Eugene Bak 2014 Cleveland International Hall of Fame
Eugene Bak was inducted into the 2014 Class of the Cleveland International Hall of Fame on the evening of May 12, 2014. A sold out crowd of 520 (with a waiting list) attended the induction ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott at Key Center.
Ben Stefanski inducted Gene Bak. Ben is very active in the Cleveland and national Polish community. He was involved in the restoration of St. Stanislaus Church, and was instrumental in the purchase of the Polish Cultural Center. Nationally, he was vice chairman of the Polish National Center in Washington DC, and involved in the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City. Ben is also very involved in the Polish Cultural Gardens.
Ben Stefanski and Gene Bak
Gene Bak giving acceptance speech
Attendees sang Sto lat (One hundred Years) to Gene Bak and presented him with flowers.