Polish dinner fundraiser planned for local college student, retired PCHS teacher

Published 10:01 pm Monday, February 20, 2017


Funds to aid travel for teachers to Poland

Come and enjoy an authentic Polish dinner and support Annie Doar and Jacque Brown-Williams as they venture to Krynica-Zdroj, in southeastern Poland this summer. Jacque will again take eight teachers and teaching assistants, including Annie, to the Kosciuszko Foundation’s ‘Teaching English in Poland’ program.

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The dinner will be held on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

The menu will include: Kielbasa and ‘Kraught’ (sweet red and sour white); Pirogi

Golabki (Cabbage rolls stuffed with meat and rice); Surówka (Polish Cole Slaw); Rye and Pumpernickel Bread and rolls; a variety of soups: Borscht (beets), Bigos (stew), and Grzybowa (mushroom).

Desserts include: Makowiec (poppy seed roll, sliced); Faworki (Angel wing cookies, dusted with confectionery sugar); Piernik (gingerbread, cookies).

The Teaching English in Poland Program (TEIP) is currently organized and conducted by The Kościuszko Foundation with the endorsement of The Polish National Commission for UNESCO.

The English Language – American Culture Camp provides elementary, middle, and high school Polish students with instruction and practice in conversational English within an American cultural context.

Donations for Annie’s travel expenses, and Jacque’s shipping and supplies are tax deductible, if designated to Holy Cross Episcopal or the Kosciuszko Foundation. A donation of $25 per plate for the dinner is graciously suggested. Some Polish pottery and amber will also be available for purchase.

For more information please contact Mrs. Brown-Williams at 828-859-3124 or jacque.greyhavenfarm@gmail.com.

Submitted by Jacqueline Brown-Williams