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Brazos Valley Chapter
Czech Heritage Society of Texas

2014 Officers


President - Edward J. (EJ) Biskup



Vice President - Stanislav Vitha



Secretary - Lynette Urbanovsky

(979) 450-1820


Treasurer - Jo Ann Zaeske

(979) 224-4434


Reporter - Andrew Juranek


Appointed Positions

Cesky Hlas Report/Website — Andrew Juranek []

Education/Programs — Stan Vitha []

Greetings/Newsletter — Marie Dulak []

Historian/Membership — Jo Ann Zaeske []

Meetings/Genealogy —Frank Dulak []

Nominations — Charles Opersteny []

Publicity/Decorations — Lynette Urbanovsky[]

Scholarship — Cheryl Wenck []



This chapter was organized on June 23, 1997 in Bryan, Texas at the Bryan Public Library at 6:30 p.m.  There were 13 interested people who attended and the chapter was organized by a vote of 13 to zero. The membership now stands at nearly 30.  DUES are $15.00 yearly




Czech Language Class - Learn to speak Czech!

The class meets weekly every Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for the spring semester.

The course is taught by an instructor from the Czech Republic, the current holder of the CEFT William J. Hlavinka Czech Fellowship at Texas A&M University.

These classes will focus on beginners, but will be structured to accommodate both beginners and more advanced speakers of Czech. These classes will concentrate on Conversational Czech and are open to anyone who is interested.

These Classes will be held in the Saint Joseph Catholic Church Parish Activity Center located at 700 East 26th Street, Bryan, Texas. Ample parking is available and parking is free. Instructional materials will be provided and are covered as part of the nominal $35.00 tuition fee. A textbook is available, but is not required.

The course is sponsored by the Brazos Valley Chapter of Czech Heritage Society ( and Czech Educational Foundation of Texas (

For more information and to enroll in the class, please contact Mr. Stanislav Vitha (, Tel. 979-776-2152).

This page was last updated 12/08/2017