Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council
Конґрес Українців Канади Провінційна Рада Альберти
Suite # 8, 8103 - 127 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5C 1R9, Canada
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OUR DONORS !
NOMINATE OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS!
NOMINATIONS are OPEN in youth, adult, senior and posthumous categories!
Please take the time to fill out a nomination form available at our office (#8, 8103 - 127 Avenue, Edmonton) or on our website at http://www.uccab.ca
Nomination Deadline: June 25, 2012.
In 1998, the UCC-Alberta Provincial Council
initiated an Annual Hetman Awards to acknowledge significant volunteer achievements of outstanding Ukrainian Albertans. The Annual Hetman Awards are dedicated to the celebration of all volunteers who have chosen to give their time, effort and expertise in order to keep our Ukrainian Canadian community in Alberta strong, vibrant and active.
The UCC-APC welcomes nominations from any organization or group of individuals in Alberta..
For further information, please contact the UCC APC office at 780-414-1624 or email at email@example.com
All award recipients will be publicly honoured at the
Annual Hetman Awards Banquet & Gala,
Sunday, October 14, 2012 Ukrainian Youth Complex, 9615 - 153 Avenue, Edmonton.
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WAYS TO DONATE
|MAIL YOUR CHEQUE PAYABLE to the UCC APC:
# 8, 8103 - 127 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5C 1R9
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call 780.414.1624 using your VISA or MASTERCARD
UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN:
If you participate in your employer's annual United Way campaign, choose to designate the UCC - APC as the recipient of your charitable contributions.
- AB Council for Ukrainian Arts
- AB Ukrainian Dance Association
- AB Ukrainian Self-Reliance League
- Bishop Budka Charitable Society
- Canada Ukraine Agricultural Society
- Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce - AB
- Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society
- Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of AB
- Ukrainian Canadian Social Services
- Ukrainian Catholic Brotherhood of Canada
- Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada
- Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre at Grant MacEwan Univ.
- Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada - AB
- Ukrainian Student Society at the University of Alberta
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Youth Advisory Council
Suite 8, 8103 - 127 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta
T5C 1R9, Canada
Secretary: Carla Kozak
780.414.1624 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uccab.ca
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|ALBERTA-UKRAINE GENEALOGY PROJECT|
Liquor Store to get it
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ADVERTISE WITH US!
The bi-weekly e-Bulletin is circulated by the registered not-for-profit organization Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council (UCC-APC).
This is the only electronic publication, which contains free of charge and up to date community events calendar, announcements, news, job postings and much more information for and from our vibrant Alberta Ukrainian community!
Prices for paid ads, event posters, announcements are the lowest in the province and the country - only $30 per issue - reaching over 4,000 active contacts!
The nominal fees allow us only partly cover admin costs. Without your financial support this and other community projects would not be possible. Thank you!
$30 per issue
($25 - for members)
$100 per month
(free for members)
e-Bulletin & website BUNDLE
your ad in two issues of the e-Bulletin and one month on the website: $130
$500 - inserts
$395 - full page
$265 - half page
$145 - quarter page
$75 - business card
2012 Ukrainian Day
$695 - full page
$465 - half page
$285 - quarter page
$165 - business card
On-line Community Events Calendar: FREE!
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| UKRAINIAN MEDIA|
- Kontakt TV
- Echoes of Ukraine
- 101.7 World FM Ukrainian Program (R.Brytan)
- 790 CFCW Ukrainian "Zabava" Program (S.Chwok)
- "Sounds" Ukrainian Program
- Ukrainian News (M.Levytsky)
| UCC NATIONAL NEWS|
RSS news form UCC National available at
June 1, 15
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Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council.
|UKRAINIAN BILINGUAL PROGRAM - REGISTER FOR SEPTEMBER!|
In a Ukrainian Bilingual Program [offered in Alberta since 1974] your children will enjoy cultural experiences; excel in academic and arts; learn the Ukrainian language; make lifelong friendships! Ukrainian Bilingual students excel through accelerated academic growth and creative thinking; enhanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills; community involvement and a respect for cultural diversity; interactive classroom environments that develop a positive attitude toward learning; International study and travel opportunities.
Subjects that may be taught in Ukrainian: Ukrainian Language, Social Studies, Music, Physical Education, Art, Religion. All core subjects taught in English.
ALBERTA UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR
The on-line community events calendar maintained by the UCC-APC* is free of charge. We encourage community members to post their events with contact information directly to the Calendar (www.uccab.ca) two-three months in advance in order to prevent double-bookings and to increase attendance. Thank you! Events from the on-line calendar distributed bi-weekly via the UCC-APC e-Bulletin and quarterly Newsletter.
