What has been discussed at the meeting?

PAC invited to high level meeting at State Department. Picture: PAC President Frank J. Spula with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew G. Boyse (credit – www.pac1944.org).  

IPN podejmie współpracę z Archiwami Narodowymi USA / Polish Remembrance Institute, US National Archives to work together

(PL): IPN podejmie współpracę z Archiwami Narodowymi USA – dowiedziała się PAP. Badacze Instytutu rozpoczną prace w amerykańskich archiwach już w styczniu 2020 r. – podał PAP prezes IPN Jarosław Szarek. IPN interesuje się m.in. sprawą ucieczki z PRL ppłk. Józefa Światły. Image by Ro Ma from Pixabay. IPN podejmie współpracę z Archiwami Narodowymi USA. …

It’s official! Poland joins US visa waiver program

It’s official! The first country in five years to join the programme, from November 11th Poles can travel to the United States for 90 days business or tourism without applying for a visa.  Image by Radek Pietruszka/PAP. Credit: www.thefirstnews.com

WIECZÓR Z MONIUSZKĄ / THE EVENING WITH MONIUSZKO

Z okazji 200 rocznicy urodzin STANISŁAWA MONIUSZKI SERDECZNIE ZAPRASZAMY WSZYSTKICH MIŁOŚNIKÓW JEGO MUZYKI na  WIECZÓR Z MONIUSZKĄ,  który odbędzie się w sobotę, 9 listopada o godz. 18:00, w Kawiarni Kościoła Św. Agaty. W programie: – Spotkanie przy winie i przekąskach – Opera “Straszny Dwór” (video w j. polskim) EN: Stanisław Moniuszko – Biography / PL: Stanisław Moniuszko – Biografia …

RESOLUTION Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Image by Kamyq from Pixabay 116TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION S. RES. 375 Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OCTOBER 23, 2019 Mr. PORTMAN (for himself and Mr. BROWN) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations   RESOLUTION  Recognizing the 75th …

The Member’s Meeting of the Missouri Division of PAC was rescheduled from September 8 to October 20, 2019 / Zebranie Członków Oddziału Missouri KPA zostało przeniesione z 8 września na 20 października 2019 r.

Zebranie Członków Oddziału Missouri Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej zostało przeniesione z 8 września 2019 r. na 20 października (niedziela) 2019 r. i odbędzie się o godz. 12:00 w budynku szkolnym (sala na górze) Parafii Św. Agaty. Serdecznie zapraszamy WSZYSTKICH NASZYCH CZŁONKÓW. BĘDZIE TO WAŻNE ZEBRANIE. PROSIMY O LICZNY UDZIAŁ     The Member’s Meeting of the Missouri …

The terms ‘anti-Polonism’ and ‘polonophobia’ must be introduced into public discourse, declares Prof. Zybertowicz in Berlin

Published: October 1, 2019. Image: Photo: www.wpolityce.pl. Source: www.currenteventspoland.com. The terms “anti-Polonism” and “polonophobia” need to be introduced into public discourse in many countries – declared in the capital of Germany prof. Andrzej Zybertowicz. The sociologist noted that cases of anti-Polonism “must be stigmatized and combated” as any other racist remarks and hate speech. Anti-Polonism …

Zbiórka pieniędzy na rzecz rodziny Grygielów / Grygiel Memorial Fund

28 września 2019 r. zmarł nagle w St. Louis  KRZYSZTOF GRYGIEL – zasłużony działacz Solidarności.  Cześć Jego Pamięci!   Wspomóż Rodzinę nagle zmarłego Krzysztofa Grygiela / Donate to the Grygiel’s Memorial Fund. Link do informacji i funduszu: https://www.gofundme.com/f/chris-grygiel-memorial-fund?pc=em_dn_contacts_r&rcid=r01-157019315052-bddf94b857a34ad5&member=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_email%2Binvitesupporters   Zarząd  Oddz. Missouri KPA

