A painting of Sir Winston Churchill in his art studio in Chartwell, England.  


How to Celebrate the Holidays Globally in Atlanta

by Trevor Williams | December 16, 2014 Missed the Yorkshire pudding at the annual British Christmas lunch, the dancing at the La Posada gala, or the first-ever Atlanta soccer match marking 100 years since the World War I Christmas Truce?  More

'Skeptical' Czechs Celebrate the Advent Season With Passion

by Phil Bolton | December 10, 2014 Alena Klovikova makes certain that her kiosk in the Old Town of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is open Dec. 1-Jan. 13, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m., while the historic city celebrates the Advent season as children congregate to sing ancient carols and vendors sell their wares. More

A 'Go Eat Give' Cultural Tour of Cuba

by Barbara Rose Barbara Rose, president of the consulting firm for non-profits, New Generation Partnerships Inc., visited Cuba on a Nov. 8-16 Go Eat Give tour of the country. More

Czech Honorary Consul General Novak Honored in Prague

by Phil Bolton | November 14, 2014 Atlanta's honorary consul general of the Czech Republic, George Novak, received the republic's Medal of Merit First Class during ceremonies held Oct. 28 at the Prague Castle celebrating the 96th anniversary of Czechoslovakia. More

Missionary Rescue in the Congo Recalled During Kiwanis Veterans Day Luncheon

by Phil Bolton | November 12, 2014 In tribute of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Kiwanian William “Mack” Secord recalled the joint U.S.-Belgium rescue mission of white hostages and a number of Congolese whose lives were threatened 50 year ago by the violence in war-torn Stanleyville, (today known as Kisangani), in what’s now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. More
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