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PRCUALife Annuity Plus series promotion extended !!!

The month of July brings with it great news for PRCUA members and future clients! Due to popular demand, PRCUALife has extended its popular Annuity Plus series. And that’s not the only great news… we are also upping the Annual Percentage Yield! Now through December 31, 2019 – by opening a new PRCUA annuity or by adding to your existing annuity you can earn a HIGHER APY! ($1,000 minimum deposit required.) The Gold Plus series is still 3.75%, but we have raised the APY to 3.25% in Silver Plus and to 2.5% in the Bronze Plus series. For more info, please contact you local PRCUA sales representative, call 773.782.2600 or click here

Presenting new PRCUALife tv commercial

PRCUA is introducing its new tv commercial. 30 seconds spot that presents our new trademark PRCUALife, available in both English and Polish versions. The video content is available on the PRCUA website under the News / Media tab and on our YouTube Channel. Also broadcasting on Polvision TV in Chicago and on iTVN ( for Dish Network subscribers ) nationwide.

Welcome to a secure future, welcome to PRCUALife!

Welcome to 2019 and the new PRCUA trademark – PRCUALife – protecting and securing life through all its stages. Planning for one’s future should not be a burden but “light as a feather,” and our PRCUALife Sales Department and its agents are ready, willing, and able to assist you in preparing a life insurance and retirement plan based on your financial strategy. With our new name comes a new look and our newest promotion: the PRCUALife Annuity PLUS Series.  By opening a new annuity or adding new money to an existing annuity, higher interest rates are available.  The PRCUALife Annuity PLUS Series includes:  the GOLD SERIES, an 8-year annuity at a rate of 3.75%; the SILVER SERIES, a 5-year annuity at a rate of 3.00%; and the BRONZE SERIES, a 3-year annuity at a rate of 2.25%.  A minimum balance of just $1,000 is needed and rates are guaranteed for 12 months.  This offer is valid until June 30, 2019. More information about our LIFE INSURANCE AND ANNUITY products can be found on our website  www.prcua.org or through our Sales, Marketing or Fraternal Departments.

The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America remains the oldest Polish fraternal organization in the United States.  For 146 years, the PRCUA has maintained strong ties to the Roman Catholic faith and love for Poland as well as strengthening its place in the Polish-American community. Founded in 1873, this dynamic and successful financial institution offers a vast array of life insurance and annuity products as well as numerous member benefits. In its unique mission, the PRCUALife is not only able to secure its members’ financial security, but also promotes Polish culture, traditions, and heritage.

A not – for – profit organization, PRCUA, is the home and main supporter of the Polish Museum of America and it subsidizes 23 dance and language schools around the nation.  PRCUA encourages the physical and social interaction of its members by organizing national tournaments in various sports disciplines, and supports the youth with scholarships and grants.  PRCUA has its own bilingual monthly newspaper, the “Naród Polski”, and publishes a variety of educational materials.  The PRCUA also sponsors festivals, picnics, concerts and other Polish-American events.

By protecting yourself and your family through PRCUALife products, you are connecting to our community and can take advantage of all the additional benefits that PRCUA provides.

PRCUA RECEIVED THE PACC CORPORATE VALOR AWARD

Chicago, IL – The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America
was honored by the Polish American Chamber of Commerce as
recipient of its Corporate Valor Award. This prestigious award was
presented at the PACC Annual Holiday Party on Saturday,
December 8, at the European Crystal Banquets & Conference Center
in Arlington Heights, IL.

Accepting the award on behalf of the PRCUA was its National
President James Robaczewski. In his remarks, he informed the
audience about the significance of the Polish Roman Catholic Union
of America and thanked the PACC for this recognition.
The PACC is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the
State of Illinois as a business association. The Chamber is dedicated
to fostering its members’ business interests, as well as educating, and
building business relations. The Corporate Valor Award is given to a
private or public corporation that has been in business for at least
seven years, which provides an excellent product or service, and has
done much good while being an active PACC member in good
standing.

