CASIMIR PULASKI DAY 2018

Personnel Training is one of the most challenging jobs nowadays.  To be able to train, the trainer must, foremost of all, knowledgeable and experienced.  To be effective, he should have good communication skills, open minded and patient.  A trainer, per se, is a proactive leader.  But what people do not know is this:  Virtues and Passion is also transmitted by the leader to its members.  And this is why we remember Casimir Pulaski.

When is the Casimir Pulaski Day in 2018?

The Casimir Pulaski Day is on March 5, 2018, a Monday.

The Casimir Pulaski Day is always observed on the 1st Monday of March each year.

The Origin and Purpose of the Casimir Pulaski Day:

The Casimir Pulaski Day is an annual legal holiday in Illinois of the United States of America.  This holiday is also observed in Chicago, Wisconsin and other Polish-American communities and states in America.  It was first observed in 1978 through the enactment of a law in Illinois on September 13, 1977.  The bill was introduced by State Senator Norbert A. Kosinski.

This state holiday celebrates the birthday of Casimir Pulaski, born as Kazimierz Pulaski, the “Father of American Cavalry.”  He was remembered for his outstanding training of soldiers and cavalry which had a great impact on the independence of the United States of America.  He joined George Washington’s army after being recruited by Benjamin Franklin in Paris while on exile.

The Casimir Pulaski Day celebration:

Schools and offices of participating states celebrate this day through historical academic activities and street parades.  Group gatherings, special ceremonies featuring public speakers and media coverage are also undertaken.  Various memorials had been made in his honour, including songs and artworks.

In November 6, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the bill of the United States Congress conferring honorary United States citizenship on Casimir Pulaski.  This was the main event in the 2010 celebration for the Polish born soldier who died in action on October 11, 1779.

When is the Casimir Pulaski Day in 2019?

The Casimir Pulaski Day is on March 4, 2019, a Monday.