CHRONICLE
National Committee of EUMA-Poland in 2000

The National Committee of EUMA - Poland would like to inform you about past events:

January 29, 2005
Ceremonial Secretary’s and Assistant’s Day in the one of Warsaw hotel with the All-Polish secretaries and assistants and invited bosses’ participation
- competition “Boss and His assistant – TANDEM in the Secretariat”

December 11, 2004
Christmas dinner in the one of Warsaw restaurant

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November 6, 2004

Regular meeting at the company CII Group Poland’s seat in Warsaw (at Joanna Tafil’s office):

* Christmas dinner organization’ plans
* Creation an organizational team for preparing the Ceremonial Secretary’s and Assistants Day on 29 January, 2005
 

October 21-23, 2004
30th AGM of EUMA and the Conference “Thing Digital, Act Human” in Athens, Greece
Participant in the Council Meetings and AGM: Grace Stelmaszczyk – Deputy National Chairman
Participants in the conference: Izabella Smolińska – member, Agata Banaszek - member

October 2, 2004
Meeting after two EUMA-Poland’s great events at Nissan Poland Ltd. seat in Warsaw (at Grace Stelmaszczyk’s office):

* some comments after the fourth edition of a competition “Assistant of the Year 2004”,
* results of the third edition of the 2-day All-Polish Conference “The Secretary’s Office in Europe”
* new challanges for EUMA-Poland (1) Ideas of The Secretary’s and Assistant’s Day organization in January(2) the idea of Spring Council Meeting organization in Warsaw in 2007, (3) participation in the 30th AGM of EUMA in Athens, Greece

September 15 – 19, 2004
Sightseeing tours for our foreign guests:

* Warsaw by bus with an English-speaking guide
* Żelazowa Wola, the birth place of Frederic Chopin
* Piano concet at the Frederic Chopin Monument in Łazienki Park

September 11, 2004
All-Polish Competition “Assistant of the Year 2004”
Organized at the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages seat in Warsaw

September 11, 2004
All-Polish Competition “Assistant of the Year 2004”
Organized at the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages seat in Warsaw

September 4, 2004

Working meeting (members only) at the Warsaw Mangement School’s seat in Warsaw

* organization issues before the 2-day All-Polish Conference “The Secretary’s Office in Europe”
* organization issues before the All-Polish competition “Assistant of the Year 2004”

June 26, 2004
10th Anniversary of Polish association (EAPS & EUMA)
Small-audience dinner at “Róża Wiatrów” restaurant in Warsaw

May 29, 2004
National AGM (members only) – at the PKO BP Bank seat
(at Małgorzata Kopczyńska & Monika Matuszna’s office)
The New National Committee was elected:
Halina Füchsel – National Chairman
Grace Stelmaszczyk – Deputy National Chairman
Joanna Tafil – National PR Officer
Beata Krysińska – National Treasurer

April 24 - 25, 2004 2-day Integration Tour to Gliwice for members and their families
Invitation from the new member of EUMA-Poland - Małgorzata Plebanek

* company visit (Ironworks at Łabędy)
* ceremonial dinner sponsored by the company
* sightseeing tour

March 25, 2004 Regular Meeting after Spring Council Meeting in Vienna, Austria
The State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages’ seat in Warsaw

PREVIOUS AND COMING EVENTS & ACTIVITES IN 2004:

March 19, 2004, Vienna, Austria
Spring Council Meeting


Participants:
Grace Stelmaszczyk – National Chairman
Joanna Mianowska – National PR Officer
March 18 - 19, 2004
Spring Council Meeting, Vienna – Austria
Participants:

1. Grace Stelmaszczyk – National Chairman,
2. Joanna Mianowska – National Public Relations Officer

PRESS:

1. We have much success with the press; a lot of articles about EUMA was in the monthly “SECRETARIAT”, in the Polish countrywide dailies as “RZECZPOSPOLITA”, “SUPER EXPRESS” and “GAZETA WYBORCZA”. The articles were about our profession with EUMA members interviews.
2. Articles written by Joanna Mianowska and HalinaFüchsel you will find in ProActive issues.
3. An article “Poland and Cyprus – ready for Europe” was written by Helen Monument, Executive Chairman in ProAactive issue.
4. We continue a beautiful Polish EUMA chronicle from the beginning of our existence with information about all events, activities, articles, invitation, photographs and etc. as an advertising tool for our members and non-members.
5. There was also an article about the Polish Secretary and Assistant ‘s Day in monthly “Secretariat” written by Joanna Mianowska, NPRO.
6. There was a chat meeting at international portal www.jobpilot.pl with Grace Stelmaszczyk, NC – a great advertising tool of EUMA

