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Calendar 8-14-13

By on August 19, 2013

Scholarship Dinner
MICHIGAN – The Polish American Congress of Michigan Scholarship Fund, Inc. will hold its’ Annual Scholarship Dinner on August 14th at Krakus Restaurant in Hamtramck. For more information call 313-365-9400 or write: 11333 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3038.

Polish Soldier’s Day
– The Polish Soldier’s Day will be held on Sunday, August 18th at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Ferry Road, Doylestown. Mass at 12:30 p.m. Activities throughout the day. All are welcome! For more information call 215-345-0600.

Join “Friends of the Shelter” for A Sweet Treat
NEW JERSEY – Come join the Friends of the Shelter for a sweet treat on Sunday, August 18 from 12-4 pm on Dog Pound Road in the Clifton Municipal Plaza. The famous dessert truck, “Amanda Bananas” will be at the shelter for a delicious and cool fundraiser. ALL proceeds will go to the animals at the shelter. “Amanda Bananas” is a healthy alternative to ice cream and frozen yogurt. It is dairy and gluten free. In addition, there will be glitter tattoos, shelter merchandise, and fun for the whole family. It is also a great time to visit the shelter animals looking for a new home. If you need more information, please visit or call 973-470-5936.

Concert In Honor of St. Maximilian Kolbe
MARYLAND – A Concert in Honor of St. Maximilian Kolbe, directed by Alina Kozinska, will be held on August 17th (7-8 p.m.) at The Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City. Wine, Cheese, and Dessert to follow! Seating is limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis. For tickets and more information call 410-531-2800 or go to

Summer Concert
MASSACHUSETTS – Mezzo-Soprano, Lisa Woods, Teri LaFleur, Soprano, Jerry Noble, pianist, and Bob Sparkman, Jazz Clarinetist, will present a benefit concert at St. Valentine’s Church, 127 King Street, Northampton on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.  The concert is a “Tribute to the American Songbook”, with solos, duos, trios and a quartet of some of your favorite songs including “Over the Rainbow”, “I Got Rhythm”, “Sleepin Bee”, “Singing in the Rain” and many more!.  We hope you will join us for this very special afternoon.  All are welcome.  If you would like further information, please contact Rev. Adam Czarnecki at 413-584-0133.

Parish Picnic
–  St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish of Linden will hold their annual parish picnic on Sunday, August 25th from 1 to 7 p.m. This year the picnic is dedicated in memory of Thomas J. Brzezicki. There will be Polish and American picnic foods, homemade cakes & desserts, children’s games and face painting, door prizes, dark horse raffle and Super 50/50, and dancing with music provided by the “REMIX BAND”. For more information call 908-862-1116. The parish is located at 131 E. Edgar Rd., Linden, NJ 07036.

North Jersey Goes Healthy!
NEW JERSEY – North Jersey Developmental Center (NJDC) located at 169 Minnisink Road, Totowa is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on their grounds, on Thursday, August 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme of the fair is a holistic approach to combining and balancing physical, mental, emotional, and financial health to promote overall wellness. With over 35 local community vendors participating at this year’s fair, area residents can pick up a variety of tips on leading a healthy lifestyle, in addition to getting all their fitness, health and nutrition information in one place.  All are welcome.  For more information, please call the Office of Volunteer Services at 973-256-1700 extension 3004.



NEW JERSEY – Special Birthday wishes to Lorna Samgour of Haledon, celebrating her birthday on August 15th. Happy Birthday from your daughter Ashlee, your Dad & family, relatives, friends, also Matt & The Grabowski & Witmyer families, and me (Val) & Johnny. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Ted Marczak of Toms River &    Cape May, celebrating his birthday on August 15th. Happy Birthday with love from your wife Jean, brother-in-law Robert Mularz & wife Carol, nephews Eddie & Matthew, also your sisters. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to George Niemiec of Point Pleasant, celebrating his birthday on August 18th. Happy Birthday from your wife and family, your relatives and friends, and me (Val). Sto Lat!



NEW JERSEY – Anniversary wishes to Mr. & Mrs. Richard Szewczyk of Clifton, celebrating their 45th Wedding Anniversary on August 18th. Mrs. Szewczyk is the former Marie Jakubik of Bayonne. Congratulations & Best Wishes from your children, grandchildren, relatives & friends. Sto Lat!



Matthew_Joseph_-_Family_PhotoforwebFLORIDA – Grandpa (Dziadziu) Skawinski holding his new grandson Matthew Joseph as big brother Andrew along with Mom Chrissy & Dad Scott proudly look on. Matthew was born on Friday July 19th at Lakeland (FL) Regional Medical Center and weighed in at 9 lbs.- 10 oz. and was 21 inches long. Baby Matthew and family are all doing well…. Best Wishes to the Beatrice Family! Editor’s Note: Stan Skawinski is the Post Eagle’s “Polka Notes” columnist.


BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Janet Pasterkiewicz, NJ – 8/16. Alfred Staniewicz, MA; Fran Abramek, NY; Janice Ficarro, NJ – 8/17. Melody Brutkiewicz, NY – 8/18. Lorraine Tafel, FL – 8/19.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: George & Kay Misnick, NY – 8/16. John & Gale Gretka, VA – 8/19. Jerry & Alice Yarrington, IL – 8/20.