Unwind the barrel and have fun at the Pulaski Club Spring Ball. And find out who will be Miss Polonia of Staten Island!

STATEN ISLAND, NY – If it’s spring, that’s when the Staten Island Pulaski Day Parade Committee begins preparing for the annual Marshal’s Ball and Miss Scholarship Pageant. Poland. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn in Rossville.

Dr. Janine Poskrobko-Strzeciwilk will be honored as Grand Marshal and Miss Polonia and Junior Miss Polonia will be selected.

Originally from Poland, Janina emigrated to the United States in 1990 and settled in Manhattan, where she held a position at an art gallery specializing in tapestry and rug restoration. She then completed a second Master of Arts in Museum Studies program in Textile and Costume Conservation at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

Dr Janina Poskrobko-StrzeciwilkStaten Island Advance

She worked at the FIT Museum for three years and was assistant conservator in the Textile Conservation Laboratory of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine and taught courses at FIT.

She joined the Department of Textile Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2000, where she is currently Curator-in-Charge, overseeing and directing the academic and administrative work of an outstanding international team.

She obtained a doctorate at the Institute for the Study, Research and Conservation of Oriental Art, Toruń, his Polish alma mater, presented papers on the subject at international conferences and published several related articles.

Over the years, Janina and her late husband Roman have participated in the Manhattan Pulaski Day Parade along with other committee members, their children, and parishioners from St. Stanislaus-Kostka RC Church.


Since 1936, the Staten Island Pulaski Day Parade Committee has promoted and encouraged Polish pride in its heritage, culture and traditions.

Each year on the first Sunday in October, New York City hosts the Celebration of Polish American Achievement and recognizes the heroism of Casmir Pulaski, a Polish hero of the American Revolutionary War with a parade that runs from the 35th to 54th Street and goes through St. Patrick’s Cathedral.


Over the years, members of the Pulaski Day Parade Committee have made a significant contribution to the Polish people of Staten Island, New York, and even helped develop a strong inter-State relationship. United and Poland.

The organization has participated in the Pulaski Day Parade on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue since its inception, where Staten Island is represented by marching bands, floats, car and motorcycle clubs, organizations, and a number of individuals from various Polish American communities on the island.

Monetary donations in the form of corporate/vendor gift certificates, product baskets or checks are currently accepted. All donations are tax deductible.

For more information about the organization and the event, please send an e-mail president.sipulaskiparade.com

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