Questions? 780.414.1624, email@example.com.
*UCC-APC does not necessarily endorse any of the activities advertised.
21 - Celebration of Dance, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
30 - Bishop David's Prayer Breakfast, Edmonton
31 - UCPBA Calgary DInner Meeting 6 p.m. Quo Vadia Ucraina? Oleh Havrylyshyn
2-3 - Doors Open Weekend (Tour of Churches in Lamont County)
2-3 - Calgary Ukrainian Festival, Acadia Recreation Complex, Calgary
6 - The Holy See and the Holodomor
8 - Friends of the Ukrainian Village Golf Tournament
1 - Canada Day Celebration at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
14-15 - UCC APC Casino
26 - Friends' Ukrainian Music Fest, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
26 - 21st Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. Celebration in Edmonton
9 - Harvest of the Past & Taste of Heritage Food Fest, Ukrainian Village
29 - Zacharovana Nich Fundraiser
28-30 - Ukrainian catholic Women's League of Canada Museum 60th Anniversary. official Opening Sept 28
28 - Ukrainian Music Society of Alberta 40th Anniversary Concert, Edmonton
* UCC-Calgary Branch Events Calendar - here
OSVITA is a second language immersion and cultural program offering accredited courses in Ukrainian 10, 20 and 30. The program is recognized by Alberta Education and other provincial ministries in Canada.
OSVITA offers a unique environment suitable for all learning styles, featuring small class sizes and plenty of individual attention for every student. Through this unique immersion environment, students are able to complete a year's workload in less than one month. The immersion experience allows students to practice conversational skills learned in the classroom, and gain tremendous benefits from on-site program support staff. Bilingual program monitors and counselors are available to help with homework after classes and on weekends.
Travel opportunities provided by the program allow students to visit different parts of Alberta, participate in various provincial and municipal festivals/activities, and learn about the Ukrainian experience in Canada, as part of our nation's history. Students also participate in, and learn from, cultural activities that might not otherwise be accessible to them, such as: traditional arts and crafts, bandura lessons, folk singing and dance.
- $1200 (by April 15)
- $1500 (after April 15)
- Non-refundable deposit:
- $300 - due with registration.
Balance of tuition:
- $900 (or $1200, for registrations rec'd after April 15) - due by June 30.
- Room and board at St. John's Institute for 3 weeks (fully-furnished private rooms in shared suites; bedding is provided;
- 3 meals per day on weekdays; brunch and dinner on weekends)
- Enrollment in a 3-week Ukrainian language class providing 5 credits toward a high school diploma
- 24-hour supervision and tutorial services
- All costs associated with extracurricular activities including guest instructors, speakers and weekend travel
- Final registration deadline is June 15.
- Registration must include deposit or credit card information for deposit.
- Space is limited.
|UCC-APC SEEKS SECOND SUMMER WORKER|
|As a result of a newly-awarded grant, the UCC-APC is able to hire a second summer student worker. |
UCC-APC Community Outreach Worker #2
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council is currently seeking a well-organized, proactive, and ambitious individual to fill the Summer position of Community Events Worker. As Alberta and the Ukrainian community evolve, so do the demands placed upon the UCC-APC - a representative body for the province's 330,000 Ukrainian Albertans.
The Community Outreach Worker will help UCC-APC volunteers and staff to strengthen the link between the UCC-APC and the community in order to better serve Albertans and promote cooperation within community organizations. The STEP Program of the Government of Alberta (Human Services) provides a wage subsidy for this position.
Eligibility: To be eligible for the position you must be currently enrolled in full-time studies at community college or university and returning to full-time studies in the following school term.
Duties: act as a UCC-APC liaison to Ukrainian and other ethnic community organizations in Alberta; support the staff and volunteers in planned provincial activities and events (2012 Annual Ukrainian Day Festival and UCC APC Hetman Volunteer Awards); assist with the preparation and distribution of Ukrainian Day Souvenir Program booklet and handbills, UCC-APC bi-weekly electronic Bulletin as they pertain to community events activities; provide administrative support for day-to-day operations in the provincial office in Edmonton (phone calls, e-mails, ordering supplies, deposits, bills, correspondence) as they pertain to community events; work cooperatively with UCC APC staff and volunteers.
