TravelArk Blog Africa March/April 2018

From March 19, 2018 through April 17, Beverly and I will visit three African countries where we feel near and dear to the people.   We have worked there in various ways through the United Church of God and in humanitarian terms through LifeNets.

We will visit South Africa, Malawi and Zambia.  We have people, projects and buildings on the agenda.  I will have an up to day TravelArk blog posted at

http://v2.travelark.org/travel-blog/victorkubik/23

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Visit with John D. Cooke, former vice-president of McDonald’s Corporation

December 3, 1997

On Wednesday, December 3, 1997 Jim O’Brien, pastor of UCG Cincinnati North and Lexington, KY congregations and I visited with former McDonald’s vice-president and ombudsman, Mr. John D. Cooke. We were guests at his home in Galena, Illinois where he and his wife Marge have retired. Jim O’Brien has been a friend of Mr. Cooke for many years, going back to the time when they both lived in Paducah, Kentucky.

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My visit to where I was born in Germany

In 1985 I wanted to visit refugee camp Lyssenko in Hannover, Germany camp where my parents lived from 1945-1949.  I was born there in October 1947.  From other Ukrainian families who were from the same camp as my parents at camp Lyssenko I got the address and the exact location where my parents lived.  Camp Lyssenko was in the northern part of Hannover, north of the city center.

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