THE MONUMENT OF PIOTR WYSOCKI IN 10 BRYGADA LOGISTYCZNA
On 29th November 2010 a monument of Piotr Wysocki- a patron of 10
Brygada Logistyczna was exposed. A special room, in which we could
find reminders , things documenting his life and merits especially
during the November Revolt (Powstanie Listopadowe) was opened , too.
Soldiers and scouts kept watch during the exposing ceremony which
was made by Roman Klecha, a former logistic commander of Opole and
presently the representative of Inspektorat Wsparcia Sił Zbrojnych.
Members of the Circle nr 25 decided to pay some amount of money to support
building of the monument, which was accepted and appreciated by everyone .
Exposing the monument of the patron of Brygada Logistyczna
Soldiers and scouts kept watch during the exposing ceremony
Participants of the ceremony
A NEW YEAR MEETING OF SKMP ONZ IN OPOLE – 21.12.2010
A meeting of the Circle nr 25 was held on 21st December 2010. In the
first- summary part- the most important events of the passing year
- organizing the Peacekeeper Day and other jubilee ceremonies of SKMP ONZ,
- meetings with soldiers of Brygada Logistyczna and Brygada Saperów,
-meetings with students at schools,
- preparing a website and a folder about Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ,
- preparing a photo exhibition about Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ,
- taking part in Opolskie Targi Organizacji Pozarządowych,
- designing a commemorative medal of the Circle,
- participating in greeting and farewell ceremonies,
- getting a gold medal “Opiekun miejsc pamięci narodowej” and ”Za zasługi dla
- taking care of the tombs of dead soldiers and helping their families.
Tradycyjnie przyjęto kolejnych członków . W nasze szeregi wstąpił gen.bryg.rez.
Edward Szwagrzyk – b. dowódca 10 SDZ , uczestnik misji w Kosowie .
Edward Szwagrzyk became a new member of our circle. Jan Gołebiowski, Witold
Filipowski, Andrzej Dominiak, Jan Kubica, Eugeniusz Niedźwiedzki, Jan Rehlis,
Ryszard Rykalski, Andrzej Kucmierz, Henryk Kaczmarek, Piotr Wróblewski, Jan
Zięciak, Zdzisław Kowal, Henryk Magosz, Patryk Moraczewski, Janusz Jasiulek,
Stanisław Gaweł and Edward Łakomy were given medals SKMP ONZ. Zdzisław Środa got
a commemorative medal SKMP ONZ and Andrzej Sławiński – a certificate.
Complimentary letters were given to Andrzej Kucmierz, Ryszard Szpon, Kazimierz
Suchiński, Jan Kubica, Wiesław Stebelski, Jan Zięciak, Tadeusz Ptasznik, Józef
Kwiecień, Jerzy Erlichowski and Leszek Kamiński. Words of thanks for help and
support of the Circle were directed to Stefan Szelka, Janusz Olechnowicz and
The second part of the meeting was a recollective one and the people present
wished one another Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The meeting was conducted by the President of the Circle nr 25- Edward Łakomy
Participants of the meeting
Mariusz Pyka was given a certificate
Zdzisław Środa was given the commemorative medal
Medals were given to : Andrzej Kućmierz
Complimentary letters were given to: Jan Kubica
Stefan Szelka was given thanks for his help and support of our activity within
Edward Szwagrzyk was handed a membership identity card and...
Thanks to Zdzisław Kowal
Wishes to members of our Circle from the new commander of the brigade and his
A Christmas meeting
Ryszard Rykalski presenting Christmas carols and poems
The face of the medal "Za zasługi dla SKMP"
The reverse of the medal
New Year wishes.
A NEW COMMANDER OF 10 BRYGADA LOGISTYCZNA
Adam Słodczyk was nominated a new commander of 10 Brygada
Logistyczna In Opole. Earlier he participated in foreign missions
three times: in Kosowo (representing KFOR), in Afghanistan as a
leader of NSE and as a leader of logistic battalion in Iraq. In
2005- 2008 he stayed in Brussels working for the European Agency of
Defence. For his participation in Afghan mission he was rewarded
with American Brown Star. Edward Łakomy, as a representative of the
Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ in Opole, congratulated Adam Slodczyk and
wished him successful life and career.
