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  • March 9, 2015 Vol. 12, No. 9

  • SPRING CLOTHING COLLECTION

    We would like to announce that the British School Parents and Teachers Association, in Warsaw, is organizing a clothes collection for the fifth year for our PromiseKids.
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  • YOU CAN DANCE IN THE PROMISELAND 2015

    Auditions for "You Can Dance in the PromiseLand" will begin on the 23rd of March. For those who may not know, YCD is the foundation's initiative to help promote dance as a daily part of an active, healthy lifestyle. This competition has become one of the favorite programs among all kids in our PromiseLand schools.
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  • EUROSTAT: UNEMPLOYMENT AT 8% IN JANUARY

    The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Poland stood at 8 percent in January, according to data released by the EU's statistics office Eurostat. In December the rate was 8.2 percent, while in January 2014 it stood at 9.9 percent. The number of unemployed amounted to 1.398 million in January, versus 1.42 million in the previous month
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  • WROCŁAW EASIEST, RADOM HARDEST PLACE TO FIND A JOB

    Wrocław is characterized by the lowest labor market competitiveness, Radom - the highest, according to the recent research conduct by Adzuna.pl, job search engine. The index for the leaders, Wrocław (advanced from 5th place) and Poznań is 0.76 and 0.78 respectively.
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  • RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES TO SPEED UP LINKS

    Rail modernization, new stations and renovation of existing train stations are all among new investments of the Polish Railways PLK. The speed on major rail links should be significantly increased due to these projects.Renovation of rail links in the Silesian Agglomeration will shorten travel times by 50 percent between major cities
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  • POLES LOSE MORE MONEY IN TRAFFIC JAMS

    Polish drivers lost PLN 3.6 billion in 2014, over PLN 3,000 per capita due to traffic disturbances and jams in seven of the largest cities, Deloitte and Targeo.pl estimated in a joint report.
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  • PATENT APPLICATIONS ROSE BY 22%

    In 2014, Polish firms applied for 701 patents, a growth of 22 percent year-on-year, the European Patent Office reported. Companies from the technology, medical and IT sectors submitted the largest number of applications. In total, the office recorded 274,000 applications last year, nearly 1/3 of them came from small and medium enterprises.
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  • NEARLY HALF OF POLES SKEPTICAL OF NATO ALLIANCE

    As much as 49 percent of Poles do not believe that NATO allies would respond, if Poland were to be invaded, according to a poll conducted by Millward Brown for the TVN24 broadcaster. In a similar poll conducted one year earlier, the number of Poles who responded negatively to the question stood at 45 percent.
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  • HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP OUR PROMISEKIDS

    Our Dollar a Day program may be just what you have been looking for and the PayPal method of delivering your money makes it so easy. We pay just about $1.00 to feed one hungry Polish child a hot-meal per school day, $20.00 per month, $200.00 per year. Click PayPal below to contribute.
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  • Feb 9

    FCSR Annual Dinner Dance, 18:30, Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom. Tickets on sale now. PLN 2400 per table of ten. Contact Natalie at FCSR Warsaw office for details.

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