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Polish President Duda presentation to T.Jochlin / recognizing the work of Kopernik Foundation

Award to Kopernik from Polish President Duda

On April 19, 2024, the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, during a historic visit to Vancouver as part of the 80th anniversary of the Canadian Polish Congress, recognized the work of the M. Kopernik (Nicolaus Copernicus) Foundation for its substantial contribution to the community.

Tony Jochlin, President of the Kopernik Foundation, along with Liz Narodowski, Director of the Kopernik Foundation were in attendance, representing the Kopernik Foundation during President Duda’s visit.

Tony had the privilege of accepting the Polish flag, gifted to the Foundation by President Duda, during this significant event.

Donation of Antique Book

This original book about Mikolaj Kopernik from 1873 was donated to the Kopernik Foundation by Mr. Michal Radowszewski.

2023 Annual General Meeting

Notice of AGM:

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2023.

It will be held at Parish Hall of St. Casimir’s Church at 1187 East 27th Ave. Vancouver, BC.
Open only to members of M. Kopernik Foundation.

Congratulations to our Winner!

The Kopernik Board of Directors would like to congratulate our winner of the $200.00 Gift Certificate for a dinner at Dario’s La Piazza Restaurant:

Ms. Henrietta Szakun

Thank you for all those who donated to the Foundation during our annual fund raising campaign.

Foundation's 50th Anniversary

Foundation’s 50th Anniversary

M. Kopernik Foundation is marking a big milestone in our history – 50 years of service!

The Foundation was officially registered as a Society on May 29 1970.

To learn more about our history, and where we started from, please read here.

Kopernik Lodge, Apartments and Foundation

Updated Website

Kopernik family of websites have been redesigned

We have modernized our long-standing websites for Kopernik Lodge, Kopernik Apartments and the Kopernik Foundation to make it easier to get the latest news and information about our myriad of services and events. Just another sign of us moving with the times, while keeping what works.

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