Polish Gallery Honors Stella Kubiak as their Woman of the Year Sunday, March 10, 2013.
Time: 2-3 p.m. with program at 3 p.m.
Location: Reception Lockwood Gallery of Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 So. Main St. Rockford, IL 61101
Admission: Free will offering for this special occasion to honor Stella.
Biography: Stella stayed in Germany until 1952 in various Displaced Persons Camps. While there she attended grade school.
A Rockford native sponsored Stella and her mother. They made a journey over the Atlantic to New York and then Rockford.
She continued her education in Rockford and worked for a local bank for 39 years and Kohls for several years.
Her mother suffered ill health for many years and Stella devoted her time caring for her.
Stella volunteers at Heartland Hospice and regularly visits patients in their homes.
She is very involved with St. Stanislaus Kostka Church where she volunteers and makes pierogi for their Polish Fest and other bake sales.
She is an active member of the Woman's League in the parish.
Stella's heritage is very important to her and she shares this heritage with those around her.
Stella is honored for her contributions to the community and being a fine representative of her heritage.
Sunday June 9, 2013 Polish Gallery Honors Adam Mazela as their Father of the Year
WW II Polish Gallery Exhibit and Program Opening Sunday, May 5 through November 10, 2013
Stay tuned for Polish Paper Cutting Workshops to take place this summer at the museum.