June 2022 Update

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Upcoming Events and News


Free Business Education Workshops


Weekly workshops offered by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP). Useful webinar(s): Employer Responsibilities Under Chicago’s Minimum Wage Ordinance (6/7), Achieve Success with Investors (6/8), & others.

June 9

Expanding Access to Capital in Illinois

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Advantage Illinois provides low interest loans to small businesses in Illinois for startup costs, working capital, equipment and inventory. Learn how your bank can participate in this program using

your own underwriting standards and loan processes. RSVP

June 16, 12 PM

Lunch Session: 401k and Illinois Secure Choice Law

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Join us for a special lunch time session featuring a presentation by Agata Kowalyk on 401k planning and the new Illinois Secure Choice Law. RSVP at info@polishamericanchamber.org or 773-205-1998 by June 14.

PACC Members Free, Others $15

Apply by June 30

Verizon $10k Small Business Grant


Small Business

Digital Ready

Digital Ready is Verizon's online curriculum designed to give small businesses like yours the personalized tools to succeed in today's digital world. $10,000 grant opportunities now available. To apply, complete two courses or coaching events between 1/1/22 – 6/30/22, and apply by 6/30/22.

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Sunday, August 21

 Save the Date for PACC's Annual Boat Outing


We look forward to having fun while savoring the elements that capture the true essence of Chicago and its people. We are preparing for yet another edition of our signature

summer event.

Be on the look out for more information soon!

Member & Partner News and Announcements

Congrats to Mark Grzymala for Receiving Outstanding Professional Rep Award!


PACC member Mark Grzymala was honored to be recognized as ASA Chicagoʻs Outstanding Professional Representative of the Year at the "Our Stars Are Shining" awards ceremony a few weeks ago!

Dwell Studio Chicago: Time Keepers Art by Voytek


You are cordially invited to the Opening Reception on June 24, 2022 7pm - 10pm. If you can't join on Friday night or prefer to enjoy art in a less crowded environment visit Dwell Studio on Saturday - June 25, 2022, 1pm - 7pm or anytime during the exhibition month. The collection will remain on display until July 29, 2022. RSVP


A great opportunity to support the PMA by participating in its largest annual fundraiser.

Friday, June 10, 7:00 PM at

Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines, Illinois

Additional Information


We congratulate PACC's Chair of Advisory Board and former President Stanley Skoczen on the Polish Presidential Golden Cross of Merit he was awarded at a recent ceremony at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago.

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Congrats to Elanta Slowek for Receiving School Funding from the Chicago Society Foundation.

Our very own staff member Elanta Slowek was honored during the Chicago Society's Polish Constitution Day Pre-Parade Brunch last month by being awarded the Kulze Scholarship to finish her Digital Content Management Certificate at Northwestern University!

New Members & Renewals

We welcome new members and all those who have recently renewed their PACC membership. Thank you for working with us!

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