Polish Assistance

Bal Polonaise Fundraisers

We are taking a year off 
See you in 2017
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The Bal Polonaise
is the Polish Assistance's main fundraiser  
as well as one of the most prominent social galas in New York City
 


Ball History  

   

  Memories from the balls are featured in the Souvenir Journals


Click on the photos below to enlarge 


2016 Bal Polonaise
2015 Bal Polonaise
2014 Bal Polonaise
2015 Board of Directors and Honorary Guests
2014 Board of Directors and Honorary Guests

The 57th Bal Polonaise 

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Grand Ballroom, The Plaza Hotel
New York, New York

    
Ball Chair
Mrs. Agnieszka R. Balaban
White Eagle Award
Mr. Dariusz Knapik 

     
Souvenir Journal
New York Times Bill Cunningham coverage  

  

Grand Celebration 
Polish Assistance's 60th Anniversary
1956 - 2016
  


The 56th Annual Bal Polonaise 
Friday, January 30th, 2015
Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel
New York City

      
Guest of Honor
Dr. Aldona Zofia Wos

Secretary of the North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Rep. of Estonia

White Eagle Award
Nina Thiessen, M.D.
Amicus Polonaie Award
Mrs. Jadwiga Palade
 Ball Chairs 
Mrs. Jolana Blau   Mrs. Mariola Gorska Haggar
Ms. Julia Posacki   Mrs. Eva Skibicki

    
Invitation
Souvenir Journal
Photos 
New York Times coverage


The 55th Annual Bal Polonaise
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel
New York City

     
Guest of Honor
Lady Blanka Rosenstiel
White Eagle Recipient  
Witold Sulimirski
Amicus Poloniae Award
William J. Nareski II
Ball Chairs 
Mrs. Katherine Kolasa    Dr. Ann Pyz
Dr. Ava Meyerhoff Sierecki   Mrs. Eva Skibicki 

  


2012 Bal Polonaise
2011 Bal Polonaise
 
2012 Board of Directors and Honorary Guests
 

The 54th Annual Bal Polonaise
Saturday, February 18, 2012     
Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel
New York City

     

Honorary Chairman and Guest of Honor
William J. Nareski II

    
 White Eagle Award Recipient
Mrs. Mariola Gorska Haggar

Ball Chairs
Mrs. Irena McLean Laks
Mrs. Danuta Plocienniczak
     

Invitation
Souvenir Journal


The 53rd Annual Bal Polonaise
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Grand Ballroom ofThe Plaza Hotel
New York City

Celebrating the Legacy of 
H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco 
Honorary Member of Polish Assistance

Honorary Chairman and Guest of Honor    
H.S.H. Prince Albert II
Sovereign of Monaco 
represented by his Ambassador to the U.S.
H.E. Gilles Noghes 

    

Ball Chairs
Chevalier Cesare L. Santeramo, K.C.S.J.    Mariola Haggar  
Nina Mlodzinska de Rovira   Jadwiga Palade  
   Wanda Wolinski

   

Ball Invite 
Souvenir Journal


      

The 53rd Bal Polonaise
took place on February 26, 2011 at the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.  

     

The attendees celebrated the Legacy of H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco, honorary member of Polish Assistance. 

        

H.S.H. Prince Albert II Sovereign of Monaco was the Honorary Chairman and Guest of Honor and was represented by his ambassador to the United States, H.E. Gilles Noghes. 

        

H.S.H. Princess Grace opened the Ball in 1982 by leading off the dancing of the Polonaise with Doctor Robert J. Campbell only months before her tragic death, over 30 years ago.