Requirements: effective communication skills (written and oral); strong computer skills, good English and Ukrainian (an asset) keyboarding skills; knowledge of graphic design and / or accounting software an asset; awareness of Ukrainian and other ethic communities in Alberta, non-profit sector operations; comfort in dealing with volunteers and general public; good organizational, time-management skills; attentive to details, responsible, can work independently and report to supervisor; proficient in English and Ukrainian would be an asset.
Term: 14 weeks at 35 hrs per week. Hourly wage: $15.
Start day: May 28, 2012.
To apply: Please submit your one-page Resume with a Cover Letter electronically (Word or PDF files) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Attention: Slavka Shulakewych by May 22, 2012.
We thank all applicants, however,
only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
|ENJOY A UKRAINIAN SUMMER ACROSS CANADA!|
|This summer there will be Ukrainian festivals taking place all across Canada. Join in the fun and festivities regardless of where you happen to vacation this summer.|Calgary Ukrainian Festival -- June 2-3, 2012
Saturday, June 2nd: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ( 5 shows )
Zabava (dance): door opens at 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 3rd: 11a.m. - 6 p.m. ( 4 shows )
Festival tickets $10 each, Children under 5 FREE
Zabava tickets $20 each, not included in Festival Ticket
Vegreville Pysanka Festival -- July 6-8, 2012
|Dunai Dance Group Featured on NAIT NewsWatch and CTV2.|
|Journalism Student Stephen Kaczmar's news story featured on NAIT NewsWatch and CTV2.|
|Ukrainian Canadians: A Success Story|
The film "Ukrainian Canadians: A Success Story" is dedicated to the 120th Anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. This is a story about the great history of Ukrainian Canadians which has become an international part of the history of Ukraine. The film is based on experiences traveling from Halifax to Edmonton in 2011 on the Historical Train of Ukrainian Pioneers.
Sunday May 20, 2012 -- 7:00PM
UNF Hall, 10629 -- 98 St., Edmonton.
Wine, Cheese, & Film, Evening with the Ambassador
Admission by donation.
Second showing (film only), 2:30pm, Monday May 21 in Kiev Hall @ The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.
|St.Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor |
UCC APC WELCOMES STEP 2012 SUMMER STUDENT
| The UCC APC welcomes new summer student Stefan Martynkiw to the team.|
Stefan is currently in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta, and has just successfully completed his first year.
We're excited to have Stefan on our team and look forward to working with him this summer.
Stefan will be working on Ukrainian Day activities and other events that are supported and sponsored by UCC APC
UCC APC FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
SUMMER ARTS CAMPS FOR KIDS - ART BY LARISA
|UCC & CUF Call for Long-Term Election Observers|
Call for Long-term Election Observers for Ukraine 2012 Parliamentary Elections
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Canada Ukraine Foundation, which have successfully monitored several elections in Ukraine since 2004, are organizing an Election Observer Mission for the 2012 Parliamentary Elections, scheduled for October 28, 2012.
UCC-CUF is looking for highly-qualified individuals to serve as long-term election observers (LTOs) on the ground in Ukraine. These LTOs will be responsible for:
- monitoring the run-up to the elections in Ukraine to ensure that the election is being organized in a fair and transparent manner;
- monitoring such things as voter's lists and the voters' register;
- monitoring access of parties and candidates to mass media;
- monitoring the formation of election commissions; and
- overseeing the formation of new electoral boundaries for the 225 districts, the registration of single mandate district candidates, and the electoral campaign.
Availability and a commitment from June 1 to November 3 is desirable, but shorter time commitments from highly qualified individuals will also be considered. Election experience in Canada and/or Ukraine is an asset. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and have a good working knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian.Financial arrangements will be discussed and determined with the successful applicants. All direct expenses for LTOs will be covered.
In order to apply, please send a detailed CV, a filled-out questionnaire and indicate the dates of your availability to email@example.com.
Questions may be directed to the UCC office, Winnipeg, at 204-942-4627 or 1-866-942-4627.
The deadline to submit applications is May 15, 2012.
UCC-CUF will also be sending a large mission of short-term observer (STOs) to monitor the immediate timeframe around election day. More information will be available on short-term observers shortly.
If you are interested in serving as an STO please email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive detailed instructions in the near future.
Ukraine is at a historical crossroads and it is essential that this election meet the norms for democratic elections during Ukraine's continued journey toward democracy. The voice and vote of the people of Ukraine in these elections are as critical, if not more so, as they were during the Orange Revolution.
Support the Ukrainian democratic process by becoming
an internationally accredited election observer!
|IHOR KOHAYKEVYCH. A Realtor You Can Trust|