70th Anniversary of Polish Veterans Association no 3 in Vancouver 

 

Many members of Polonia gathered on Nov 26th to celebrate the 70th anniversary of SPK ( Polish Veterans Association ) in Vancouver.

 

We  congratulate the long time members of SPK on their service to the Polish community in British Columbia. Polonia is very proud of their ongoing contributions,  patriotism, and their fight for the true history of Poland.

 

 

Photos J. Dobrowolska, Film J. Kusmider

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Historical Exposition - History and memorabilia of Polish Veterans Association in British Columbia.

From the left E. Skrzymowska, President SPK M. Trzcinski, Consul RP of Poland in Vancouver J. Dobrowolska, Tri-City Polonez Association L. Buczylko, Vice-President SPK I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC

Representing The Canadian Polish Congress BC S. Swiatczak, I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC A. Dobrowolski , Vice-President CPC BC

M. Trzcinski, Consulate of Poland Vancouver A. Dobrowolski, CPC BC

From the left S. Stavecka, SPK I. Swiatczak, CPC BC A. Dobrwolski, CPC BC

I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC, J. Dobrowolska, Tri-City Polonez Association A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President CPC BC

From the left, A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President CPC BC, S. Swiatczak, Tri-City Polish Association F. Wilson, Polish Combatants Association

Official Part of the 70th Anniversary of SPK no 3 - banquet in Vancouver. 

 

 

Distinguished guests included: 

Consul M. Trzcinski, Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Vancovuer

Richard Dunn, Battle of Britain Memorial Member 

Cameron Cathart, Remembers Day Committee Member

CD Richard Blackwolf, Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association 

Andrzej Ruta, President of National Polish Vetereans Association  

Iwona Swiatczak, President of Canadian Polish Congress BC 

O. Slawomir Oblak, St. Casimir's Polish Church in Vancouver

Zbigniew Starczyk, President of Polish Veterans Associtation no 18 in Calgary

 

 

The Board of Polish Veterans Association in Vancouver and President E. Skrzymowska would like to say thanks to all the guests and supporters for their participation in the celebrations.

 

Special thanks to 

 to Mr. Chorobik for the work on designing and planning of the museum,

J. Kusmider for the documentary film,

J. Dobrowolska for pictures. 

 

Mr. Zbigniew Starczyk

Mr. Zbigniew Starczyk

President of Polish Veterans Association no 18 in Calgary

M. Trzcinski, Consulate of Poland

M. Trzcinski, Consulate of Poland

in Vancouver

Mr. Cameron Cathart

Mr. Cameron Cathart

Mr. Richard Blackwolf

Mr. Richard Blackwolf

Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association

Mr Richard Dunn

Mr Richard Dunn

Battle of Britain Memorial

A. Ruta

A. Ruta

National President of Polish Veterans Association

Anniversary Plaque from CPC BC

Anniversary Plaque from CPC BC

From the left A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President CPC BC , A. Kopczynski, Fund Raising Director CPC BC E. Skrzymowska, President Polish Veterans Association S. Stawecka, long time member of SPK, L. Buczylko, Vice-President SPK I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC

M. Fiipowska

M. Fiipowska

Awarded for her 5 years of being an active SPK member

Father Slawomir Oblak

Father Slawomir Oblak

CptJ. Kusmider, prepared film from the event A. Dobrowolski, CPC BC L. Buczylko , SPK

S. Stawecka - 87th Birthday

S. Stawecka - 87th Birthday

Happy Birthday dear Stefania, we wish health and lots of laughter in the years to come.

Polish Society ZGODA

Polish Society ZGODA

Dance Group Polonez presenting the 70th Anniversary Congratulations Letter on behalf of the PT Zgoda Society

J. Dobrowolska, Tri-City Polonez and CPC volunteer photographer I. Swiatczak, CPC BC President A. Dobrowolski, CPC BC Vice-President

Veterans Henryk Radziszewski, Frank Wilson with Veterans Association National President Andrzej Ruta

Mr and Mrs. Kutyla, Tri-City Polonez, President Tri-City Polonez Associataion A. Kostka, B. Seweryn, with her husband ( Tri-City Polonez), H. Kostka, Vice-President Tri-City Polonez association

Singing Kamila Marczyk

Polonez Dance performed traditionally at the beginning of Polish formal events

A. Dobrowolski T. Gajecki J. Dobrowolska

Mr. and Mrs Duchowski

Mr. and Mrs Duchowski