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Vecerni Zvon / Evening Bell
Toronto Ontario

One of the oldest Slovenian clubs in the Toronto area is Vecerni Zvon, which was founded in 1956. Most of the members came from the Prekmurke region in Slovenia. The association's function is the organization of social activities and the provision of assistance to its members in times of illness or other difficulty. Many dances and banquets were organized during the first twelve years of operation.
In 1967 property was purchased north of Highway 9 between Orangeville and Highway 400. A clubhouse, chapel, and swimming pool were built on the grounds. Members and guests are also provided with picnic, camping, and sports facilities. The most important annual event is Proscenje, a traditional feast for the people of Prekmurke, which takes place in August.