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PFA Disaster Relief Update
PA/NJ/CT – While everyone watched the events of Hurricane Sandy unfold closely on TV, our thoughts went to the PFA Members from the affected areas. We wondered who needed our help and how we could help. PFA National Headquarters has recently provided disaster relief funds to Members in the areas of Lavalette, New Jersey and Bridgeport, Connecticut. Members in each area were given $500 from the PFA Disaster Relief Fund. There are still funds available for PFA insured Members who are the victims of a natural disaster. For more information on obtaining funds, please contact Christine Puskar at 1-800-535-2071 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Christine will be glad to give you all the information needed to process a claim.
English As A Second Language Classes
NEW JERSEY – Two English as a Second Language classes are being offered by the Passaic Public Library. Both classes are given Mondays through Thursdays, starting Monday, April 15 through Thursday, June 20. The morning class will be held from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. at the Reid Memorial Library, 80 Third Street, Passaic. The evening class will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Passaic Public Library, 195 Gregory Avenue, Passaic. Registration will take place Thursday mornings by appointment only, beginning immediately (until the class is full) from 10 a.m. to noon at the Passaic Public Library, 195 Gregory Avenue, Passaic. There is a non-refundable fee which must be paid at time of registration. No checks will be accepted. To make an appointment or for more information, call (973) 470-0039.
Saturday Afternoon With Local Poets
NEW JERSEY – The North Arlington Public Library proudly presents “The Saturday Afternoon Poets” featuring local poets: Paul Juszczyk, Katherine Joy Kopec, Lukasz Komza on Saturday, April 13th from 11 am to 12:30 pm at The North Arlington Public Library, 210 Ridge Rd., North Arlington, NJ 07031. Open Reading to follow. For more information call (201) 955-5640. Free Admission.
Painting & Sculpture Exhibit
ILLINOIS – The 77th Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture of the Polish Arts Club of Chicago will be held from April 7th to April 21 at The Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642. Museum Hours: Daily: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Museum is closed on Thursdays.
Lecture on Polish / American Poetry
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – The Interdisciplinary Polish Studies at Loyola University Chicago invites you to a lecture “Polish / American Poetry – Reading Between The Lines” by Professor John Merchant devoted to the Polish American writers of poetry. The lecture will be presented on the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park at the Crown Center Auditorium at 1001 W. Loyola Avenue on Saturday, April 13 at 2-4:30 PM. Admission – FREE. Refreshments. For more information contact Bozena Nowicka McLees, Director (773) 508-2864 – www.luc.edu/polishstudies.
Fish & Chips Dinner
NEW JERSEY – A Fish & Chips Dinner will be held on April 12th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church, 35 Orange Ave., Clifton. Take Out or Eat In. Reservations only – tickets will not be sold at the door. For more information and tickets, contact Donna at 973-365-1473.
Bergen County PARC Meeting
NEW JERSEY – The next meeting for the Bergen County Polish American Republican Club (PARC) will be held on April 16th at the Nowy Dziennik, 70 Outwater Lane, Garfield. Light refreshments. For more information contact Adriana at email@example.com or call 201-343-0031.
Scooping Frozen Yogurt To Fight Cancer
NEW JERSEY – Book A Cure, a team walking in the Relay For Life of Clifton will host a fundraiser at Cold Rush Frozen Yogurt, 1376 Clifton Avenue, Clifton. The owners are generously donating 25% of the sales each day to the team. Donation dates are Mondays 4/8, 4/22, 5/6, and 6/3 from 11 AM to 10 PM and Thursday 5/23 from 10 AM to11 PM. Visit the website www.relayforlife.org/cliftonnj, click on “fundraisers” and print out the Cold Rush flier; present it to the cashier when you visit. The annual Relay for Life of Clifton will be held at Clifton Stadium on June 8, 2 PM to June 9, 6 AM. For more information about Relay for Life, visit www.relayforlife.org/cliftonnj .
