Bochnia Visits Roselle 2003

The Village Board and Sister Cities Commission welcomed two representatives from our Sister City - Bochnia, Poland during the Taste of Roselle. What a great time it was for them to visit and for us to showcase our Village! Mayor Wojciech Cholewa and Jan Olszewski, Chairman of the Bochnia Town Council, arrived to sign the formal agreement making us official Sister Cities. The Roselle delegation met both the Mayor and Mr. Olszewski in Bochnia in 2001.

During the their visit, they stayed at the bed and breakfast courtesy of the Lynfred Winery. The delegation was treated to an all-American picnic, an evening at the Taste of Roselle, a day sightseeing in Chicago and a formal dinner where the official agreements was signed. They also toured Village facilities and other government facilities.

Highlights of the Bochnia Delegation visit included the dedication of the Peace Pole Friday, August 1, 2003; which is located near the Village Hall.

The Dinner/Signing Ceremony was Sunday, August 3 at the Itasca Country Club.