Polish Club Albion – Brief History

Short History of Polish Club Albion

      The beginning of the Club is linked to the first meeting of the group of Polish enthusiasts who on 22 December 1981 elected a management committee of the organisation named “Polski Centralny Ośrodek Sportowo – Rekreacyjny” (Polish Sport and Recreation Centre). Mr Mieczysław Żurek became the first President.

4 August 1984 – organisation bought a land in Albion; 7.5ha at the 19 Carrington Drive

10 August 1984 – registration of the “Polish Sporting, Recreation and Community Association Inc”

June 1987 – first foundations were laid for the construction of the primary building

12 November 1988 – Construction site blessed by the Polish Archbishop Cardinal Jozef Glemp

14 April 1991 – completed club building was blessed by the Rector of the Polish Catholic Mission, Father Stanislaw Wrona

13 December 1992 – pre-opening by Mayor of Sunshine Marion Martin

21 March 1993 – official opening by the Premier of Victoria Jeff Kennett

21 March 2013 – 20 years Anniversary