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Thoughts and Musings

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The stories I heard from Andrew, Merle, Vera, and Bill about how and when they found their connections to their heritages, and how they came to become proud of same, have given…

Culture and Connections

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In October, my wife and I attended the Heritage Fest & Muziky at the Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center in La Grange, Texas. It was our first time visiting, and when…
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Guest Columnist

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By Sarah Henderson, K-12 Learning Specialist Teachers’ influence continues for students long beyond the time they are in class together. Learn what Sarah Henderson says about how some of her teachers are…

Museum Doings

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There are several ways to connect to, and develop understanding about, cultures and people.  Academic study and intellectual discourse are two. So, too, are things like quiet reflection and appreciation, arts and…

Stories of Generosity

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The Presbyterian Church served as sponsors for George Drost’s family; they were “displaced persons,” survivors of communism. “We were not victims; we were survivors,”  George said, explaining the new-found opportunity of freedom…

Philanthropy and Opportunities

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Whether you are trying to generate income for yourself or a family member, or for a nonprofit, a trust may be the solution to your goals.  Charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead…

Thoughts and Musings

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One festival down, a thousand to go. And then comes November. There probably are not a thousand Czech or Slovak festivals around the country in October, but there might be! I attended…

Culture and Connections

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Larry — an NCSML member, donor, and friend of the museum — and I were chatting about a goal that he set for himself when he turned 40: He wanted to better…

Guest Columnist

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By Cecilia Rokusek, President and CEO Our new President/CEO shares her excitement and thoughts about her role, the future of the NCSML, and her early impressions of the potential of what is…

Museum Doings

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Looking in the rearview mirror can help us find a better destination, historically speaking, that is. George Santayana said, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Many…
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