The Hon. Ann T. Mikoll tops the list of accomplished women to be honored by the General Pulaski Association at its 40thPulaski Day Parade Banquet September 10 at the Millenium Hotel in Cheektowaga.
Mikoll is one of the first women appointed to the New York State Appellate Division in May 1977. Born in Buffalo to parents who emigrated from Poland in the 1890s, Mikoll became the youngest City Court judge when she was appointed to the bench in 1957 at age 27. Mikoll is former president of the Chopin Singing Society.
The association will also honor the following Polish American women who have supported their ethnic heritage on many platforms.
They are: Michelle Kisluk, Polish Heritage Dancers of WNY; Wendy Higgins, Polish Cadets of Buffalo; Alice Rodzoch, United Cultural Society; Manya Pawlak Metzler, Harmony Polish Folk Ensemble; Mira Szramel, Malgorzata Seternus; Urszula Golodolinska and Terri Rivard, Polish Saturday School; Christine Lukaszewicz Kibler, Professional and Business Women of Polonia; Bernadette Pawlak, Dyngus Day Parade; Chris Tanski, Buffalo Polka Boosters; Maria Zielinska and Monika Zmijewska, Podhale, and Lisa Florczak, Rodzina Dancers.
The event starts at 6 p.m. with a cash bar. Dinner follows at 7 p.m. at the Millenium, 2040 Walden Ave.