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The Mike Jaros Fund for Peace established

Posted on Jul 16, 2012
Fund honors long-time Minnesota legislator
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The Mike Jaros Fund for Peace established

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is proud to announce creation of the Mike Jaros Fund for Peace.

Mike superbly represented Minnesota House of Representatives District 7B for more than 35 years. The purpose of this fund is to recognize and honor Jaros’ contribution to the Northland community.

Mike Jaros’ family came to the United States from the former Yugoslavia (northwestern section of today’s Bosnia). Over the years, Mike has been very concerned about the situation in Bosnia.

In the summer of 2005, he returned to Bosnia to teach English to University students in Sarajevo. Also, for the past three years, Mike has been teaching Serbo-Croatian language in community.

Mike has been a great friend of the UW-Superior War and Peace in Bosnia Study Abroad program.  Last year he offered language instruction to students who went abroad.  We worked with Mike to set up the Mike Jaros Fund for Peace to financially help the students who participate in this program.

In order to make your tax-deductable contribution, please complete the online gift form on our secure server and click the Confirm button at the bottom to submit your information.

If you prefer to make a credit card gift by telephone, call toll free 888-893-8593 between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time. The UW-Superior Foundation accepts Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express. Please make sure you specify that you intend to contribute to the Mike Jaros Fund for Peace.

If you have any questions and or concerns, please contact Haji Dokhanchi at kdokhanc@uwsuper.edu or (715) 394 8484.

News Contact: Janet Blair | 715-394-8465 | jblair{atuws}
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