PACT Announces Their Annual Scholarship Competition

Our Annual Scholarship Competition to award four $1,000.00 scholarships to area Polish-American students is currently underway. Over the past ten years $32,500 in scholarship money has been awarded to students of Polish-American heritage in the Toledo area. The competition is divided into two categories — High School and College. Applicants must fill out an application form and submit an essay. The high school category is for students in grades 9 – 12. Their essay topic is “What is the meaning of your Polish American heritage?” The college category is for…

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Celebrate Polish History Month in October

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Polish American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. Across the globe, there are about 9.5 million Polish Americans. They represent about 3% of the American population. The first wave of millions of Poles migrated America between 1800 and 1860. The second and third generations of Poles were born in America in the late 1900’s, and grew up as Americans with a touch of Polish heritage. The Polish have always held onto a fierce passion for their culture, their independence, and their new country. We celebrate Polish American…

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