2nd ANNUAL JOINT PACC/PAL- PAC HOLIDAY EVENT

2nd ANNUAL JOINT PACC/PAL- PAC HOLIDAY EVENT TO BE HELD THISFRIDAY, DECEMBER 12/2014 

SPECIAL GUESTS WILL INCLUDE IL GOVERNOR-ELECT BRUCE RAUNER

CHICAGO, IL (December 8, 2014) – The Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) and the Polish-American Leadership – Political Action Committee (PAL-PAC) announced recently that their second annual joint Holiday Party will be held Friday, December 12, from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. The event promises to be a well attended celebratory occasion, a fun event for all guests of the co-hosting organizations.

Almost 400 members and friends of the PACC and PAL-PAC will gather in the banquet hall of the European Crystal located at 519 West Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL. The event will feature delicious hors d’oeuvres, a tasty dinner, open bar, and live dance music by the Marek Kalinowski Band a.k.a. Marcus Band. Special guests will include IL Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner, diplomats, legislators, administrators, and others.

This year’s event promises to be more fun than usual thanks in large part to the sponsors which include the PNC Bank; MBB Enterprises of Chicago, Inc.; European Crystal; Property Consultants RE & Tony Zaskowski; Saturn Title; Dorothy & Jerry Malachowski; Chicago Metal Supply; Fuksa Khorshid LLC; Fragomen; Oak Mill Bakery; Deli 4 You; Star-Tech Glass, Inc.; Barbara & Ted Martin; Dr. Henry Kurzydlowski; Dr. Jerzy Szymanski; MJ Wiet and Fran Wiet; UK Family Practice; Ewelina Zebura Personal Fitness; Radio 1030 AM; Polvision; Rewia; Magazyn Polonia; Radio 1490 AM; and R.A. Zweig, Inc.

In addition, guests of the event will have an opportunity to meet Adam Lizakowski, Chicago’s premiere Polish poet, author of the newly published “40 listow poetyckich” (or “40 Poetic Letters from Chicago to Pieszyce”). Mr. Lizakowski will sign his books, which will be available for purchase.

“I am delighted to have the PACC and PAL-PAC collaborate again in 2014, the year of our Chamber’s 20th anniversary. A joyous joint event like this is certainly an important benefit to members of both organizations. It is also this type of cooperation that is needed to make our community stronger, more influential, and more successful,” explains Anna Morzy, president of the PACC board of directors.

The tickets are $75 for PACC and PAL-PAC members and $90 for non-members. For ticket reservation or information about sponsor opportunities, please visit oureventbrite site or call the PAL-PAC (847-730-3159) or PACC (773-205-1998) offices. You can also send emails to [email protected], or [email protected]

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The Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) is at the forefront of encouraging and promoting domestic and foreign trade to benefit its members and future business associates. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of Illinois as a business association. As the voice of Polish American business men and women, the Chamber is dedicated to serving their best interests through education on current trends and facilitating commercial contacts. The Chamber is also at the forefront of encouraging and promoting domestic and foreign trade to benefit its members, the community, the City of Chicago, and the State of Illinois.

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The Polish American Leadership Political Action Committee (www.pal-pac.org) is a political organization formed for the purpose of addressing social, civic and business interests of the Polish- American community in the United States. The general initiatives are utilized to accomplish this goal: education, issue advocacy and representation.