CHICAGO – Renowned local artist Elena Diadenko concluded her exhibition of paintings at the Ukrainian National Museum (UNM) in April 2022. In an outpouring of generosity, Ms. Diadenko contributed $14,000 from the sale of her paintings to the humanitarian fund of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) Post 32. On May 4, in recognition of her philanthropy, representatives of the UAV presented her with a plaque of recognition for her altruism. Pictured above (from left to right) during the presentation of the plaque are UAV Publicity Officer Bohdan Dudycz, UNM President Lydia Tkaczuk, Ms. Diadenko, UAV National Adjutant John Steciw and UAV member Adam Bihun.
Artist recognized by UAV
By Bohdan Dudycz1 Min Read