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2017-08-17 / Business

Pulaski Association to honor 16 women

The Pulaski Association will honor 16 Polish-American women during its 40th annual Pulaski Day Parade Banquet, scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

The women to be honored are being recognized for their support of Polish-American culture, heritage, language, churches, music and dance, youth and academic efforts.

According to a press release, the Pulaski Association will also honor retired State Appellate Court Justice Ann T. Mikoll with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Pulaski Association President Brian Rusk of Amherst said Mikoll is the former president of the Chopin Singing Society.

The distinguished women to be honored are Michelle Kisluk of the Polish Heritage Dancers, Wendy Higgins of the Polish Cadets, Alice Rodzoch of the United Cultural Society and Manya Pawlak Metzler of the Harmony Polish Folk Ensemble.

Also honored will be Mira Szramel, Malgorzata Seternus, Urszula Golodolinska and Terri Ribard, of the Polish Saturday School; Christine Lukasziewicz Kibler of the Professional and Businesswomen of Polonia; Bernadette Pawlak of the Dyngus Day Parade and Chris Tanski of the Buffalo Polish Boosters.

The remaining women to be honored are Maria Zielinska, Monika Zmijewska, Lisa Florczak and Amy Smardz.

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