September 25, 1993
The Travis-Williamson Counties Czech Heritage Society is a non-profit and non-denominational organization whose purpose is to preserve the history, heritage, culture, and language of the Czech people of Texas. The Society was founded on June 17, 1993 and accepted into the Czech Heritage Society on September 25, 1993. TWCCHS also holds a certificate of incorporation from the Secretary of State of Texas and a tax-exempt status from the State Comptroller.
Gilbert Vitek, Chairperson
Sarah Jo Vitek. Secretary
Emilie Tisinger, Member
Darwin Machu, Member
Phyllis Teykl, Past President
Eileen Rosipal, Ex-Officio
Currently the local dues are set at $6.00 per adult and $2.00 per youth under 18 years of age. Members must also be members of the State Czech Heritage Society. Dues are $10.00 per adult and $2.00 for youth. Membership forms are available from our Treasurer, Annette Kohoutek at 2209 Shoalmount Dr., Austin, TX 78756 or select here.
The TWCCHS cookbooks are once again available. The price is $12.00. If to be shipped, it is an additional $5.00. Orders and Payments can be sent to: Eileen Rosipal, 2605 Cascade Drive, Austin, TX 78757; (512) 452- 3292, ERosipal@aol.com
Czech Heritage Month
During October members coordinate and sponsor Czech activities in the schools and communities, adopt public and school libraries and help with Czech displays. Members also visit Nursing Homes in Granger and Taylor, Texas. Czech Heritage Month publicity is also disseminated over local area radio stations.
Save the Date!
Blaine Bettinger, the Genetic Genealogist, is the featured speaker for the Austin Genealogical Society’s Seminar. This will be held in north Austin at the J. J. Pickle Research Campus Commons Learning Center on Friday, May 11, 2018, and Saturday, May 12, 2018. To learn more, visit http://www.austintxgensoc.org/event/2018-seminar/?instance_id=451
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