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Polish style donuts [PONCHKE] in the San Francisco area
There is opportunity to purchase Polish style donuts. The details
are below in Polish. Paczki will be available in Rohnert Park in
the afternoon, on Sunday, February 10, 2008. Must order at the
contact at the end of Polish text below, by 12 noon on Saturday,
Feb.9 and this is how they look like:
Informujemy o mozliwosci nabycia paczków, robionych na zamówienie:
"Dla wszystkich milosnikow paczkow jest okazja zakupu paczkow w
cenie $2 za jednego paczka. Dochod z paczkow będzie darowany na
polski kosciol. Paczki beda dostarczone w czasie polskiej mszy
sw w Rohnert Park przez pana Lewandowskiego. Zeby uniknac zbednych
klopotow, prosze przeslac zamowienia przez e-mail albo przez telefon
na numer 1-707-525-1386.
Przy tej okazji chcialabym rowniez przypomniec o polskiej mszy
swietej, ktora odbywa sie zawsze w druga niedziele miesiaca o
godzinie 3 pm. Po mszy sw jest zawsze okazja na spotkania i
rozmowy przy kawie i ciasteczkach. Prosze o przekazanie tej
wiadomosci do wszystkich Polakow i zachecenie naszych rodakow
na udzial w naszych spotkaniach.
We have received numerous requests to forward an appeal to people
to take part in the Internet voting for the Oscars. We agree that
Katyn needs a special recognition and we Poles or Americans of Polish
descent have a unique opportunity to bring this mass murder of Polish
officers to the attention of more people than ever, but we think that
it has to be some balance observed. Today the web site given to us
is recording Katyn as 92% winner, whereas the most prominent site
listed on the very top in the search engine research is listing Katyn
as a very last in its category with 12% votes. PoloniaSF.org therefore
appeals to all people who agree with the above reasons to vote for
Katyn at the highest ranking web page at the below address/link:
"Best Foreign-Language Film" is about half way down and as of today
[Feb.7,2008] is last with 12% votes. Please create an ID if you
do not have one and vote. Voting for all categories is not necessary.
Big Thank You from www.PoloniaSF.org for your participation.
== PLEASE FORWARD THIS APPEAL TO ANYONE YOU CAN THINK COULD HELP ==
Polish tutor needed in San Francisco
We received a following inquiry:
"I am interested in finding a Polish tutor in the San Francisco
area. I speak intermediate Polish and would like to keep up and
advance my conversational ability. I would also like the tutor
to be able to explain grammatical issues when they come up. ...
I would like to have lessons in San Francisco once a week.
Thanks for looking into this for me."
Anyone who can provide help for a reasonable fee please write
to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject: "Polish language tutor"
Fantastic overview of the political situation in Poland
This video provides a recording from one of the meetings organized
by the "Political Thinker Club" [Klub Mysli Politycznej] in Krakow,
Poland. The interesting guest reveals many facts, unknown to wide
audience, i.e. that he is a member of a small political party and
he WAS NEVER member of PiS. He reveals reasons for his political
actions. [IN POLISH]:
(please prepare to watch a video out of synch, despite that it is
very interesting and worth watching)
Piano virtuoso from Poland in San Francisco
Warsaw Chopin Competition Gold Medalist
is going on his First US Tour
Sunday, May 11 at 7:00 pm in Herbst Theatre, San Francisco
In October 2005, in an electrifying outing this 20 year old Polish
virtuoso swept the field at the 15th International Frederic Chopin
Piano Competition in Warsaw, winning the Gold Medal. He is the first
Pole in 20 years to win this prestigious competition (since Krystian
The young artist is Europe's new sensation. His calendar is now
fully booked 2 years in advance and includes more than 120
performances at the major cultural centers of Europe, United States
and the Far East. His concerts sell out weeks ahead of time.
San Francisco concert organizers have created a "Polonia Discount":
tickets, normally $38, will be only $30.
This is available only by phone: 1-415-392-4400.
The patron just has to mention the Polonia Discount to receive it.
Come to celebrate great talent, come to celebrate Poland's day in San Francisco!
(Thanks to Leszek Szalek for this information)
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