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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2019 Scholarship Deadline is Fast Approaching

Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) and Toledo Poznan Alliance (TPA) Annual Scholarship Competition ends May 31, 2019 The Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) and the Toledo Poznan Alliance (TPA) have announced that their Annual Scholarship Competition to award $4,000 to area Polish-American students is currently underway. Over the past seven years over $24,000 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…

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Join us for the annual member’s meeting on January 23, 2019.

Dear PACT member, The Board of Directors of PACT hopes that you had a very Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year! On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, we will conduct our annual membership meeting.  The meeting will take place at 7:00 PM in the meeting room adjacent to the All Good Things Art & Gifts Store within Rosary Care Center, Lourdes University Campus Sylvania, OH.  In addition to election of members to the Board of Directors for 2019 we will have a brief update on the upcoming Kielbasa Cook-Off and…

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Join the Toledo Walleye for Polish Heritage Pregame Party presented by Stanley’s Market on March 1, 2019!

  Come early for a pregame Polish buffet and dance to some authentic Polish music. Entertainment will be provided by local Polish band, Badinov.   Menu includes: Stanley’s Kielbasa Pierogi with Sour cream Sweet & Sour Cabbage Rye Bread and Butter Assorted Gourmet Cookies 2 hour cash bar!   For tickets, contact the Walleye box office at (419) 725-9255 or visit ToledoWalleye.com and use promo code POLISH at check out.

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Wigilia Celebration to be Held on Sunday, December 16, 2018

This year’s Wigilia Celebration will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The celebration will begin at 5:30 pm at Olivet Lutheran Church , 5840 Monroe Street in the Christian Life Center. A video explaining Wigilia will be  shown and participants can share in their memories of Polish Christmas eve at this time.  Afterwards, a meatless meal will be served with singing of Kolendy (Christmas carols).  Come and join us for this most sacred Polish celebration and renew the true meaning of Christmas without the stress of the season.  See…

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Northwest Ohio Polish Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

The first inductees into the Polish Hall of Fame were recognized at a dinner at Brandywine Country Club on Saturday, November 17th.  The awards reflect recipients who have excelled in the fields of faith, family, labor and culture.   “The goal is to preserve the rich history of Polish immigrants that built a strong foundation in northwest Ohio to earn a living, practice our faith, and raise a family. It was with great honor that we celebrated the inductees and their contribution to our Polish heritage and culture. The stories and their…

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Meet the 2018 PACT/TPA Scholarship Winners

      Brooke Scally will be entering Bowling Green State University this fall majoring in Early Childhood Education. Brooke was on Central Catholic High School’s Woman’s Tennis Team, the honor roll for 4 years, and a 4 year member of the Glee Club (with the lead role in 2 musicals). She was also a student government representative. Meredith Oblizajek will be a sophomore at The University of Toledo this fall majoring in Early Childhood Education.  Meredith is a National Honor Society member and a recipient of numerous Education Department…

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