On Saturday, we lost Senator Tomáš Grulich, a true friend and faithful accomplice of Czech schools abroad, a decent and honorable man, a lamb among wolves, beloved by all for his kindness, generosity and impeccable sense of humor.
Milý Tomáši, you will be in our hearts always. Tvé vlčice 🖤
On THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 at 7PM don't miss a free online public fundraiser of the acclaimed production of EASTLAND: An Original Musical in support of Lookingglass Theatre Company.
Of the 844 victims that perished on the Eastland, 220 were Czech immigrants from Cicero.
"It's wonderful to see the building getting so much love and care! I used to go there when I was very young. Our lodge held meetings there – my parents were officers and my sister and I would play in the hallway of the lovely women's bathroom til meeting was over. Can't wait to see it all finished. I am making this donation because I was inspired by Ken Dvorsky and his offer to match funds," says Cindy Bueneman. And we thank her and all of you, our dear contributers, for your generosity! 🥰
🧻BATHROOM FUNDRAISER 🧻
What could be more rewarding than flushing your money down the new TGM toilets?
The COVID-19 pandemic stopped all our classes and cultural events but the Masaryk School has stayed busy! At the end of April, we have started a long overdue remodeling project. Upon their return to the school in the fall, the members of our community and our children will find fully renovated and redesigned bathrooms on the ground floor and upgraded common pine room.
Thanks to your help in the summer of 2019, we were able to put a brand new roof on the building. As with all our previous building projects, we will not be able to do it alone and would like, once again, ask you for your help and support. The estimated material and labor cost is $23,000. We have already raised $12,700. $10,000 was pledged by an anonymous donor and $2,700 will be covered by a grant from the Czech government. Will you help us to get the remaining amount of $10,300 by August 31, 2020? Your donation is tax deductible. After we receive the contribution, the TGM secretary will send you a confirmation letter for your income tax records!
There are two ways to contribute:
1) Checks with the code FLUSHING on the memo line can be sent to: T. G. Masaryk School 5701 W 22nd Place, Cicero, IL, 60804
2) Online credit card contributions can be made through PayPal at: https://www.paypal.me/MasarykCzechSchool/
In 2021, The T. G. Masaryk Czech School will celebrate its centennial and will host the 10th Annual Conference of Czech Schools in the USA and Canada, with Czech government officials and representatives present. Help us ensure we have only the best seats in the house! 🚽
Thanks to our un-bee-lievably supportive volunteer and beekeeper Ray Mulac, we have freshly harvested honey available to purchase! Order TGMed here or through email@example.com while sweet supplies last! Half of the proceeds benefit our school! 🐝
🍯12-ounce jar: $12
Contact-free pickup at the TGM. Cash, checks or PayPal payments are accepted!