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On November 3, 2012 my Godfather, Walter Zachariasiewicz (who also celebrated his 101 birthday) was honored by the Kosciuszko Foundation at an annual fundraising event. In attendance and also to honor Walter Zachariasiewicz, was Ryszard Schnepf - the Ambassador of Poland to the United States.

The establishment of the Adeline and Walter Zachariasiewicz Journalism Scholarship Endowment was announced at the event. The scholarship, to be awarded to students of Polish descent, was established in honor of the late Adeline Zachariasiewicz's parents, Lucjan and Stasia Nowinski - strong supporters and benefactors of the Kosciuszko Foundation, who actively participated in creating the organization in its early years.

The artistic program of the event included soprano, Małgorzata Kellis and Michael Baitzer, piano,
in songs by:
Karol Szymanowski (from opera, King Roger),
Stanisław Niewiadomski,
Mieczysław Karłowicz,
Leonard Bernstein
George Gershwin,

Film production: barbara kalina

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