NORTH PORT, Fla. – On February 15, Branch 56 of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) held a dance at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church parish hall in North Port, Fla.
The gala is an annual fund-raiser for the various causes supported by Branch 56, such as wounded warriors and orphans in Ukraine, seniors and the UNWLA Scholarship Fund.
This year’s event, which was themed “We Love Ukraine,” invited guests to don blue and gold evening attire. A lovely buffet was prepared and served by branch members, and music was provided by the Syzonenko Brothers.
Ivanka Olesnycky chaired the committee that executed the branch’s winter gala. Alexandra Popel is president of Branch 56 in North Port.