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JBANC's 13th Baltic Conference and the 2019 Awards Gala hosted by EANC - November 8-9, 2019

September 16, 2019

JBANC Team Attends Maryland-Estonia MOU Signing

August 6, 2019

JBANC Board Member Henry Gaidis Receives Award in Lithuania

July 31, 2019

House and Senate Baltic Caucuses poised for historic expansion in 2019

April 23, 2019

Maryland National Guard Unity Day

April 15, 2019

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September 16, 2019

The Joint Baltic American National Committee and the Estonian American National Council welcome you to Washington, DC for JBANC's 13th Baltic Conference and the 2019 Awards Gala hosted by the EANC
 

November 8 - 9, 2019
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 
2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008  

Please click here for printable versions of the event description and the registration form. Program coming soon! We look forward to seeing you in November!

August 6, 2019

Yesterday the JBANC team headed to Annapolis, MD as Maryland Governor Hogan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Estonian Ambassador Jonatan Vseviov to reaffirm Maryland and Estonia’s robust partnership. Besides military-to-military cooperation, the relationship has also including a growing number of people-to-people ties, including a handful of Sister City relationships.  

The special relationship between Estonia and Maryland started in the early 1990s as part of the NATO Partnership for Peace Program at the end of the Cold...

July 31, 2019

  On July 6, 2019, Henry L. Gaidis, one of the two Lithuanian American Council (LAC) representatives to the Joint Baltic American National Committee (JBANC) and current Chairman of its Board of Directors, was honored by President Dalia Grybaskaite by confirming upon him the Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merit to Lithuania (Ordino „Už nuopelnus Lietuvai“ Riterio kryžius).    The presentation was made alongside nearly thirty other Lithuanian and foreign award recipients at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius, Lithuania, during the nation’s...

April 23, 2019

     The previous 115th Session of Congress, a two-year period encompassing 2017-2018, was one of the most successful in the 22 years of the congressional Baltic Caucuses in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. If current trends continue, 2019 could be record-breaking.

     The House Baltic Caucus and the Senate Baltic Freedom Caucus were both founded in 1997 by the two most prominent American members of Congress of Lithuanian heritage, Senator Richard Durbin and Congressman John Shimkus, both of Illinois. Senator Durbin...

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