If you have any questions, please contact our National Chairman - Grace Stelmaszczyk
e-mail: grazyna.stelmaszczyk@euma.org.pl


Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC, Joanna Mianowska
- NPRO together with the Executive Committee of EUMA

March 6, 2004
Regular Meeting (members and non-members) at the IBDiM office (the office of Jolanta Ledwolorz) In Warsaw (25 participants)

* presentation made by Mr. Janusz Rymsza
* workshop with filling in the questionnaires about EUMA association

FEBRUARY 20, 2004
Integration lunch for secretaries and assistants at SHERATON hotel organized by Joanna Tafil of CII Group in Warsaw (55 participants):

* presentation about EUMA- Joanna Mianowska, NPRO
* discussion about the secretary’s position nowadays


"Assistant of the Year 2003"
- JOLANTA WIŚNIEWSKA, a member of EUMA-Poland

January 24, 2004
Ceremonial All-Polish Secretary & Assistant’s Day organized by EUMA-Poland at the PKO BP (Polish Bank) seat together with bosses participations (the office of 2 Polish EUMA members: Małgorzata Kopczyńska & Monika Matuszna) in Warsaw:

* Press Conference (subject: EUMA and the position of the Polsih secretary/assistant”)
* Presentation “The Assistant of XXI Century” – Halina Füchsel
* Champagne, catering and flowers for all ladies
* Round Table with the representatives of top management and assistants (subject: “Relationship between a boss and his assistant”)


Number of participants: 55

December 13, 2003
Christmas meeting with small entertainment at Petrobaltic seat in Warsaw, the office of Hanna Szmidt

NOVEMBER 15, 2003
Regular meeting – summing the conference and the year of EUMA-Poland activities at the office of the Polish Translators Association, Warsaw (only members)

OCTOBER 17 – 18, 2003
Second edition of All-Polish 2-day Conference “To Europe trough the Secretary’s Office” Hotel HOLIDAY INN Warsaw (conference with simultaneous translation into English) The following persons were presented their presentation:

1. Mrs Karen Nanninga, External Relations Officer of EUMA, Germany
2. Mrs Marta Pikalo, National Chairman of EUMA-Slovenia
3. Mrs Marjeta Peternel, National Public Relations Officer of EUMA-Slovenia
4. Mrs Ilona Khari, Director of the Faculty of Multilingual Management Assistants at Helsinki Polytechnic HELIA
5. Mr Paweł Soroka, Deputy Dean of the Warsaw Management Business School-School of Higher Education
6. Mr Tomasz Nowakowski, Representative of the Office of the Committee for the European Integration
7. Mr Piotr Mildner, General Manager of Roche Co.
8. Mr Jarosław Janowski, General Manager of Carnaudmetalbox Co.
9. Mr Mariusz Paszko, President of Brand IT Co.
10. Mrs Ewa Tyralik-Kulpa, Editing Director of “G+J Gruner + Jahr Co.

The program with accommodation information was send to all National Committee of EUMA. At the end of the first conference day:
Ceremonial Integration Dinner with small classic music concert (piano and guitar) and awarding the winner of the All-Polish Competition “Assistant of the Year 2003”
At the end of the second day of conference”

Mrs. Ilona Kahri's presentation at the conference
"To Europe through the Secretary's Office" Discussion panel
Number of participants: 65

OCTOBER 11, 2003
Regular meeting at the NOVOTEL Warsaw Airport hotel (members and non-members – 30 participants)

* “The economical situation of the secretary’s position in Poland” – presented by Michaela Guevska, a member of EUMA-Poland
* Hotel facilities presentation

SEPTEMBER 13 – 14, 2003
Two-day integration meeting in Lublin at the Neotel Communication Polska Co.
(at Jolanta Wiśniewska’s office) – members and non-members with families (25 participants)

* company presentation – Mr. Mirosław Frysztak, General Manager
* Old Town of Lublin (walking tour)
* ceremonial dinner
* continuation of sightseeing tour
* regional lunch at “Bida” restaurant (sponsored by Neotel co.)

