President's Special Recognitions

2016

In recognizing the contribution and as expression of our appreciation Minnesota Hungarians Board Members honor Gabriella Sinka Heath with the President's Special Recognition Award in 2016 for her enthusiastic participation in the work and execution of tasks of the Minnesota Hungarians as board member and volunteer. CONGRATULATIONS! THANK YOU for your motivated attitude, energy and contribution to the Minnesota Hungarians!

 

 

 

 

2014

In 2014 the Minnesota Hungarians honors George Bor with the President's Special Recognition Award of his participation in the work and execution of tasks of the Minnesota Hungarians as board member and volunteer.

His active and enthusiastic participation in projects like fundraising dinners and other community events has proved reliability and consistence.

Congratulations!

 

 

2012

The Minnesota Hungarians 2012 Annual Meeting was held on November 18, 2012, where officers and Board Members were elected. Csilla Grauzer was re-elected for President, the new secretary is Bernadett Czettisch, and the new co-treasurer is Zsuzsanna Igyarto. Four Board Members were re-elected: Botond, Igyarto, Marta Matray, Al Nadosy and Tamas Szinyei. One returning Board Member is Sandor Gallo, who also will be the Chair of the Exhibit of the Festival of Nations. A new Board Member, Klara Hagymassy was also elected. Congratulations and welcome to all re-elected and new Officers and Board Members. 

          

This year the Minnesota Hungarians honored Bernadett Czettisch with the President's Special Recognition Award of recognition and appreciation to her participation in the work and execution of tasks of the Minnesota Hungarians as board member and volunteer.

Her active participation in projects such as the Kids Club, website design and other community events has proved reliability and consistence. Her conscious and sustained upholding of her Hungarian heritage is commendable. The Minnesota Hungarians appreciate her motivated attitude and hope it will further strenghten the efficiency and reputation of Hungarian-Americans.

2010

Name: Szaszka Band

Award made by: Csilla Grauzer

Notes: to their efforts to identify, promote and preserve the ethnic heritage of the various groups who have made America uniquely multicultural, is highly admirable

 

The Szaszka Band and Csilla Grauzer (President of the Minnesota Hungarians)

 

 

 

 

 

See and read the award here

 

2009 -

 

2008

Name: Eva Kish and Timea Takacs

Award made by: Csilla Grauzer

Notes: Eva Kish - introducing and leading the 'Tanchaz' (Hungarian Dance House)
           Timea Takacs - her steady and  motivated attitude, timely, exemplary and
                                  consistence in Minnesota Hungarians Projects

 

 

 

 

 

Read the Recognition here: Eva Kish and Timea Takacs

 

2007: -

 

2006

Name: Edit Horvath and Attila Szabó

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: Edith Horvath - Lifetime commitment, liaison to IHRC
           Attila Szabó - Outstanding work on the Minnesota Hungarians Exhibit to 
                                Commermorating 1956 50th Anniversary

Edith Horvath
 
 
 
 
 

2005

Name: Rev.Tim Held & Warrendale Presb YT

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: to the Minister and the Church for embracing HU heritage and accommodate
           Minnesota Hungarians
 

2004

Name: Olga Domokos, Amy&Attila Konkoly, Erzsi Nemeth-Bryant

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: Olga Domokos - Kids' Club operation
           Amy&Attila Konkoly - volunteerism
           Erzsi Nemeth-Bryant - ingenious action for Deva support

 

2003

Name: Rev.Robert Eller Isaacs & Jane Isaacs(Ministers of Unity Church Unitarian)

           Rev.Robert Bailey (Presbiterian Minister) & Annette Bailey

           Berta & Dénes Máthé

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: Long standing dedication
 
 

2002

Name: Kathy Bor and Andras Grauzer

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: Long time participans in all Minnesota Hungarian events as performers and 
           helping workers
 
 

2001: -

 

2000

Name: Minnesota APIC, Déki Lakatos Sándor and his band

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: APIC - Barbara Bor, Carol O'Boyle, Diana Beck & Sue Garayalde
           Déki Lakatos Sándor and his band - Special Award
 
 

1999

Name: Géza Jeszenszky, Bruce Shilling, Grace Ellefson

Award made by: Ágnes Fülöp

Notes: Géza Jeszenszky - Honorary Membership
           Bruce Shilling - Honorary Membership
           Grace Ellefson - Special Award