July 19, 2016
This summer, the City of Portland’s Slavic Empowerment Team (SET) will present several events celebrating local Slavic culture and tradition.
SET, affiliated with Diverse and Empowered Employees of Portland Committee, is an employee-driven affinity group for City staff who are interested in Slavic Culture and/or self-affiliate with Slavic cultural heritage.
Now through July 22nd, on the first floor of the Portland Building, a Slavic Culture Awareness display is on exhibit. The display includes traditional Slavic and Ukrainian dolls, painted trays, traditional shirts, embroidery, and pictures, all from Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, and Serbia.
Today, the Portland Building hosted a Slavic Bake Sale, with a wide variety of traditional Slavic pastries. On Wednesday, August 3rd from noon to 1pm, check out a presentation of Slavic Culture Awareness in the auditorium of the Portland Building. Presenters will speak about different Slavic Cultures and countries as well as our local of Slavic communities.
To learn more, check out SET’s website!