Adam Słodczyk and the flag of 10 Brygada Logistyczna
E. Łakomy among people greeting the new commander
SOLDIERS NSE PKW BACK HOME
On 22nd November 2010, 74 soldiers commanded by Emil Kardaszuk came
back home after a mission in Afghanistan. Representatives of state
and local authorities, veteran organizations and others came to
greet the soldiers. The Circle nr 25 was represented by Edward
Łakomy. A speech was made by Jerzy Dworuch who expressed his
satisfaction with the soldiers attitude in Afghanistan and the fact
they came back Poland. The best soldiers were given rewards. On
behalf of the Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ Opole Edward Łakomy thanked the
soldiers for their outstanding activity and wished them all the best
in future career and personal life.
Edward Łakomy greeted the soldiers
Participants of the mission
A PHOTO EXHIBITION
On 29th October ,Zespół szkół Elektrycznych in Opole had an honour
to show the photo exhibition about the Circle nr 25. Earlier, that
very interesting exhibition was presented in Urząd Marszałkowski and
Urząd Wojewódzki in Opole. Different fields of activity could be
noticed in that exhibition. It informed us about peacekeeping
missions, cooperation with local and state authorities, meetings
with young people and soldiers from Brygada Logistyczna, Brygada
Saperów, and others.
The author of the exhibitions was Edward Łakomy. It was presented in the school
library of ZSE and all the students and teachers were very interested in it. The
school headmaster Władysław Opoka expressed his support to our activities. The
exhibition is supposed to be moved to other schools after 15th November.
The exhibition was presented in the school library
E. Łakomy talked about the Circle
THE CIRCLE SUCCESSES ( 20.10.2010 r .)
A gold medal “Opiekun Miejsc Pamięci Narodowej” was given to the
Circle nr 25 from the Governor of Opole Ryszard Wilczyński to the
President- Edward Łakomy, during the Congress of ZKRPiBWP Opole
delegates on 20th October 2010.
For many years members of our Circle have taken care of the dead
soldiers’ and other participants’ of peacekeeping missions tombs
as well as give a lot of help to their families. We encourage
students of local schools to cooperation, promoting patriotic
attitudes in this way.
Edward Łakomy was a guest of the congress
Participants of the congress
The gold medal “Opiekun miejsc pamięci narodowej” for the Circle nr 25
The act of giving the gold medal “Opiekun miejsc pamięci narodowej”
E. Łakomy was given the gold medal “Opiekun miejsc pamięci narodowej” from the
Governor of Opole
A MEETING OF THE CIRCLE NR 25 – 5.10.2010
On 5th October 2010 a meeting of the Circle nr 25 took place.
Piotr Wróblewski was accepted as a new member of SKMP ONZ.
Janusz Jasiulek was given the gold medal “ Za zasługi dla obronności
The President Edward Łakomy mentioned the most important events connected with
-the Peacekeeper Day,
-art and knowledge contests,
-meetings with soldiers of Brygada Logistyczna and Brygada Saperów,
-meetings with students at schools,
-meeting with members of Parliament and local authorities,
-preparing a website and a folder about the Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ,
-preparing a photo exhibition about the Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ,
-taking part in the presentation of non- governmental organizations,
-designing a commemorative medal of the Circle.
The most important theses were included in OKÓLNIK nr 2/III/ZG/2010 and
everybody present at the meeting was informed about it. The positive opinion of
ZG turned out to be very satisfactory for members of the Circle nr 25. The
problem of membership fees was also discussed at the suggestion of K. Suchiński,
the treasurer of the Circle.
The President related his visit in Warsaw on 2nd September to take part in the
SKMP ONZ Delegates Congress. It was focused on introducing some changes in the
Statute to treat SKMP ONZ as an organization of public benefit which would help
us to get some financial support. E. Łakomy also said about preparations for IV
SKMP ONZ Congress and its main assumptions were discussed. Besides, some
proposals concerning SKMP ONZ plans for the years 2012- 2015” were discussed.
Participants of the meeting accepted the Circle development programme which was
sent to ZG.
