St Petersburg Polish American Society (PAS) - Feb 27, 2017         

                                1343 Beach Dr S.E. ---- St Petersburg, FL 33701----727-894-9908
                 For Club Information Monday thru Saturday, Please Call Gene Poplawski at 972-741-3749

               Club Website:  www.polishsociety.org  -- Club Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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        "GREAT FOOD AT THE POTLUCK AND GREAT DANCING TO

                             JASIU & THE POLKA ALL STARS"

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       "WE HAD 3 LUCKY WOMEN WIN THE 50/50 RAFFLE ON SUNDAY, NAMELY,

                       KAY FIORENTINO, MARIE CHMIELEWSKI & MARILYN SMAKA"

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"Join Us For A Chicken Dinner & Dance to Outside Da Box This Sunday-Mar 5

 

    Doors will open at 1:30 PM. Dinner will be served from 2:15 to 3:30 PM. We will be serving a Chicken Dinner with Au gratin Potatoes, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert & Coffee. Dinner is $ 8.00. Please call Wilma Walsek at 727-360-0584 if you plan to join us for dinner and did not indicate so at The Club last Sunday.

     

    Outside Da Box under the direction of Edie Blaire will provide the music from 3 to 6 PM. Admission is $ 6.00 for members and $ 8.00 for non members.

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               KEEP OUR MEMBERS & FRIENDS IN YOUR PRAYERS

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    Water Walsek is making good progress and has been moved to The Springs on Pasadena Ave for further rehabilitation.

    Millie Emerick, Gloria's sister, is making good progress and plans to return to PA this coming Thursday.

 

    Please keep Walter & Millie and their families in your prayers.

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                      THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

    Everyone enjoys dancing on our dance floor and we often take it for granted. We like to think it is the Best Dance Floor in the Tampa Bay area. One particular couple does and for the 2nd year in a row they have both  contributed to our Booster Club at The Silver Level in Honor of Jerry Fiorentino. Jerry has been diligently maintaining our Dance Floor and cleaning our Hall for many years. Thank you so much, Jerry!

     ------------------------- PLANNING AHEAD---------------------

     Sounds of The South under the leadership of Ed Bilinski will provide the music on Sun, Mar 12.

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                                        "CLUB MONTHLY MEETING WED"

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    We held our Club Monthly Meeting Feb 22. Your Board decided to continue our recent yearly schedule of holding Dinners and Dances the 1st and 3rd Sundays of Nov & Dec and every Sunday January through April. Gene Poplawski will be scheduling Bands for the coming Nov & Dec as well as Winter & Spring of 2018.

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    "Join Us Wed, Feb 22, For Dance Instructions & Dance To The Music of Bobby Tess

                                                         & The Pleasures"

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    Tea Dances are held on the 2nd & 4th Wed of the months Jan through Apr at The Polish American Society. Dance instructions, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM with Carol Baker are followed with open ball room dancing from 1 to 3:30 PM to the live music of Bobby Tess and The Pleasures. Admission to the lesson and dance combination is $11. Admission to the dance only is $8.

    We want To THANK John Pelton for continuing to bring and share snacks at the Tea Dances.

*Cash Bar - Bring Your Own Snacks*  Please call Betty Braverman at 727-895-4167 for more info

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      "2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD"

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    The Club is again sponsoring a Scholarship Award for Children and Grandchildren of our Polish American Society members who have been members for at least one year.


    Application forms are available at The Club. Applicants must be seniors going to college starting in Sep 2017 or students already in college. See 
Barbara Poplawski for instructions & applications or call her at 1-972-741-3749.

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          "Thirsty Thursdays! We Had A Good Turnout Again Last Thursday 

                        Join Us This Thursday - MAR 2 from 6 - 9 PM"

    Neighbors from the Old Southeast Community as well as Club Members enjoyed the evening at The Club with Lasagna prepared and served by Frances Gatz & Roger Telschow and Drinks served at The Bar by Chuck Majewski. Come and join Friends of The Polish Club for This Fun Time. Barbara Poplawski will be serving a Polish platter this coming Thursday.