Trump Administration Nominates Poland for U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Nomination of Poland for Entry into the Visa Waiver Program Issued on: October 4, 2019. Source: www.whitehouse.gov. Today, President Donald J. Trump is announcing that the Department of State has formally nominated Poland for entry into the Visa Waiver Program. This is an important step in continuing to increase …

Anna Walentynowicz, the spark that led to Solidarity

It was the firing of Anna Walentynowicz in 1980 that sparked the strike in Gdańsk, which resulted in the signing of the Gdańsk Agreements and which changed the fate of Poland forever. Out of the Gdańsk Agreement the ten-million strong independent trade union “Solidarność” was born. Picture by Stefan Kraszewski – PAP, cropped from www.poland.pl

80 ROCZNICA WYBUCHU WWII / THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF WWII

On the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, some of the world’s top newspapers are to run a special pullout supplement containing historical headlines from 1939 and texts by intellectuals, historians and opinion leaders that tell the Polish war story.
Picture: Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1976-071-36 / CC-BY-SA 3.0/ Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1987-1210-502 / Hoffmann, Heinrich / CC-BY-SA 3.0/ Public Domain

Why it is important to stop the Acts S. 447?

“The Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act (S.447) passed on December 12, 2017 the U.S. Senate and on April 24, 2018 the House of Representatives. The House vote for S. 447 was highly controversial, as it passed the House on motion to suspend the rules, and in an almost empty Chamber, where a handful …

Polish Falcons of America will hold their annual Polish Festival on September 7, 2019

POLISH FALCONS OF AMERICA NEST 45, CELEBRATING THEIR 45th ANNUAL POLISH FESTIVAL AT (NEW LOCATION) DUCHESNE HOME ASSOCIATION GROUNDS, 50 SAINT FRANCOIS STREET, FLORISSANT, MO 63031 (Enter through gates on Washington) ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 AUTHENTIC POLISH FOODS AND PASTRIES, MUSIC, GAMES, FAMILY FUN Lunch & Dinner served 11:00 am till sold out……… Music …

The First Silesian Uprising

Erupting one hundred years ago today, TFN looks back at the story of The First Silesian Uprising. On the night of August 16th, 1919, the First Silesian Uprising broke out. Though it lasted just eight days and ended in a resounding military defeat, it united Silesian Poles and set in motion a train of events …

Prof. Michał Rozbicki died on July 31

Prof. Michał Rozbicki, a leading figure in the cultural history of America and member of the Saint Louis University faculty died suddenly on July 31st, 2019.  Professor Rozbicki was well known and widely respected in the St. Louis Polish community.  He took an active part in its activities by giving public lectures and interviews on …

Elżbieta Baumgartner – POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ WEP / HELP TO REPEAL WEP

Elżbieta Baumgartner –  wydawca Poradnika Sukces, działaczka polonijna włączyła się do akcji “POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ WEP / HELP TO REPEAL WEP” zainicjowanej, w środowisku Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej, w kwietniu 2019 r., przez Oddz. Missouri KPA (patrz link poniżej) POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ „WEP”! Elżbieta Baumgartner – wydawca Poradnika Sukces, działaczka polonijna

Tuwim – “Bal w Operze” w St. Louis (09/28/2018)

TEATR NASZ z Chicago zaprasza na niezwykłą sztukę ” Bal w Operze ” na podstawie poematu Juliana Tuwima. Krytycy nazwali spektakl “Niezapomnianym przeżyciem artystycznym”. Znakomicie przyjęła go publiczność w Chicago i Milwaukee.    Link do wydarzenia: https://www.facebook.com/events/477874926350844/ Bal w Operze – ulotka (front) Bal w Operze – ulotka (back) Bal w Operze – plakat

“POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC / PIKNIK – „POLSKI AUGUST” (08/24/2019)

      POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS – MISSOURI DIVISION IS ORGANIZING A “POLSKI AUGUST” PICNIC SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM AT THE LAKE IN CREVE COEUR PARK (Greensfelder Memorial Shelter) ALL POLISH-AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS, POLONIA, THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED. Enjoy traditional Polish sausages with sauerkraut, homemade golabkis, pierogis …

