Chicago, Illinois - The Polish National
Alliance South Side Senior Group celebrated the Christmas
Holiday on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. The Mayfield Banquet Hall
was adorned beautifully with Christmas decorations. The two
were dressed for the Season as well, the men wearing their Christmas
neckties or hats and the ladies wearing festive sweaters or outfits.
PNA Vice President Paul Odrobina was emcee,
and led everyone in prayer and a toast for a healthy and happy holiday. After
the delicious meal, Mr. Odrobina introduced Vice President
Teresa N. Abick, National Treasurer Marian Grabowski, PNA
Directors, Christine Domalewski, Cecelia Tomaszkiewicz,
and Arthur Trybek Commissioners of District 12 Barbara Wesolowski and Roman Bucon
along wiith newly elected Commissioner Jerzy Hejna,
former Directors Helen Orawiec, former Commissioners Anna Kokoszka, and Joseph
Calka, (District 12) and the volunteers that help at the
meetings, Irene Spiewak, Helen Orawiec, Arthur Trybek, Roman and Anna Bucon, Florence Jadach,
Loretta Waltee, Barbara Wesolowski, Christine Domalewski and Eleanor Jasiorkowski and the Home Office Staff Joan Oskorep,
Krystyna Bialasiewicz (who helps on the North Side) and Robert
Jadach. Sales Director Joseph Magielski was introduced and spoke
to remind the seniors that there was
still time to sign up any children and grandchildren for the
Christmas One Time Payment Policy Promotion.
Vice President Odrobina mentioned that the
year ahead, will have more activities, trips, and speakers. He
mentioned that the next meeting will be in February and a
trip to Four Winds Casino on March 7, 2012.
The "Joe Pat" Orchestra under the Direction
of Frank Gentille
entertained the seniors before and after dinner with a variety
of music to dance.
Story and Photos by:
Robert M. Jadach
Total: 17 Photos