Chicago, Illinois - On Thursday, the 10th of
November, the members of Council 120 PNA, organized our annual
traditional Thanksgiving evening. President of Council 120 PNA,
Zenon Olejniczak greeted and welcomed everyone in a short speech
and acknowledged the reasons for celebrating Thanksgiving along
with the rest of America.
Vice President of Council 120, Wanda Penar,
hosted our event. She introduced our honorable guests and
participants: PNA Vice Presidents Teresa Abick and Paul Odrobina
(with his wife Janice and daughter Katrina), Director Anna
Wierzbicki, Commissioners Irene Hercik and Zenon Olejniczak,
Vice President of the Polish American Congress Illinois Division
Maria Roszek, as well as numerous members of the Polish Folk
Chorus "Filarareci Dudziarz" with their President Danuta Gruszka.
A traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner was
served, provided by Delegates to the recently held PNA
Convention: Wanda Juda, Janina Kopacz, Zenon Olejniczak, Wanda
Penar, Mary Srodon and Henry Ziemba. It was a gesture of
gratitude for Council 120 PNA members granting them the vote of
confidence in their work for the Polish National Alliance of
Wanda Juda conducted the lottery drawing with
the help of Wanda Penar, Krystyna Tarchala and Pawelek Sas. Mary
Srodon took care of the financial aspect of this event.
Chorus "Filareci-Dudziarz" performed two
songs - Czerwone jagody" and a jolly version of "Szla dwiewczka",
for which they received a hearty applause.
We would like to express out appreciation to
those who joined us in a celebration of Thanksgiving Day.
Wishing you all the best this holiday season, we hope to see
everyone in our next event to be organized in Spring.
Recording Secretary Council 120
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