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Apr 26th, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news, Uncategorized

Plans are well underway for the celebration of Pope John Paul IIs Beatification on Sunday, May, 1st , 2011 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Both the Archdioceses of San Francisco and Oakland are pleased to invite the Northern California Community to this tribute to a [...]

US President Barack Obama on the Smolensk Anniversary

Apr 8th, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

For Immediate Release
April 08, 2011
Statement from President Obama On the One Year Anniversary of the Death of Polish President Kaczynski and His Delegation
As the people of Poland mark one year since the tragic deaths of President Lech Kaczynski, First Lady Maria Kaczynska and their delegation, I join with the American people, including [...]

+ LEONARD MIROSLAW KRAZYNSKI + Nov 6, 1927 – Mar 28, 2011

Apr 8th, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

Leonard Miroslaw Krazynski
November 6, 1927 – March 28, 2011
LEONARD M. KRAZYNSKI, age 83, of Sugar Land, Texas, died at home with his loving wife of thirty-eight years Diane by his side on Monday, March 28, 2011, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Poland on November 6, 1927.
Leonard had a zest for life [...]

+ MATTHEW MICKIEWICZ + Dec 8, 1915 – Mar 27, 2011

Apr 8th, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

Matthew S. Mickiewicz, M.D. Dec. 8, 1915 – Mar. 27, 2011 Matthew Sigmund Mickiewicz was born December 8, 1915 to Vincent and Janina Mickiewicz in Brooklyn, New York, and the family moved to Queens in 1922. In the middle of the Great Depression, Matt was able to attend New York University, and then medical school [...]

Prof. Grzegorz Kolodko in San Francisco

Jan 31st, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

Lecture and book signing on Thursday February 10 at 5pm in the Sproul Room of International House at UCBerkeley.
Reception on February 12 at 3pm in Oakland at PACF headquarters.
RSVP by 2/10 to 510-599-2244

Pianist Rafal Blechacz in SF on Feb 20th

Jan 9th, 2011 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

Please reserve your discounted tickets for his concert at 3pm in Herbst Theatre by calling 510-5992244 or purchasing online using the code
Check or major credit cards accepted.
VIP three course dinner after the concert at Indigo Restaurant at 6:00 pm $60.00pp Inclusive of tax and gratuity. Served with fine California wines. Reservations required [...]

Traditional Polish Christmas Dinners

Nov 28th, 2010 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

The PACF is happy to announce TWO Wigilja dinners this year!
Please join us
On December 18 from 11am to 3pm
Dollar Clubhouse at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek.
On December 19 from 1-5pm at
Bona Polish Restaurant in Menlo Park
Reservations must be made
and pre-paid by December 6th.
Limited seating at both venues so don’t delay since this is always a sell-out.
Call [...]

Collected Articles of the Polish Presidential Tragedy

Apr 13th, 2010 | By cariat | Category: Latest news

One forest, two Polish tragedies, 70 years apart
List of deceased on President Kaczynski’s flight to Russia/ Katyn
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b. 1921 – d. 3/2/2010

Mar 6th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Latest news

Founder and President for 38 years of The Polish Arts and Culture Foundation in San Francisco, recipient of numerous medals and commendations from Poland and the American government for her untiring promotion of Poland’s rich heritage. Her fervent patriotiotism, propelled by what she had endured in WW2,lived long enough to finally see Poland’s freedom from [...]

Element 112 is Named Copernicium

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By pacfadmin | Category: Latest news

IUPAC has officially approved the name copernicium, with symbol Cn, for the element of atomic number 112. Priority for the discovery of this element was assigned, in accordance with the agreed criteria, to the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) (Center for Heavy Ion Research) in Darmstadt, Germany. The team at GSI proposed the name copernicium which [...]