Polish American Congress
2012 Pulaski Observance Schedule

Saturday, October 13, 2012, Pulaski Dinner Dance, Cocktails 5 P.M. - Dinner 6 P.M., Associated Polish Home Ballroom, 9150 Academy Road in Northeast Philadelphia. For reservations call the Polish American Congress at (215) 739-3408, or Jean McCloskey at (215) 425-4783.

Tune in to the Weekly Mass at 5:30 A.M., Sunday, October 14, 2012 - WPVI-TV 6 ABC.
Fr. Jan Palkowski, Pastor, St. Adalbert Church, will celebrate this Mass to mark the beginning of Polish American Heritage Month. The Marcella Kochanska Sembrich Chorus will sing during the Mass.

Sunday, October 14, 2012, Pulaski Observance Mass, 9:30 A.M., 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.


General Casimir
Pulaski
Sunday, October 14, 2012, 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 1:00 to 2:30 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! For more information about General Pulaski - click here.


Michael Blichasz

Alicia Vitarelli
WPVI TV 6 Will Televise
Philadelphia’s Pulaski Day Parade

The PAC encourages you to inform your family and friends that they can view the 2012 Pulaski Day Parade on Sunday, October 14, 2012, 1:00 to 2:30 P.M. on WPVI-TV 6 ABC serving the Philadelphia and Tri-State area. Your broadcast hosts, Alicia Vitarelli, TV 6 Reporter, and Michael Blichasz, host of the Polish American Radio Program, will narrate this annual display of Polish history, culture, and pride.


Deborah Majka will be the Grand Marshal of Philadelphia's 2012 Pulaski Day Parade. This year's parade theme is "Marking the 404th Anniversary of the First Polish Settlers in America at Jamestown, VA." These first American workers helped establish the first glass manufacturing industry in the New World and will be saluted as we promote the cause of American workers during this year's Pulaski Parade on Sunday, October 14, 2012.


Deborah Majka


Stefan Skielnik
Stefan Skielnik was selected to be the Military Marshal of Philadelphia's 2012 Pulaski Day Parade. Skielnik is a resident of Wilmington, DE. A veteran of World War II, he obtained the rank of Lieutenant and was decorated by the British Secretary of State and Polish Army for his wartime services.

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.