Piotr Wróblewski- a new member of the Circle
Tadeusz Szpunar was given a certificate
The commemorative medal for Ryszard Kimel
The meeting was conducted by the President of the Circle
The medal “Za zasługi dla obronności kraju” was given to Janusz Jasiulek
A PHOTO EXHIBITION ABOUT CIRCLE NR 25 SKMP ONZ IN OPOLE
On 5th October 2010 in Urząd Marszałkowski a photo exhibition about
10 -year history of SKMP ONZ was presented by Edward Łakomy,
accompanied by Stefan Szelka- the chief of ZWZKRPiBWP and Janusz
Olechnowicz- a representative of Kuratorium Oświaty and students
from Zespół Szkół Elektrycznych in Opole.
The exhibition concerned all the fields of SKMP ONZ activities. The most
important events were showed. The exhibition is going to be moved to Urząd
Wojewódzki in two weeks time and next to schools and other institutions in Opole
Te opening of the exhibition, including the interview the President made, was
transmitted by the local radio.
Information about the exhibition
Photos about 10- year- history of the Circle
E. Łakomy showed the plan of exhibition
Students of ZSE visiting the exhibition
Students of ZSE visiting the exhibition
E. Łakomy and Stefan Szelka opened the exhibition
SKMP ONZ DELEGATES CONGRESS IN WARSAW - 4.09.2010
On 4th September 2010 the SKMP ONZ delegates congress took place in
Warsaw. Its main purpose was making some changes in the Statute to
treat SKMP ONZ as an organization of public benefit. The changes
introduced had been discussed and accepted earlier.
Edward Łakomy participated in the discussion on different circles achievements,
presenting the most important achievements of theCircle nr 25. He informed about
cooperation of the Circle within the confines of non-government organizations
and its role in II Opolskie Targi Organizacji Pozarządowych.
At the end the President showed the aims for the future and encouraged to
become members of SKMP ONZ. The membership fees were also discussed.
The flag of SKMP ONZ
Birthday wishes for Zbigniew Bednarski
The place of meeting. Edward Łakomy (first on the left)
NON- GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS PRESENTATION IN OPOLE– 24-25.09.2010
As a non- governmental organization, the Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ
participated in the meeting of non- governmental organizations
(Targi Organizacji Pozarządowych )organized by Urząd Marszałkowski.
The Circle was represented by Edward Łakomy. The speakers from Mi
nisterstwo Pracy i Polityki Społecznej talked about changes in the
rules about public activity, volunteers and their influence on
cooperation between public administration and non- governmental
organizations. Then the assumptions of the Dialogue Centre were
presented. The increasing importance of women in non- governmental
organizations was also discussed.
The reward of the Marshal of Opole (Opolska Niezapominajka)and the reward of the
President of Opole (Trzeci sector w mieście Opolu- zobaczcie jacy jesteśmy)were
On the second day the presentation of non- governmental organizations took
place. Fifty one organizations showed their offers to people living in our
region. There were artistic, sport, tourist ones and others.
The Circle nr 25 presented interesting folders, photo albums about our work, the
missions we took part in, the medals we got, etc. A lot of people were
interested in our offer. During the presentation Edward Łakomy, Kazimierz
Suchiński, Wiesław Stebelski, Jan Zięciak and Jan Kubica were responsible for
the stall of our Circle. It was visited by Apolonia Klepacz (a representative of
Senate), Violetta Porowska –a candidate for the president of Opole, Patryk Jaki-
a councilor RM of Opole. The information on the Circle could be found later in
Biuletyn Opolskiego Centrum Wspierania Inicjatyw Pozarządowych.
The Circle’s stand at the trade fair
Information about the Circle
A VISIT IN SCHOOL NR 21 IN OPOLE
On 10th June 2010 the President of the Circle nr 25 SKMP ONZ- Edward
Łakomy- paid a visit in school nr 21 in Opole. He met there with its
students, among whom there were winners of the art contest about the
role of Polish soldiers in peacekeeping missions ONZ- Dagmara
Klonowska, Łukasz Wystrach and Borys Fesdorf. They were rewarded for
the artworks they prepared. Thanks were also given to their teacher–
Beata Stefan. The school headmaster got a Cup for the students’ team
The headmaster Krystyna Płaskoń with a Cup and a diploma for winning the contest
The winners with the headmaster and the President of the Circle