Newsletter  -  July 21, 2017
 See Statewide Member Events Calendar below!
Photos above are from our Annual Meeting in Panna Maria in November 2016. See MORE PHOTOS in our 2017 directory which you can view in a FLIP-BOOK on our website!
Above - PACT Directors and Officers, L-R: Elaine Mazurek Stephens, Sue McCarthy, Dr. Piotr Przybylski, Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz welcomed visitors to our booth.

Right -  Thank you to everyone who dropped by our booth, including these two young men, Adam Novak, right, a Polish Young Farmer, and Connor Jackson, left, a Texas A&M Young Texas Farmer who recently returned from Poland. Our Vice Presidents, Elaine Mazurek Stephens, and Dr. Piotr Przybylski, welcomed them. 
We had a great time at the Bremond Polish Festival! 

Thank you to the MANY people who came by our booth!  It was an outstanding event!

Door Prize Winners:

Gloria Brecht - PACT Membership 
Ellen Staniszewski Tablecloth from Poland
Aleksandra Tillman - Prints of Poland
Pat Holley - Painting of JPII

We were busy all day and LOVED meeting many new friends and members!

You Are Invited to
Meet and Welcome
The Honorable Piotr Całbecki, 
Marszałek (Governor) of
Kujawsko-Pomorskiego, Toruń, Poland 
and his Family 
Saturday, July 29, 2017
3:00 p.m. 
Chappell Hill Museum
9220 Poplar St.
Chappell Hill, Texas 

Please feel free to wear Polish attire, if you wish.

Wedding in Poland attended by Dr. Mazurkiewicz
"One of most amazing events in my life to be invited to! A once in a litetime opportunity to witness," said our President, Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, about the three-day wedding he attended in the highlands of Poland. Gratulacje to the beautiful couple, Marcin and Kasia!
See more photos here:  Below, l-r: Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, Marcin Bobak (the groom), and Kris Krozel of Houston, at the wedding celebration.

  Your prayers are working! Our Founder, Bishop Emeritus John W Yanta, D.D., Amarillo Diocese, is gaining strength daily and even enjoying an occasional card game with some of his friends!
Top - a visit to the Gdansk shipyards and a lesson about Solidarność.

Below - In Toruń, learning about Copernicus.
Youth group in  Poland this summer
Dr. Piotr Przybylski, one of our VPs, accompanied a youth field trip to Poland this summer, including ten children and four adults from the Polish Saturday School at Our Lady of Czestochow a, Houston, July 3-10.  PACT provided $300 for a portion of their travel insurance. They visited Northern Poland, including Torun, Gdansk, Bydgoszcz, Biskupin. The trip was organized by the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship Marshal’s Office, Poland.  See more photos here: Kujawsko-Pomorskie International 

PACT Scholarship 
Congratulations to Patrick Zając from Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas for receiving the first Polish American Council of Texas (PACT) Scholarship. Patrick will be attending Texas A&M University and majoring in Mechanical Engineering Honors Program. Scholarship presented by Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, President of PACT, on May 17.

Learn more about the
PACT Scholarship program -
Upcoming Member Events 

July 29 - Chappell Hill, Meet The Honorable Piotr Całbecki, Marszałek (Governor) of Kujawsko-Pomorskiego, Chappell Hill Museum (see invitation above)

Aug. 6 – Kosciusko, St. Ann Catholic Church, Annual Picnic

Aug. 6 - Austin, Austin Polish Society, Film Screening, 3:30pm, Manchaca Rd. Branch Library, Free

Sep. – Houston, Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Doznyki

Sep. 2-3 – White Deer, Jerome Rapstine Family Reunion

Sep. 3 – Chappell HillSt. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 80th Annual Parish Mass & Homecoming Bazaar

Sep. 10 – YorktownHoly Cross Catholic Church, Parish Festival & Craft Fair

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Save the Date for the
PACT Annual Meeting 
Nov. 18, 2017

in Bremond!
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