GRAND RAPIDS MI
PULASKI DAYS is celebrated annually the first full weekend of October
To honor General Casimir Pulaski, American Revolutionary War Hero, who, as a Polish immigrant, born into a noble family sacrificed his life for the cause of liberty in America. General Pulaski was the father of the US Cavalry, a General second to none, and a man known throughout Europe for his bravery and perservance in defending freedom.
To foster recognition and respect to people of Polish heritage and their right to a place of honor among the peoples of the world, and to create an awareness of their many contributions to the arts, philosophy, politics, sciences and religions.
To bring together people of all nationalities, to promote undertanding, goodwill, make lasting friendships and eliminate bigotry.