Listing of National Level Activities

Status as of July 1, 2018

Scholarship Committees contact:
ACPC Scholarship for Summer Study ( more details )
Grants and scholarships to youths for summer study in Poland.
Pending: Chair appointment

Pulaski Scholarship for Advanced Study ( more details )
Scholarships for students of Polish background for graduate and advanced studies.
Stephen Medvec, Chairman
46201 Delaire Landing Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114-5320
e-mail: samedvec@comcast.net
ACPC Scholarship for Polish Studies ( more details )
Scholarships to students of all backgrounds specializing in Polish Studies.
Debbie Majka, Chair
812 Lombard St. #12
Philadelphia, PA 19147
e-mail: dziecko2@comcast.net
Walter Zachariasiewicz Scholarship ( more details )
Grants and scholarships for writing and journalism studies
Pending: Chair appointment

Events contact:
Lectures
Schedules national lecture tours on Polish topics by noted authors and scholars. Promotes the publication and distribution of educational materials by and about Poles, Polish-Americans and their culture.
inactive
Marcella Kochanska Sembrich Concert ( more details )
Sponsors an annual Marcella Kochanska Sembrich concert and presents an award to a promising young American singer in memory of the Polish-born Metropolitan Opera star.

Jaroslaw Golembiowski
ACPC Music Chair
1427 W. Greenleaf, #3N
Chicago, IL 60626-2870
e-mail: composerjg@comcast.net
Annual Convention
Organizes an annual convention, which includes seminars, lectures, exhibits, concerts and business meetings and culminates with an Awards Banquet & Ball.
Host Organization
or
Tom Payne
Debbie Majka
Youth Leadership Conferences ( more details )
Created and sponsors the Polish American Youth Leadership Conferences in Washington, DC.

inactive
Awards contact:
Distinguished Service Award (given at the ACPC annual convention)
A Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a prominent American or Polish American who has made an outstanding contribution toward the better understanding and greater appreciation of Polish artistic, cultural, humanitarian, professional, scientific, social or public service achievement.
Cultural Achievement Award (given at the ACPC annual convention)
A Cultural Achievement Award is presented annually to a prominent American or Polish American for an outstanding record of achievement in the field of artistic and/or cultural endeavors.

Mary Flanagan, Co-Chair
Awards Committee
1721 Forest Lane
McLean, VA 22101-3323
e-mail: mflan90753@aol.com
Polish American Achievements
Recognizes notable achievements of Polish Americans by sending them congratulatory letters.
inactive
Competitions contact:
Marcella Kochanska Sembrich Voice Competition ( more details )
Sponsors an annual Marcella Kochanska Sembrich concert and presents an award to a promising young American singer in memory of the Polish-born Metropolitan Opera star.

Jaroslaw Golembiowski
ACPC Music Chair
1427 W. Greenleaf, #3N
Chicago, IL 60626-2870
e-mail: composerjg@comcast.net
Adam Styka Art Competition ( more details )
Funds the First Prize Award at the annual Adam Styka Art competition at the Doylestown Shrine in Pennsylvania.
Marie Hejnosz, Chair
645 Renz Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128-1420
tel: (215) 487-0221
e-mail: hejnoszm@gmail.com
Literary Competition ( more details )
Offers prize money to Affiliate and Supporting organizations toward Literary Competitions for high school and university students.
Carolyn L. Meleski
10020 Reese Rd.
Clarkston MI 48348-1856
tel: (248) 625-1047
e-mail: clmele@comcast.net
Resources contact:
Grants for Affiliate Projects ( more details )
Offers support for projects initiated by ACPC Affiliate (only) organizations.
Marcia Lewandowski
5128 Casmere Street
Detroit, MI 48212-2872
e-mail: marciasdanceinstuff@att.net
Polish Poster Exhibit ( more details )
The poster project originated with an idea to have Polish posters exhibited at the 1996 ACPC Convention. Fifteen posters were selected, these proved to be popular at the convention and a number of affiliates inquired about exhibiting them in their areas.
Peter J. Obst, Chair
Poster Committee
67 Lower Orchard Drive
Levittown, PA 19056-2722
e-mail: peterpjo@aol.com
Outreach contact:
National Conference for the Social Studies (NCSS) ( see report )
An annual event which has the participation of the ACPC. A booth is established every year with information and materials about Poland, Polish history and culture and these are distributed to the social sciences teachers from across the US who take part in this conference.
Cecilia Glembocki, Co-Chair
911 Saddleback Court
McLean, Virginia 22102-1317
tel: 703-790-1984
e-mail: virginiaegg@cox.net
Cooperation with the Pulaski Museum in Warka, Poland ( more details )
The 2007 International Pulaski Conference was attended by several ACPC board members and a relationship started with this premier institution that links Poles and Americans through the person of Casimir Pulaski.
Peter J. Obst
67 Lower Orchard Drive
Levittown, PA 19056-2722
e-mail: peterpjo@aol.com
Savannah Pulaski Committee ( Photographs from Savannah Pulaski Birthday 2014 )
Organized to maintain the memory of Casimir Pulaski in Savannah, GA.

Savannah Pulaski Committee

Edward Krolikowski, Chair
Andrew Boguszewski, Treasurer

Members
Deborah M. Majka
Peter J. Obst