Top 10 questions about the Warsaw Uprising

Our host Patrick Ney met up with Aleksandra Duda, a guide at the Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego to discover what historians have called, ‘one of the greatest tragedies of the Second World War.’ Discover: – Why did the Warsaw Uprising take place? – Who fought in the Warsaw Uprising? – Why did the commanders of the …

Niemiecki sędzia zadał pytanie TSUE. Wyrok będzie interesujący dla Polski / The German judge asked the CJEU question. The verdict will be interesting for Poland

“Czy jestem niezależnym sędzią i czy pracuję w niezależnym sądzie?” – tak można streścić pytanie, które sędzia z Wisbaden zadał Trybunałowi Sprawiedliwości UE w Luksemburgu. “Kurier Wnet” pisze o sprawie sędziego Sądu Administracyjnego w Wiesbaden, który zadał TSUE pytanie o niezależność sędziów i sądów w Niemczech. Autor tekstu Zbigniew Kopczyński zauważa, że jest oczywiste, iż …

Trip to Poland with the Piast Institute – May 2020

Visit Poland with Piast in 2020 With such great interest from the public, the Piast Institute is pleased to announce a two week trip to Poland in 2020 that will help you explore your roots and connect with your heritage. You will be taken to the most important and interesting sites in the old country. …

450th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNION OF LUBLIN

The Union of Lublin provided for the merger of the two sovereign countries, Poland and Lithuania, into a single unit that became called ‘the Commonwealth [Rzeczpospolita] of the Two Nations’, to be ruled by a single monarch elected jointly by the two nations in free elections.

Recruitment of young Poles willing to take part in the “POLAND IS IN YOU” program (28 July to 12 August 2019) / Rekrutacja młodzieży polonijnej chętnej do udziału w programie “POLSKA JEST W TOBIE” (28 LIPCA – 12 SIERPNIA 2019 R.)

The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago kindly informs that today recruitment of young Poles willing to take part in the “POLAND IS IN YOU” program, which will take place in Poland from 28 July to 12 August 2019, has been opened. The organizer, which is the “Polish Community” Association, has planned …

STANISLAW MONIUSZKO’S 200th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

5 May 1819, Ubiel — 4 June 1872, Warsaw. Stanisław Moniuszko was the greatest composer of operas in 19th century Poland. He was born to a family of Polish landowners settled in Ubiel, near Minsk (now Belarus), and his interest in music became evident from his early early childhood. Introduced to the rudiments of music …

June 12 – President Duda’s visit in Washington

The United States of America (the United States) and the Republic of Poland (Poland) share a history of friendship based on common efforts, shared values, and mutual respect. We have fought shoulder-to-shoulder around the globe, including in Iraq and Afghanistan, to secure peace and security for our nations and the world. This friendship underpins an increasingly close strategic and defense relationship focused on threats to the security, peace, and prosperity of each country and of the North Atlantic Treaty area.

The collapse of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe – 30 YEARS AGO POLAND FIRST BROKE FREE

“Dear viewers, on 4 June 1989 the communism in Poland came to an end,” said Joanna Szczepkowska, an actress, on Polish TV prime time news after the June elections. The first partially free elections triggered the collapse of the system not only in Poland but also in the whole Eastern Bloc. What was the path that led to the elections like? Let’s go back to the key moments of 1989!

Presidential Message in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland

On this day, we commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. Pope John Paul II’s historic celebration of the Mass on June 2, 1979, in Warsaw, the opening of a nine-day visit to Poland that changed the course of history.  As we remember the long struggle of the Polish people against communism, we also acknowledge that millions of people now live in freedom because of St. Pope John Paul II and his extraordinary life as a follower of Jesus Christ and a champion for human dignity and religious liberty.

Wyniki Wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego 2019

Na podstawie protokołów wyników głosowania z wszystkich okręgów wyborczych,
Państwowa Komisja Wyborcza ustaliła następujące wyniki głosowania w skali kraju: liczba wyborców uprawnionych do głosowania wyniosła 30 118 852; liczba kart ważnych wyniosła 13 759 701, czyli frekwencja wyborcza wyniosła 45,68%.

