Events Calendar

Endowments: Create Stability for your Nonprofit Organization

We will discuss the elements of an endowment, how it benefits a nonprofit, how to set up and manage an endowment and lastly, how to account for the endowment once its been received.  We will provide ideas on where to find funding for an endowment.

As subject matter experts in the fields of nonprofit fundraising and formation, we offer educational workshops from time to time. These are comprehensive and are delivered by experts in their respective fields.

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Start: March 30, 2011 12:00 PM
End: March 30, 2011 2:00 PM
Venue: Friends, Philosophy and Tea
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13850 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA, United States, 98005
Cost: 35

Special Polish Session at the Global Technology Symposium

The Global Technology Symposium is the leading investment conference on venture capital, technology, and entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Since 2004, the Symposium has brought more than 300 selected opinion leaders in business, finance, technology, and policymaking to Silicon Valley, where they share insights into the opportunities and challenges of globalization.

See full agenda below.

NOWY DZIENNIK: Social Networking-Poland Day at GTS in Silicon Valley

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Start: March 26, 2011 9:00 AM
End: March 26, 2011 12:00 PM
Venue: Rosewood Sand Hill
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2825 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park, CA, United States, 94025

International Biotech and Biomedical Meetup

Drop by after work, enjoy some appetizers, and network with other professionals in this rapidly growing industry cluster. Building facility managers and the leasing agents will be on hand for tours of the newly renovated Waterfront Research Center facility!

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Start: March 22, 2011 4:30 PM
End: March 22, 2011 6:00 PM
Venue: Waterfront Research Center
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201 Elliott Avenue West, Seattle, WA, United States, 98119
Cost: Free

Ethnic Chambers and Business Organization Reception

Building off the success of our first Ethnic Reception in 2008, please join us as we again celebrate the large number of ethnic chambers and business organizations in the Greater Seattle region. These organizations reflect our region’s diversity and ties to the international economy.

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Start: March 8, 2011 5:30 PM
End: March 8, 2011 8:30 PM
Venue: Citrus Restaurant & Tapas
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1001 Fairview Ave, NE Ste 2000, Seattle, WA, United States, 98109
Cost: $15.00

40th Anniversary of Polish Daily News in New York

Polish Daily News, the largest Polish language newspaper outside of Poland,  founded in 1971 by journalist Bolesław Wierzbiański (1913 – 2003), published daily except Sundays and Holidays in New York City with Polish and English online editions. See B. Wierzbianski Award for Polish Journalists  by Polish American Freedom Foundation and Pro Publico Bono.

Start: March 5, 2011 7:00 PM
End: March 5, 2011 7:00 PM
Venue: Polish Consulate in New York City
Phone: 212-889-8360
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233 Madison Avenue, Seattle, NY, United States, 10016
Cost: 100

Reforming US Export Control

The U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security’s Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn will join us to discuss the Obama Administration’s export control reform initiative, an Administration priority aimed at enhancing our national and economic security. Under Secretary Hirschhorn oversees the Commerce Department bureau that advances U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by ensuring an effective export control and treaty compliance system and by promoting U.S. strategic technology leadership.

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Start: March 3, 2011 12:30 PM
End: March 3, 2011 2:00 PM
Venue: Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 206.389.7319
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1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2500, Seattle, WA, United States, 98101
Cost: $5.00

Powering Large Properties for Less: Breakthroughs

Commercial and residential buildings are poised to provide one of the most compelling market opportunities of the 21st century. With increasing demand from existing electronic devices as well as forthcoming technological innovations, including electric vehicles, property owners will need to make sure their buildings can meet their tenants’ energy demands.  (more…)

Start: February 23, 2011 6:00 PM
End: February 23, 2011 9:00 PM
Venue: Palo Alto Research Center
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Palo Alto, WA, United States, 94304
Cost: Free

Networking for Success

Join us for Happy Hour every third friday of the month at the Polish Home Association/Polish Cultural Center Restaurant. www.polishhome.org

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Start: February 18, 2011 7:30 PM
End: February 18, 2011 9:00 PM
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122
Cost: Free

3rd Annual International Washington Day Reception

As we all know, Washington state is tied to the international economy like no other. Whether it is the goods flowing through our ports, international customers who buy our planes, software and apples, international students in our schools, tourists at our hotels, theaters and museums or the rich international cultures that infuse the state, Washington is international. (more…)

Start: February 15, 2011 5:30 PM
End: February 15, 2011 7:00 PM
Venue: Governor's Mansion
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416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW, Olympia, WA, United States, 98504
Cost: $35.00

Sister Cities Open House

Seattle Gdynia Sister City Association invites everybody to an open house meeting with guests from the Lacey Minsk Maz. Sister City Assn. and visitors from Minsk Mazowiecki, in central Poland. There will be a presentation and Minsk Maz. students and by Seattle student volunteers who travelled to Poland for the Gdynia Business Week in summer 2010.

