by Kathy Hanis
Volunteers worked in the kitchen on Saturday morning at Holy Family Club to make homemade apple strudel for the upcoming Slovenefest 2015, on Saturday, Sept. 26.
The celebration will be held at Holy Family Club, at the Msgr. Mejak Hall, Gym and School Grounds, 513 Ohio, Kansas City, Kan.
It will run from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. All proceeds benefit Holy Family Church.
The 7th Annual Slovenian festival is dedicated in memory of Mike Waliczek, a long-time Holy Family church member who grew up in the parish and donated countless hours to support the church. .
The history of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kan., is a story of faith, hope and love, of exemplary pastoral care and countless blessings from heaven. It is a testimonial to the courage, vision and generosity of the Slovenian immigrants who founded the parish over 100 years ago.
The Slovenian celebration will begin at 4 p.m., with a Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church, 274 Orchard St., Kansas City, Kan.
The family event will have children and adult games, entertainment, a cultural booth and souvenirs, and a silent auction. The authentic Slovenian dinner includes: choice of Polnjene Paprike (stuffed pepper) or Sarma (stuffed cabbage roll), Kranjska Klobasa (smoked sausage), Krvavica (specialty sausage), sauerkraut, Slovenian potato salad, green beans, bread and butter, one dessert, and choice of beverage, along with sandwiches and refreshments.
For more information, visit www.holyfamilychurchkck.com.