Polish Club Party With A Purpose

Dyngus Day 2022  

Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine

All of us at the Polish American Society of St Petersburg stand united in solidarity with the Ukrainian people. Our hearts are with them. We are proud of our native Poland and all European countries for supporting the Ukrainian people in their fight for freedom. We stand with our brothers and sisters who continue to resist tyranny to defend independence and democracy.

                                      St Petersburg Polish American Society (PAS) - Apr 11, 2022                           
                                                  1343 Beach Dr S.E. ---- St Petersburg, FL 33701
                                                   For Club Information, Please Call 301-894-9908
                      Club Website:  www.polishsociety.org  -- Club Email  Address: polishsociety1951@gmail.com
  Jasiu's Polka All Stars Played The Tunes
                                         For Our Easter Parade Day This Past Sunday
          "The Ladies Wore Their Easter Bonnets With All The Frills Upon It'
  "It Was Great To See & Hear John Stevens, of John Stevens Band Fame,
                              Join Jasiu, Mark and Gerry on the Stage!"
 We honored a moment of silence for Ukraine followed by the Ukrainian Polka!
    "Tickets Are Still On Sale For Dyngus Day, Mon, April 18"
         "Great Gifts Valued At $1,328.00 Have Been Received To Date For Our
 Dyngus Day Raffle - See These Gifts In Detail At The End Of This Newsletter"
  "Pre Sale Admission $10 -  Polish Dinner $10
                                       At The Door Admission $12 - Dinner $10"
Doors & Cash Bar open: 3:30 PM;
          Polish Dinner Served 4 - 6 PM - Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, Pierogis, Golabki, Dessert & Coffee
                        Dancing to Nu Soundz: 5 - 8 PM;
                                     Polka Dance Lesson:  6 PM
  "Joe Oberaitis, of Disney World Fame, & Bobby Sendra, original drummer for
                                 The Versatones, will be joining the Nu Soundz for this Great Event"
           "Avoid The Rush And Buy Your Tickets Now Before We get Sold Out"
            "Our Last Dyngus Day: 210 Attended And 160 Polish Dinners Were Served"
  "See Ken Jakubowski at The Club or contact him at 727-666-5357 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it."
            Use this link https://fb.me/e/379qCL6oQ  to view our Dyngus Day Event on Facebook.
   "OUR NEXT CLUB MONTHLY MEETING - 12:30 PM - Wednesday - April 13, 2022"
    We will continue to make final plans for our Club's Dyngus Day event. Please join us if you are able. We continue to need volunteers to help with the many functions necessary to support the ongoing activities of the club. Hope to see you at the meeting.
     "Enjoy Our Thirsty Thursdays This Coming Thursday, Apr 14"
        Party With A Purpose To Benefit Ukrainian Refugees
                      Help us Reach a Goal of $10,000 For Ukrainian Refugees
                                Weekly Music Theme to Listen and Dance To!
                           "5:30 To 9:30 PM - Enjoy Polish Beer & Polish Food"
    Neighbors from the Old Southeast Community and the city of St Petersburg in general as well as Club Members enjoy Thursday evenings at The Club. Polish food will be prepared by Kaitlin Baker this coming Thursday from 6 - 8 PM and the Bar will be tended by Chuck Majewski.
                                   For more information contact Monika Smolarczyk at 727-433-0587.
    "A Polish Easter In Greenpoint, A Little Bit Of Brooklyn"
You can enjoy this film by downloading the show from YouTube. Nick Corrao, who lives in OSE is the writer, director and editor of the show. Go to the following link to get to it..
 "You Can Still View The History Of The Club On The 10 Posters That Are On
          The Walls Of The Club That Wilma Walsek Put Together For Our
                                                     70th Anniversary"
                "Jasiu's Polka All Stars Will Be Playing At Crabby Bill's At
      Indian Rocks Beach From Noon Till 3 PM on Dyngus Day, Mon Apr 18"
                                    "UKRAINIAN REFUGEE RELIEF FUND"
    Under the leadership of Roger Telschow we are handling our donations thru  www.GlobalGiving.org as they are highly rated and recommended by the US State Dept among many others.
    When donating online, you can click on "Donate in honor" and put in the name of the "Polish American Society of St. Petersburg" if you like.
    Contact Roger at 301-509-9371 with any questions.
Thank you for your interest and generosity--we must stand with our Ukrainian friends at this desperate time.
    As stated earlier, you can join us at Thirsty Thursdays and contribute then to the Refugee Relief Fund.
                                            "Scholarship Award For 2022"
    Please contact Ken Jakubowski, our Scholarship Chairperson to get an application to apply for the 2022 award. Ken can be reached at the club on Sundays or you can contact him at 727-666-5357 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He can also email you an application if you would like one.
                 "Announcing A New Polish American Society You Tube Channel!"
            We will post past and new videos for your viewing. Please subscribe to our channel!
                                      "Thanks to Anthony Salerno for videoing our events!"
                                   Club Items For Sale
    We think you will be surprised with the selection of Polish memorabilia that we have for sale including Polish Dolls, Polish T-Shirts, Polish Caps, Polish Aprons, Polish Paintings, Polish Ladies Blouses, Polish Auto License Plate Holders, Crystal, Polish Vests, Polish Dishes, Polish Men's Shirts, plus other arts and crafts. See Bernie Yencha to purchase any of these items.
     Annual Membership is $25.00 per person per year. If you have not been a member, please consider becoming a member. Contact Tom Rokosz, our Club Membership Chairperson, when you are at The Club or contact him at 912-401-5758 or email him at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns. Make out your check to "Polish American Society" and send it to Tom at:
                                                            7131 Whittlebury Trail
                                                            Bradenton, FL 34202
    Tom will send the membership cards to you at your home address if you can not pick them up at the club.
    We want to thank all of our members who have faithfully renewed their memberships for 2022!
    We want to thank the 62 new members who have joined the Club since we reopened on Feb 6, 2022 !
                                                        "HALL RENTALS"

