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
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
President of Polish Veterans Association no 18 in Calgary
M. Trzcinski, Consulate of Poland
Mr. Cameron Cathart
Mr. Richard Blackwolf
Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association
Mr Richard Dunn
Battle of Britain Memorial
National President of Polish Veterans Association
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
Awarded for her 5 years of being an active SPK member
Father Slawomir Oblak
CptJ. Kusmider, prepared film from the event A. Dobrowolski, CPC BC L. Buczylko , SPK
S. Stawecka - 87th Birthday
Happy Birthday dear Stefania, we wish health and lots of laughter in the years to come.
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