On October 16, 2021, Jarosław Łasiński, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles, honored local Polish-Americans with the following medals:
- Bogdan Smyczynski of Tacoma and Józef Eugeniusz Kucharczyk of Auburn each has received The Cross of Freedom and Solidarity, awarded to the former Solidarity activists by the President of Poland.
- Jerzy and Elżbieta Las of Renton have received The Medal for Long Marital Life awarded to couples who have been married for at least fifty years.
The ceremony has taken place at the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle. On the picture left-to-right: Jerzy & Elżbieta Las, Consul General Jarosław Łasiński, Józef & Danuta Kucharczyk, Sabina & Bogdan Smyczyński.