A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Luka Erceg

Luka Erceg, JD, LLM, MBA, CIRA
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Luka Erceg is a Canadian-born, American entrepreneur who has focused on sustainable/clean tech ventures. He holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and Bachelor of Marketing (B.Com.). He is a Certified Turnaround Professional (C.T.P) through the Turnaround Management Association (T.M.A.), a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (C.I.R.A.) through the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (A.I.R.A.) and holds the Series 65 license from the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).

On January 11, 2018, Luka suffered a left-shoulder disarticulation (amputation) due to a flesh-eating bacterial infection brought on from the ingestion of bad oysters. Since losing his arm, he has been witnessing discrimination firsthand as he works to re-enter the U.S. economy. Recently, he was recognized globally by the LinkedIn News Team for his post on inclusiveness and bankruptcy in the matter of the Cirque du Soleil bankruptcy, as found on his LinkedIn profile. Previously, Scientific American published his blog article “I lost my arm to microbes but they can save the world”, found here: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/i-lost-my-arm-to-microbes-but-they-can-save-the-world/, on his tragic experience but the nonetheless ongoing importance of nature and microbiology in addressing global waste problems, and has also written about inclusiveness in the workplace for disabled persons in Ability Magazine, found here: https://abilitymagazine.com/inclusiveness-and-apathy-in-the-workplace/.

Luka has been written about in Forbes, FastCompany, The Economist, Scientific American, and numerous other publications. In addition, he has also testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on separate occasions. The first company he founded was almost acquired by Tesla before investors rejected the offer.


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Branislav Vidić

Др Бранислав - Брана Видић (Сремска Митровица, 20. мај 1934), професор на Џорџтаун универзитету у Вашингтону, академик, светски стручњак за микробиологију. Дипломирао је стоматологију у Београду, а последипломске студије је завршио на Атомском институту у Швајцарској. У Швајцарској држи повремено предавања као гостујући професор. Поред научног, бави се хуманитарним радом и председник је организације „Ми бринемо“, која је помагала у збрињавању избеглица.

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Publishing

Prayer Book

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of a beautiful pocket-size, full-color, English-language Prayer Book, which has been compiled and designed by our newly enthroned His Grace, Bishop Maxim, and printed in Serbia. The book contains prayers commonly used by Orthodox Christians, lists of Scriptural Commandments, and brief articles on the precepts of Faith, proper conduct in church, and the meaning and practice of prayer. It is adorned with striking icons and illustrations by Fr. Stamatis Skliris, a parish priest in Athens who is renowned as an iconographer and as a writer and lecturer on Byzantine iconography. Full-color on coated stock throughout, 36 pages, 3¾" × 5½" format, paperback, saddle-stitched.