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Start: February 11, 2011 7:30 PM
End: February 11, 2011 9:00 PM
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122
Cost: Free

Radio Wisla Interview with Prof. Moncarz in Polish

Profesor Piotr Moncarz–Przyszlosc Energii w Europie- Andrzej Turski i Anna Senczuk

Profesor Piotr Moncarz prezentuje swoje poglądy na temat przyszlosci energii w Europie.Okazuje sie ze Polska może odegrać dużą role w Europie w wydobyciu gazu i wegla. Zapraszamy do wysluchania wywiadu

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Start: February 11, 2011
End: February 11, 2011
Venue: Radio Wisla
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, United States, 98122

The Energy Challenge in East-Central Europe

The relationship between per capita energy consumption and productivity, GDP, and market competitiveness is well-documented in macro- and micro-economical studies.  It is not surprising, therefore, that countries experiencing dynamic restructuring and re-definition of their economies in the post-communist era are even more concerned about their energy supply than established Western economies.

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Start: February 10, 2011 7:30 PM
End: February 10, 2011 10:00 PM
Venue: University of Washington, Walker Ames Room at Kane Hall
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4098 15th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA, United States
Cost: Free

2011 Legislative and Lobby Days in Olympia

Hosted by Association of Washington Business. Keynote speaker: Governor Gregorie. See full Agenda.

Start: February 3, 2011
End: February 4, 2011
Venue: Red Lion Hotel
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2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA, United States, 98502
Cost: $85.00 Reception $40 Luncheon

New Year’s Eve Celebration

New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Polish Home in Seattle, Dec 31, 2010. Elegant event with live band, DJ, MC, table for Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest and 200 in attendance. Many thanks to the organizers. Happy New Year to All!

Start: December 31, 2010
End: January 1, 2011
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122

Poland-Silicon Valley Technology Symposium

Poland-Silicon Valley Technology Symposium, Dec 4-7, 2010 co-organized by US-Polish Trade Council, San Francisco-Krakow Sister Cities and Polish American Engineers Club

See Silicon Valley TeamFull ProgramPhotos

NOWY DZIENNIK: Poland-Silicon Valley Technology Symposium building bridges

 


Start: December 4, 2010
End: December 7, 2010
Venue: Hoover Institution Stanford University
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Stanford, CA, United States, 94305

Fall Bazaar at the Polish Cultural Center

PACC PNW membership drive at the Polish Bazaar. Come visit our booth and meet local Polish American businesses and civic organizations.

Start: November 6, 2010 12:00 PM
End: November 7, 2010 7:00 PM
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122
Cost: Free

Seismic Tomography Lecture

Seismic Tomography: A Window into the Earth’s Interior from Crust to Core

by Prof. Barbara Romanowicz, University of California, Berkley. Program co-sponsored by UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee, UW Department of Earth and Space Sciences and Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

Start: October 27, 2010 7:30 PM
End: October 27, 2010 10:00 PM
Venue: University of Washington, Walker Ames Room at Kane Hall
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4098 15th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA, United States
Cost: Free

Doing Business in Poland

Presentation by Anders Worsøe, Magnusson-The Baltic Sea Region Law Firm, followed by a reception at the Polish Home. Special thanks to Teresa Indelak-Davis, Microsoft Redmond, and Mariusz Kowalski, Magnusson Warsaw, for making this opportunity available.

Start: October 7, 2010 7:00 PM
End: October 7, 2010 10:00 PM
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122
Cost: Free

Presentation by Frank Spula

Presentation by Frank Spula, President of Polish National Alliance and Polish American Congress, at the Polish Home in Seattle.  See issues presented at the First National Conference of the Polish American Community in 2009 in Chicago. 120th year Anniversary of Lodge 156: Slideshow and Polish Daily News article.

Start: October 2, 2010 6:00 PM
End: October 2, 2010 8:00 PM
Venue: Polish Home Association aka Polish Cultural Center
Address:
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1714 18th Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States, 98122
Cost: Free
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