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 Miko┼éajczuk,  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.