Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) officers seated behind UAV banner

Annual Convention

Registration Fee

Please note that there is a $10 registration fee for all convention attendees. In addition, each post must pay $20. These fees are to help offset the cost of coffee and snacks during the meetings.

Registration fee must be paid when you check in at the registration desk at the convention. Please pay by check or cash only. We cannot accept credit card payments at the convention.

Make Your Reservations Now

Make your reservations now for the annual convention of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV).

New Haven Post 33 is honored to have been selected to host the 72nd National Ukrainian American Veteran’s Annual Convention. Arrangements have been made for our convention with the St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven, Connecticut. The church hall is located at 569 George Street, New Haven, CT 06511-5301, phone number 203-865-0388. The annual convention will be held from October 31 through November 2, 2019.

Reservation Deadlines

Banquet reservations were due by 1 October 2019. Please contact Carl R. Harvey at 203-389-6076,, if you would like to make late reservations.


St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven, Connecticut.

  • Website:
  • Phone: 203-865-0388
  • Address: 569 George Street, New Haven, CT 06511-5301


Airports that serve the New Haven, CT area:

If flying into New York, there is a shuttle bus (NYC Express Bus) that runs from those airports to Grand Central Train Station in New York City (Manhattan) where you can board a train to New Haven, CT.

If you are taking the train, Union Station is the main railroad passenger station in New Haven, CT and offers connections to Boston, New York and Washington, DC. Amtrak and Metro North services are available. Total walking distance from the station to the hotel is 0.6 miles.

Dress Code

Dress Code for all convention meetings is UAV class “A” uniform.  The official UAV class “A” uniform consists of


Thursday, 31 October 2019

18:00-19:30  UAV National Executive Board meeting in the New Haven Hotel Board Room

Friday, 1 November 2019

08:00  Registration
09:00-12:30  General Meeting in Church Main Hall
12:30-13:30  Lunch in Church Main Hall
13:30-15:30  Committee Meeting breakout sessions

Saturday, 2 November 2019

08:00  Late Registration
08:30-09:30  General Meeting in Church Main Hall (VA Benefits Presentation)
09:30-13:00  General Meeting in Church Main Hall   (Committee Reports)
13:00-14:00  Lunch in Church Main Hall
14:00-15:00  General Meeting in Church Main Hall (Business)
15:00-15:15  Closing Ceremonies
16:00-18:00  National Executive Board Meeting in Holy Name Room
18:00-19:00  Cocktail Hour in Church Main Hall
19:00-22:00  Convention Banquet/Dinner Dance in Church Main Hall

Special Guests

Activities for Spouses

The Convention Committee and UAV Ladies Auxiliary are planning activities for spouses. Please call UAV Ladies Auxiliary President Oksana Koziak at 610-867-4052 for more information.

Peabody Museum, 170 Whitney Avenue, at the corner of Sachem Street, one block north of Trumbull Street, New Haven, CT
Friday 1 November, at 13:00
Saturday, 2 November, at 10:00

Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State Street in downtown New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven Historical Society, 114 Whitney Avenue New Haven, Connecticut

Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven Connecticut

Bradley Point Park and Veterans Walk of Honor at West Haven Beach, Captain Thomas Blvd, West Haven, Connecticut

Hotel Reservations

Sorry, but the hotel group rate is sold out and is no longer available. Any remaining rooms are at the regular rate, not the UAV group rate, but you may be able to get a slight discount if you are a AAA member. If you have not already booked your room, you should do so immediately!

There are other hotels nearby if the New Haven Hotel is booked, but the rates may be higher. A few within walking distance of the New Haven Hotel include the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale and the Blake Hotel, but these are more expensive than the conference hotel.

New Haven Hotel
229 George Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
For Reservations: 877-419-0214
Toll free: 800-644-6835
Phone: 203-498-3100
Fax: 203-498-0911

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
Phone: 203-772-6664

The Blake Hotel
9 High St
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203-390-5352

The New Haven Hotel is located 0.6 miles from St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church, our meeting and banquet facility.


St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church
569 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511-5301

Saturday, 2 November, 2019
Cocktail hour starts at 18:00 in the in Church Main Hall. Convention Banquet and Dinner/Dance begin at 19:00.

You can print and mail the Banquet Reservation Form or make your payment now using our secure PayPal payment gateway. Note that you will be redirected to the PayPal website to make your payment.

Please choose main meal

If you do not want to make your banquet reservation online, please download and print the UAV Banquet Reservation form and return it with your payment. Banquet reservations are due by Tuesday, 1 October 2019.


We ask for your support of the Ukrainian American Veterans by advertising in our commemorative UAV convention journal. The pricing is reasonable, and your advertisement will be seen by hundreds of UAV members across the country. The journal is a compilation of advertising submitted by our patrons. It will be available at our convention and banquet. All delegates and full-page advertisers attending our banquet will receive a copy of the commemorative journal. Advertisers who have paid for a full page or greater and do not attend the convention will have the journal mailed to them upon request.

  • $300 – Front Inside Cover
  • $300 – Back Inside Cover
  • $300 – Back Page Cover
  • $130 – Full Page
  • $65 – Half Page
  • $40 – Quarter Page
  • $25 – 1/8 Page or Business Card Size
  • $10 – One Line Booster

All advertising orders must be received no later than 1 October 2019. Please download and print the Advertisement Agreement form and return it with your payment.

If you would like to purchase a full-page in memory of a loved one, please consider purchasing an “In Memory” page for $130.

If you would like your name listed as a booster, please download and print the Booster Page form and return it with your payment. Cost is $10.00 per booster name for non-advertisement contributions.


Banquet: Please contact Carl R. Harvey at 203-389-6076,

Hotel:  Please contact Carl R. Harvey at 203-389-6076,, or Ihor B. Rudko at 860-705-1849,

Advertisements: Please contact Bohdan Dudycz at 847-825-1717,

Carl R. Harvey
Convention Chairman
941 Alling Road
Orange, CT 06477-1352

Bohdan Dudycz
Publication Officer

8433 N. Clifton Ave
Niles, IL 60714