99th Anniversary of Poland's Independence
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.