The Douglas Peck Musicians at Labdara CHRISTMAS CONCERT for our residents was performed on Dec. 10th in the Tado Svetainė common room by the Douglas Peck musicians.
Their music certainly put everyone in the Christmas mood. Thanks to Douglas and his musicians for sharing their talents and their time with us.
Julija Šimonėlis (Director, Labdara Foundation Board), scholarship recipients: Rasa Šiaučiūnas (3rd year of studies at the Michener Institute, UofT, to become a respiratory therapist); Povilas Kesminas (MBA student at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton); Livija Čygas (2nd year communications & arts student, UofT); and, Rūta Rusinas (Chair, Scholarship Committee). Daina Norkus (Queen’s University, Kingston, commerce student) also received a scholarship but could not attend in person due to exams.
Daina Norkus (Labdara scholarship 2016 recipient, Queen’s University commerce student - right picture)
LCAT/LABDARA SCHOLARSHIPS 2016 were presented at Labdara during the residents’ Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 10th. Julija Šimonėlis, Director on the Board of the Labdara Foundation hosted the event and Rūta Rusinas, Chair of the Scholarship Committee, presented each recipient. $4000 in all was awarded to 4 recipients this year from the LCAT/LABDARA Scholarship Trust Fund. Sincere thanks to our volunteer Scholarship Committee: Rūta Rusinas (chair), Labdara Board and LCAT reps: Ed Stravinskas, Gene Kobelskis and academics: Aušra Karka and Antanas Šileika for their work.