Independence Day celebrations in Palm Beach
Estonia's Consul General in New York Kairi Künka, South Florida Estonian Society President Veljo Kurik, KESKUS donor Ene Riisna, KESKUS Project Lead Ellen Valter, Estonia's Ambassador to the UN Sven Jürgenson, KESKUS donor Ilo-Mai Harding
Lõuna Florida (South Florida) Estonian Society celebrated Vabariigi aastapäev (Estonia's Independence Day) on Sunday March 6, 2022 and welcomed Ellen Valter, Project Lead of KESKUS International Estonian Centre to its luncheon gathering at Sandhill Crane Golf Club in Palm Beach, Florida.
Led by Veljo Kurik, the Society's president, Terje Van Schaik and Terje Hill, the Society regularly gathers together Florida Estonian residents, snowbirds, visitors and dignitaries.
This year's Independence Day celebrations included Estonia's Consul General in New York, Kairi Künka, and Estonia's Ambassador to the United Nations, Sven Jürgenson. Ellen Valter presented the KESKUS project to the some 40 attendees after the luncheon, including the address from President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
With Palm Beach just a 3-hour plane ride away from KESKUS, much potential for collaboration between Florida Estonians and KESKUS, including Estonian school and summer camps already began to develop.
Please mark your calendars for the virtual Community Engagement Session held on March 24, 2022 at 7pm, details here.
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