Deborah Majka, selected as Grand Marshal
2012 Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia

The Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District, is proud to announce that Debbie Majka has been selected as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia, which will take place on Sunday, October 14, 2012 beginning at 12:30 P.M. on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA. The theme of this year's parade will mark the 404th Anniversary of the First Polish Settlers in America at Jamestown, VA, on October 1, 1608. These first American workers helped establish the glass manufacturing industry in the New World and will be saluted as we promote the cause of American workers during the parade.

The Polish American Congress selected Debbie Majka in recognition of her many years of leadership and service to the Polish American community in Southeastern Pennsylvania and her extensive involvement with many Polish American organizations. She is the President of the American Council for Polish Culture and active with the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia and the Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District. She is Vice President for Cultural Affairs for the National Polish American Congress. Debbie is also involved with the Marcella Kochanska-Sembrich Female Chorus, No. 321, Polish Singers' Alliance of America, Adam Mickiewicz Polish Language School, and the Associated Polish Home in Northeast Philadelphia. In 2011, Deborah Majka was appointed the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland for the Philadelphia, PA area. Debbie is also the host of "Polonia Today," a Sunday afternoon broadcast on 860 AM Radio.

The Officers and members of the Polish American Congress, Eastern PA District, its Pulaski Day Parade Committee and Polonia extend congratulations to Debbie Majka and welcome all to participate in the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia on Sunday, October 14, 2012.

For additional information, contact the Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District at (215) 739-3408, or email