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The XXIX UNWLA Convention

Monday, May 30, 2011
Morning Plenary Session and Convention Closing

Monday Iryna Rudykmorning agenda included seminars by Social Welfare Committee Chair Iryna Rudyk and newly appointed member of the UNWLA’s membership recruitment team, Renata Zajac. Ms. Rudyk spoke about ongoing projects in Ukraine, while Ms. Zajac tackled the challenge of making the UNWLA more interesting and inviting to women in their 20s and 30s. R. Zajac with young membersAs part of her presentation, she polled attending members of the organization to elicit the reasons they had joined. A lively discussion ensued. As a follow up, Ms. Zajac will be conducting a study group of the younger women and present recommendations to the Executive Board in the fall.

Grabbing boxed lunches, convention delegates returned to the main meeting hall for the concluding plenary session. After verification of quorum, came the report of Financial Secretary Roma Shuhan, adoption of convention resolutions (see boxed sidebar), a low-key and gracious address from newly elected UNWLA President Marianna Zajac, miscellaneous questions and suggestions from delegates. Convention Chair Lidia Bilous officially closed the convention with an adjournment speech that validated the proceedings while it hinted at an inspired and productive future for the organization, its current membership, and members to come. “The work our mothers began will continue . . .”

Going Home
Going Home

Friday, May 27,2011
President’s Welcoming Remarks
National Board Meeting
Seminars
Reception and pre-convention program.

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Opening Ceremony and Plenary Sessions
Luncheon Program
Convention Banquet

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Morning Plenary Session
Luncheon Program
Afternoon Seminars and Evening Program

Monday, May 30, 2011
Morning Plenary Session and Convention Closing

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