Call to order Adoption of the agenda Treasurer’s Report Program Committee Report Social Functions Committee Report Membership Committee report Elections Committee Report Managing Director’s Report Revision/updating of Club bylaws* Unfinished business New Business Adjournment
Presenter: Wiesia Abczynski of Travel Avenue, Ltd.
Mrs. Abczynski’s presentation will feature a power point display of some of the most popular tourist attractions in Poland today. This is a “must see” for anyone thinking about a trip to Poland or for those who would enjoy remembering a previous visit to the country of their heritage. Mrs. Abczynski will also have materials available and will answer questions to assist anyone who may be planning a trip in the near future.
In August, 1869, thirty-three-year-old journalist Samuel Clemens – better known to the public as Mark Twain – moved to Buffalo with high hopes of establishing himself as a successful newspaper editor in this thriving metropolis at the western end of the Erie Canal.
In 1736 Bach became Koniglich-Polnischer und Kurfiirstlich-Sachsischer Hof-Compositeur [Royal Po lish and Electoral Saxon Court Composer]. This well-known and frequently-cited title begs to address questions concerning the composer's Polish connections in the 18th century, yet the topic remains sur prisingly unexplored, even by Polish researchers.
During out upcoming General Meeting on December 9, in addition to the annual reports and announcement of new officers, we will vote on some changes to our by-laws. There will also be a short Program on Polish Christmas Traditions presented by Ann Szczesny.
Hon.Carl Bucki's discussion will focus on events that were taking place in Buffalo over a period of many years up to the start of World War I which includes the formation of the Blue Army which joined the Allied cause and helped to provide a security force for Poland after it secured independence in November of 1918.
Professor Andrew Wise, chair of the History Department at Daemen College will lead an informal discussion. Professor Tomasz Pudlocki, a visiting fellow from Jagiellonian University and keynote speaker at the conference will also be speaking at the informal discussion. He will present a preview of the up coming workshop: Death of Empires: A Multidisciplinary Humanities Conference on World War I at Daemen College: September 18-19, 2015. The Nikifor art exhibit from Poland which is being shown at Daemen college will also be discussed.
The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle: Its History and Resources
Presentation by: Mary Lanham
Mary Lanham, the librarian for the Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle, will give a PowerPoint presentation on the history of her organization from its founding to the present day at the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo’s June meeting. The title of her program will be “The Adam Mickiewicz Library and Dramatic Circle: Its History and Resources”.