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Polish Orgs in the Pacific Northwest


Polish Organizations in Seattle

 and the Puget Sound

Polish Honorary Consul in Seattle

Polish Home Association / Towarzystwo Domu Polskiego, ph.(206) 322-3020, President Pawel Krupa, membership form

Polish Women's Club / Koło Pań Domu Polskiego, President Barbara Augustyniak

Polish Home rental info, also see Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski for rentals please contact Manager Grazyna Olejniczak

 

Seattle Polish Foundation, President John Golubiec, formerly Polish Home Foundation

 

Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association, President Zbigniew Konofalski, Secretary Sebastian Niziol

 

UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee, President Krystyna Untersteiner

UW Polish Students, President Krzysztof Suberlak

 

Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest, President Bohdan Raciborski

  

Polish Scouts (ZHP) Troup Kaszuby, meetings at the Polish Cultural Center, contact Anna Borodenko

 

Lacey Sister City Association (with Minsk Mazowiecki), President Mary Kirker

 

Polish National Alliance Lodge #156 in Tacoma, (meetings at the Polish Cultural Center) president: Janina Hansen, secretary James Hicker, (253) 839-4529

 

Camas Sister-City Organization - Camas, WA has three sister cities in Poland, contact VP David Zavortink at camassistercity@gmail.com

 

Polish Club in Aberdeen, 823 W. First St.,  Aberdeen, WA 98520, aberdeenpolishclub@gmail.com, Don Norkoski (360) 532-2247

 

Pe Ell Polish Daze - no longer active, Kristi Milanowski

Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Seattle

The  consular territory is the entire State of Washington

 

Honorary Consul Teresa Indelak Davis

contact polishconsulseattle@outlook.com, 206-948-8064

write / call for appointment

also visit the Consulate facebook page

Polish Churches in Seattle and Tacoma

St. Margaret's Church in Seattle, Fr. Andrzej Galant S.Ch

 

SS. Peter and Paul Church in Tacoma, 3422 Portland Ave, Tacoma, WA;  Fr. Eugeniusz Bolda, S.Ch. (253) 507-5861

 

Also, a Polish Dominican Friars is with the UW Catholic Newman Center.

Initiatives

UW Polish Studies Endowment Fund, Krystyna Untersteiner, gathering funds for a Polish Chair at the UW

    

Polish Choir Vivat Musica, Barbara Niesulowski

 

 

Polish Language Resources

Polish organizations in Spokane, WA Portland, OR and Vancouver, BC

Polish School in Bellevue, Principal Anna Cholewinska (425) 736-1209.

 

Polish School in Seattle (at the Polish Cultural Center), Principal Maria Grabowska 425-271-3669

 

Polish School in Tacoma, at the Polish Parish (see Polish churches above), (253) 507-5861

 

Library at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski - books, CDs and DVDs. This is the new library upstairs, open on Friday nights from 7 pm till 8:30 pm, Library blog. Also, Polish Story Time Poczytajki there.

 

Seattle Public Library - Slavic librarian Leszek Chudzinski, books, CDs, DVDs in Polish

 

UW Library has a big collection of Polish books, CDs and DVDs and acquires dozens each month. Please see a list of recently acquired books here. Contact Michael Biggins, Head, Slavic and East European Section.

 

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington

 

Radio Wisła (internet streaming in Polish)

 

Polish Film Club OKO active again, Aleks (Ola) Monk

 

Polish Book Club, Hanna Gil 

 

Salon of Poetry in Seattle, Lena Wrozynski

 

Polish Choir Vivat Musica, Barbara Niesulowski

 

 

Polish community in Portland, OR

Presentation on 100 years of Polish history in Portland

 

Camas Sister-City Assn. - Camas, WA (but close to Portland) has three sister cities in Poland, contact Lloyd & Ulrike Halverson

 

Belweder - North Shore Polish Association

Polish group in Spokane, WA, contact Robert Sloma. The Spokane group has its page on facebook

Across the border in Canada

The Vancouver Chopin Society, Vancouver, BC

Canadian-Polish Society Pro Arte / Teatr Popularny, Vancouver, BC

 

Polish Community Center Zgoda -

Polskie Towarzystwo "Zgoda" 4015 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 4E6 Tel: 604 - 874-8620

 

SPK - Stowarzyszenie Polskich Kombatantow, kolo nr.3 , 1134 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC, tel. (604) 873-2821

Polish Veterans in Vancouver, BC

 

Polish White Eagle Hall in Victoria, BC

90 Dock Street, James Bay, Victoria, BC

 

POLONIA News Magazine over internet, a weekly with video-clips, Bob Kozak based in Vancouver, BC

 

The Cosmopolitan Review - a quarterly & website published by Alumni of Poland in the Rockies program.

 

Strony - Polish language web journal in Victoria, BC

 

Strumien - bilingual literature journal in Western Canada

 

Local Polish language magazines

Polish culture

Nasz Dom, a bilingual quarterly published by the Polish Home Association, editor Olivia Miasik

Życie Kolorado - in print and on the internet, frequently covers Polish community from Seattle.

Nowy Dziennik daily (NY) - now only on the internet. It does not have a local correspondent anymore.

Also see the Polish language journals mentioned above on the right, in Across the border in Canada.

Film: Seattle Polish Film Festival, festival in October or November.

 

Music: Chopin Foundation of the Northwest

Books: Polish Book Club, Hanna Gil

Discussion Clubs

Recreation

Polish Film Club OKO, Aleks (Ola) Monk

 

Polish Book Club, Hanna Gil
Polish Soccer team PKS in Seattle: contact Piotr Warczak at 206-769-3840; plays in GSSL

Dance Club at the Polish Cultural Center in Seatte - ballroom dances (no folk dancing), meetings on Thursday nights

Facebook

Tweeter & YouTube

Pacific Northwest Polish Americans Linda Kurij

VivatMusica! on the Facebook Zbigi Przydzielski

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles on Facebook  

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles on Twitter

Polish Consulate General on YouTube

 

© 2005-2012 Ryszard Kott

Fot. 'Fountain" - Hanna Gil

Fot. "Seattle" - Ryszard Kwieciński