Czech New York
Czech and Slovak organization in New York

BOHEMIAN BENEVOLENT AND LITERARY ASSOCIATION321 E 73rd Street,New York, NY, 10022tel.: (212) 759-6462 fax: (212) 759-6540Pres. Joseph Balaz [fromerly Jan Hird Pokorny], 1stVP Alex Cech [formerly Rudy Minar], 2dVP Susan Lucak, 				FinSec. Edward Chlanda, Treas. Georgina Silhan-Sager, 	Fin.Sec. Milos Knorr, Sec. Blanka SuchanekFounded: 1891 (originally of 40 organizations)Association of organizations-owners of the "National Hall," Manhattan, NY(1) American Fund For Czechoslovak Relief, Inc. (AFCR)Formerly the American Fund for Czechoslovak Refugees, organized in 1948by Czech Ambassador to the UN Papanek (Sturm, Stefl, Jerabek)(2) Sokol New York, 420 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021, tel.: (212) 861-8206  - Pres. Norma Zabka(3) ASSOCIATION OF FREE CZECHOSLOVAK SPORTSMEN IN N.Y. STATE5 	Brookside Circle, Bronxville, NY 10708 	tel. (914) 337-8931Pres.: 	Alex Cech, VP Aja Vrzanova, Treas: Jirina Silhanova-Sager	Founded: 1954, - 40 members	Main Event: sports events for Czech and Slovak community	Orientation: association of sportsmen from the Czech Republic(4) Czech and Slovak Solidarity Council(5) Czechoslovak Society of America, Lodge Queensdale, No. 422(6)SVU (Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences)New York, NY -  		http://www.svu2000.org/ - 	Milan Fryscak:  mf6@is2.nyu.edu    (7) DVORAK AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATIONP.O. 	Box 332, Cooper Station, New York, NY 10276	tel.: (212) 475-2850Pres. Jack Taylor, Sec. Ivana Edwards, 	members Jan H. Pokorny, Susan Lucak, Blanche Fiorenza, 	Maurice Peress, Carol A. Schachter	Founded: 1990, 	Main Events: Concerts-  	Foundation of Dvorak's Museum, 	Unveiling of Dvorak's statue in NYC (in 1997)(8) Lodge Frederick Phillipse, No. 263-----END OF THE BBLA--------JAN HUS CHURCH(Presbyterian)	351 East 74th Street, New York NY 10021	212 288 6743 - fax 212 879 0729 - 	Nora Ahearne, Pastor [formerly Stefl]www.janhus.orgBOHEMIAN CITIZEN'S BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF ASTORIA, INC.	Bohemian Hall & Park, 	29-19 24th Ave., Astoria, NY 11102tel.: 	(718) 274-4925, fax: (718) 728-9278	e-mail: manager@bohemianhall.com	Pres. Petr Bisek [formerly Oldrich Holubar]	Vice-President: John Tomecek, Trea. Libuse Kral, 	Sec. Vera BisekManager: Jan Bartunek	Founded: 1894, now 145 members = 	Newsletter: Astorian (4-6 times year)	Main Event: Czech and Slovak Festival (May), 	Czech SchoolPreservation of Czech cultural heritage; 	maintenance of the Bohemian Hall & Park(	Formerly: Holubar Oldrich - President; 	Kralova Libuse - VP + 	Business Committee;; Rapiccio Petra - 	Treasurer; Vania Pavel, Eliahova Sarka - 	Business Committee; Parvakis Janette, 	Czech and Slovak School; Tomecek, Hronec Milan, Uherik Milan 	House Committee; Pavlovsky Zuzana - 	editor of Astorian; Matejka Jerry, Bisek Vera)The New York City Czech and Slovak Meetup Group(144 members) 		http://czech.meetup.com/8/	CSA - FRATERNAL LIFE	(in New York = Czechoslovak Society of America)	122 West 22nd Street, 	Oak Brook, IL 60523-1557PO Box 3039, Oak Brook, IL 60522-3039	tel.: (630) 472-0500, l. 4309(800) 543-3272, fax: (630) 472-1100	e-mail: LIFECSA@aol.comPres. and VP Deborah A. Zeman - 		Exec.Sec./Treasurer: Daniel WenzlerFounded: March 4, 1854, 	Number of Members: 29,000	Newsletter: CSA Journal (monthly)	Main Event: support for Czechoslovak American Congress 		FestivalOrientation: fraternal insurance, 	almost 100 lodges around the USA 	CZECH AND SLOVAK CIVIC FOUNDATION	(formerly Czech and Slovak Civic Forum Foundation)	130 East 75th Street, Apt. 4B, New York, NY 10021	Pres. Barbara Krasa Kelly, Sec. Vladimir Kabes 	(202) 966-1888, fax (202) 966-1180	Founded: 1990, 5 members	Support for student exchanges, scholarships	FOUNDATION FOR A CIVIL SOCIETY	(formerly The Charter 77 Foundation, N.Y.)	P.O. Box 2235, New York, NY 10021tel.: 	(212) 717-9778, fax: (212) 717-5255	President: Wendy W. Luers, 17 board members	Founded: 1990 - Annual Reports	A non-profit organization supporting democracy, 	civil society, etc., in the Czech Republic and Slovakia	FRIENDS OF CZECH GREENWAYS	410 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011	Tel: 212.242.5638, Fax: 212.242.1358	E-mail: friendsgw@aol.com	Dir. Lubomir Chmelar, Admin. Suzanna Halsey	FRIENDS OF THE CZECH CENTER, c/o Milos R. Knorr	955 Park Ave., New York, NY 10028tel.: 	(212) 772-1317, fax: (212) 628-0214	ROMAN-CATHOLIC CHURCH,	(KRAJANSKÁ RODINA U PANNY MARIE KARMELSKÉ V ASTORII)	23-25 Newtown Ave, (at Crescent) Astoria, 11102 - 	Antonin Kourek, Pastor  	718 575 8959 anthony57@msn.com	Milan Fryscak, President	206 Hollywood Ave., Crestwood, NY 10707, 	tel.: (212) 988-8673	Josef Vasata (Vice-President), 	Eva Nebeska (Secretary)

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