August 1, 2017
51st International Convention of The First Catholic Slovak Union of the United States and Canada
By direction of the Executive Committee and with the approval of the Board of Directors of the First Catholic Slovak Union of the United States and Canada, the 51st International Convention of the First Catholic Slovak Union will be held at:
HILTON CLEVELAND DOWNTOWN, 100 LAKESIDE AVE E, CLEVELAND, OHIO, 44114
All National Officers, Regional Directors, District Officers, Branch Officers, and Members of the First Catholic Slovak Union are notified herewith that the Convention dates are: Saturday, August 4, 2018 – Wednesday, August 8, 2018 so they may schedule their 2018 calendars accordingly.
All Officers and Members are directed to review Section 11.03 through Section 11.05 of our By-Laws to determine delegate eligibility and duties and Section 11.08 through 11.12 for the Convention business. Election of delegates to our 51st International Convention must be completed by May 7, 2018; ninety (90) days prior to the opening of the Convention (see Section 11.03c). However, to assure guaranteed hotel registration and room assignments, it is requested that all delegates to the 51st International Convention be elected as early as the annual meetings of the districts and branches in December 2017, or by January 31, 2018 at the latest. The final delegate count shall be based on members as of February 1, 2018 (see Section 11.04c). Appointments to the various convention committees will begin as soon as delegate credentials are received and certified at our Home Office at 6611 Rockside Road, Suite 300, Independence, Ohio 44131.
The National Officers and Board of Directors of the First Catholic Slovak Union are looking forward to a cost effective and productive 51st International Convention. All potential delegates to this 51st International Convention are requested to study our existing By-Laws, ask questions of the National Officers and Members of the Board of Directors.
Andrew M. Rajec Kenneth A. Arendt
National President National Secretary