Meet and Greet

A „Meet and Greet” gathering took place on September 16, 2015 at the Pilsudski Institute, introducing the Institute to the authorities and communities of Brooklyn, and to the American social and educational community. We were honored by the presence of distinguished guests: Deputy Borough President for Brooklyn Diane Reyna, State Representative for Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, Commander of the American Legion Richard Kenny of St Stanislaus Memorial Post # 1771, and Mary Odomirok, representative from the office of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams issued a special proclamation, officially welcoming  the Institute to the Borough of Brooklyn and congratulating us on our recent activities.

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Also present at the meeting were Alicja Winnicki, Superintendent  district 14, principals from Greenpoint schools PS 34 and PS 110, representatives of local Polish communities, businessmen from Brooklyn and Manhattan, a good friend of the Institute, the Polish Consul General in New York Urszula Gacek, and representatives from the media:  Nowy Dziennik, Radio Rampa, and Greenpoint Gazette.

Guests admired the gallery with Polish paintings, museum materials and historical exhibits. In their speeches they emphasized the uniqueness of the Institute and expressed gratitude that the new headquarters are now located in Greenpoint.

 Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York Urszula Gacek, Executive Director of the Institute Iwona Korga, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, President of the Institute Magda Kapuścinska, Superintendent of District 14 Alicja Winnicki.

Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York Urszula Gacek, Executive Director of the Institute Iwona Korga, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, President of the Institute Magda Kapuścinska, Superintendent of District 14 Alicja Winnicki.

Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York Urszula Gacek, Institute volunteer Andrzej Józef Dąbrowski, Vice President of the Institute Marek Zieliński, President of the Institute Magda Kapuścinska, Executive Director of the Institute Iwona Korga, Deputy Borough President for Brooklyn Diana Reyna.Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York Urszula Gacek, Institute volunteer Andrzej Józef Dąbrowski, Vice president of the Institute Marek Zieliński, President of the Institute Magda Kapuścinska,  Executive Director of the Institute Iwona Korga, Deputy Borough President for Brooklyn Diana Reyna.

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