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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

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  • The Consulate General of Poland and its Polish American and international partners celebrated on November 8 the National Independence Day of Poland. The evening's program featured a recital by Polish pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska. The celebration also marked the 25th anniversary of cooperation within the Visegrad Group. Poland’s Independence Day commemorates the country’s regained independence on 11th November 1918 after 123 years of partitions and rule by Russia, Prussia and Austria is one of the most important national holidays in Poland. In the photo: Consul General Piotr Janicki
    The Consulate General of Poland and its Polish American and international partners celebrated on November 8 the National Independence Day of Poland. The evening's program featured a recital by Polish pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska. The celebration also marked the 25th anniversary of cooperation within the Visegrad Group. Poland’s Independence Day commemorates the country’s regained independence on 11th November 1918 after 123 years of partitions and rule by Russia, Prussia and Austria is one of the most important national holidays in Poland. In the photo: Consul General Piotr Janicki
    Consul General of Hungary Ferenc Szebényi
    Consul General of Hungary Ferenc Szebényi
    Consul of the Czech Repubic Tomáš Trnka
    Consul of the Czech Repubic Tomáš Trnka
    Rosemary Macko Wisnosky Honorary Consul of Slovakia
    Rosemary Macko Wisnosky Honorary Consul of Slovakia
    The evening's program featured a recital by Polish pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska
    The evening's program featured a recital by Polish pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska
    Consul General Piotr Janicki awarded state decorations to a number of people in the Polish American community for their Polish advocacy in the United States: The Gold Crosses of the Order of Merit went to: Mrs. Teresa Bijos. Mrs. Paulina Głuszek and Mr. Stanisław Grochal, all members of the Committee for the Construction of the Katyń Massacre Memorial in Niles, IL. The Cross of Freedom and Solidarity went to Mr. Jerzy Gnyp, a member of the opposition to Communist rule in the 1980s. The Medal of Merit of the Committee for National Education went to Ms. Teresa Kaczmarczyk, a teacher with long-standing at Polish American schools of Chicago
    Consul General Piotr Janicki awarded state decorations to a number of people in the Polish American community for their Polish advocacy in the United States: The Gold Crosses of the Order of Merit went to: Mrs. Teresa Bijos. Mrs. Paulina Głuszek and Mr. Stanisław Grochal, all members of the Committee for the Construction of the Katyń Massacre Memorial in Niles, IL. The Cross of Freedom and Solidarity went to Mr. Jerzy Gnyp, a member of the opposition to Communist rule in the 1980s. The Medal of Merit of the Committee for National Education went to Ms. Teresa Kaczmarczyk, a teacher with long-standing at Polish American schools of Chicago
    Brigadier General Alicia Tate-Nadeau of the Illinois National Guard with Consul General Piotr Janicki
    Brigadier General Alicia Tate-Nadeau of the Illinois National Guard with Consul General Piotr Janicki