 

    For more information contact Monika Smolarczyk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 727-433-0587.

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             "Volunteer Work Day At The Club On Tuesday - March 21"

    We will be having our annual Club Work Day cleaning and sprucing up the outside as well as the inside of our Club from 9 - 11:30 AM. As always we will have subs and drinks for those volunteers at 11:30. If you are able, please join us for a lot of fun. Contact Don Kohler at 301-639-9045 if any questions. Please let Don know if you have any suggestions for improvements.

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"THE Orlando Polka Magic (OPM) Under The Leadership of Rick Piotrowski

         Will Return To The Polish Club Friday, Apr 7, 2017 from 5 - 9 PM"

                     " After Retiring 10 Years Ago, OPM Will Perform A Reunion Gig"

    Tickets & Flyers with more detail will soon be available. Doors will open 4 PM, Polish Food served  from 4:30 - 7 PM and a 6 - piece Band will play from 5 - 9 PM. OPM CD's will be available for $5.00.

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           "Thank You To All Who Have Renewed Your 2017 Memberships

                                As Well As Your Booster Donations"

    Your 2016 Club membership expired 31 January. Please renew your 2017 membership of $25 to avoid having to pay the additional $2.00 entrance fee as well as to maintain benefits for 2017. If you have not been a member, please consider becoming a member. See Edith Manthe, our Club Membership Chairperson, or any of our officers or Board of Directors at The Club on Sundays or mail your check to Edith at:

    St Petersburg Polish American Society

    1343 Beach Dr S.E.

    St Petersburg, FL 33701


    Please make your annual Booster payments to
Polka Pat at The Club. Thank You In Advance For Your Contributions. The membership and Booster payments make all the difference in The World when it comes to meeting our financial obligations.

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 --WE WILL CELEBRATE OUR 2ND ANNUAL DYNGUS DAY ON APRIL 17"--

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      "Advance Tickets Are Now Available For Purchase For $8.00" We will hold our second annual Dyngus Day Celebration at The Club on Monday, April 17. Stan Simms and the Nu Soundz will provide the music. Doors will open 4 PM. The Band will play from 5 to 9 PM. See Barbara Poplawski at The Club to purchase your Advance tickets for $8.00. They will be $10 at The Door. Polish food will be available as well as prizes from ticket numbers.

----------------------"POLISH DOLLS & CLOTHING FOR SALE"-----------------

     Bernie Yencha is continuing to sell her beautiful display of Polish dolls at The Club. She has sold many of them, however, there are a few still left. She also has some beautiful Polish vests for both men & women as well as some Polish artifacts. The Club receives all of the proceeds from these sales.

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       "Souvenir Historic Polish American Society Laminated Place Mats &

                           65th Anniversary Coffee Mugs For Sale"

    As a result of selling the first 100 Laminated PLACE MATS of our Limited Edition we have added 60 more to our Edition to sell for $3.00  a piece. COFFEE MUGS for $5.00 are available for sale at The Club. See Bernie Yencha to purchase them.

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                                        "HALL RENTALS"

  Our Hall is available to rent and use for Personal, Family, Group, Business, etc, functions from Nov through early May. Please contact Gene Poplawski at 972-741-3749 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

 

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    Please visit www.polishsociety.org to get up to date Club information. Our beautiful website is maintained by our Website Master, Mark Opyd, who is a Computer Specialist. If you have a computer problem, please contact him at 813-925-8121 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any help.

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    The following Sundays have been set aside for Special Theme Sundays.:

MAR - 12 - ST PATRICK'S DAY - Music by SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH

MAR - 19 - ST JOSEPH'S DAY - Music by NU SOUNDZ

MAR - 26 - HAWAIIAN LUAU DAY - Music by NORTHERN SOUNDS

APR -  17 - DYNGUS DAY - Music by NU SOUNDZ

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    Please contact us with any questions or concerns via email or our cell phone, 301-639-9045. Please make us aware of any errors. Thank you!

    Hope to see you at The Club!

         DON & ALICE