Meetings and Events


Each of the Society’s monthly meetings are open to the public and are held at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month* in the cafeteria of Villa Maria College.  The College is located at 240 Pine Ridge Road in Cheektowaga NY.

* There are two months when traditional meetings are not held: in July for our summer picnic, and December when the Society hosts a

July 2017 – member and guest picnic. CANCELLED.

August 10 – “A Family History Show & Tell” by Marie Tidwell.

September 14, 2017 – “Finding Genealogy Records in Erie County” by Speaker Patricia L. Fulwiler, Deputy County Clerk, Erie County Clerk’s Office.

Patricia L Fulwiler serves as the Legal Deputy for the Erie County Clerk, currently Peggy A. LaGree, Acting, and has been with the Erie County Clerk’s Office for 9 (fun filled) years, and was previously In-House Counsel for Hunt Real Estate Corp. and President of Network Title Agency of New York.  She is affiliated with the State of New York courts and received her J.D. degree from Thomas M. Cooley law School and her B.A. degree from Michigan State University.

October 12, 2017 – officer and trustee nominations,  “A Family History Show and Tell”, by Denise Oliansky, followed by research night.

November 9, 2017 – officer and trustee elections. “European Immigration” by Joe Golombek, History Professor at Buffalo State College.

December 14, 2017 – member and guest Christmas party.

Polonia & Community Events

June 24, 2017 – Polish Happy Hour – The 33 Speakeasy Grill, 3455 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, NY – PGSNYS Fund Raising Event.





July 14-16, 2017 – Cheektowaga Polish American Arts Festival, Cheektowaga Town Park, Cheektowaga, NY – Visit the PGSNYS table! 39th Annual Cheektowaga Polish-American Arts Festival Flyer

September 9, 2017 – Genealogy Fair, St. Gabriel’s RC, Elma, NY.

 Polish Happy Hours

Check here for a list of 2017 Polish Happy Hour Events.

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