The Annual meeting of the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo required by the NYS Non-profit Corporation Law, provides an opportunity for members to get an accounting of the activities and finances of the Club during the past year. It is also an opportunity for members to propose new activities and directions for the Club. The results of the annual election process will also be finalized.
Following the meeting, there will be a program appropriate for the upcoming holiday season.
John Oshei a senior Political Science and History major and member of the UB Honors College, will present a power point leture uncovering the great events in which Kosciuszko participated alongside his personal life to fully illuminate the life of "the hero of two continents."
Dr. Lyon, Professor of History at Fredonia College, will address some of the lesser known parts of Kolbe's story in addition to an account of his martyrdom at the hands of the Nazis when he offered himself in exchange for another prisoner who had been selected to die in the starvation bunker at Auschwitz.
Veit Stoss, one of the greatest sculptors of the 16th century best known for creating the largest Gothic altarpiece in the world, will be discussed at the Polish Arts Club Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at The Harlem Road Community Center 4255 Harlem Rd Snyder NY 14226
The Permanant Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College and the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo Join to present a dramatic reading
A Play about the heroic efforts of Irena Gut Opdyke
The Buffalo premiere is in memory of Stanley Blake, a Polish resistance fighter who survived two concentrations camps.
A free will offering will be accepted.
Mr. Zawadzki will briefly discuss the life and work of the artist and will present video examples of Stanczak’s technique and works. A highlight of the presentation will be a video of the artist himself describing his approach to his art and how he goes about creating each piece as a unique example of optical art.
Ms. Kisluk’s program will feature an extensive power point presentation depicting the events of the recent World Youth Day in Krakow presided over by Pope Francis and attended by young people from all over the world including a delegation from Western New York. This program was unavailable at our January 18th meeting and those in attendance requested that it be presented at this meeting due to the interest in this event.
Call to order Adoption of the agenda Treasurer’s Report Program Committee Report Social Functions Committee Report Membership Committee report Elections Committee Report Managing Director’s Report Revision/updating of Club bylaws* Unfinished business New Business Adjournment
Presenter: Wiesia Abczynski of Travel Avenue, Ltd.
Mrs. Abczynski’s presentation will feature a power point display of some of the most popular tourist attractions in Poland today. This is a “must see” for anyone thinking about a trip to Poland or for those who would enjoy remembering a previous visit to the country of their heritage. Mrs. Abczynski will also have materials available and will answer questions to assist anyone who may be planning a trip in the near future.