AHFS is the sponsoring organization of Cleveland’s Hungarian scout troops.

The American Hungarian Friends of Scouting is an official non-profit 501(c)(3) organization chartered in the state of Ohio. All donations to the AHFS are tax deductible.

With your help the AHFS, as the sponsoring organization of the Cleveland Hungarian scout troops, can continue to help fund the many operating expenses incurred by the troops.

The American Hungarian Friends of Scouting (#52064) is approved to receive donor designations through United Way campaigns.


The AHFS officers

Michael Horvath, President
Louis Szigeti, Vice-President
Andrea Fricke-Tabor, Treasurer
Irene Slattery, Secretary
Tas Nadas, Secretary
Marta Fordos, Auditor
Judith Gyorky, Auditor
Ferenc Jasper, Recorder
Steven Graber Jr., Property Mgr.

Balazs Bedy, Honorary President
Elizabeth Balassy, Scout Ball Chairperson
Anna Maria Gyorky, Scout Banquet Coordinator
Joseph Gyorky, Scout Center Director
Janos Szigeti, Scout Park Director
Julianna Gulden, Newsletter Editor

Scout Ball

Click here to view photos of the 2018 debutantes with their escorts and their opening dance.
Click here to see pictures of the various events at the 2018 Hungarian Scout Ball.

Click on the invitation pages to enlarge and to print.

Click on the annual fund card to enlarge and to print.


Pictures from the 2017 Hungarian Scout Ball can be seen here.
Click here to view Aleksa Bogárdy’s pictures of the 2017 debutantes.
Krisztina Petho’s 2017 pictures on the Bocskai Radio facebook page.


2016 Hungarian Scout Ball photos – Album 1.
Elizabeth Balassy’s official ball pictures can be found here – Album 2.


Click here to view pictures from the 2015  Scout Ball.
See the 2015 Bocskai Radio’s pictures here.
Video of the 2015 Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble’s Palotas dance.
Katica Szentkiralyi’s official 59th ball pictures can be seen here.


Click here to view 2014 ball pictures.
Katica Szentkiralyi’s official 58th ball pictures can be found here.


See pictures from the 2013 Ball by our photographer Dr. Ildiko Bakos.
Read Hungarian Defense Minister Csaba Hende’s 2013 greeting, in English, here:  Page 1,  Page 2


Debutantes and their escorts from 1956 to 2018.
Scout ball statistics: year, place, orchestra, pairs, prices.


Ez a lap olvasható / Also available in: Magyarul