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Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 7:00pm

On January 29th, 1919, the United States as the first country in the world officially recognized independent Poland. The diplomatic relations were established by US President Woodrow Wilson and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski.


To celebrate 100 Years of Polish-American Diplomatic Relations the Kosciuszko Foundation in Washington, D.C. will honor:


Polish Ambassador to the United States: PIOTR WILCZEK

American Ambassador to Poland: GEORGETTE MOSBACHER


As well as eight former American Ambassadors to Poland:

PAUL W. JONES (served 2015-2018)

STEPHEN MULL (served 2012-2015)

LEE A. FEINSTEIN (served 2009-2012)

VICTOR H. ASHE (served 2004-2009)

CHRISTOPHER R. HILL (served 2000-2004)

DAN FRIED (served 1997 - 2000)

THOMAS W. SIMON (served 1990 -1993)

JOHN DAVIS (served 1988 -1990)

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

WHERE: The State Room, The Mayflower Hotel

                  1127 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. 20036

If you would like to make a room reservation, please call 877-212-5752 and request a group rate for the Kosciuszko Foundation. Rooms are limited. Cut-off date is October 18. To make a reservation online click HERE


RAFFLE TICKETS: 1 for $50, 3 for $125, 5 for $200

CONTACT: (202) 785-2320; [email protected]

Renowned Polish jazz singer Basia Trzetrzelewska to be honored at the Gala with 2019 Kosciuszko Foundation Pioneer Award 

Basia is long-beloved for her global fusion of jazz, pop, Brazilian and Latin rhythms seasoned with R&B and rock. Her albums 'Time and Tide', 'London Warsaw New York', 'The Sweetest Illusion' and 'It's That Girl Again' were worldwide hits, with 'Time and Tide' and 'London Warsaw New York' going platinum in the US. Basia and Danny White first entered the scene as part of British group Matt Bianco with their splashy debut 'Whose Side Are You On?' MORE

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