Key anniversaries and patrons of the year 2019

On a yearly basis, Polish MPs vote on “patrons” as well as anniversaries to be commemorated and celebrated in a series of promotional events throughout the following year. In July 2018, the Sejm, the lower house of Poland’s parliament, adopted an act proclaiming 2019 as the year of Stanisław Moniuszko, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński and Anna Walentynowicz; it also brought two major historical events to focus – the Union of Lublin and the Silesian Uprisings.

Source: https://poland.pl

Polish School Picnic on Sunday, May 5th 2019

Come and celebrate the successes of our students. They work very hard giving their Saturday’s mornings to learn Polish language, Polish history and culture. This picnic is a celebration of Polish culture and a fundraiser for our Polish School. 100% of all proceeds go to the school and the education. Please join us and let’s …

Poland celebrates the 228th Anniversary of the May 3 Constitution

Constitution of 3 May 1791, by Matejko. Foreground: King Stanisław August (left) enters St John’s Cathedral, in Warsaw, where deputies will swear to uphold the constitution. Background: the Royal Castle, where the Constitution has just been adopted. Jan Matejko – National Museum of Poland Catalog.

15th Anniversary of Poland’s Accession to the European Union

On 1 May 2004, Poland joined the European Union. Together with nine other states, it became a full-fledged member of the European community. Today marks the 15th anniversary of these events and Poland’s EU membership is supported by a record 91%* of our country’s inhabitants. Europe is a place where we live and work. It is a place that we …

HELP TO REPEAL “WEP” / POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ „WEP”!

HELP TO REPEAL “WEP”! THE SOCIAL SECURITY FAIRNESS ACT  The Social Security Fairness Act submitted to the US Congress (House of Representatives and Senate) repeals the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provisions (WEP) from the existing Social Security Act. The Act already is supported by 153 Representatives and 25 Senators. If this Act …

Three Poles recognized by National Geographic as Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic, the oldest and most prestigious travel magazine in the world, has honored Andrzej Bargiel, Adam Bielecki and Denis Urubko with the 2019 Adventurers of the Year title.
This post links to www.thefirstnews.com. What comes down has to go up first. Bargiel makes his way up the mountain. Image: Marek Ogień/Red Bull Content Pool

Studying in Poland

Rich Poland’s cultural heritage includes the longstanding higher education traditions. Nowadays the system is developing rapidly – there are over than 400 universities in Poland which host almost 60,000 new-come international students every year.

PM Morawiecki: We won’t give in to lies

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, whose cancellation of Poland’s appearance led to the calling off of the Visegrad Summit said that ‘we should not allow some radicals to rewrite history’

Polish Space Agency: Draft National Space Program is ready

The Polish Space Agency has developed a draft National Space Program, which will be an executive tool of the Polish Space Strategy, part of the Strategy for Responsible Development. The budget of activities planned for 8 years will amount to PLN 1 billion 429 million – announced the Polish Space Agency.

Rok 2019 – ważne rocznice historyczne w Polsce

Setna rocznica pierwszych wyborów parlamentarnych, trzydzieści lat umowy okrągłostołowej i wyborów kontraktowych, setna rocznica urodzin Gustawa Herlinga-Grudzińskiego, dziewięćdziesiąta rocznica urodzin Anny Walentynowicz, 20. rocznica obecności w NATO – m.in. te polskie rocznice będziemy obchodzić w 2019 r.

