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April 15, 2021
Mark your calendar for these upcoming events at the Chicago Estonian House: May 8 (Saturday) – Vana Tallinn Grand Reopening June 19 (Saturday) – Jaanipäev  August 28 (Saturday) – Muinastulede Öö October 2 (Saturday) – Estoberfest November 20 (Saturday) – International Christmas Market (Jõululaat) December 19 (Saturday) – JõulupuuRead More →

In memoriam

April 14, 2021
The Estonian House mourns the passing of our member Jaak Teetsov who passed away on April 8th. Our condolences go out to his family and friends. We would also like to thank the following people for memorial donations in Jaak Teetsov’s name ($325): Audrey Gioiosa, Dick and Dina Peinert, and his daughters Lee Anne & Susan.Read More →

New president and board re-elected at annual meeting

March 23, 2021
At the annual membership meeting on March 21, 2021, Aarne Elias was announced as the new president of the Chicago Estonian House. He will serve a three year term. The board members re-elected to another term are Aivo Entson, Mehis Vahtra, and Tiina Vilgo. We welcome two new board members: Carl Ausmees and Eero Pikat. The Audit Committee’s new chairman is Reet Soot with re-elected auditor Kaia McCarthy and new auditor Peter Elias.Read More →

Chicago Estonian House Reopened

March 23, 2021
With the easing of coronavirus restrictions in Illinois, the Chicago Estonian House Board of Directors has decided to begin opening the facilities within the guidelines of the state. We are resuming lunches, church services and school days. We are asking members to observe social distancing, wear masks and use the hand wash positioned around the building. We will be disinfecting with a fogger after each day of use. Read More →

REMINDER: Your Amazon Purchases can Benefit the Estonian House

February 26, 2020
You can donate while purchasing on the mobile app: click on setting in the app and select Amazon Smile and follow the prompts. Donate to the Chicago Estonian House every time you shop online! Search for “Estonian House of Chicago” on Amazon Smile. A portion of your purchase will be donated! Read More →

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