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Dates: September 24-26, 2004
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort Conference Center
7677 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, Arizona

Some acronyms used below:
      AZ LAC - Arizona Chapter of LAC
      LAC - Lithuanian-American Community, Inc.
      NBD - National Board of Directors
      NEB - National Executive Board

Unless indicated otherwise, photos shown below were taken by Onute Damaite Fielding of Sun Lakes, AZ, board member of AZ LAC.

mariachis Mariachi musicians provide a bit of local southwestern culture and lift the spirits of the banquet guests with lively traditional Mexican music.   group Loreta and Ambassador Vygaudas Usackas, and Dr. Regina and Bernardas Narusis of Cary, IL.

award Antonija Petrulis, representing AZ LAC board, presents an award to Rev. R. Roide, S.J., Pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Phoenix, Arizona, in recognition of his contributions to a Jesuit school in Lithuania.   stephen The Honorable Stephen Mull, U.S. ambassador to Lithuania, the main speaker at the banquet.   group Ambassador Vygaudas Usackas, Andrius Anuzis of Brighton, MI, Saulius Anuzis of Lansing, MI, and Ambassador Stephen Mull.

group Eugenija Fedosejeva and Laurynas Misevicius of Monroe, CT, and Ramute Zukas of Great Neck, NY.   group Ausrele Sakalas of Lemont, IL, Marija Remys of Westchester, IL, and Dalia Navickas of New Bedford, MA.

Mrs. Dzikas, Vytautas and Rima Reklaitis of Phoenix, AZ, and Alfonsas Dzikas of West Hartford, CT.   two Milda and Algis Kvedaras of Sun City, AZ.

group ..., Audrone and Adele Bartys of Sun City, AZ, Julius Veblaitis of Union, NJ, and Rimantas Bitenas of Watchung, NJ.   group Birute Vindasius of Palos Hills, IL, Arvydas and Audrone Tamulis of Chicago, IL, and Juozas Polikaitis of Lemont, IL.

group Giedre Milasius of Carlsbad, CA, Gediminas and Mrs. Damasius of Libertyville, IL, Birute Vilutis of Schererville, IN.   group Prof. Irena Lange of Fullerton, CA, and ....

group Genovaite Treinys of Seminole, FL, and Onute Damaite and Ivor Ren´┐Ż Fielding of Sun Lakes, AZ.   group Aldona and Rimantas Vaitkus of Paradise Valley, AZ.   Kestutis and Siga Eidukonis of Tucson, AZ.