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Art For Heart 2014!



CHICAGO – September 9, 2014 – Continuing the tradition of successful ART FOR HEART shows since 2010, The Polish Museum of America and Gift from the Heart Foundation (Dar Serca) are teaming up to present ART FOR HEART 2014! The program this year consisting of an Opening Gala October 4th, a Multi-Organizational Networking Evening October […]

Pascrell Lauds Invitation For
Ukrainian President To Address Congress



WASHINGTON, DC (September 10. 2014) – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, lauded the announcement that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will address a Joint Session of Congress on September 18th. Last week, Rep. Pascrell joined his colleagues on the House Ukrainian Caucus in sending a letter to […]

1939 Nazi Invasion Began WWII
And “Big Lies” Against Poland



Brooklyn, N.Y. .. “Tell a little lie, no one will believe you. Tell a big lie, everyone will believe you.” This was a World War II statement attributed to Joseph Goebbels, chief of Nazi Germany’s Ministry for Propaganda. And the more you repeat it, the more believed it becomes, according to his theory. It was […]

Alexandra Nowakowski, Winner of 2014
Marcella Kochanska Sembrich Award



Alexandra Nowakowski is a 22 year old soprano from Palatine, Illinois, and a recent graduate of the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). Though at the beginning of her professional carrier, Ms. Nowakowski has already distinguished herself in numerous competitions. In addition to being named the winner of the Marcella Kochańska Sembrich Vocal Competition by the American […]

Karski’s Book Donated To Garfield Library



Last year, Poland’s Sejm voted to name 2014, the centennial year of his birth anniversary, “THE YEAR OF JAN KARSKI”. At their spring 2013 meeting, the Council of National Directors of the POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS (PAC), America’s kin country lobby for a strong and sovereign Poland as the key country in East Central Europe that […]

GCC’s Civil War Initiative Announces
Fall Speakers



BATAVIA, NY (08/06/2014)(readMedia)– When St. Bonaventure Professor Chris Mackowski was first scheduled to speak at Genesee Community College, Mother Nature did not cooperate. Inclement weather forced the cancellation of Dr. Mackowksi’s much anticipated talk last spring. Now Mackowski will kick off the fall Civil War Lecture Series on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. It’s the first of […]

Polish American Citizens Club
of Whitehouse Station Presents Scholarship



NEW JERSEY – The Polish American Citizens Club of Whitehouse Station presented a $500 scholarship to Andrew Lachenmayr, a Hunterdon Central High School senior. The presentation was made during the club’s June Board Meeting at Liberty Hall in Whitehouse Station. In photo (from left): Andrew Lachenmayr, Deborah Libero, PACC President, and Fred Miller, PACC Treasurer. Photo […]

Joann Ozog Honored With Polish Spirit Award



CHICAGO, IL – Each year, the Polish Museum of America (PMA) in Chicago, IL, awards the prestigious “Polish Spirit Award” to a person who embodies pride in their Polish heritage and has taken action to help the PMA promote and preserve Polish history, culture and traditions. This year, the person chosen for this honor is […]

Baseball In Poland



The Polish National Youth Baseball Foundation (PNYBF) was founded by Stan Kokoska of Willimantic CT. Stan has continued to serve the children in Poland since his first summer teaching the children to play baseball in 1986. Things have progressed since then and in 2004 a Polish team came to the US to play in the […]

Do Your Part For National Clean Beaches Week



It’s no coincidence that National Clean Beaches Week, July 1-7, falls during the first big vacation week of summer, when thousands of families are putting their toes in the sand and ocean. As visitors flock to New Jersey’s 127 miles of coastline, they’ll find safe, clean beaches – and some of the nation’s cleanest waters. […]