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Save the Date for the 2025 Annual
Eastern European Month Dinner Celebration 

The month of April is designated as "Eastern European Month." The people of Ohio are called upon to observe this month with appropriate educational opportunities, ceremonies, events and activities. The EECOH sponsors and hosts the annual Eastern European Month Dinner Celebrations throughout Ohio during April. View photos from past dinner celebration's here.

Save the date for the Annual Celebration Dinner taking place Saturday, April 5, 2025 at the American Croatian Lodge in Eastlake, Ohio.

2024 Date and Location

Saturday, April 5, 2025

American Croatian Lodge

34900 Lakeshore Boulevard

Eastlake, Ohio 44095

6:00 p.m. - Social Hour/Cash Bar, Reverse Raffle 50/50 Split and Silent Auction

7:00 p.m. - Dinner and Guest Honoree

Tickets Available Soon


Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship's are available. Each includes an ad in our program and dinner tickets.


Ad-only sponsorship's are also available. If you need assistance with ad creation an ad set-up fee of $65 will be charged. Sponsor information for 2025 is coming soon.

*Size of ad and amount of dinner tickets are based on sponsorship level

Become a Sponsor

Donate to the Auction

Please consider supporting our celebration by donating gift certificates, merchandise or services valued at over $200.00 for our Silent Auction.


Bidders need to have cash, Venmo or PayPal. Inability to pay will result in the next highest bidder receiving the item.

2025 Auction information is coming soon.

Contact Us

We are always looking for locations to host our annual dinner as well as local caterers to cater the event. Any ideas are always welcome.

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Past Eastern European Month Dinner Celebration Honorees




Zoran "Z" Karic 


Professional Soccer Player

Dr. Bela Bognar 


Freedom Fighter

Elizabeth Ann Diles


Vice President, Carpatho-Rusyn Society




Tom Waniewski

Advisory Board for the Polish Cultural Center in Toledo

Walt Mahovlich

Croatian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Hungarian

Musician, Harmonia Ensemble

MaryAgnes Mikalauskas 
Lithuanian, Editor,
IRON WOLF Magazine

The Eastern European Congress of Ohio selects one person to honor at their Eastern European Month Dinner Celebration, which is held in April. We welcome nominations for future honorees that have demonstrated their devotion and acknowledgement of their heritage. Please contact us at for any further information. Criteria for the selection process is that the honoree is an Ohio resident, of Eastern European heritage and has involvement in their Eastern European heritage.

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