The Year of Ștefan the Great and Holy


Taking into account that the 2018 year was declared “The Year of Ștefan the Great and Holy,” the Presidency of the Republic of Moldova has launched a number of activities dedicated to the life and the reign of the great principal.

“It is our [the Presidency] great pleasure to offer to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova, that are located abroad, the invitation to participate along with us in the organization of some diverse competition and events.”

To find out more details, you can access :…/.

The winners will be awarded with handcrafts of local folk craftsmen, money prizes, books, and more.



Mayor Emanuel will be launching the first Chicago Resident Service Fair this Saturday, March 19th at South Shore Cultural Center. The Resident Service Fairs will provide essential City services and resources to Chicagoans across the city through five scheduled events over the coming weeks (March 19, April 2, April 9, April 16, and May 7).


Backpacks for Hope:

This organization is collecting used backpacks, used clothes, school supplies, books, toys, personal care items, and/or a note at the end of the school year from American children, to be donated to disadvantaged children in rural Moldova.

For drop-off dates, click link above.