XIII WOMEN'S DIVISION
Chicago, Illinois - District 13 Women's
Division held their annual Christmas Dinner on Thursday,
December 1, 2011 in the PNA Cafeteria. Hostesses of the evening
were Councils 41 and 120. They had placed decorations on the
tables, and provided the meal for all to enjoy, along with
providing the musical entertainment of Marek Kalinowski of the
Commissioner Irene Hercik welcomed all
present. Guests included National Vice President Teresa Abick , Directors Anna Wierzbicki,
Cecelia Tomaszkiewicz, and Christine Domalewski, along with
newly elected Directors Wanda Penar and Irene Hercik, Commissioner of
District 13 Zenon Olejniczak, along with newly elected
Commssioners Wanda Juda and Joseph Hercik, and Commissioner of
District 12 Barbara Wesolowski, and members of the Welfare
Association from District 12.
The Polish tradition of breaking/sharing
oplatek had everyone wishing each other a Merry Christmas and a
Happy New Year. Prayer (by Chaplin Irene Szczech) was said
before the meal, which included those that were ill and could
not be with us and those that had recently passed away.
Presents were offered by Commissioners elect
Wanda Juda and Joseph Hercik, Director Anna Wierzbicki, and
outgoing Commissioner and Director elect Irene Hercik.
Holiday greetings were extended to all from
the Directors and Commissioner. Lady Vice President Teresa Abick
extended greetings from the National Officers and even spoke on
the history in her family of Christmas past. Even though there
are different nationalities in her extended family, they still
celebrate Wigilia customs and traditions.
Anna M. Wierzbicki
PNA National Director, Region "H"
Wanda Juda, Publicity
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