When In Rom…ania, Do As the Romanians Do! (Guest Writer, Carolyn Waters, visiting from Butler, Tennessee)

April 3, 2013 at 4:07 pm Leave a comment

Our trip to beautiful Romania has been a real adventure thus far.  After arriving in Sibiu and seeing some of the ancient architecture, we then were brought by car to St. George late at night.  The weather was much like what we had left back in Boone, North Carolina…cold with a wintry mix of rain and snow.  Image

   The next day dawned clear, and we were off to Mikes School, where we spent the day with their hard-working librarian and other librarians from Covasna County.  I am so impressed with their desire to inspire and motivate their students to work hard to achieve their fullest potential.  Romania has a wonderful opportunity to achieve great things as a country, through it’s young people, it’s greatest resource!  

              Carolyn with Laszlo Kiss, Librarian, Mikes Kelemen School – Grades K – 12Image

    We have met some of the wonderful people working for the Red Cross, Adolf the Executive Director, and Andrea, Project Manager, who work tirelessly for the good people of St George.  I hope within the next few days to meet others, like Huni, Andrea and Robi, who I understand have made great contributions for the betterment of this wonderful community.  Our desire in coming here was to bring some small help and encouragement to the people of St. George – believe me, it has been a great encouragement to us!

— — Carolyn WaltersImageHonored for their outstanding work as Red Cross Volunteers, with Huni their Director, Anne Boyd, and Papp Adolf, Executive Director of Covasna County Red Cross.

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Pam, Carolyn and Attila at the Immigration Police Office standing in front of the flag of the European Union on the right, and Romania on the left.  Each foreigner must register at this office within 3 days after arriving in our little city of 60,000.  

God is with us, lighting the path which He prepares for us.  We celebrate that we chose to follow the path that led us to St. George, Transylvania, Romania. — Anne

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