Honorary Consul of Poland introduces Honorary Consul of Chile and Honorary Vice-consul of Guatemala to Kröl Family

Private reception benefits Museum of the History of Polish Jews

19 December, 2009, Beverly Hills, CA–/Newly appointed Las Vegas Honorary Consul of Poland John Petkus led a Krol Estate Gatheringdelegation of 5 to the Kröl mansion in Beverly hills, including Paulina Biggs Sparkuhl, Honorary Consul of Chile in Las Vegas and Dr. Aldo Aguirre, Honorary Vice Consul of Guatemala in Las Vegas.

The Las vegas guests joined an intimate gathering, including the Consul of Polish Culture in Los Angeles, the Honorable Malcorzata Cup, and enjoyed the warm hospitality of the Kröl family during a presentation of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  The Kröl family has lent its considerable support to the Museum, now under construction on the site of the original Warsaw Jewish Ghetto.

The evening was a productive mix of philanthropy, business discussion and new introductions.  Kröl Vodka CEO Philip www.krolvodka.comKröl and his wife Elaine were on hand in support of the family business expansions.  With strong distribution and a devout following in the US, Kröl has its sights set on foreign markets.  The Las Vegas contingent of Influential business diplomats, introduced by Honorary Consul of Poland John Petkus, may be a sign of things to come.

Consular Chamber Makes Strong Showing

30 Sept. 2009/–prominent Las Vegans Phil and Dona Griffith hosted a spectacular fundraiser to support the New Life With Education School, located in Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala (www.newlifeguatemala.com). 

Consuls Aguirre and Walther, Judy Kerchner, Consuls Biggs Sparkuhl and John Petkus

Consuls Aguirre and Walther, Judy Kerschner, Consuls Biggs Sparkuhl and Petkus

 

New Life is a small operation, taking in disabled students in one of the poorest towns in Guatemala.  

Dr. Aldo Aguirre, Honorary Vice Consul of Guatemala and President of the Executive Committee of the Consular Chamber, was on hand to answer questions and support the valiant efforts of Judy Kerschner, the Founder of New Life.  Consul members in attendance also included Lena Walther, Honorary Consul of Sweden, Paulina Biggs Sparkuhl, Honorary Consul of Chile, and John Petkus, Honorary Consul of Poland. 

The gracious hosts opened their lovely Las Vegas home and served up a sumptuous selection of food and beverage.  Ms. Kerschner brought video and great deal of her endeavors in Guatemala.  Funds were donated by attendees.