Poland mourns death of the Mayor of the city of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz

The Board of the Polish American Congress – Missouri Division with profound sorrow informs that national mourning has been declared in Poland on Friday, January 18, 2019 and Saturday, January 19, 2019, following the tragic death of the Mayor of the city of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz. Image source: simple.wikipedia.org 

Young Polish Professionals – HAPPY HOUR – February 28

Young Polish Professionals – HAPPY HOUR – February 28th Please join us for a Happy Hour of Young Polish Professionals of St. Louis. It will be a great opportunity to meet another young Polish, Polish-American and /or Lovers of Polish Culture along with other young professionals living in St. Louis area. The event is open …

Young Polish Professionals – HAPPY HOUR – January 17th

Please join us for a Happy Hour of Young Polish Professionals of St. Louis. It will be a great opportunity to meet another young Polish, Polish-American and /or Lovers of Polish Culture along with other young professionals living in St. Louis area. The event is open to all public and there is no need to …

Applications for the Kosciuszko Foundation Teaching English in Poland 2019 are OPEN. Deadline to apply: February 1st, 2019!

This post links to www.thekf.org. About The Program: Developed and conducted by The Kosciuszko Foundation since 1991, the Teaching English in Poland Program offers a truly unique and mutually beneficial educational opportunity for its Polish and American participants. Its purpose is to provide Polish students (upper elementary through high school) with instruction and practice in conversational English within …

Co nowego z Windfall Elimination Provision

EMERYTURA PROPORCJONALNA i WEP w artykułach Elżbiety Baumgartner pt. „Co nowego z Windfall Elimination Provision”   w Nowym Dzienniku:    https://poradniksukces.com/wp/co-nowego-z-windfall-elimination-provision/   w Dzienniku Związkowym:   https://poradniksukces.com/wp/problem-z-wep-zus-odmawia-wyplaty-emerytur-proporcjonalnych/”     Elżbieta Baumgartner jest autorką wielu książek-poradników m.in. WEP: Jak walczyć z redukcją Social Security dla Polaków, Emerytura polska i amerykańska, ich łączenie i skutki Umowy o zabezpieczeniu społecznym.  

100 years of women’s right to vote in Poland

An article from www.polska.pl – an official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. On the 28th of November 1918 Polish women achieved the right to vote. Poland was one of the first countries in Europe to secure this essential issue. But it was not only about voting – Polish women …

MIKOŁAJKI w POLSKIEJ SZKOLE

W sobotę 2 grudnia 2018 odbędą się MIKOŁAJKI w POLSKIEJ SZKOLE (przy Kościele Św. Agaty, 3239 South 9th Street, St. Louis, MO 63118).

Additional photos from the 2018 Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball

There were nearly 200 guests at our Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel.   Mr.  Robert Szydlowski was Master of Ceremony.  After the Polish and American anthems and the invocation by Rev. Hubert Zasada all were welcome by Dr. Wojciech Golik, Honorary Consul of Poland.  His remarks were followed by Prof. …

Prawo do obowiązkowego ubezpieczenia zdrowotnego w Polsce dla polskich emerytów mieszkających w USA oraz prawo do emerytury proporcjonalnej

Coroczne obrady Krajowej Rady Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej odbyły się w Chicago w dniach 18-20 października 2018 roku.  Oddział Missouri KPA reprezentowany był przez prezesa W. Golika i v-prezesa M. Waniołkę.  Dr. Golik wygłosił na zjeździe prelekcję przygotowaną przez Sekretarza Oddziału E. Brzyskiego o nieprzestrzeganiu przez ZUS obowiązujących przepisów o emeryturze i o nieprzestrzeganiu umowy między …

Polish American Contributions to the US

“Moving Polish American History into the Mainstream” – a presentation by James S. Pula – an award winning Polish American professor, author, historian and a member of the Boards of Directors of the Polish American Historical Association (www.polishamericanstudies.org) and the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America (www.piasa.org).

The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission – Polish American Congress and WWI

The U.S. WWI Centennial Commission officially launched the Polish American Congress site as part of its national U.S. WWI website. The abbreviated short URL for the site is: http://ww1cc.org/polish. All Polish American organizations, Nests, posts, lodges, parishes, schools, museums and individuals are invited to participate and utilize this site. For more information, contact Steve Flor, PAC National …

