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Russian Interns, September 30 - October 28, 2001

OPEN was pleased to locate internships and arrange home stays for four of these eight Russian interns. Citizens of Newton have placed some of them in their hearts.

Oxana Starkova and Tatyana Krasovskaya

Oxana Starkova and Tatyana Krasovskaya

Irina Ustich and Karen Chelokyan

Irina Ustich and Karen Chelokyan


Carol Kramer, Yuri Bolovinstev and Natalya Strelkova

Carol Kramer,
Yuri Bolovinstev
and Natalya Strelkova

Larry Hesson from OPEN Board of Directors; Oxana Starkova and John McNeer, Vice Chair of OPEN Board of Directors

Larry Hesson from OPEN Board of Directors; Oxana Starkova and John McNeer, Vice Chair of OPEN Board of Directors


Oxana Starkova and Tatyana Krasovskaya were placed in Newton, Iowa. Oxana interned at the Radisson Hotel, Progress Industries, Wal*Mart and Drugtown. Tatyana interned at Century 21, Newton Chamber of Commerce and Birkenholz Real Estate. Oxana home stayed with Paul & Sarah McCuen and Fritz and Carol Kramer. Tatyana home stayed with Kathy Doyle and Fritz and Xarol Kramer. Irina Ustich was placed in the Cedar Rapids. Karen Chelokyan lived in Newton. He interned with Gardiner Millworks, Quality Cabinets, Kitchen Concepts, Woodworks and the Monroe Company. He stayed with Tom & Nancy Mott, Nile and Donna McCoy and Jerry and Dawn Jorgensen. Yuri Bolovintsev interned in Newton at Earl May's, DeJong Greenhouse, Flowers on the Courtyard, Coxes Greenhouse and Hendrickson Greenhouse. He stayed with Tom and Nancy Mott, Nile & Donna McCoy and Jerry and Dawn Jorgensen.

Eight Russian interns upon their arrival in Newton: Konstatine Genkin, Yuri Bolovinstev, Karen Chelokyan, Tatyana Krasovskaya, Irina Ustich, Olga Kropova, Natalya Strelkova and Oxana Starkova

Eight Russian interns upon their arrival in Newton: Konstatine Genkin, Yuri Bolovinstev, Karen Chelokyan, Tatyana Krasovskaya, Irina Ustich, Olga Kropova, Natalya Strelkova and Oxana Starkova

The Russians and OPEN Board members that attended the reception

The Russians and OPEN Board members that attended the reception


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