Announcements and Notes

Lithuanian-American Community of Houston Gets Organized
Labas [Hello] is the title of the Association's Newsletter. Mr. Bernard Terway-Tirwa is Editor, and can be reached at the Lithuanian-American Community of Houston, 20406 Drakewood, Katy, Texas 77077, tel. 713-578-3119.

Polish Information Agency (Polska Agencja Informacyjna) Remodelled
In addition to servicing foreign press agencies, publishers and journalists, PIA is a publisher. Interpress Books '91- '92 is a recent catalogue featuring a collection of coffee table books guaranteed to please. Their editorial address is Wydawnictwo Interpress, Aleja Stanow Zjednoczonych 53, Box 388, 04-028 Warszawa. Tel. 134-976. The service address is PIA S.A., Bagatela 12, 00-585 Warsaw, Poland, Tel. 628-2221, Telefax 628-4651. Their bank account (for book purchases) is Bank PBK III O/M Warszawa #370015-5799.

Teach or Study in Poland
Want to try your hand at teaching English to foreign students? Polish schools and universities will welcome you. Write or call the Polish Consulate in Chicago: 1530 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60610, 312-337-7951.

If you would like to study at a Polish university, a similar route is suggested. In 1990-91, there were 4,235 foreign students at Polish universities, of whom 420 graduated in 1991. For application forms write to a Polish Consulate or to the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Buy Volvo!
Volvo will invest $160 million in the Jelcz truck and bus company in Poland over the next several years. The first trucks and buses produced under the new co-ownership are scheduled to roll off the assembly line in Jelcz in December 1992 [Donosy, 15 April 1992]. Volvo joins General Motors Europe, Pepsi-Cola, Gerber, Hewlett-Packard and Fiat in relocating to Poland some of its production lines.

Croatian Graduates in the United States Get Organized
Regional chapters of Alma Mater of Croatian Universities (AMAC) are being organized. If interested in joining the Southwest Chapter, please call Alemka at 713-665-1979 or write c/o The Sarmatian Review.

Polish Periodicals at Rice University's Fondren Library
The following Polish monthlies are now available at the Fondren Library: Res Publica and Kultura. Current issues are in the Periodicals Room open to Houston area residents.

Attorney Burdzinski Participates in Rotary International's Project in Poland
M. Edward Burdzinski, an attorney with the Houston law firm MacNaughton, Burdzinski, Tourenq, Griffith & Yow traveled to Poland in May 1992 in connection with Rotary International's "Project Free Enterprise." Burdzinski, a CPA as well as an attorney, lectured on American business law in Warsaw, Katowice and Wroclaw.

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