Adult, teen contestants sought for Miss Polonia pageants

Published on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 20:27

Staff writer

PLAINVILLE - The Miss Polonia Connecticut organization is seeking contestants for its upcoming pageant program, for Miss Polonia Connecticut and Miss Polonia Connecticut Teen

Participation is open to all girls and women of Polish descent between the ages of 12 and 26, who reside, attend school or work in Connecticut, according to Pageant Coordinator Bogusia M. Gladysz.

Anyone interested in applying can contact the organizing committee at 860-883-2277 or

The orientation seminar for contestants is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, at 3 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom of The Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford.

The pageant will take place Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m., at The Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford.

The new Miss Polonia Connecticut 2018 will represent the state during the national Miss Polonia USA Pageant, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, in New York City.

She will also receive a $1,000 scholarship, a round-trip plane ticket to Poland or other prizes.

For more information, contact Gladysz at 860-883-2277.

Susan Corica can be reached at 860-973-1802 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, New Britain on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 20:27. Updated: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 20:30.