Also attending the event were PRCUA National Vice President
Micheline Jaminski and her husband, Richard; National Secretary-
Treasurer Agnieszka Bastrzyk and her husband, Daniel; Directors of
District #7 Joanna Cholewiński and Anna Krysiński; and
Membership Services Manager Julie Prado. The PRCUA has been
an active member of the PACC for 7 years. PRCUA Secretary-
Treasurer Agnieszka Bastrzyk is currently on the Board of the
PACC and, in the past, has served as both its Secretary and
Treasurer. The PRCUA has hosted the Annual Meeting of the PACC
and has been a sponsor of its Annual Cruise on Lake Michigan.

L-r: Dir. Joanna Cholewinski, Richard Jaminski, VP Micheline Jaminski, Pres.
James Robaczewski, Dir. Anna Krysinski, Julie Prado, Secy.-Treas. Agnieszka
Bastrzyk and Daniel Bastrzyk at the PACC awards ceremony

Christmas Special 2019

Beginning November 1,  2019  through January 31, 2020, SAVE 10% on your purchase of a PRCUA Single Pay Whole Life Insurance Certificate for your little one from age 2 weeks to 15 and 5 months. Each applicant will receive a free gift and a chance to WIN one of three Grand Prizes. For more information, click here.

Od 1 listopada 2019 r. do 31 stycznia 2020 r. ZPRKA oferuje Program Świąteczny dla dzieci w wieku od 2 tygodni do 15 lat i 5 miesięcy. W tym czasie, mogą Państwo zaoszczędzić 10% kupując certyfikat ubezpieczeniowy na życie ” Single Pay Whole Life “. Każdy aplikant zostanie nagrodzony prezentem i losem na loterie, w której do wygrania jest jedna z trzech nagród głównych. Po więcej informacji kliknij tutaj.

Young Adult Committee Report

PRCUA was excited to have the Young Adult Committee present at the 62nd Quadrennial Convention. The committee included Nicole Romek, Kristin Mihalic, Lidia Ramotowski, Jennifer Yurosko, Courtney Ozog, Nina Romek, and Kevin Kucik. The committee presented a report at convention, detailing the ways in which PRCUA can improve and grow in order to attract younger members and meet their needs. The committee proved to be energetic and creative, sharing innovative  ideas and beautiful plans for our organization. You can review their official report HERE.

Thank you Young Adult Committee for your involvement, insight, and voice!

 

2nd National PRCUA Volleyball Tournament

The 2nd National PRCUA Volleyball Tournament will be held on Friday, November 2, and Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Warren, MI, hosted by St. John Paul II Society #1593.
The Entry Form and Adult Waiver/Release of Liability must be completed and returned to the home office, together with the $50.00 entry fee per team.  All players must be PRCUA members in good standing.  Each player may only sign one roster.  Players must agree to abide by the PRCUA rules and regulations of good sportsmanship and fair play on and off the court. MHSAA Volleyball Rules apply, no Libero. Make your check payable to PRCUA or use the Online Payment option. All entries must be postmarked or submitted by October 19, 2018. Please note: no alcoholic beverages or tobacco products are allowed on the premises of the Sports Venues.

For more information, click HERE!

Inaugural Mass & 145th Celebration of the PRCUA

The Inaugural Mass & 145th Celebration of the PRCUA took place this past Sunday on September 9th. It was a beautiful event, the sun shone done on the bright costumes of the participating students in their Polish folk costumes and on the elegant attire of the incoming and outgoing Executive Officers and Directors. The smiles of those attending were just as bright and the day was filled with breathtaking music, delicious food, and colorful dancing.

Enjoy these photos from the event!

Congratulations Newly Elected Officers and Directors!

Congratulations to the newly elected officers and directors of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America for the years 2018-2022:

Rev. Canon Walter J. Ptak – National Chaplain

James J. Robaczewski – National President
Micheline I. Jaminski – National Vice-President
Agnieszka J. Bastrzyk – National Secretary Treasurer

Louis Perfetto, Jr. – District 2 Director
Patrick Kosowski – District 4 Director
Mitchell Bienia – District 5 Director
Thomas Jesionowski – District 5 Director
Andrew Lech – District 6 Director
Anna Krysinski – District 7 Director
Myron Cislo – District 8 Director
Elizabeth Dynowski – District 8 Director
Elizabeth Sadus – District 9 Director
Colleen Bonkowski – District 10 Director
Courtney Ozog – District 10 Director