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Pulaski’s Birthday To Be Commemorated

GEORGIA – This year’s commemoration will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 11:00 am at Monterey Square (corner of Bull and West Taylor Streets) Savannah, Georgia. This is the site of General Pulaski’s burial and monument erected in his name, acknowledging the great contribution and ultimate sacrifice he made for the independence of the United States of America.

In photo (l to r): Mary Ellen Tyszka, President American Council for Polish Culture, meets Edna Jackson, Mayor of Savannah, GA at the 2014 Pulaski Birthday commemoration

Last year’s observance participants included Savannah’s Mayor Edna Jackson, GA State Representative Ron Stephens, and Polish American historian Edward Pinkowski. Knights of Columbus and Coastal Heritage Society Revolutionary War re-enactors comprised the color guard. The American Council for Polish Culture placed wreaths at the monument.

At the luncheon which followed, Frank Sulkowski, Sports Director at WJCL TV, gave the main address which mentioned the contributions of Poles to American life.

The ceremony is free and open to the public. Following the public observance, everyone is invited to join the Committee and guests at the Plantation Club at The Landings on beautiful Skidaway Island for a hot luncheon buffet which will be held from noon to 4 p.m. The cost for the buffet is $30.00 per person and a cash bar will be available.

Please make reservations via mail:
Savannah General Pulaski Committee,
P.O. Box 16608,
Savannah, GA 31416-3308;
tel: Andrew Boguszewski (912) 401-5861. More information is available at: www.poles.org/Pulaski