Wednesday, 13 February 2013


Paul Grod and Sophia Kachor
The Board of Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre is proud to announce that Sophia Kachor, Executive Director and Chief of Collections, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal during a special ceremony held at Oseredok on Friday, February 8, 2013.

The honour was given to Sophia in recognition of her outstanding contribution and dedicated service to the Ukrainian community in Canada.

In addition to her role as Executive Director of Oseredok, Sophia is a member of the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko Board of Directors, Chair of the Board of Directors of North Winnipeg Credit Union, and Past Board member of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress - National. Sophia has also been actively involved with the Plast Ukrainian Youth Association for many years on the local, national, and international levels.

Paul Grod, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress - National, presented the award to Ms Kachor on behalf of the Governor General of Canada.

Congratulations Sophia, for this well-deserved award!
На многії літа!


Once again Oseredok thanks all those who sold and bought raffle tickets!
...And the winners are:

1st Quarter – Winning Score - $100
R. Landlys
1st Quarter - Reverse Winning Score - $25
R. Jaworsky
2nd Quarter – Winning Score - $100
B. Kapac
2nd Quarter – Reverse Winning Score - $25
E. Danowski
3rd Quarter – Winning Score - $100
G. Rusnak
3rd Quarter –Reverse Winning Score - $25
W. Senchuk
4th Quarter and Final Score – Winning Score - $200
I. Waplak
4th Quarter and Final Score – Reverse Winning Score - $25
R. Hunter

You say картопля...I say potato,                                      
You say вокзал...I say ???!!

Traveling to Ukraine can be both an exhilarating and daunting experience!
UKRAINIAN FOR TRAVELERS is a language course designed to ease you into the mysteries of Cyrillic letters, allowing you to read Ukrainian signage, as well as provide you with those basic "need to know for survival" phrases in Ukrainian to ease some of your anxiety about communicating with the natives!

This course runs for three weeks, Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on February 25, March 4 and 11. Instructor: Maria Puhach. Pre-registration is required.

Cost of registration: $75 non-members/$65 members
Call 204-942-0218 for information or to register.

Oseredok Boutique's February Blowout
Continues until 4pm Saturday, February 16th!

This is the sale you've been waiting for! Prices on books, toys, art works, music CDs, embroidered hoodies, and Scythian Etnika jewelry are reduced by as much as 50%!
Scroll down to our previous blog posting for more information!

PLUS! Oseredok Boutique has a wonderful selection of Valentine's Day greeting cards (in Ukrainian!), as well as gift ideas for that someone special!

And don't forget! Oseredok Boutique offers the largest selection of pysanky writing supplies - from beeswax to egg blowers, dyes to instruction books!

Come to Oseredok Boutique and be inspired!

Hours of operation
Monday through Saturday 10am - 4pm
184 Alexander Ave. East, Winnipeg

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