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Lithuanian World Center (LWC)

Quick History

The Lithuanian World Center (LWC) is located at 14911 127th Street in Lemont, IL, USA. It was established in 1988 as a nonprofit organization that serves the social, cultural, spiritual, and educational needs of people of Lithuanian descent in the Chicago Metropolitan Area and throughout the world.

 

Mission Statement

The LWC’s mission is to promote and preserve Lithuanian culture and heritage. The Center is a resource for the community and visitors to learn about and appreciate Lithuanian culture.

 

Community Involvement

The LWC offers Lithuanians the opportunity to attend Mass in their native language, to enjoy the companionship of friends and relatives, and to attend performances, seminars, lectures, art exhibits, discussions and traditional celebrations in Lithuanian.