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  • Newsletter February 23, 2015 Vol. 12, No. 7

  • SMALL DAILY DIFFERENCES

    As you anticipate your Monday schedule, I thought the following “Glass of Milk” story might warm your hearts and help prove that Marian Wright Edelman was correct in saying that small daily differences add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
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  • YOUNG POLES ARE NOT MOBILE

    Almost 50 percent of Polish students continue to live with their parents and over 75 percent of people aged between 25 and 30 have never changed their place of residence, as reported in a survey by the Educational Research Insitute (IBE)
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  • BEER WAS THE MOST POPULAR FOOD PRODUCT IN 2014

    Poles spent as much as PLN 14.5 billion on beer in the period between December 2013and November 2014, according to a report by market research company Nielsen. Beer tops the ranking of the most popular food products, followed by vodka, with PLN 10.3 billion in sales. Beer and vodka are so popular in Poland, that it is hard to imagine that any other alcohol could beat the hegemony of these two drinks in terms of sales volume and value,Agata Andrzejczak from International Wine & Spirit Research wasquoted as saying by the Polish daily Rzeczpospolita
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  • WARSAW ATTRACTED NEARLY 4 MILLION VISITORS LAST YEAR

    The capital of Poland ranked 42nd in the Top City Destinations ranking, covering 100 of the world's leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals, conducted by Euromonitor International, a market intelligence firm. Krakow is also included in the ranking, taking 70th place.
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  • ÒLDA WINS BAFTA

    Polish drama directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, titled ÒIda, won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award Sunday for the Best Foreign Language Film. The movie beat its competitors: Russia's Leviathan, India's The Lunchbox, Brazil's Trash and Belgian/French Two Days, One Night
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  • POLES WORK A LOT BUT NOT HARD ENOUGH - EUROSTAT

    Polish employees are second-longest working in the EU (after Greeks) but their productivity needs an improvement, according to Eurostat. In 2013, the average working time in Poland was 41 hours per week, a 3.5 hours longer that the EU average time
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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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