Ottawa Lithuanian Community

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Opening of the Lithuanian language school

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On September 10th, Ottawa's Lithuanian School "Vyturelis" officially opened and began a new school year. LCC Ottawa Chapter President Loreta-Gudynaite -Savitch successfully organized the young students, ther families and the teachers. The opening was held at Venta Preparatory School. The students, dressed in bright green t-shirts, were greeted by Lithuanian ambassador in Canada Ginte Damusis. On this occasion, Algimantas Eimantas also shared memories of his father who started a Lithuanian-language school in London, Ontario. Students shared memories of their summer vacation and everyone enjoyed a pot-luck BBQ lunch.