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May 18, 2024

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Joan Poloniak Sullivan
Selected Contingent Marshal
for Orange County

NEW YORK – Joan Poloniak Sullivan of Pine Island, NY was recently selected as the contingent Marshal for the Orange County Pulaski Memorial Committee. Joan will lead Orange County in the 80th Annual Pulaski Day Parade down Fifth Avenue on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

In photo: Hon. Slawomir Platta Esq., Grand Marshal of the NYC Pulaski Day Parade, General Pulaski Memorial Committee of O.C. Marshal, Joan Poloniak Sullivan, and Stanley Kocot, O.C. Pulaski Memorial Committee President. (2017 General Casimir Pulaski Memorial Parade Photo)

Since 1937, the Polish-American community of New York has honored General Casimir Pulaski, a Polish aristocrat and American Revolutionary War Hero during the month of October. The Parade is held annually on the first Sunday of October and closely coincides with the October 11th General Pulaski Memorial Day, a national observance of his death at the Siege of Savannah.

Joan, along with Orange County’s Miss Polonia, Shannon McNamara will be presented at the Grand Banquet at the Marriott Marquis, NYC on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Submitted by Hilda Ellis