  Our Beautiful Hall is available to rent for Personal, Family, Group, Business, etc, functions. Please contact Monika Smolarczyk at 727-433-0587 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.


                                                            "OUR WEBSITE"
    Please visit www.polishsociety.org to get up to date Club information. Our beautiful website is maintained by our Web Master, Mark Opyd, who is a Computer Specialist. If you have a computer problem, please contact him at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any help.
        Please contact us with any questions or concerns via email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or our cell phone, 301-639-9045. Please make us aware of any errors.
       Following is our Band schedule for Spring 2022.
       Don & Alice
                __ SPRING PAS BAND SCHEDULE FOR 2022__

APR  17 - Easter - Closed

 APR  18 - DYNGUS DAY  - Nu Soundz 5-8 PM

APR   24 – Florida Generations


Dyngus Day Prizes-total value $1328.00

1- 2 Dyngus Day Shirts-Total Value $40-sizes men’s large & xtra large

2- 2 Dyngus Day Shirts-Total Value $40-sizes men’s large & xtra large

3- 2 Dyngus Day Shirts-Total Value $40-sizes men’s large & xtra large

4-Tampa Bay Rays Blue Jersey-Total Value $60.00-size men’s medium

5-Tampa Bay Rays White Jersey-Tot Value $60.00-size mens medium

6- St. Petersburg Museum of History-1 yr family membership-value


7- St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts-4 adult guest passes-value $80

8- Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales Fl.-4 admission tickets-total value


9- St. Petersburg Sunken Gardens-4 admissions- total value $60.00

10- Tampa Bay Downs-2 clubhouse tickets which include program

       lunch for 2 in the Skye Terrace Dining Room-total value $50.00

11- Gigi’s Italian Restaurant-Treasure Island-$25 gift card

12-First Quality Sausage House-605 9th Ave. North-Safety Harbor-

        2 $30 gift certificates- total value $60.

13- 4th Street Shrimp Store-St. Petersburgh-$25.00 gift card

14- ROOSTERFISH GRILL – Dinner For Two - Largo - $60.00 Gift Card

15- ROOSTERFISH GRILL – Lunch For Two – Largo - $30.00 Gift Card

16- Hubbard’s Marina – 1 Dolphin Watching Eco Tour for 2 - $59.00

      Gift Card

17- Hubbard’s Marina – 1- 5 Hour Half Day Fishing Trip for 2 - $150.00

      Gift Card

1- $50.00 cash prize

1-$100.00 cash prize


1- Gift Basket- compliments of the Florida Aquarium-Tampa Florida-

    4 complimentary admission tickets/ 4 wild dolphin ECO tour

    admissions/ 2 gifts from the gift shop- total value $200.00