SEPTEMBER 6, 2003
All-Polish Competition “The Assistant of the Year” (new formula) organized by EUMA-Poland at the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages with 6 candidates participation

29th EUMA 2-day Conference and AGM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Participants:
At conference and AGM – Izabella Smolińska, member Only at the AGM – Grace Stelmaszczyk – National Chairman and Joanna Krzysztoszek, member

JUNE 6, 2003
National Annual General Meeting – members only at the bank office of PKO BP (Małgorzata Kopczyńska & Monika Matuszna’s office)

MAY 10, 2003
One day meeting with the Polish EUMA members and other all-Polish secretaries and assistants participation ()65 persons) at the MARRIOTT hotel (entertainment and conference room free of charge):

* Presentation about EUMA – Grace Stelmaszczyk, NC
* Secretaries and Assistants’ Job at the U.S.A. – Halina Füchsel, DNC
* How to do the best professional presentation? – representative of 3M company
* Hotel facilities presentation – Mr. Łukasz Dąbrowski, Manager
* New program of IT – Mind Manager – Mr. Mariusz Paszko, the President of Brand IT Co.
* Invitation for European EUMA Conference in Amsterdam “Riding the Waves of Change” – Grace Stelmaszczyk, NC
* “Office Management” – new department for secretaries & assistants at the Warsaw Management Business School-High School - Mr. Paweł Soroka, a deputy dean of the School


Participants of the meeting on 10th May, 2003 at MARRIOTT Hotel, Warsaw

APRIL 5, 2003
Working meeting with the bank presentation by the General Manager of PKO BP – Mr. Robert Mariański at the bank office (at Małgorzata Kopczyńska & Monika Matuszna’s office)

MARCH 8, 2003
Training meeting at Fujitsu Siemens Computers (at Izabella Smolińska’s office): “Are you European Management Assistants?” – Grace Stelmaszczyk, NC

* Invitation for 29th two-day conference in Amsterdam “Riding the waves of change”

Spring Council Meeting and EUMA Training in Luxemberg
Nobody participated in that meeting


News from National Committee EUMA-Poland

Grace Stelmaszczyk - National Chairman

FEBRUARY 8, 2003
Regular meeting at Nissan Poland Ltd. Office (at Grace Stelmaszczyk’s office)

* regular association issues
* new Nissan car MICRA presentation with test drives
* presentation of Events Jet company
* competition about Micra with company gifts for winners

JANUARY 25, 2003 All-Polish Secretary & Assistant’s Day (40 participants) Hotel “Dębowa Góra” in Płock town (150 km far away from Warsaw)

* Awarding Ceremony of the “Secretary-Assistant of the Year 2002”
* Lunch for all participants sponsored by the hotel
* Lottery
* Young men group’ dance show

Sponsors: hotel “Dębowa Góra”, Lyreco Polska, Beiersdorf-Lechia Poznań, monthly “Secretariat”.

JANUARY 1, 2003
EUMA-Poland’ website inauguration www.euma.org.pl
A big visibility, positioning and membership tool of EUMA-Poland

DECEMBER 7th, 2002
Christmas dinner (all members with families)

PRESS:

* We have much success with the press; a lot of articles about EUMA was in the monthly „SECRETARIAT”, in the monthly women’s magazine „CLAUDIA”, in the magazine „VIP” , in the magazine „JESTEM” and in the Polish countrywide dailies as „RZECZPOSPOLITA” and „SUPER EXPRESS”. The articles were about our profession with EUMA members interviews.
* A long article written by Grace Stelmaszczyk (NC) „A member of EUMA does not sit, does not wait, but acts and does not complain” or something about Polish EUMA members activities in the period September 2001 - MARCH 2002 was given to the Executive Committee during Spring Council Meeting in Milan and short for this article you will find in ProActive, JUNE edition, issue no. 12. LI>An article about the Congress of Slovenian Secretaries in Polish monthly „Secretariat” written by G. Stelmaszczyk (NC).
* We have a beautiful Polish EUMA chronicle from the beginning of our existence with information about all events, activities, articles, invitation, photographs and etc. as an advertising tool for our members and non-members.
* There was also an article about the Polish Secretary and Assistant’s Day in Spanish monthly „Secretaria 2000”.

