PACT Postpones 2020 Northwest Ohio Polish Festival

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Tom Pruss, President, Polish-American Community of Toledo and Event Chairman for the 2020 Northwest Ohio Polish Festival, has announced that the board of the Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) voted to postpone the 2020 festival which was scheduled for May 29 – 31 at Club Sixteen, 316 King Rd., Holland until 2021. The festival is a significant fundraiser in the efforts to build a Polish Community Center in Northwest Ohio.

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Join Now During Our Yearly Membership Drive

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It’s that time of year we are looking for memberships and renewals to our organization. Please consider joining the Polish American Community of Toledo (P.A.C.T.) today! Our goal is to celebrate and promote our Polish American Heritage through events like the Kielbasa Cook Off, the Northwest Ohio Polish American Festival, the Polish Film Series, Wigilia Celebration and much more! All members receive a membership card that gives them free or reduced entries to P.A.C.T. events and discounts with participating businesses. Just click here and download the application.  You can send…

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2020 Kielbasa Cook Off Winners

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What a great time we had at the 2020 Kielbasa Cook Off!  Thank you to all who came out to support PACT.  PACT is a 501c3  non-profit group working to promote our local Polish Heritage and work with other groups with the same goals.  The profit from the cook off will be used to give 4 high school or college age students a $1,000 scholarship.  We work with the Toledo Poznan Alliance to help local Polish students in their education.    We have given $30,000 to local students so far.…

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Polish Movie Series Postponed

Due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the boards of the Polish American Community of Toledo (P.A.C.T.) and the Toledo Poznan Alliance (T.P.A.) have postponed the Polish Movie series until Polish American Heritage Month in October. Stay well and plan to join us in October! Here is the list of films that we will be showing in October: Man of Marvel Sexmition (1983) Katyn (viewer discretion) Debt (2019) The Rose (2011) Saragosa Manuscript (1965)

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Kielbasa Cook Off News

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The 2020 Kielbasa Cook Off will be held on Sunday, February 23 from 1:00 to 5:30 PM at St. Clement’s Hall, 3030 Tremainsville Road in Toledo.  We are currently looking for amateur kielbasa makers that would like to compete for the title of Kielbasa King or Queen! Click on the “Kielbasa Cook Off Entry Form” under PACT Resourses.  There you will find all the information you need and the entry form.  If you have questions, please email us at polishcommunity@outlook.com.  Last year’s first place winner took home almost $1,000.  Not…

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PACT Member Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, January 16th.

PACT’s annual member’s meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 16 at the Rosary Care Center on the campus of Lourdes University in Sylvania.  The meeting will begin at 6:30.  All members and those wanting to learn about PACT are welcome.  We will discuss what we have planned for 2020 and answer any questions from members.  Please plan on joining us on the 16th.  Light refreshments will be offered.

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Join us for a Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Celebration

Wigilia 2019 Wesołych Świąt! PACT and TPA are proud to announce this year’s Christmas Eve traditional “Wigilia” Celebration.  The word “Wigilia” comes from the Latin word “VIGILARE” – to await. This year’s celebration is scheduled for Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Olivet Lutheran Church’s Christian Life Center, 5840 Monroe Street in Sylvania.  Doors open at 5:00 and Wigilia program and dinner start at 5:30. The Wigilia Celebration includes: Lighting of the First Candle Reading of the Passage of the Birth of Christ Sharing of Oplatek Meatless Meal of Traditional Polish…

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2019 Toledo Area Polish American Festival

2019 TOLEDO AREA POLISH AMERICAN FESTIVAL by PACT The Polish American Community of Toledo (PACT) has announced  that the 2019  Toledo Area Polish American Festival will be held on May 17, 18, and 19, 2019  at the Club 16 facility located on King Road just south of Hill Avenue in Holland, Ohio. “The 2019 Toledo Area Polish-American Festival” is being sponsored by PACT, a non-profit organization.  Proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for Polish-American students and to help fund the building campaign for a new Polish Community Center. Anyone interested in more…

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