Minutes: March 2009

Below are the Minutes from March’s meeting. Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30pm at the Polish Home. For more information, please visit the meeting information tab on our website.

March 2009
March 13, 2009
Call to order @ 7:40


Film Festival
The Film Festival committee meetings are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The festival will run April 10th – 19th this year.
Final committee meeting is April 5th at the Polish Home
Tickets will be available at the venue, or online at www.siff.net
Passes will be available at the venue, or at the upcoming Polish Bazaar
Schedule and film descriptions to be posted on www.polishfilms.org

Student Exchange Update – Gdynia
Based on the success of the Washington Business Week’s student exchange, SGSCA has created a similar program in Gdynia. Gdynia is prepared to sponsor students and instructors for a weeklong course from August 16-22.
Mike and Janice presented a grant to the U.S. Embassy
Orientation meeting for advisors held on March 14th at the Polish Home

Student Exchange Update – Seattle
This is an annual event; students from Gdynia come to attend Washington Business Week’s summer courses.
SGSCA will help sponsor two students for each session
Pacific Lutheran University session 6/22 – 6/28
Central Washington University session 7/20 – 7/26

Sister Cities Reception
Seattle-Gdynia will be a featured city at the 2009 Reception. The event is on April 23rd from 6pm – 8pm.
Featured cities are: Sihanoukville, Surabaya, Gdynia and Nantes
Tickets are $20 for members, and $25 for non-SGSCA members
Entertainment provided by the Polish Choir


April’s SGSCA Meeting
The second Friday in April is Good Friday. The Sister City Association will more than likely change our meeting date to the first Friday in April (April 3rd).

Polish Bazaar
Will be held on April 4th from 12pm until 7pm. SGSCA will have a booth, and will be promoting the Polish Film Festvial.

Seattle International Children’s Festival
The festival (now called Giant Magnet) will run May 12th – 16th. Comp tickets will be available; details to follow at next meeting.

Reminder to pay 2009 dues!
$15 for individuals
$25 for families

SECRETARY’S REPORT: no amendments

Meeting Adjourned
Next Meeting: April 3, 2009 at 7:30pm


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