We are the Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln and are One of Twelve chapters that make up Nebraska Czechs Incorporated. For information on meetings, membership and other information about the club, please refer to the tabs on the upper left hand side of this page.
~ Current News and Upcoming Items of Interest ~
* A Legislative Bill was introduced this session that will provide for a Czech Heritage License Plate.
The hearing for bill, LB140, was held Monday (January 23) in front of the Transportation & Telecommunications Committee. Those, from our club, testifying in favor of the bill; Mila Saskova-Pierce, Layne Pierce and Linda Taborek. Several other folks testified in favor of the Bill. Four written support comments received. There was no testimony in opposition.
On February 24, LB140 has been placed on Select File. This is the 2nd round of debate on the Floor. We will continue to track progress and post the results here.....please check back for new updates.
* Mila Saskova-Pierce and Layne Pierce, along with representatives of the National Guard and local Czech
community leaders, coordinated a three day visit to Nebraska from the new Czech Ambassador,
Miloslav Stašek that took place on February 1-3.
* Please welcome our newest members for 2023! It's so great to have you with us!
Phyllis B., Kathy F., Susan F., Cheryl F., Kurt F., Dwayne H., Gladys H., Jennifer H., Evie K., Julie M.,
Jacqueline S., Jane S., Bill S., Elaine S., Mike N..
* Nebraska's Honorary Consul, Mila Saskova-Pierce, leads the Czech Conversation Club. It is held on the
third Tuesday of each month on Zoom. Each meeting has a theme, and participants may practice their
Czech language skills around that month's topic. Those interested should contact Mila for more information.
* Our own Czech/American Reading Circle meets on Zoom the last Tuesday of each month except
December. The 2023 Circle schedule is now available. Please see our Reading Circle page for more.
* The next General Membership Meeting will be April 14, at Hy-Vee @ 84th & Holdrege. Please see
our Meetings page for further details.
* The Deadline for submitting Royalty applications is March 31! Please get those forms sent in!!!
See our Royalty Contest page for details. We are looking for contestants!!!
* Monthly and Archived Newsletters - Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln having fun & creating history! 2023 Festival Schedule of Events
* Presidential elections were held in the Czech Republic on January 13 & 14, 2023. The second round of elections was held on January 27 & 28. Petr Pavel won the runoff against Andrej Babiš to become the
Czech Republic President-elect. Petr Pavel will become the Czech Republic's fourth President in the country's 30-year history and will replace outgoing President Miloš Zeman on March 8, 2023.
* Nominations for the 2023 Dr. Vladimir Kucera award are due April 15. Please submit nominations soon.
* Donations are appreciated to help support our organization. Please see details by clicking below.
* SAVE THE DATE! The 2023 Lincoln Czech Festival will be held May 7th @ Pla Mor Ballroom.