|Polish-American 10th Annual Heritage Celebration at Northeastern Illinois University |
9/27/2007 - The Council of Educators in Polonia and the Northeastern Illinois University Office of Alumni Affairs invite the community to the Polish-American Heritage Celebration, which will take place on Friday October 26, 2007, 6 to 10 p.m. Northeastern Illinois University Student Union, Alumni Hall 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago.
This year marks the tenth year celebration. It also marks five years that the celebration has included an awards ceremony to acknowledge recipients of future teachers scholarships (information about The Council of Educators in Polonia scholarships can be found on the organization's website www.thecep.com) as well as individuals who have made significant contributions to the Polish-American community and to Northeastern Illinois University.
This year, the following remarkable individuals will be honored.
Special Award: Lidia Filus, Professor of Mathematics, Northeastern Illinois University;
Community Service Award: Maria Ciesla, President, Polish Museum of America;
Educator of the Year: Geraldine Balut Coleman, Mathematics Instructor, Loyola Academy Jesuit College Preparatory High School;
Alumni in Education: Lucja Mirowska-Kopec, Principal, Arthur E. Canty Elementary School;
Scholarships for Future Teachers: Awards to be announced at the ceremony.
Natalia Szadkowski, Concert Violinist
Polonia Dance & Song Company
Attendance is FREE, but you must reserve your space. Please call 773-442-4205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 24.