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  • Eesti Rahvuskomitee Ühendriikides jõulutervitus - detsember 2014:  "EANC Activities"
  • Special 2015 Fundraising Drive: because of the urgency of the East European situation, EANC announces a fundraising drive to raise $200,000 by the end of 2015!  See "Contribute" for details, and how you can make a difference.
  • Support Estonian American National Council by shopping at AmazonSmile!  When you do your Holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Estonian American National Council. Bookmark the AmazonSmile link and support us every time you shop.
  • EANC urges you to write to your Congressperson! See Matti Prima's sample letter and other info at "East European Crisis." 
  • November 2014 "Teataja" Newsletter has been mailed out.  If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please contact us at erku@estosite.org.  You can read it and past issues from the Newsletter Archives in the right-hand column.
  • EANC elects new Board of Directors.  See "EANC Elections"From left: Matti Prima, Maia Linask (Secretary), Mirjam Krull, Mai-Liis Bartling, Marju Rink-Abel (President), Eric Suuberg (Vice President), Arne Kalm. Kristi Allpere, Andres Simonson [not present: Alvar Soosaar, Tiina Urv (treasurer)]
  • EANC 2014 Awards Dinner and Seminar "Estonians in America: Past, Present and Future" – Sept. 27 / ERKÜ 2014. a. auhindade õhtusöök ja seminar – 27. sept.  See "EANC Activities" for details. 

  • ERKÜ 2014. a. auhinna saajad valitud/ EANC 2014 Awardees Announced!  Award winners: Jaak Juhansoo, The Nordic Press (Vaba and Eesti Sõna), James and Maureen Tusty, and the Estonian Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in the U.S.   See "EANC Activitiesfor details. 

  • ERKÜ XXI Esinduskogu valimised / EANC XXI Elections.  Click MENU button "EANC 2014 Elections".   Congratulations to everyone - Palju õnne!ERKU XXI / EANC XXI with special guests Karl Altau, Priit Vesilind, Arved Plaks, and Ambassador Eerik Marmei Sept. 27. 2014

  EVENTS:  

  • 2015 KLENK-IEP -- Cruising Estonian Style!  

The joint KLENK (Kesk-Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis / Midwestern Estonian Youth Association) and IEP (Idaranniku Eesti Päevad / East Coast Estonian Days) event will combine Estonian culture with sunshine, Caribbean islands, fine dining and luxurious travel. See "News & Events-  Events."

 

 

  OTHER NEWS:  

  • e-Estonia takes over Times Square in NYC (from Estonian World):  New York’s Times Square gave a grand welcome to an Estonian business delegation, led by Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, in the morning of 12 December 2014. The delegation also visited NASDAQ, the largest stock exchange in the United States. 
  • Cyber Security Summer School Estonia 2015 is now accepting applications from PhD level students and junior researchers. More information and the documents required are on the STudyitin.ee /C3S website and via e-mail info@studyitin.ee. 
  • "Fall of the Berlin Wall" documentary by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation -- view it here.
  • Obama's visit to Estonia: click here for briefing by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • See "East European Crisis"  for White House "FACT SHEET: U.S. Support and Reassurance Initiatives for the Baltics and Central Europe," EANC's Sept. 1 letter to President Obama, and JBANC's Aug. 31 letter.
  • Preserve your family’s history!  Stanford University Libraries and the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn collecting Estonian expats’ family / Stanfordi Ülikooli Raamatukogu ja Okupatsioonide Muuseum Tallinnas ootavad väliseestlaste perekonnaraamatuid.  See "News & Events-  News." 

  • Estonian National Museum is looking for WWII and post-WWII correspondence / Eesti Rahva Muuseum otsib kirju.  See "News & Events-  News." 

  • Online Estonian Language Course for English Speakers Launched. See "Learning Estonian."

  NEW POSTINGS: 

  • Imbi Peebo Truumees' story of her escape from Estonia as a child, "If I Could Paint the Moon Black" authored by Nancy Burke, is now available from Lakeshore Press Books


 [Last Update:  Dec. 20, 2014]