Obecní úřad Hvozdná
763 10 Hvozdná
Tel.: +420 577 901 017
Fax: +420 577 901 573
Pondělí a středa:
IČ: 00 283 991
Bank: 182336495/0300 (ČSOB)
The village Hvozdná is located 12 km northeast from Zlín, 333 meters above sea level. Nearby the village there is pond called Argalaška. Eleven hundred and forty (1140) inhabitants live in the cadastral area of 735 hectares.
The origin of the name indicates that the village is surrounded by forests. The first mention of Hvozdná comes from 1446. In the past it belonged to the Lukov manor. Zikmund Skyba (1909 – 1957), editor of “Právo Lidu”, poet, writer and journalist was born in Hvozdná. In 1932, painter and medalist Josef Hvozdenský was born in Hvozdná (†2009).
There are three cultural relics in the village – the Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows from 1870, a Wooden Cross transferred from the former cemetery and the Peace Stone Cross – without the upper part. All three relics are located near the crossroads in Osmek. Then there is the church from 1748 and a statue of the Lion of Hvozdná.
At the municipal office there is located the Gallery of Josef Hvozdenský. The painter donated many of his paintings and medals and the exhibition is open dgalerieaily to the public. The school building dates from 1896. For new houses the village created two new building sites. At present the village has nine flats with community care service. There is also a pediatrician in the medical office. In the same building there are rehabilitation and sports facilities. A football field and a children's playground are the highlights of Hvozdná.
There is a new sports complex in the village – tennis and squash halls, tennis courts and an open air swimming pool. What is really important for the village is the amateur theatre – number of members exceeds 126 adults and 40 children in „actor’s training“. The theatre has its own building and its history dates from 1929. The actors regularly participate in competitions and shows in Vysoké nad Jizerou, Jiráskův Hronov, Zlín, Napajedla etc. We also have hobby groups – gardeners, breeders, hunters, pensioners club and firefighters.