99th Anniversary of Poland's Independence
I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC presents Bronz Canadian Polish Congress Pin to Andrew Dobrowolski, Vice-President CPC BC, Director member of National Board of Directors of Canadian Polish Congress and Millenium Fund Coordinator
MC of the event, Elizabeth Kozlowski
Honorary CPC BC plaque presented to the President of Belweder Polish North Shore Association Urszula Sulinska and members of the organization.
Scholarships awarded to the students presented by Andrew Dobrowolski. Additional award the ebook '500 days across Canada' funded by CPC BCC
On behalf of Mary and Edward Gacek - plaque was accepted by Elizabeth Narodowski
Elzbieta Skrzymowska, President SPK No 3 congratulated Consul Marcin Trzcinski on the 25th Anniversary of Polish Consulate in Vancouver
Ebook by Jakub Muda '500 Days Across Canada' presented by CPC BC to recognize her volunteer efforts in the community
Mrs. Halina Skowronska received the Honorary Canadian Polish Congress Diploma for her active participation in works of the Polish Women Federation
I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC H. Skowronska, Polish Women Federation A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President CPC BC
Jadwiga Dobrowolska was awarded Canadian Polish Congress Diploma for her active support and ongoing help with documenting the events for CPC BC
Children - Polish School in Surrey OLGC
Polonez Dance Group
Choir - 'In Polish Tunes'
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On Nov 12, 2017, Canadian Polish Congress BC, CPC member organizations and Polonia celebrated the 99th Anniversary of Polish National Independence. Special thanks to Polish Consulate in Vancouver for sponsoring the reception.
There were many reasons to celebrate in our community here in Vancouver area.
The following active members were recognized:
Andrew Dobrowolski - Bronz CPC/KPK Honorary Pin for his work as Vice President of CPC BC, Coordinator of Millenium Fund and Director - Board Member of National Canadian Polish Congress
CPC BC Honorary Plaques
North Shore Polish Association Belweder - in recognition of The 15th Anniversary of serving the Polish community
Mary and Edward Gacek for outstanding efforts to support Canadian Polish community, its many organizations, and countless initiatives.
CPC Honorary Diplomas:
Jadwiga Dobrowolska for her help organizing events for Canadian Polish Congress and her work on the photo- documenting all the events.
Hanna Skowronska - for her active participation in works of The Polish Women Federation
The following students received scholarships:
Kalina Blonska and Monica Sowinski
Special thanks to all members of CPC BC for their help in decorating and organizing the event, to Mrs. Elizabeth Kozlowski for being the Master of Ceremony, and to Polish Veterans Association for sponsoring the venue, to lovely members of Polish Women Federation for help with handing out the ribbons:
Ela Zalech, Hanna Skowronska, Krystyna Mikołajczuk, Danuta Potworowska.
Pictures: J. Dobrowolska, A. Sobieski, R. Slawski
Many thanks to Polish Saturday School in Surrey, POLONEZ Dance Group and Choir 'In Polish Tunes' for their participation in the artistic program.