of the Polish National Alliance
Celebrating our second century of Brotherhood and Service.
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May Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Our speaker at the May General Meeting will be John L. Borling Major General United States Air Force USAF (ret). General Borling chairs the Business Board of Synthonics, a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, developmet, and liscensing of drugs that incorporate thier proprietary metal coordination chemistry. His book Taps on the Wallsreceived national attention. Gen. Borling will have his book available for sale at the Meeting. The cost of the book is $25 and Gen. Borling will personally inscribe his book to you. To make your reservation, click here.
Friday, July 14, 2017
We invite all members, business associates, family, and friends to reserve their spots for the Chicago Society Golf Outing, For more information click here.
Polish Past in Chicago and
Baptism of Poland exhibits
at Thompson Center ...
Polish Past in Chicago
Exhibition Drawn from Photographic Archives of The Polish Museum of America.
The exhibition focuses on the early history of Polish immigrants in the neighborhood known as Chicago’s Polish Downtown. It features photographs of the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes, and various forms of cultural and patriotic endeavors. These highlights, drawn from the extensive Polish Museum of America Photography Collection, illuminate the rich history of Poland’s emigrés in the “city of big shoulders.”
Monday, May 15, 2017 | Noon
May 16–19, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
James R. Thompson Center | 100 W. Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60601
Baptism 966: The Beginning of Poland
2017, the Year of Kościuszko ...
To honor the 200th anniversary of his death, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland declared 2017 to be the “Year of Kościuszko,” honoring a national hero of both Poland and the United States. UNESCO has made the same declaration, acknowledging his activity for the sake of independence, peace and equality for all.
For information about events in Poland commemorating this anniversary, visit http://www.thenews.pl/1/11/Artykul/299566,Events-around-Poland-mark-Kosciuszko-anniversary. For events sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation, go to https://www.thekf.org/kf/events/2017-year-of-kosciuszko/
Gen Władysław Anders
Way in Niles ...
On Sunday, May 7, 2017, a portion of Milwaukee Avenue,between Dempster and Main Streets in Niles, was named "Gen. Wladyslaw Anders Way." It was the II Polish Corps under his command that was able to seize Monte Cassino in a decisive battle in 1944 that turned the tide in favor of the allies. To learn more about this hero, click here.
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