FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2008
Contact: Tami Holzman, Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications, (202) 265-3000, firstname.lastname@example.org
POLISH FLAG TO BE RAISED AT CITY HALL IN HONOR
OF POLISH CONSTITUTIONAL DAY
SAN FRANCISCO – In honor of Polish Constitutional Day on May 3rd, the Polish flag will be raised over San Francisco City Hall by honorary Polish consul and Bay Area philanthropist Tad Taube.
The raising will take place in front of City Hall on Friday, May 2nd at 10:00 a.m. Special guest Theo Bikel, the respected stage actor and folk singer will also attend.
Last summer, Poland’s Foreign Minister appointed Tad Taube, chairman of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, honorary consul for the Peninsula and South Bay for his central role in preserving and celebrating Poland’s Jewish heritage and history through the foundation’s Jewish Heritage Initiative in Poland. Taube is empowered to represent the government of Poland in the United States in the same capacity as a professional consular officer. Taube’s designation is the second significant honor conferred upon him by the government of Poland.
WHAT: Flag raising in celebration of Polish Constitutional Day
WHERE: San Francisco City Hall
400 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
WHEN: Friday, May 2, 2008
WHO: Tad Taube, Honorary Polish Consul Theo Bikel, stage actor and folk singer