February 2018 Newsletter We always WELCOME member news!

See Upcoming Events and photos below!!
$1000 Scholarship - Applications due April 3
Texas high school students may apply for a $1000 scholarship from PACT - find all the details on our website! Scholarship Info
Deadline Approaching for our 2018 Directory of Polish American Culture in Texas!
Our directory is distributed all over Texas, including many places in the U.S. and Poland!
To be included in this beautiful directory, see our website today! The final DEADLINE for 2018 orders is March 1 .
Yes, members get a free ad!
Dues and renewals are due now. Please mail your dues or renew online .
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Thanks for these great photos, James Smock!
The 2017 Polish American Council of Texas (PACT) Annual Meeting and Polish Independence Day Celebration honoring Brian Marshall and Steve Ogonski & Band was a huge success on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at St. Mary's Parish Hall in Bremond, Texas! Bremond truly rolled out the red carpet for us! Thank you to the dedicated and hardworking individuals who made this event such a great success!!!!! Dziekuje Cie bardzo!! Sto lat! Sto lat!
More than 300 people attended our all-day annual meeting including a parade , Mass , awards , silent auction , food, live music and dancing !
Brian Marshall was presented with the PACT Lifetime Achievement Award by PACT President, Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz (left).

The family of the Steve Ogonski & Band was present to accept the PACT Lifetime Achievement Award for the band's many decades of gracing us with great Polish music!

Dziękuję to the Bremond folks who made our
2017 Annual Meeting in Bremond
a great success!
The Bremond Polish Pickle Run , City of Bremond, Rekieta Appliances , Wise Family Farms, Harris County Senior Citizen Bus, Dr. & Mrs. Waldemar Priebe, Groholski Sausage , PNA Region H-Fraternal Director Jolanta Mazewski-Dryden,
Dr. & Mrs. Jim Mazurkiewicz, the Kosciuszko Foundation and
the 300+ people who attended!

A Texas-sized Dziękuję to the City of Bremond and the Bremond Chamber of Commerce , especially Denis Kubiak and his committee!
~~ We look forward to our 2018 Annual Meeting in Chappell Hill! ~~
Upcoming Events
Members, we welcome your events! Send your event details to PACofTexas@yahoo.com. Not a member? Join us today!
Mar. 1 - Deadline to submit your ads for 2018 PACT Directory
Apr. 3 - Scholarship applications due to PACT

See our website and Facebook page for more events and info! PACT
Majeranki, a musical youth group from Poland, was recently hosted by Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz. They toured and performed in Chappell Hill, St. Hedwig, Austin, Houston and Bryan. They also enjoyed visiting the San Antonio RiverWalk, NASA, Austin and many more stops along the way! Photo courtesy of one of their group members; taken at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in St. Hedwig, Texas.
Featured Member of the Month
The Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria is well under construction and will be a source of tremendous pride for all Polish Texans. This $14 million center is already attracting visitors, dignitaries, and tour groups from all over the world . Family stories, photos and memorabilia are invited. Learn how YOUR FAMILY or ORGANIZATION can be represented at the Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria!