About

Ukrainian Village Committee. Photo by Human Artist Photography

OUR HISTORY

Ukrainian Village is located in the heart of the City of Parma. In October of 2008, Parma City Council passed Resolution 290-08 declaring State Road between Tuxedo Avenue and Grantwood Drive as “Ukrainian Village.”

Ukrainian Village was founded in 2009. The Ukrainian Village Planning Committee included the following members: Wasyl Liscynesky, President UZO, Chairman; Christine Palaschenko. Co-chair; Rev. John Nakonachny; Rev. Michael Hontaruk; Rev. Michael Kulick; Rev. Vasyl Petriv; Rev. Bohdan Zhoba; Pastor Viktor Pilipchuk; Roman Fedkiw; Andrij Futey; Danylo Kulchytsky; Lev Kulchytsky; Maria Kwit-Flynn; Maria lvankiv; Irene Kulick; Anya Lendel; Evhen Palka; Lida Parc; Diana Prodan; and Natalia Simms.

The Ukrainian Village Committee was formed two years later, in 2011, by the United Ukrainian Organizations of Ohio (UZO) as a working committee. UZO has been representing the Ukrainian-American community of Ohio since 1928.

Current members of the Ukrainian Village Committee include: Roman Fedkiw, Chairman; Zoriana Zobniw, Secretary; Hans Bloom; Yosyf Ciszkewycz; Zenon Chaikovsky; and Stefan P. Stefaniuk.

OUR MISSION

To preserve, empower, and advance Ukrainian Village as a thriving neighborhood by celebrating the culture and heritage of Ukrainian Americans and to collaborate with the City of Parma in creating business and economic development within its boundaries.

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