Paszporty – dyżur konsularny w St. Louis, 1 grudnia 2018 r

W sobotę 1 grudnia 2018 odbędzie się w St. Louis Dyżur Konsularny. W trakcie dyżuru przyjmowane będą wnioski o wydanie nowego paszportu. Data – sobota, 1 grudnia 2018 Godziny przyjęć – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lokalizacja – Kościół Św. Agaty (plebania), 3239 South 9th Street (przy ulicy Utah), St. Louis, MO 63118-2629 W celu uniknięcia …

Spotkania z ekspertami ZUS w Chicago – October 8-13, 2018

Konsulat Generalny RP w Chicago informuje, że w dniach 8-13 października 2018 r. odbędą się w Chicago spotkania z ekspertami Zakładu Ubezpieczeń Społecznych (ZUS) w sprawie ubiegania się o świadczenia emerytalno-rentowe z Polski. Będą to konsultacje indywidualne, podczas których zainteresowani będą mogli omówić konkretne sprawy dotyczące świadczeń emerytalno-rentowych. Porady będą udzielane bezpłatnie.

PASZPORTY / PASSPORTS – 2018

Polski Konsulat Honorowy w St. Louis przy współdziałaniu z Oddziałem Missouri  Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej i Parafią Św. Agaty w St. Louis –  chce zorganizować na plebanii Św. Agaty, tak jak w ubiegłym roku, w jesieni,  DYŻUR KONSULARNY dotyczący wyrabiania i przedłużania POLSKICH PASZPORTÓW. Zorganizowanie takiego dyżuru zależy od ilości  zainteresowanych osób (wymagane – min. od 25 – …

Ambassador Wilczek at Lindenwood University. Friday, August 17, 9-11am

Economic Opportunities Conference His Excellency, Ambassador of Poland to the United States, Prof. Piotr Wilczek Honorary Consul of Poland in St. Louis, Dr. Wojciech Golik Lindenwood University, Harmon Hall, Dunseth Auditorium Doors Open at 8:30am (light breakfast will be served) Networking 9:00am Presentations 9:15am Q&A Sessions 10:15am Event Ends – 11:00am      

The Warsaw Rising embodied the desire to stand up for what they believed in

“We must acknowledge that we – in 2018 – have an objectivity and sense of perspective that those making the decision in 1944 simply did not and could not enjoy.” On the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Warsaw Rising, we propose you an interview with Professor Roger Moorhouse – historian and author specializing …

INVITATION: The Polish Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball – November 03

INVITATION The Polish Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball will be held on November 03, 2018 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis  The dance music will be provided by the 17-piece  band called The Diz Strohman Band. The band performs music from the 1930s and 1940s.  We sent out almost 300 invitations to the members …

Poland celebrating its 550th anniversary of Parliamentarianism.

The first Parliamentary assembly in Poland was held on 13 July 1468, a date which led to the formation of the oldest “two chamber” Parliament which was formed later that year. For more information see link below:   https://polandinenglish.info/38060063/explainer-550-years-of-polish-parliamentarism Tłumaczenie:https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=pl&sl=en&u=https://polandinenglish.info/38060063/explainer-550-years-of-polish-parliamentarism&prev=search        

Polish President attends Volhynia Massacre anniversary observances

On Sunday, Polish President Andrzej Duda took part in observances in Ukraine marking the 75th anniversary of the Volhynia Massacre and paid homage to the victims. See links below for more information: Polish President attends Volhynia Massacre anniversary observances … Volhynia Massacre

Poland-Israel PMs’ joint declaration

On Wednesday the joint declaration was published in leading German, French, British and Spanish media, and is due to appear on Thursday in Israeli and US press. Click here for the text of JOINT DECLARATION: Poland-Israel PMs’ joint declaration: text (polandinenglish.info)

Konferencja “impact ’18 KRAKOW POLAND”

On June 13 / 14, 2018 took place an international conference impact ’18  KRAKOW POLAND Looking to the future. Artificial intelligence is right next to you. The most important economic event in CEE! The future of the digital economy as defined by business, science, startups and the public sector!  See links below: https://impact18.impactcee.com https://poland.pl/economy/investments-projects/looking-to-the-future/  

Cpt Kornacki, the last survivor of the KATYN massacre passes away at the age of 97.

