Polish-American 19th Annual Heritage Celebration

Polish-American 19th Annual Heritage Celebration

The Council of Educators in Polonia and Northeastern Illinois University
Invite you to the Polish-American 19th Annual Heritage Celebration Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 6:30 to 9:00 P.M., Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 North St. Louis Ave, Chicago (IL 60625).

This event is free but you must RSVP:(773) 391-4744 or email J-Brozyna@neiu.edu.

To request disability accommodations please contact Student Disability Services at
(773) 442-4595 or sds@neiu.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Come celebrate this important occasion and join us in honoring remarkable individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the Polish-American community and to Northeastern Illinois University.


Community Service Award
Helena Ziolkowska
Editor in Chief of “Glos Nuczyciela”

Alumni in Education Award
Dr. Anna Kuroczycka Schultes
Immigrant Education Specialist & English Teacher Township High School District 214

Educator of the Year
Jadwiga Pytlik
Bilingual Coordinator and Department Chair at John F. Kennedy High School, CPS

Distinguished Member
Camille Kopielski
Retired CPS Educator

Distinguished Organization
“Dziennik Związkowy” – Polish Daily News

Student Awards
To be announced at the event

Complimentary parking on levels 4 i 5 of parking facility.

This year’s program is dedicated to the 1050th Anniversary of Poland’s Christianity.

Lira Singers Quartet and Windy City Clarinet Quartet will perform.


Caption: Polish-American Annual Heritage Celebration at NEIU in 2013. Photo: Dziennik Zwiazkowy

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