Saturday, July 19, 2014

28. Jun Update: News and Events

As reported by Yahoo Finance News 28. Jun selected Sasa Jovicic for the position of Executive Director. Sasa will be heading efforts to ensure future growth of the organization and implement strategies devised by the board. His two decades in the international finance, real estate and digital marketing arenas bring needed expertise as our young organization seeks new funding avenues. FULL STORY

28. Jun president Filip Filipi took the time to thank all the volunteers who helped with flood relief efforts in Toronto personally, including the Sv. Sava Oplenac folklore group who were presented with a modern version of the Kosovka Devojka painting and Pentagon Logistics who have stored all the donations free of charge. FULL STORY
28. Jun coordinator Aleksandra Guculj is touring Europe setting up fundraising events to help pay for the transportation of the remaining 100 tons of aid in North America. If you are interested in setting up a fundraiser for 28. Jun please email 28jun.org@gmail.com

The Serbian media reported heavily on the donations sent by 28. Jun this week, US coordinator Milo Dubak conducted a brief interview with Novosti while 28. Jun Serbia coordinator Marija Oluic will begin the TV rounds when her interview with Studio B airs on Wednesday. FULL STORY

28. Jun will kick off the first of many flood fundraisers at the famed Kafana restaurant in Manhattan on Tuesday. For reservations contact info@kafannyc.com or 212.353.8000

28. Jun members have arrived to Serbia from all over the diaspora to help the Red Cross expedite the distribution of the aid sent for flood victims. We will document all aid sent from the moment it leaves our centers in the diaspora to when it gets delivered to people in areas effected by the floods.


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