PAPA HAD OVER 400 SUPPORTERS AT OUR 2017 AWARDS BANQUET. A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO EACH AND EVERYONE THAT ATTENDED!
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 Wisconsin, Indiana, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington, and many more. 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.
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Being able to share information with other PAPA Members.
Invites to all of PAPA’s events. These include our annual Polish Constitution Day banquet, Polish Constitution Day Parade, picnics, meetings, Christmas party and much more.
Information on Law Enforcement job openings, and secondary employment opportunities.
Being able to be part of and helping the Polish Community.
And of course, being part of the greatest Polish American Police Association in the world!!
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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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAPA is now Paypal friendly. Any membership payments, merchandise orders can be paid with Paypal!
THE SOUTH SIDE PAPA CHAPTER IS UP AND RUNNING WITH MEETINGS EVERY OTHER MONTH. THE MEETINGS ARE HELD AT THE PISCATEERS LAKE CLUB IN DOLTON ON THE FOLLOWING MONDAY AFTER THE PAPA NORTHSIDE MEETING.THIS VENUE FAR SOUTH IN DOLTON WILL EASE THE TRAVEL FOR OUR INDIANA, CALUMET CITY, LANSING, AND ALL SOUTH PAPA MEMBERS. THE SOUTHSIDE PAPA MEMBERS INCLUDE TWO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS, SERGEANT AT ARMS KEITH KWIATKOWSKI AND MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN, MIKE HYNEK. THE MEMBERS COOK A HUGE BUFFET DINNER FOR THE MEETING WHICH INCLUDE REFRESHMENTS OF ALL KINDS AND A SCENIC VIEW OF THE PISCATEERS LAKE IN DOLTON. YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS PLACE TO BELIEVE IT!! HOPE TO SEE YOU IN DOLTON!!!
THERE WILL BE NO JUNE 2017 SOUTHSIDE MEETING. THE NEXT PAPA SOUTHSIDE CHAPTER MEETING WILL BE AFTER OUR SUMMER BREAK, IN SEPTEMBER, MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW. COME ON OUT AND JOIN PAPA OR RENEW YOUR DUES FOR 2017. BRING A NEW MEMBER!!
THE ORIGINAL AND FOUNDING PAPA WILL STILL HAVE HAVE THEIR MONTHLY MEETINGS EVERY FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT JOLLY INN. THE NEXT PAPA NORTH MEETING WILL BE ON JUNE 6,2017. THIS WILL BE OUR LAST MEETING BEFORE OUR SUMMER BREAK. COME ON OUT AND BECOME A PAPA MEMBER! CURRENT MEMBERS, BRING A NEW MEMBER WITH YOU!