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2017 October Polish Heritage Month Coloring Contest

September is upon us and it is time to kick-off the 2017 October Polish Heritage Month Coloring Contest!

This year, we have to pictures to match our wide age range. If the young artist is between the ages of 3-12 CLICK HERE to download the following image.

If the participating artist is between the ages of 13-18, CLICK HERE to download the following image.

To print either coloring page you will need legal size paper (8.5″ x 14″). If you do not have access to legal sized paper, please call the Home Office (773) 782-2636 and we will be happy to mail you coloring pages.

The following rules apply.

This Coloring Contest is open to PRCUA members from 3-18 years old. Use crayons, pencils, markers, or paint. No fabric, sequins, or glitter permitted. Age categories: 3-5 years, 6-9 years, 10-12 years, 13-15 years, and 16 -18 years. 1st & 2nd Place prizes will be awarded in each category. Prizes are age-appropriate and include a certificate of achievement.

DEADLINE: Entries must be received at the Home Office by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Mail to:

PRCUA Coloring Contest
984 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642-4101

Or Email scanned image to:        fraternal-department@prcua.org

Please Print:

NAME: _________________________________________  AGE: ______  SOCIETY #:_________________

ADDRESS: _______________________________________________________________________________

CITY:_____________________________  STATE: ____________  ZIP:____________ GRADE: __________

If you are a current student, name of language or dance school:

___________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Sponsored by the Fraternal Department of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America

Wine and Canvas at PRCUA

The PRCUA hosted it’s third Wine and Canvas event on Thursday, August 24th with close to 20 participants! Utilizing the newly renovated PRCUA Hall, participants learned together as the Wine and Canvas instructor gave direction and suggestions in painting the evening’s piece – African Safari. A very colorful result, which included fun and relaxation for all.

We thank all participants and we hope to see you at the next PRCUA event!

2017 Polish Heritage Night with the White Sox

This year’s Polish Heritage Night with the White Sox took place on Tuesday, June 27 at Guaranteed Rate Field.It was a wonderful evening to celebrate being Polish American, additionally so since the White Sox won 4:3 with the New York Yankees!

The beautiful weather was a plus, while everyone enjoyed the performances by PRCUA’s Wesoly Lud and the camaraderie, as well as the game. A big thanks to all who participated!

 

PRCUA at Navy Pier’s “Celebrate Poland”

The PRCUA was present at the second annual PACC  “Celebrate Poland” event in Navy Pier’s Crystal Gardens on Sunday, February 19, 2017.

A beautiful, sunny and spring-like day proved to be the perfect setting at the Crystal Gardens for all to enjoy various vendors, fashion shows and performances throughout the early afternoon. Among those performing were PRCUA’s Wesoły Lud and Polonia Ensemble. The PRCUA also was present as a vendor, distributing information about our events and products.

It was wonderful to meet some current and future members while enjoying all this event had to offer. We will see you next year!

 

Congratulations Winners of the PRCUA Polish American Heritage Month Coloring Contest!

Congratulations Winners of the PRCUA Polish American Heritage Month Coloring Contest!

Age Group 3-5 Winners:
1st Place   –   Julia Zalinski, age 5. Julia is in Kindergarten and is a member of Southwest Center of Polish Dancing and Society #1634.

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2nd Place    –   Kaius Ott, age 5. Kaius is in Kindergarten and is a member of Zajaczek and Society #1618.

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Age Group 6-8 Winners:
1st Place   –   Gianna Cislo, age 8. Gianna is in Third Grade and is a member of Southwest Center of Polish Dancing and Society #1622.

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2nd Place    –    Zofia Kuzmiuk, age 8. Zofia is in Second Grade and is a member of Southwest Center of Polish Dancing and Society #1634.

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Age Group 9-11 Winners:
1st Place    –     Aleksandra Wozniak, age 11. Aleksandra is in Sixth Grade and is a member of Southwest Center of Polish Dancing and Society #1634.

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2nd Place    –    Claire Mazurkiewicz, age 11. Claire is in Sixth Grade and is a member Polskie Maki and Society #1593.

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Age Group 12-15 Winners:
1st Place       –       Isabel Pierzynowski, age 14. Isabel is a Freshman in high school and is a member of Tatry and Society #1413.

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2nd Place         –       Marianna Osentoski, age 15. Marianna is a Sophomore in high school and is a member of Gwiazda and Society #261.

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Special Education Winner     –      Nick Chesney, age 15. Nick is a Freshman in high school and a member of Gymnastics and Society #162.

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Age Group 16-18 Winners:
1st Place      –      Megan Milot, age 16. Megan is a Junior in high school and a member of Opole and Society #1593.

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2nd Place       –       Jillian Jaczkowski, age 17. Jillian is a Senior in high school and a member of Zajaczek and Society #1618.

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Congratulations to all our finalists and a big thank you to all participants! It was a pleasure to see your creativity and skill!

PRCUA 2016 October Polish Heritage Month Coloring Contest

Click here for the coloring page.

This contest is open to PRCUA Members from ages 3 to 18 years old. Use crayons, pencils, markers, or paint (no fabric, sequins, or glitter, etc.)
Age categories: 3-5 years; 6-8 years; 9-11 years; 12-15 years and 16-18 years.
1st and 2nd Place prizes will be awarded in each age category. Prizes are age appropriate and include a certificate of achievement.
DEADLINE: ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE HOME OFFICE BY MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016.

Mail to: PRCUA Coloring Contest
984 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642