Croatian American Society seeks public input for future plansFeb 1st, 2011 | By Terri Sercovich | Category: news
The Croatian American Society in Plaquemines Parish has been developing plans to create a cultural center in the central part of the Parish. The property and building were donated to the Croatian American Society to be developed into a center that would provide the organization with a means for promoting Croatian creative arts and preserving the Croatian heritage in Southeast Louisiana.
While the organization has held periodic events throughout the calendar year to honor and recognize our arts and culture, this new center will be the first opportunity for the Croatians who have settled in this area from as early as the 1800’s to showcase and celebrate their unique culture on a broader and more regular basis.
Arts and culture are the perfect way for any interested non-Croatian to get to know their Croatian neighbors and to participate in this vibrant culture, which has thrived for over a century.
In order to achieve a shared vision and mobilize the community toward implementing that vision, CAS is asking members and interested friends to participate in a survey to determine the structure, content and management of the future center.
“We recognize we are at the beginning of a significant period of growth and are committed to proceeding in a methodical and creative manner in order to make the best decisions,” read a press release. “We hope that this survey, combined with some focused vision planning, will result in a common framework for enhancing our arts and cultural programming.”
The short survey can be found at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SSGSWSF