May 2024 Update

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PACC 30th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Dinner!

We thank all who joined us to celebrate our 30th anniversary at O'Hare Tech Center Schiller Park! Congratulations to the PACC 2024 business award winners: MK Design Build (Promising Startup); Tata's Pierogi (Entrepreneurial Spirit); General Masonry Supply Venture, LLC, Chicago Teahouse, and TTI Medical Training School, Grzymala Law Offices, P.C., (Corporate Valor); and to Omniterra Real Properties (Chamber Loyalty). Much applause and gratitude goes to the PACC 30th Anniversary Appreciation awardees: Gina Buda, Gregory Handzel, Henryk Kazmierczak, Jan Krynski, Marian Nowacki, Bogdan Pukszta, Stanley Skoczen, and Tony Zaskowski.

The event's overall success was largely made possible by the generous sponsor and partner support of Baumert LLC, Gina Buda, Craftwood Doors & WindowsGeneral Masonry Construction, Inc., Handzel & Associates, HLK Homes LLC (Henryk Kazmierczak), Polish Roman Catholic Union of America - PRCUAChicago TeahouseTTI Medical Training SchoolTelewizja Polvision, and Dziennik Związkowy, and by the creative effort of the planning committee chaired by PACC VP Aneta Szulakiewicz. We also thank the Fox Band for their superb dance music and Andrzej Brach for his photography.

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Free Business Education Workshops

Weekly workshops offered by City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP). Useful webinar: Ways to Finance Your Business on 5/10 to learn about the basics of financing your business.

April 28 - May 4

National Small Biz Week

Now Until May 31

Listening Tours

This spring, from April to May 31, The Chicago Office of Inspector General is launching a series of Listening Tours, designed to gather community input to give ideas on where we should focus our attention as we develop our plans for 2025. It is a from-scratch approach designed to reach the broadest swath of Chicagoans, across the City’s neighborhoods. Check it out here!

May 10

Polish Kaleidoscope Chicago - Part II Opening Reception

Polish Kaleidoscope Chicago - Part 2" continues to explore the rich tapestry of Polish heritage in Chicago, showcasing a diverse array of individuals who embody the spirit and legacy of the Polish community. This sequel to the original photography project introduces an eclectic group of first and second-generation Polish immigrants, each bringing their unique stories and contributions to life. More info here!

May 17: Register for the

Polonia Cup!

The Polonia Cup 2024 is an 18 hole scramble tournament held at Heritage Oaks Golf Club in Northbrook, Illinois. Join us for our 7th Annual Polonia Cup Golf Outing to benefit the Polish American Chamber of Commerce and the Copernicus Foundation. The outing will be followed by the reception, awards, and lunch which will be sure to include some great networking.

More Info & Registration

May 16

Airport Expo & Job Fair

The Airport Expo and Job Fair is the largest forum of the year for jobseekers and entrepreneurs ready to watch their career take off at Chicago’s airports. Job seekers will have the chance to meet companies seeking employees of all levels of experience for positions at O’Hare and Midway. Local businesses will have the opportunity to learn many opportunities. More info here.

May 18 - 21

National Restaurant Association Show

Poland is back at this year's show - visit booth #8421!

PACC Member & Partner News

May 4

Polish Constitution Day Parade

Join PACC at the Polish Constitution Day Parade at Columbus & Balbo at 11:30 am!

New Members & Renewals

We welcome our new members and all those who have recently

renewed their PACC membership. Thank you for supporting us!

PACC 2024 Membership Renewal Reminder

As a reminder, we are inviting you to renew your membership 

as an investment in your success and that of the PACC.

If you haven't done so already, don't miss out on your ongoing membership benefits - renew your Chamber membership today

or contact the PACC office at 773-205-1998 or

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