The Polish American Community of Toledo would like to thank all of the volunteers who donated their time for our Golf Skills Challenge.   From the Boy Scouts of America:  Stephanie Gerus, Seth Gerus, Mellissa Ford-Charter, Kenneth Charter, Austin Charter, Janet Caughhorn, George Caughhorn, Alexander Caughhorn, Kevin Schuster, Reece Schuster, Jill Penley, Anthony Scott, Seth Penley, Greg Penley, Brenden Penley, Leslie Zapiecki, Jaymes Zapiecki, Jeff Zapiecki, Frank Welter, Tom Jacob, Debbie Jacob, Nick Jacob, Sandy Davidson, Carol Girty, Gary Perlinski, Jerry Girty, Mark Haddix, and Collin Haddix.  Also Philip Kinney and Dale Sheppard from the office of Robert M. Thompson from the Thompson/Williams group of Merrill Lynch.  Also to Tim Burnett, our adopted Pole.  A very special thank you to Rob Stith, and his sons, Robert and Kevin who volunteered daily at the Legacy Golf Course for us.  We appreciate everyone’s time and effort. Continue reading…


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The Polish Dozynki Harvest Dinner is an annual custom presented by the Toledo Poznan Alliance, a Toledo Sister Cities International affiliate, to friends of Polonia who appreciate and value Polish traditions.  This year they are celebrating Polish American Heritage Month.  Since 1608, when the first Polish settlers arrived at Jamestown, VA, Polish people have been an important part of America’s history and culture.  In 2012, Polish Americans will mark the 31st Anniversary of the founding of Polish American Heritage Month.  It has become a national celebration of Polish history, culture and pride.   Continue reading…


The rain clouds left and the sun came out to make the 2012 Kielbasa Klassic, held at Giant Oaks Golf Club, another success.  This year’s winners were Terry Desmond, Randy Boratyn, Phil Stebelton and Mike Wisniewski.  Along with great golf, great Kielbasa and prizes for everyone, golfers were given the famous “Kielbasa Klassic” t-shirt.  The sponsors for this event were Stanley’s Meats and PACT.  All proceeds went to PACT.  Thank you to Stanley’s and all of the people and companies that donated prizes and thank you to the volunteers who cooked the kielbasa.  See you at the  2013 Kielbasa Klassic! Continue reading…