Polish American Congress
2009 Pulaski Observance Schedule

Thursday, October 1, 2009, Proclamation Ceremony for Pulaski Day an Polish American Heritage Month, 12 Noon, Polish American Cultural Center Museum, 308 Walnut Street, historic Philadelphia, PA., everyone is invited. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Info (215) 922-1700.

Saturday, October 3, 2009, Pulaski Dinner Dance, Cocktails 5 P.M. - Dinner 6 P.M., Associated Polish Home Ballroom, 9150 Academy Road in Northeast Philadelphia. For reservations call Polish American Congress at (215) 739-3408, or Jean McCloskey at (215) 425-4783.

Sunday, October 4, 2009, Pulaski Observance Mass, 9:30 A.M., celebrated by Cardinal Justin Rigali, Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul, 18th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Center City Philadelphia, PA., Pulaski Tribute Program, 10:30 A.M., at the portrait of Pulaski by the Kopernik Monument, Torun Triangle Park, across from the Cathedral - 18th and the Parkway.

Sunday, October 4, 2009, Pulaski Day Parade steps off at 12:30 P.M. from 20th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. It will march down the Parkway to 16th Street, u-turn on 16th Street and march West on the Parkway, around Logan Circle and end at 22nd Street. (Parade Route Map) Free seating at Logan Circle in the area of live television coverage on WPVI TV-6, from 12:30 to 2 P.M. Set your television recorder and come out and enjoy the parade live on the Parkway in Center City Philadelphia. Kindly invite your family and friends to view the parade!

Michael Blichasz
Jeff Skversky
Michael Blichasz, Polish American Radio Program host, & Jeff Skversky, TV 6 Broadcaster, will co-host the 2009 Pulaski Day Parade, October 4, 2009, 12:30 to 2 P.M. on WPVI-TV 6 ABC.

The Polish American Congress encourages you to inform your family members and friends to tune in to TV 6 on the day of the parade i you are not able to join us on the Parkway.

Dr. Stephen Skorczynski will be the Grand Marshal of Philadelphia's 2009 Pulaski Day Parade. This year's parade theme is "Marking the 230th Anniversary of the Death of General Pulaski and Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Invasion of Poland and the Outbreak of World War II." In 2009, Polonia also marks the 76th Anniversary of the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia.

For more information about Philadelphia area activities, contact the Polish American Congress office at (215) 739-3408 or call the Polish American Cultural Center Museum at (215) 922-1700, Monday through Friday between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M.