Southside March Meeting
The Southside Meeting will be Tuesday March 3, 2015 at Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant located at 9200 W. Cermack Broadview, IL, 60155. Dinner starts at 7:00 and our general meeting starts at 7:30. $10 for all you can eat Polish buffet with pitchers of beer and soda.
P.A.P.A. Challenge Coin
P.A.P.A. is now selling its new 50th Anniversary Challenge Coin worldwide! The price of the Coin is only $10.00 each, and that includes free domestic shipping. International shipping rates will require a shipping quote. Each PAPA Coin comes with its own holder and will make a great addition to your collection. To make it easier, PAPA has a paypal account. PayPal payments can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include all your information, including name and shipping address. Checks can also be mailed to: PAPA C/O Challenge Coin P.O. Box 31095 Chicago, IL. 60631. Any questions, please email email@example.com.
Who We Are?
The Polish American Police Association of Chicago and Illinois (P.A.P.A.) is a social and fraternal organization, founded in 1964, for Chicago Police Officers and their families who are of Polish and Slavic descent. Since then P.A.P.A. has grown beyond the City of Chicago and now encompasses members from more than 50 local, state, county and Federal law enforcement agencies within the State of Illinois and across the country. P.A.P.A. even has members who are police officers in Poland. Civilians from all communities and professions with strong ties to their heritage and/or law enforcement are welcomed as Associate members. P.A.P.A. currently has over 400 active and associate members.
P.A.P.A. activities include general membership monthly meetings, a yearly race track outing, a family picnic, participation in the Polish Constitution Day Parade and an annual dinner dance recognizing individuals whose accomplishments reflect pride in their heritage and have a positive impact on the community. Proceeds from this and other events help finance the P.A.P.A. college scholarship fund. P.A.P.A. grants three partial college scholarships to the children of its members.
P.A.P.A. is a pro active organization interested in fostering the fraternal, ethnic, cultural, educational, civic, charitable, political and professional interests of its members and the Polish-Slavic communities. P.A.P.A. provides financial and manpower support for various social service and professional organizations that provide services to the immigrant and Polish-American community.