Thanks to its dedicated and loyal members, and choral director Izabella Kobus-Salkin,South Brooklyn’s Jutrzenka Singing Society #226, the female chorus of the Polish Singers Alliance of America, is reaching 75 years of existence this September.
The public is invited to celebrate, September 5, as Jutrzenka members will attend and sing during the 6:30 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa %u2013 St. Casimir Church, 24th Street between Third and Fourth avenues in South Brooklyn.
The Mass is dedicated to the memory of Jutrzenka’s late supporting member, Mary Donderewicz, who passed away May 17. During the Mass, the chorus will rememberall deceased members and supporters,including their most recent follower, Gerard Sussillo, who died July 11.
Jutrzenka members, their families and friends will partake in Jutrzenka’s 75th anniversary celebration, September 20, in the Imperial Room of the Bay Ridge Manor, 476 76th Street, from 12-5 p.m. Eddie Dziuba will supply music for listening and dancing pleasure.
To make a reservation, call Adele at 718-748-3699 or Mary at917-856-7677.
Additionally, on September 27 at 3 p.m., Jutrzenka will participate in a gala concert at the Polish Center, 92 Waverly Street in Yonkers, NY in celebration of Polish music and musicians as a prelude to Polish Heritage Month. The concert is dedicated to the memory of St. Padre Pio,Pope John Paul II, and Ann Duchynski-Cherko.
For reservations and information, call 718-543-1273or 646-724-0487.
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