News & Event from Polish American Chamber of Commerce in Chicago

 Dear PACC Members and Friends,

      This year again, we have had a hot and eventful summer. Our annual Boat Outing on August 18 lived up to its reputation as the event that best captures the true essence of Chicago and its people, especially members and friends of the PACC. We had a great time aboard the 'Summer of George,’ and we thank all who participated and/or sponsored, including DAXAM; PRCUA; Fundusz Michaela H. Traisona dla Polski; ARTV;; Dziennik Zwiazkowy; Polvision; and Polskie Radio 1030AM.




   We also thank again everyone who golfed, or spent just a part of the day with us, participating in the August 16 Golf Outing and Business After Hours. While everyone who participated was a winner, the foursome that ended up with the best scores includedDan Pikarski, Marek Placek, Matthew Stanio, and Jill Behnke. Congratulations also go to Beat the Pro, longest drive, closest to the pin, and the chipping and putting contest winners and to all the lucky winners of numerous raffle prizes.


        Much appreciation goes to all Outing sponsors, including Star-Tech Glass; Citibank; PAGC; IDEA Furniture; Fuksa Khorshid LLC; H&L Homes; Cole Taylor Bank; Austromar Logistics LLC; Handzel & Associates; Joyful Dental Care; Integra Insurance; Albany Park Community Center; NCIB Insurance; Society for Arts; Taxes – the Financial Services Corp.; PRCUA; Chicago Scuba School; Salmon Collagen; Stawski Distributing; Hilti; Qwick Guide;;Dziennik Zwiazkowy; Polskie Radio 1030AM; and Polvision.


   On August 28, some of us took a break from outdoors fun, and participated in an excellent briefing and discussion on Polish capital market trends and opportunities, featuring Pawel Sliwinski, CEO of INVESTcon Group SA.



   And last but not least, despite the first stormy night, this year’s Labor Day Weekend Taste of Polonia was very successful. This was to a large degree thanks to the volunteer efforts PACC members and friends provided on Saturday, Aug. 31, by helping out in the festival’s beer garden.

        We also thank all who helped man the PACC promotional booth, esp. during the first stormy night, or just stopped to say 'hello.’

    If you’d like to relive the fun of our summer events, quite a few photos have been posted on the PACC’s FB profile and by Qwick Guide. Excellent video coverage can be found on Polvision’s website and on ARTV.

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        As the new academic year is upon us, we recommend the following up-coming programs that are sponsored or co-sponsored by the PACC or by PACC partners (please click on link for further details):

  • PACBA Golf Outing (Sept. 19, 11:30 am, White Pines Golf Club, Bensenville, IL; contact Waldemar Czerpak at 630-935-2455 for more info or to register). 

     Please mark your calendars now and be on the look-out for announcements in the near future with more details regarding each of the events on our website, and on Facebook.


   Also Szczesliwego Nowego Roku 5774, and Shana Tova, to our friends at the America Israel Chamber of Commerce!


The PACC Secretariat