Chicago Society

of the Polish National Alliance

The mission of the Society is to share a leadership role in the improvement of life of Polonia institutions, groups, and individuals; promote public awareness, especially among youth, of Polish and Polonia history and culture; and support and nurture the business and civic endeavors of its members.

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The Chicago Society is a proud member

of the Polish National Alliance


Fraternal Membership in Lodge 1450 PNA, while not necessary for Social Membership in the Chicago Society, allows Chicago Society members a voice in the Polish National Alliance.

Upcoming Events ...

  • August Dinner Meeting

    Wednesday, August  16, 2017

    Our speaker at  the August General Meeting will be  Richard Owsiany, President of the Polish Museum of America.  Mr. Owsiany will speak about the exhibit which the Museum is hosting of the paintings and photographs of Zdzisław Beksiński, Since October 15, 2017, marks the 200th anniversary of the death of General Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746-1817). Mr. Owsiany will also speak about the Bicentennial exhibit honoring the military leader and engineer, who fought for independence, democracy, and equality, and is beloved in both America and Poland.  To make your reservation, click here.

  • Family and Friends Picnic

    Sunday, August 20, 2017, Busse Woods West, Grove #31

    Come to the Annual Chicago Society Family and Friends Picnic, The picnic is free for members, their families and friends. We will have brats, kiełbasa, hot dogs, burgers, watermelon, ice cream and more, along with various beverages–all under a covered pavilion. For more information click here. If you are planing to attend, please let Brother Ro know by clicking here. For a map of the picnic location, click here.

2017, the Year of Kościuszko ...

To honor the 200th anniversary of his death, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland declared  2017 to be the “Year of Kościuszko,” honoring a national hero of both Poland and the United States. UNESCO has made the same declaration, acknowledging his activity for the sake of independence, peace and equality for all.

For information about events in Poland commemorating this anniversary, visit,Events-around-Poland-mark-Kosciuszko-anniversary. For events sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation, go to


Celebrating our second century of Brotherhood and Service.

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