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Stanley Balzekas (right) with Daiva Cekanauskas-Navarrette, Lithuania's Honorary Consul in Los Angeles Stanley Balzekas (right) with Daiva Cekanauskas-Navarrette, Lithuania's Honorary Consul in Los Angeles Photo by Ludo Segers (Courtesy of the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, D.C.)

Stanley Balzekas, Lithuania’s Honorary Consul in Palm Beach, Florida and the President and Founder of the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture in Chicago, was awarded the Lithuanian Diplomacy Star for his work in promoting Lithuania’s name and preserving Lithuanian culture.

The award was presented to Balzekas by Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius at an Feb.18th ceremony in Washington, DC. The evening event celebrated the 96th anniversary of the Restoration of Lithuania's Independence, and included a moment of silence for those killed in the Euromaidan demonstrations in Kiev.

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