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Polish American Congress set for action on Long Island

March 05, 2008

Polish American voters in Nassau and Suffolk intend to become a visible part of the political process according to Richard Brzozowski, president of the newly-established Long Island Chapter of the Polish American Congress.

Shown here are the chapter’s founding members as they met in the Polish Club of Hempstead to map their 2008 plan of political action. Voter registration will be one of their main priorities.

Seated (from left) are: Bozenna Urbanowicz-Gilbride, a Polish Catholic Holocaust survivor on the Speakers Bureau of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; Caroline Kowalczyk, president of the Polish Gift of Life; Wilma Wierbicki, recording secretary of the
Polish American Cultural Association of Port Washington; and Wlodzimierz Mikucki of the Polish Friends of Copiague.
Standing (from left) are Zbigniew  Koralewski of the Oginski Choir; chapter president Richard Brzozowski; Frank Milewski, president of the Downstate N.Y. Division of the Polish American Congress; Zbigniew Kurjanski, president of the Polish National Home of Glen Cove; Steve Szachacz, vice president, Polish American Museum of Port Washington; Michael Madejski, president of the Long Island chapters of the SPK Veterans and Polish Home Army AK Veterans; Casimir Nietupski, vice president of the Polish Friends of Copiague; Rev. Janusz Lipski of St. Hedwig’s Church, Floral Park and  Zbigniew Krawczyk of the Pulaski Association of Business & Professional Men.
The Polish American Congress is the national umbrella organization of the Polish American community with
headquarters in Chicago and divisions and chapters in 31 states.
Contact: Frank Milewski
(718) 263-2700 – Ext. 105