The Union & League of Romanian Societies of
came into being through the unification of two separate fraternal
organizations, The Union and The League, in 1928.
The Union & League :
|| November 26th. Residential Real Estate Mortgages
available to the members of the Union & League at reduced
|| April 30th. First National Convention of the Ladies
the Union and League and first Debutante Ball held in
October 3rd. The Union & League President John C. Coman, was
invited by President Lyndon B. Johnson to attend the ceremony
at the foot of the Statue of Liberty which saw the signing of the
new Immigration Law which abolished the former quota system.
|| June 11th. 60th Anniversary of the Union & League
in Cleveland, Ohio, honoring the founding members.
September 4th. Over 800 people attended Union & League
Cultural Program at Southfield, Mich. High School, to view a
cast of 170 performers from Romanian societies and parishes
throughout the United States and Canada.
|| Closing of the “America” Publishing Co.,
home of “America”
Romanian News, by the Union & League. At the end of June,
1967, the newspaper is printed in Carrolton, Ohio, and in 1969
the newspaper and its offices are moved to Detroit, Mich.
September 22nd. President and Secretary of the Union &
League attend a fraternal conference at the White House at the
invitation of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
December 1st. All major Romanian organizations in
celebrated in Cleveland, Ohio, the 50th anniversary of Union of
Transylvania with the Motherland.
|| The Union & league sells the print shop and the
Romanian Palace in America”) at 5703 Detroit Ave., Cleveland,
|| January 20, 21 and 23rd. Bicentennial Meeting in Washington,
D.C., attended by John W. Popescu, President of Union and
||Two excursions to Romania.
|| Union & League stared scholarship fund.
||Union & League Relief Fund for Romania.
||Relief Fund earmarked for children and the elderly. Supported
Case Western Reserve University's initiative for assistance in
the rebuilding of Romania's institutions (Grupul Interdisciplinar
Pentru Sanatate). Two week health management workshop with
Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
||First woman President elected. First Miss Union &
||Conversion program for paid up members.
April 23rd. Union & League President Georgeta B. Washington
attends at a meeting with President of Romania, Emil
Constantinescu, in Boston, Mass.
May. First woman editor of “America” News, G.B. Washington.
June. Romania's participation in the Folklore Festival on the
Mall in Washington, D.C. sponsored in part by Union & League.
Union & League President, Georgeta B. Washington presents
check to J. Rosapepe, Ambassador to Romania.
September. First American delegation to Romania after the
September. Work visas for Romanians, through Nickels Bakery.
October. Union and League Soccer Team. Union and League
Cultural Group / U.R. Transilvaneana Society.
November. New Society: Countryside/ La Tara, Parma, Ohio
December 1. First National Romanian Day proclaimed in the
State of Ohio. Romanian flag flown over State Capitol.
December. National Romanian American Voter Registration