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/ hungary1956.com AHF enews, July 2010 [Download the PDF] AHF reacts to The Washington Post Editorial Hungary's Strongest Leader Targets the Media that equated concern for minorities with extremism AHF Disaster Relief Fund surpasses $200,000.00! But the effects of flooding in Hungary are NOT OVER!! See how your support is helping the victims: AHF co-sponsors Free Summer Camp for 100 Children of Flood Zone Victims AHF co-sponsors delivery of 10,000 pounds of Flood Relief Supplies AHF participates in Capitol Hill policy seminar on energy security AHF Condemns Stalin Bust at National D-Day Memorial. The 90th Anniversary of Hungary's Dismemberment: AHF issues statement emphasizing the effects of Trianon today. UPDATED to include article by Amb. Geza Jeszenszky (magyarul: Gyásznapok után - az elkeseredés ellen ) 1956 National Memorial - A continuing call for support and donations to finally have a fitting national memorial in the nation's capital! 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Multiple letters from AHF members also reminded editors about the extremism in neighboring countries. The Post included AHF's link on Trianon. [read more] Magyar Klub, under its Amerikaiak a Magyarokért Közhasznú Alapítvány, (AMKA) to raise funds to help families affected by devastating flooding. In addition to cash raised by AHF, AMKA has received tens of thousands 7/20/ AHF cosponsors Free Summer from numerous firms and of dollars worth of goods and services Camp for 100 Children individuals. Americans and of Flood AHF members are working across the Zone Victims... The country to seek your donations. We camp was held from July have already distributed 10,000 pounds 20 to July 26 in the of goods and sponsored 100 children Somogy Megyei from flood-stricken areas to a free Gyermek Tábor in Fonyódliget, a town on the summer camp! Do your part and and shores of Lake Balaton. 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(You do not need to become a member to donate): American Federation C/O Sandor Murray, Treasurer th Place Woodside NY For technical assistance, contact AHF Members' Corner 7/22/ IE Discovery donates to AHF, naming AHF Executive Chairman Volunteer of the Quarter. BRIDGE is IE Discovery s employee-run volunteer program that encourages employees to support the community through service and volunteer work. The program also provides a company-sponsored pool of money for various community needs. [read more] Featured Member: [ GO to all AHF news] Magdalina Maggie Herczeg became an AHF Freedom Circle Member in She is always interested in reading about American s as she finds their life stories and accomplishments fascinating. To her, it all goes back to the pursuit of the American Dream. She earned a BA in music with piano as her primary instrument, voice being secondary. She went on to earn her MBA. 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