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UPDATED 09/28/2017
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GLOS POLEK DEADLINES FOR 2017
PWA WELL-WISHERS CLUB!

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OCTOBER IS POLISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

 


 

UPCOMING HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS

 



October 26, 2017


Marie Sklodowska Curie
150th Anniversary of Birth Event
at Loyola University Chicago
– Thursday, October 26, 2017 –

 

Please join PWA Council 27 at Loyola University Chicago, Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago IL, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. (Parking for $7 available on site.) The event, sponsored by PWA, the Newberry Library, and Loyola University Chicago Librabries will be a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Sklodowska Curie, Honorary Member of PWA, as well as a fundraiser for the PWA Archives Preservation Project at the Women & Leadership Archive at Loyola University (WLA). The keynote speaker will be Professor Emerita of the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Helena Pycior, who is a Marie Curie scholar. Refreshments and wine will be served and a raffle will be held to raise funds for the PWA Archives Project at WLA. Featuring a Book Table with titles by or about Sklodowska Curie available for purchase. Admission is free but reservations are kindly requested. Please call Antoinette Trela at 847-384-1206 or send email
to polprin@aol.com before October 24, 2017, to reserve. Click here to download the flyer.

October 28, 2017

Tadeusz Kosciuszko's Name Day Celebration
at the Polish Museum of America, Chicago
Sponsored by the Kociuszko Foundation
– Saturday, October 28, 2017 –


The Chicago Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation extends a cordial invitation to this year's celebration of the Imieniny/Name Day of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko and uses this opportunity to honor Dr. Kornelia Król, medical doctor and philanthropist, for her leadership and dedication to Chicago’s Polish American Community. Program is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Polish Museum of America, 984 North Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. The program will include the Kosciuszko Bicentennial Exhibit and entertainment by the Cracow Duo. Suggested donation for the event is $20. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by calling Lidia Filus at 847-698-0250 or by sending e-mail to L-Filus@neiu.edu

 

Chicago Public Library
Polish American Heritage Month Events
– During October, 2017 –

During October, 2017

Visit the Chicago Public Library website at the link below for a full schedule of Polish American Heritage Month events, concerts, and art exhibits to be held at the main library and at many branches throughout the city during October. Highlights include a jazz concert featuring vocalist and PWA member Grazyna Auguscik on Wednesday, October 11th at the Harold Washington Library, a dance performance by the Gronik Highlander Children's Folkloric Ensemble on Sunday October 15th at the Sulzer Branch, and a screening of the recently released Hollywood movie about the Warsaw Zoo during World War II, “The Zookeeper's Wife” on Wednesday, October 25th, at the Harold Washington Library. For more details on these and many other events, go to:
https://www.chipublib.org/news/celebrate-polish-american-heritage-month-with-cpl-3/

 

 



PWA WELL-WISHERS CLUB!

 

 

 

We have created a Well-Wishers page for PWA members on our website, where you can send in birthday wishes, anniversary wishes, get-well wishes, or greetings for weddings, engagements, graduations, communions, confirmations, retirements, etc. Please send in your wishes via email to pwaa@pwaa.org or by regular mail to:


Polish Women’s Alliance of America
Well-Wishers Club
6643 N. Northwest Hwy, 2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60631

Please include a photo and a donation of $5.00 or more (payable to Polish Women’s Alliance) by the 25th of each month for events to be celebrated in the following month. If you send in your wishes via email, please let us know that a check is following by regular mail. The wishes will be posted on the web page, along with photo, if you send one in, and will stay up for the entire month.

This is a great way to honor family and friends and to have everyone share in the special moments of our members’ lives!

 

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GLOS POLEK DEADLINES FOR 2017

 

Please make sure your photos and articles reach the PWA Home Office by the deadlines below in order to be published in the next issue of Glos Polek.

You can also submit photos and articles by email to the editors at mp@manning.com or editor@pwaa.org.

Articles are subject to editing and space availability. Some articles may be printed in the next available issue, at the discretion of the editors, due to space contraints.

Photos sent by email should be JPGs with a resolution of 300 dpi.


DEADLINES:

For the Winter issue (posted online in February) - the deadline is January 1, 2017

For the Spring issue (posted online in May) - the deadline is April 1, 2017

For the Summer issue (posted online in August) - the deadline is July 1, 2017

For the Fall issue (posted online in November) - the deadline is October 1, 2017

 

 

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