Also in attendance, Shirley Mask Connolly, curator of the Polish Kashub Heritage Museum; Teenie Mask and Ursula Jeffrey, Wilno Heritage executive
directors; Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke; Rick Norlock, MP and Kashubian descendant; and Anna Zuarakowski, President of the Polish Heritage Institute Kaszuby.
Over 600 special
guests attended the reception including Dr. Piotr Ogrodzinski, Ambassador to Poland, Piotr Konowrocki, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Toronto, and Wladyslaw Lizon, President of the Canadian
Polish Congress. [For more photos, see below]
A display of exhibit posters made by Shirley Mask Connolly for the Polish Kashub Heritage Museum in Wilno and a display of black and white photographs of Kashuby, Canada and
Kaszuby, Poland, by photographer, Jim Blomfield were also on view at the reception.