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting
NEW JERSEY – On Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m., the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club will meet at Lambert Castle Museum, 3 Valley Road, Paterson, NJ. After a brief business meeting, the April program will be presented by Genealogis Toni McKeen. The topic of Ms. Keen’s presentation will be “Cases that Made My Eyes Cross.” The PCHS Genealogy Club meets once a month from September through May. Program topics relate to genealogy and usually include a guest speaker. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. For more information, or in the event of inclement weather, please contact the Passaic County Historical Society, 973-247-0085, extension 200
April Doo Wop Show / Dinner Dance
NEW YORK – The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station, will have its April Doo Wop Dinner Dance on Friday, April 19th from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. For more information call 631-473-9807.
“Polish Americans and Baseball” Lecture
CONNECTICUT – The S.A. Blejwas Endowed Chair in Polish Studies presents THE FIEDORCZYK LECTURE by Professor Neal Pease entitled “Polish Americans and Baseball: Becoming American by Playing America’s Game”. An illustrated discussion of the historical relationship of Polish immigrants and their descendants with the American “National Pastime”. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 19th, 7:00 p.m., at the Founders Hall, Davidson Building, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT. Neal Pease is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a specialty in modern Polish and central European history. Admission is FREE and the public is cordially invited. For further information please contact the Polish Studies program at 860-832-3010 or firstname.lastname@example.org Public parking available in campus garages.
Relay for Life French Toast Breakfast
NEW JERSEY – Team Barbara Mary of the Relay for Life Clifton will be serving a French toast breakfast at the Elk’s Lodge on 4/13/13 from 8:30-11:30 AM. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of French toast, sausage, fruit and beverage. Tickets are $10.00 and available by calling Coordinator Lauren Murphy at 201 893-0473. Bring your family and friends. We promise you good food, good company and you will be supporting the Relay for Life Clifton. The annual Relay for Life of Clifton is set for Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Clifton Stadium 2 PM to 6 AM on Sunday, June 9, 2013. For more information about Relay for Life Clifton visit www.relayforlife.org/cliftonnj. If you need information on the services provided by ACS please visit cancer.org.
Mt. Airy Trip
NEW JERSEY – On Saturday, April 13, come and enjoy a day at the beautiful Mt. Airy Lodge and Casino with the Rosary Confraternity of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (127 Paterson Ave., Wallington). The bus will leave from in front of the church at 9 a.m. sharp, returning at approximately 5:30 p.m. Payment is due when the reservation is booked. Note: Guests must present valid state or federal issued photo id in order to obtain their Mt. Airy Players Club Card or any motor coach incentive. For information, call Ginny Topolski 201-715-2087.
NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Thomas Hicswa of Hammonton, celebrating his birthday on April 11th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives and friends. Sto Lat!
NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Lorraine (Kapral) Billemeyer of Toms River, celebrating her birthday on April 12th. Happy Birthday from your husband Ray, your Mom & Dad, your sister Denise and family, your relatives and friends. Sto Lat!
NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to DJ Wolfie (John Wolf) of Kearny, celebrating his birthday on April 13th. Happy Birthday John from your wife Joyce, all your friends at the Bayway Polish Club, and the Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!
NEW YORK – Birthday wishes to Mary Nietubicz of Victor, celebrating her birthday on April 16th. Happy Birthday from your children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, all your friends out here in Jersey, Jean Grabowski and the Post Eagle staff, and Angelique. Sto Lat!
Jimmy Sturr Fan Club
BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Mildred Doolan, CT – 4/13. Bruce Hayes, NY – 4/15. Margaret Marchell, NY; Ralph Knick, OH; Jean Charles, CA – 4/16. Harvey Mattison, OK – 4/17. Dolly Kubasko, PA; Carol Walsh, NJ – 4/18.
ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Ted & Jean Zaremba, MA – 4/15. Franklin & Sharon Keller, WI – 4/17.