPHEN KRASULA DISTRICT: NJ
    • President - Zelmira Beckova-Kucharovic
    • Vice President - Anna Korcak
    • Recording Secretary - Joan M. Skrkon
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer - Joan M. Skrkon

    District Announcements

    The Msgr Stephen Krasula District 16 will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in the Rectory of St. John Nepomucene Church, 411 East 66th Street, New York, NY immediately following the 10:15 Slovak Mass. On the agenda will be branch reports, financial report, election of officers and discussion of plans for future activities in 2018. We urge members of Branches 41, 45 and 716 to attend and participate in this meeting. Representatives from other Districts are also cordially invited to attend. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. The Slovak Mass at 10:15 will be in remembrance of Jozef Bilik, past President of Branch 716 FCSU.

    Joan Mary Skrkon, Secretary

  • District 17 | SS CYRIL & METHODIUS DISTRICT: NY, PA
    • President - Michael J. Slovenkai
    • Vice President - Arlo Meeker
    • Recording Secretary - Theresa Chupka
    • Financial Secretary - Marion Rubino
    • Treasurer - Marion Rubino

    District Announcements

    The district’s annual meeting will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Mass will be celebrated at 12:15PM at St. John the Evangelist Church, William and Church Streets, Pittston, PA, followed by lunch at 1:30PM and the meeting immediately after.

    Election of officers will take place at this meeting. Everyone has the opportunity to hold a position – you may be nominated from the floor. Do you, as a member of your branch, have a special gift of talent/service/interest in Jednota? Even your presence as a member is appreciated. COME … JOIN IN KEEPING FRATERNALISM ALIVE!!!

    Are your district dues up to date?
    All are welcome – see you on Sunday, October 15th.
    Any questions call District President Michael Slovenkai (570) 342-7562.

    Fraternally,
    Theresa Chupka, Recording Secretary

  • District 18 | TORONTO-BYESVILLE OHIO DISTRICT: FL, OH, WV
    • President -
    • Vice President -
    • Recording Secretary -
    • Financial Secretary -
    • Treasurer -

  • District 19 | MSGR. MICHAEL SHUBA DISTRICT: CANADA
    • President - Mike Kapitan
    • Vice President - Emil Jursa
    • Recording Secretary - Anne Mitro
    • Financial Secretary - John Tokarsky
    • Treasurer - John Tokarsky

  • District 20 | PRINCE RASTISLAV DISTRICT: CANADA
    • President - Alexander S. Dobrik
    • Vice President - Elka Gadosy
    • Recording Secretary - Anne Boyce
    • Financial Secretary - Alice Dobrik
    • Treasurer - Anne Chandik

    District Announcements

    The annual district meeting will be held on Sunday November 5, 2017 at the Sts.Cyril and Methodius Church hall immediately following the eleven (11) o’clock Mass.

    The agenda will include Social calendar for 2018. Election of officers as well as discussion re: the upcoming convention In August 2018.

    Branch 784 and 810 are urged to send representatives.
    A light lunch will be served.

    Alexander S. Dobrik, President