NOVEMBER 16th, 2002
Regular working meeting.

OCTOBER 25th - 26th, 2002
2-day conference for All-Polish secretaries and assistants „To Europe though the Secretary’s Office” organized by EUMA - Poland at the Sofitel Victoria Hotel Warsaw with the Executive Committee members’ participation (Helen Monument, Eleonora Theodoulou, Karen Nanninga - ten Cate).

OCTOBER 19th, 2002
Competition „The Secretary-Assistant of the Year 2002” at the seat of the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages in Warsaw.

SEPTEMBER 12th - 15th , 2002
28th AGM and EUMA Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark
Participants:

1. Grace Stelmaszczyk - National Chairman
2. Joanna Mianowska - National PR Officer
3. Izabella Smolińska - Association Secretary
4. Maria Regulska - member

Grazyna Stelmaszczyk and Joanna Mianowska
Grażyna Stelmaszczyk - NC, Joanna
Mianowska - NPRO, AGM of EUMA

SEPTEMBER 7th - 8th, 2002
Working meeting with company visit - EUMA members and non-members at the office of Petrobaltic Poland (at Hanna Szmidt’s office) in Gdańsk. In the evening ceremonial dinner at the restaurant in the Old Town of Gdańsk. Next day - Gdańsk & Frombork -sightseeing tour together with families.


Visit at the office of Petrobaltic Poland
(at Hanna Szmidt’s office) in Gdańsk

AUGUST 2002
Preparing the leaflets for the conference in October and their distribution by the monthly „Secretariat” and a publisher of „The Adviser of Professional Secretary’. All Polish EUMA members distributed the leaflets to other secretaries and assistants of the familiar companies.

JULY 2002
Preparing a new legal registration of the association according to the Polish law by Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC and Halina Füchsel - DNC.

New National Committee of EUMA-Poland in 2002
New National Committee
of EUMA-Poland in 2002

JUNE 18th, 2002
Ceremonial 45th Anniversary of the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages in Warsaw with Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC, Halina Füchsel - DNC and Joanna Mianowska - NPRO participation.

JUNE 15th,2002
AGM - members only at the office of Commercial Bank (at Antonina Smolińska’ s office) in Warsaw. Award for Mr. Krzysztof Michalski, a Director of Commercial Bank in Warsaw for his great support for EUMA - Poland during 5 years.

MAY 23rd - 25th 2002
„Days of Slovenian Secretaries 2002” Portoroz, Slovenia organizeD by EUMA - Slovenia and ZKTS (Zveza Klubov Tajnic Slovenije) and GV Izobrażevanje with Helen Monument, Executive Chairman of EUMA and Grace Stelmaszczyk, NC EUMA - Poland participation

MAY 21st, 2002
Verification in typing organize by EUMA - Poland for the students of the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages in Warsaw (90 participants) - managing by Joanna Mianowska, Halina Füchsel & Antonina Smolińska.

MAY 18th, 2002
Picnic at the skirts of Warsaw („KLUCZ” stable) - members, non-members and their families

* ride on horseback
* sport games and playing,
* driving in a country cart,
* songs by the fire with roasting potatoes and sausage

APRIL 27th , 2002
Ceremonial birthday of Deputy National Chairman, Halina Füchsel at the „SABAT” theatre (Music Show) with birthday cake and beautiful flowers in Warsaw.

APRIL 20th, 2002
Working meeting with workshop „EUMA and me” as the kind of Strategy Commitment Workshop at the office of Fujitsu Siemens Computers (at Izabella Smolińska’s office) in Warsaw.
Preparing the application to obtain a grant from the Committee of European Integration in order to organize 2-day conference for secretaries and assistants by EUMA - Poland (without success). Looking for the sponsorship and lecturers for our conference.

MARCH 21st - 23rd , 2002
Training organized by EUMA - Poland in Mikołajki (town at the Mazurkas Lakes) „Workings of modern secretariat - psychological conditions and effective communication methods”
Main Sponsor: Bank PKO BP S.A. in Warsaw (participants should only pay for hotel).

