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ITEMS of NOTE:

dot Christmas Gala - 2016 Report

dot Styka Art - 2016 Information

dot Chopin Concert - 2016 Report

dot Polonaise Ball - 2015 Report

dot Chopin Concert - 2015 Report

dot Polonaise Ball - 2014 Report

dot Walter M. Golaski Historical Marker

dot Chopin Concert - 2014 Report

dot Polonaise Ball - 2013 Report

dot Paul Krzywicki - Apr. 6, 2013

dot Chopin Concert - 2013 Report

dot Polonaise Ball - 2012 Report

dot Adam Styka Art - 2012 Report

dot Heritage Society History

dot Annual Scholarship (rules)

dot Membership Brochure


Officers photograph [Arrow Picture]
Jean Joka - President
423-A Shawmont Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
tel: (215) 483-0193
e-mail: jeanjoka@gmail.com

Marie Hejnosz - Vice President
Debbie M. Majka - Treasurer
Diana Blichasz - Recording Secretary
Teresa Wojcik - Corresponding Secretary
Dolores Szymanski - Scholarship Chair
Elizabeth (Liz) Whitman - Membership Secretary

Directors
Krystyna Cimoch
Tiffany Loomis
Irene Musman
Peter J. Obst
John Wisniewski
Margaret Zaleska

Communications Director:
Jean Joka, tel: 215-483-0193
e-mail: jeanjoka@gmail.com

To apply for membership contact:
Elizabeth (Liz) Whitman
1003 Hartel Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Phone: 215-725-0693
e-mail: lizwhitman@verizon.net

Membership Categories:
Student $10
Individual $20
Family $30


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Founders of the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia

Mr. and Mrs. Mieczyslaw Chwalinski
Mrs. Wanda Kulpinska Dezwol
Mr. Edward Pinkowski
Mr. Walter J. Wadas
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Wnukowski
Mr. and Mrs. John Wojciechowicz
Mr. Joseph L. Zazyczny


Updated: Jan. 16, 2018


Books by our members:

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Alexei Tartakovsky
... Save the Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Chopin Concert
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Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018, 2:00 pm
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Featured artist: Alexei Tartakovsky
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location: Holy Family University
Sister Francesca Onley Education Center
(formerly the Holy Family University Education & Technology Center);
intersection of Frankford and Grant Aves. in NE Philadelphia.

Free Parking - light reception follows concert

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Full information about the concert and ticket reservations [Arrow Picture]


Applications for 2018 PHSP Scholarships are now open!

Students must submit their applications before deadline: February 28, 2018

Rules and Complete Information [Arrow Picture]


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Adam Styka in uniform

... Adam Styka Art Show - Competition and Sale

Your Participation is Welcomed!

organized by the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia at the
National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA

Exhibition Dates - Sept. 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9 - 2018

See report on last year's show (2017) [Arrow Picture]

The 2018 Adam Styka Art Exhibit and Sale is conducted by the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia, an affiliate of the American Council for Polish Culture (ACPC) in cooperation with the Pauline Fathers of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA.


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Polonaise Ball 2017

Took place on:

Saturday, November 11, 2017
at Chateau at SugarLoaf Hill
near W. Bells Mills Road and Germantown Ave.,
in Chestnut Hill, PA 19118
Special Honoree was Fr. Edward Volz
Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine Director

(read report, see photographs [Arrow Picture] )

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Scholarships Awarded for 2017

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Scholarship Recipients: (l. to r.) Agnieszka Simon, Thomas Duliban, Marissa Beaver, David Niemynski, Emily Gmyr, Michael Sydnes (see more...)


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Chopin Concert
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Took place on: Sunday, March 12, 2017
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Featured artist: Eric Lu
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location: Holy Family University
Sister Francesca Onley Education Center
(formerly the Holy Family University Education & Technology Center);
intersection of Frankford and Grant Aves. in NE Philadelphia.

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View report on ACPC Board Meeting and pictures from Chopin Concert .... [Arrow Picture]


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Christmas Gala
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Took place on: Sat., Dec. 3, 2016
Whitemarsh Country Club, Lafayette Hill, PA

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A combined event of: The Jagiellonian Law Society
Philadelphia Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation
Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia
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Oplatek, caroling, dinner and dancing.
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Music by the Denny Ostopowicz Band
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Additional information (report) [Arrow Picture]

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Book Signing and Reception
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Paul Krzywicki presented his new book:
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Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm
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At the Associated Polish Home, Vistula Lounge
NE Philadelphia, 9150 Academy Rd.
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Bridging Urban America - The Story of Ralph Modjeski, Bridge Engineer

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At the post-screening reception (l. to. r.): Janusz Romanski, Marie Hejnosz, Basia Myszynski (filmmaker), Peter Obst, Debbie Majka, Jean Joka (PHSP president) and Eleanor Kirbyson
The Philadelphia Premiere took place on July 10, 2016 at Drexel University, Mandell Theatre
Additional information about this documentary film and more [Arrow Picture]


Scholarships Awarded for 2016

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Scholarship Recipients: (l. to r.) Michael Sickel, Jon Szyszko, Aneta Bury, Mikayla Beaver (Claudia Jablonski absent); PHSP President Marie Hejnosz, Diana Blichasz, Debbie Majka (see more...)


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Chopin Concert 2016

Took place on: Sunday, March 6

Holy Family University
Sister Francesca Onley Education Center
(formerly the Holy Family University Education & Technology Center); intersection of Frankford and Grant Aves. in NE Philadelphia (same venue as the last three years). --- Free parking.

Featured artist was: Katie Liu, Bronze Medal winner at the 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw

to view report from concert [Arrow Picture]


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50th Anniversary Polonaise Ball

Took place on: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

at Associated Polish Home
9150 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA

(read report) [Arrow Picture]

A very successful event for the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia at the Polish Home's Belvedere Ballroom which was filled to capacity. Current PHSP president Marie Hejnosz led the festivities. A good time was had by all.


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