Składamy sedeczne kondolencje członkowi naszego Oddziału Panu Piotrowi H. Kornackiemu z powodu śmierci stryja kapitana Emila J. Kornackiego, VM i dziękujemy jemu za przybliżenie nam tej wspaniałej postaci bohatera i wzoru do naśladowania dla przyszłych pokoleń Polaków. Rada Oddz. Missouri Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej     For more information click below to read an article from …

CALL TO ACTION! SAVE THE JERSEY CITY KATYŃ MEMORIAL

The Missouri Division of the Polish American Congress supports Polonia’s action against the proposed removal of the Katyń Memorial honoring victims of the 1940 Soviet massacre of thousands of Polish officers. Please urge your friends in NJ to join the protest and ask them to contact their congressmen and senators to stop the removal. of the …

Z całego świata napływają życzenia z okazji święta Konstytucji 3 maja.

Z całego świata napływają życzenia z okazji święta Konstytucji 3 maja. Polakom gratulowali m.in. Donald Trump i Królowa Elżbieta II. Prezydenci USA Donald Trump, Niemiec Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Francji Emmanuel Macron oraz królowa brytyjska Elżbieta II i król Szwecji Karol XVI Gustaw przekazali na ręce prezydenta Andrzeja Dudy gratulacje dla Polaków z okazji święta Konstytucji 3 …

Sign The Petition to President Donald Trump to veto Bill 447!

  POLONIO WSPIERAJ POLSKĘ  PODPISZ PETYCJĘ   Na stronie internetowej amerykańskiego Białego Domu można podpisywać się pod petycją adresowaną do prezydenta Donalda Trumpa. Petycja dotyczy zagrażającej polskiej racji stanu tzw. ustawy 447, czyli Just Act 447.  Podpisz petycję:  https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/potus-donald-trump-please-do-not-sign-incoming-447-justice-uncompensated-survivors-today-just-act-2017   POTUS Donald Trump: Please do not sign incoming 447 – Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act …

CALL the WHITE HOUSE TODAY to urge President Trump to VETO the JUST ACT of 2017

This is from the National Office of the Polish American Congress… APPEAL TO ALL FRIENDS OF POLAND: PLEASE TELEPHONE THE WHITE HOUSE Tomorrow 26 April between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. (EDT), please deliver by telephone to the White House Comments line (202-456-1111) with displeasure the following brief message: My name is ___________________and my address …

“Poland’s Misunderstood Holocaust Law” by Mateusz Morawiecki

Poland’s Misunderstood Holocaust Law My government wants to ban accusations of Polish wartime complicity for the sake of honoring history. BY MATEUSZ MORAWIECKI  | MARCH 19, 2018, 3:27 PM A visitor at the entrance of the memorial site of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, on Jan. 25, 2015. (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)    World …

Polish stamps at Saint Louis Stamp Expo: March 16-18

Polonus at Saint Louis Stamp Expo The Polonus Polish Philatelic Society http://www.polonus.org/  will hold its 79th annual exhibition and meetings at the Saint Louis Stamp Expo on March 16-18, 2018. This event will be at the Renaissance Hotel, 9801 Natural Bridge Road, near the St. Louis airport. Show times are 10 am – 6 pm on …

The Maria Skłodowska-Curie Exhibit at Lindenwood University: March 12-April 09

The Maria Skłodowska-Curie exhibit is currently hosted by Lindenwood University at the new Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC).   This travelling exhibit consisting of 19 panels will be shown there from March 12 to April 09.   The exhibit has been created by the Museum of Maria Sklodowska-Curie in Warsaw with the assistance of the Archives …

May 9, 2018 Conference in Cracow, Poland “Medical Review – Auschwitz: Medicine Behind the Barbed Wire”

The conference will take place on 9 May 2018 in Kraków, Poland. It is organized by the Kraków Medical Society and the medical publisher Medycyna Praktyczna in collaboration with the Jagiellonian University and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Please visit www.mp.pl/auschwitz/conference for more information, including the program and accompanying events (a special visit to the …

FRANK SPULA PRESIDENT OF THE POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS LETTER TO THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE CONCERNING – H.R. 1226 – JUSTICE FOR UNCOMPENSATED SURVIVORS TODAY (JUST) ACT of 2017 (the restitution of heirless property to assist needy Holocaust survivors)

FRANK SPULA PRESIDENT OF THE POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS LETTER TO THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE CONCERNING – S. 447 – JUSTICE FOR UNCOMPENSATED SURVIVORS TODAY (JUST) ACT of 2017 (the restitution of heirless property to assist needy Holocaust survivors)

ZEBRANIE  INFORMACYJNE – UBEZPIECZENIA ZDROWOTNE W POLSCE i WEP

ZEBRANIE  INFORMACYJNE UBEZPIECZENIA ZDROWOTNE W POLSCE i WEP odbędzie się 10 grudnia 2017 r., o godz. 11:15 (po Mszy Św. o godz 10:00) w kawiarni Kościoła Św. Agaty Zebranie dotyczyć będzie obowiązkowych ubezpieczeń zdrowotnych w Polsce dla polskich emerytów mieszkających w USA oraz potrąceń „Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP)” z emerytury z „Social Security” z powodu …

Jak uczyć polskiego na emigracji?

  Emito.net – Polski Portal w Wielkiej Brytanii Magda Pilor; 21.10.2017, 08:24 „Mamo give me zabawkę”, „Mój friend zaprosiła mnie na birthday” – takie sformułowania w ustach polskich dzieci żyjących w UK to codzienność. Mieszanie języków wywołuje jednak niepokój u części rodziców, którzy zaczynają się martwić, że jeśli „dziecko uczy się dwóch języków jednocześnie, to …

KONGRES POLONII AMERYKANSKIEJ w ST. LOUIS

W dniu 19 lutego 2016 r. został założony w St. Louis ODDZIAŁ MISSOURI, KONGRESU POLONII AMERYKANSKIEJ, jako korporacja bezdochodowa. W dniu 9 września 2016 r. Krajowy Komitet Wykonawczy KPA oficjalnie potwierdził utworzenie ODDZIAŁU MISSOURI jako części organizacji krajowej KPA. Dzięki temu POLONIA w Missouri zyskała glos i reprezentację dotyczącą ich spraw w przestrzeni społeczno-kulturalno-politycznej Stanu …

PASZPORTY – DYŻUR KONSULARNY 2020 W ST. LOUIS

Dyżur Konsularny w St Louis odbędzie się w styczniu 2020 (dokładna data jeszcze nie została potwierdzona). Aby przygotować się do złożenia wniosku o paszport, należy zapoznać się z informacją paszportową na polskiej wersji strony  internetowej Konsulatu: https://chicago.msz.gov.pl/pl/informacje_konsularne/paszporty/sprawy_paszportowe. Wniosek paszportowy będzie można wypełnić na miejscu w St. Louis podobnie jak i fotografie paszportowe.  Osoby, które nie posiadają …

WIECZÓR Z MONIUSZKĄ / THE EVENING WITH MONIUSZKO

On the 200th anniversary of the birth of STANISŁAW MONIUSZKO ALL LOVERS OF HIS MUSIC are cordially invited to the EVENING WITH MONIUSZKO, which will take place on Saturday, November 9 at 6:00 pm in the Café of the Church of St. Agatha. Program: – Wine and light refreshments will be served – Opera “The …

Tuwim – “BAL W OPERZE”

Teatru Nasz z Chicago zaprasza na niezwykłą sztukę ” Bal w Operze ” na podstawie poematu Juliana Tuwima. Krytycy nazwali spektakl ” Niezapomnianym przeżyciem artystycznym”. Znakomicie przyjęła go publiczność w Chicago i Milwaukee. Tym razem zapraszamy do St Louis. 28 wrzesnia 2019 godz 20.00 bilety na stronie: https://www.metrotix.com/events/detail/teatr-nasz-bal-w-operze oraz Fox Theatre Box Office at 531 …