Trademarked logo of the Czech Heritage Society of Texas - the silver lion of Bohemia superimposed on an outline of Texas in red

Fayette County Chapter
Czech Heritage Society of Texas

2014 Officers

PRESIDENT - Ben Bohuslav
215 Summit Dr.
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 966-0505

VICE PRESIDENT - Kathryn Haluska
107 Krupka
Columbus, TX 78934
Phone # 979-733-9129
Cell 979-942-4133

SECRETARY/ TREASURER - Yvette Janecek-Hoffman

HISTORIAN - Liz Rippple


One Year
James Kovar
Lou Bohuslav

Two Year
Carolyn Heinsohn
George Janecka

Three Year
Georgia Kovar
Kathleen Noska


The Fayette County Chapter of the Czech Heritage Society of Texas was organized on March 7, 1987, at the historical SPJST Lodge No. 1,  Fayetteville, Texas.   Membership is open to persons of Moravian/Czech descent or anyone interested in preserving Slavic culture in Fayette County and in the State of Texas.  We have four meeting a year. All meetings are the third Thursday in January, June and September except the December meeting and Christmas party is held in Columbus at a date to be determined, Our meetings are usually held in the Fayette Memorial Library in January and September. In June we have our meeting and picnic at the KJT Center of off SH 71 east of La Grange. General time for meetings and picnic are 6 PM.


Dues for the Fayette Chapter are $5.00 annually and $10.00 for State Membership, for a total of $15.00.  To insure that the member's name is listed on the state roster, the dues should be paid by the end of  January.  Any dues paid in October through December will be credited for the following year.

Fayette Czech Singers and Dancers

The Fayette Chapter is a sponsor for the Fayette Czech Singers and Dancers, co-sponsored by the S P J S T Lodge No. 1, Fayetteville, Texas.  The group was organized in the fall of 1985 for the Fayette County  Sesquicentennial pageant, for the spring of 1986.  Authentic songs and dances are learned:  Moravian, Bohemian, Silesian and Slovakian.  The song leader is Carolyn Sumbera Meiners, La Grange and the dance instructor and coordinator is Helen Trnovsky Mikus, Fayetteville, Texas.

This page was last updated 08/28/2014