The Copernicus Foundation announced that the Copernicus Center Annex building, located in Chicago Illinois, will be named in the honor of the International Polka Association’s former Director T. Ron Jasinski-Herbert. The following is a brief biography of T. Ron’s involvement and dedication to the Polish community:
Annex Dedication: T. Ron Jasinski-Herbert
T.Ron was an active leader within the Polish community. Among his many accomplishments in Polonia, T. Ron was publisher and Editor-in-Chief of ,”Polonia Today”, past President of the Chicago Society PNA, the Advocates Society, the Heritage Club of Polish Americans, the Polish Arts Club of
Chicago as well as a founding member and past President of the Chicago Society Foundation.
T. Ron served as Civic Vice-President on the Board of Directors of the Copernicus Foundation as well as a Director of Public Relations of the Polish National Alliance. He also served as a Director of the Polish American Congress and the International Polka Association.
Throughout his life, he served as a member of many other organizations, donating his time and talents to support Polonia. He and his infectious laugh will be missed.