Unveiling of the renewed Town Stadium
On Saturday, September 24, the renewed Town Stadium of Staszów was ceremoniously unveiled. This event was also connected with the 50th anniversary celebrations of Grupa Azoty "Siarkopol" Sulfur Mines and Chemical Plants in Grzybów.
That day, starting as early as 10 AM, numerous young athletes participated in sports competitions at the new stadium, in the following disciplines: 60 m running, 100 m running, 300 m running, 600 m running and 1000 m running, long jump, high jump, and tennis ball throw.
Various schools from the Municipality participated in the aforementioned sports events: Elementary and Middle Schools No. 2 in Staszów, Elementary School No. 1 in Staszów, Elementary School No. 3 in Staszów, Elementary and Middle School in Czajków, Elementary School in Mostki, Elementary School in Kurozwęki, Elementary School in Koniemłoty, and also school sport clubs members: "Żaczek" club from Połaniec, "Czwórka Ostrowiec" club from Ostrowiec, and the Kielce Athletics Club. While this sports competition was ongoing, various artists affiliated with Staszów Culture Center were performing onstage at the same time.
The official unveiling ceremonies started at 2 PM. Mayor of Town and Municipality of Staszów Leszek Kopeć received numerous congratulations for finishing this 1st step of the Town Stadium's modernization. Karol Dytkowski, president of Grupa Azoty "Siarkopol" Sulfur Mines and Chemical Plants in Grzybów, was also congratulated for his company's 50th anniversary and received numerous congratulatory letters.
Many esteemed guests appeared at the celebrations, including: member of the European Parliament Bogdan Wenta, member of the Polish Parliament Anna Krupka, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Sport and Tourism Jan Widera, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Health Marek Tombarkiewicz, president of Sport For Everyone Department Marcin Kaczmarczyk, Province Governor Agata Wojtyszek, members of Świętokrzyskie Regional Assembly Izydor Grabowski and Marek Strzała, president of the Staszów County Council Damian Sierant, Staszów County Governor Michał Skotnicki, Deputy Mayor of Town and Municipality of Staszów Ewa Kondek, president of the Staszów Town Council Ireneusz Kwiecjasz, County Council and Town Council members, and Karolina Kołeczek - athlete who particiated in the Rio 2016 Olympics.
During the entire event numerous attractions were set up for visitors. The youngest could have fun with large inflatable slides, a climbing wall, trampoline, bungee jumping, a playground, a "Do It Yourself" workshop and other activities. A friendly football match between teams from the Municipal and Communal Office of Staszów and Grupa Azoty "Siarkopol" Sulfur Mines and Chemical Plants in Grzybów, as well as a match between junior teams of "Pogoń" Staszów and "Stal" Mielec took place later that day.
In the evening the main event took place onstage - performances of Strachy Na Lachy, a popular Polish band, and Grzegorz Hyży, a popular singer. Following the concerts, those still gathered watched and Ice Show - live ice sculpting. The day filled with attractions ended with a dance party, supported by a professional DJ.