MARCH 20th - 21st, 2002
2-day Conference „Secretariat Management of the XXI century” organized by INFOR Training under the auspices of EUMA - Poland (including the presentation about EUMA made by Halina Füchsel) in Warsaw

MARCH 15th - 17th
Spring Council Meeting and EUMA Training in Milan, Italy
Participants:

* Grace Stelmaszczyk - National Chairman
* Ewa Piętka - member

MARCH 9th, 2002
Working Meeting at the Road and Bridge Research Institute (at the office of Jolanta Ledwolorz - member), Warsaw

* company visit & presentation „Leonardo de Vinci - not a painter but bridge’s builder” presented by Janusz Rymsza,
* proposal to have EUMA - Poland website
* Competition „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2002” continuation
* Preparing again the application to obtain a grant from the Committee of European Integration in order to organise 2-days conference for Polish secretaries & assistants „To Europe through the Secretary’s Office”

FEBRUARY, 2002

1. Preparation 2-days training for Polish EUMA members and other secretaries & assistants in MARCH in Mikołajki, small town at Mazurkas lakes
2. Report to ProActive about EUMA - Poland activities written by Grace Stelmaszczyk,(NC) for JUNE issue
3. Interview with Ms. Kaarina Itkonen, Director of Degree Program for Multilingual Management Assistants at HELIA, Helsinki Business Polytechnic and the Polish EUMA members’ report on the 27th EUMA Conference & AGM in Helsinki, Finland in the Polish monthly „Secretariat”

JANUARY 29th, 2002
Letters with acknowledgment to all sponsors and all Polish EUMA members for their help in organisation the event of „Secretary & Assistant’s Day” from Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC

JANUARY 27th, 2002
Many articles in Polish countrywide dailies and papers as „Rzeczpospolita”, „Gazeta Wyborcza”, „Trybuna", „Super Express”, „Życie Warszawy”, „Gazeta Krakowska”

JANUARY 26th, 2002 - Ceremonial Meeting with other Polish secretaries and assistants at the Hotel Holiday Inn Warsaw with honorary guest, very famous Polish singer - Krystyna Prońko


Marta Ruda and Grazyna Stelmaszczyk NC
Assistant of the Year 2001
Marta Ruda
and Grazyna Stelmaszczyk NC

* 14:00 Press Conference (journalists from the fifth Polish TV channels and from Polish radio and countrywide dailies and papers)
* 15:00 Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC , welcome speech and short history of EAPS & EUMA
* 16:00 Announcement the results of the competition „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001” (organised first time in Poland by EUMA-Poland, monthly „Secretariat” and the State College of Shorthand Typing & Foreign Languages in Warsaw) and awarding the winner and other participants for their courage - „Golden Paper-Clip” for „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001” and a lot of precious gifts
* 16:25 Toast with champagne for all secretaries & assistants and a short speech by a director of our member
* 16:30 Fashion show for secretaries, assistants, but not only
* 17:00 Cocktail with lottery
* 17:30 ~ 18:00 End of the meeting with beautiful red roses and small gifts for all women (During that event there were a lot of reports in Polish TV information programmes)

JANUARY 25th, 2002

* interview with Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC, Halina Füchsel - DNC & Ewa Bagińska - NPRO in a very popular Polish countrywide TV morning programme „Coffee or Tea” about EUMA and Secretary’s Day
* interviews in Polish radio with Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC

JANUARY 5th, 2002

- Hard working meeting before the ceremonial secretaries & assistants’ day in Poland at the seat of Nissan Poland Ltd. (at Grace Stelmaszczyk’s office - NC), Warsaw - EAPS/EUMA - Poland history & activities chronicle preparing by Beata Krysińska (NT) & Antonina Smolińska (National Event Coordinator)

DECEMBER 29th, 2001
New Year Meeting at the skirts of Warsaw ("KLUCZ” stable)
o Living Christ-child’s crib with animals
o Sledging cavalcade & fire
o At the fire with singing carols
o „Silver badge of Child’s Friend” for Antonina Smolińska, National Event Coordinator

DECEMBER 1st , 2001
Christmas EUMA meeting together with the handicapped children and their parents at the seat of Commercial Bank in Warsaw (at Antonina Smolińska’s office - National Event Coordinator) and at the skirts of Warsaw

* Christmas poems, carols and songs performed by children
* Gifts from children (made by themselves) and for children from Polish EUMA members and their companies

NOVEMBER, 2001

* Sending the congratulation letters to the participants of „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001” competition and to their bosses
* Searching the sponsors of the awards for the winner and other participants of the competition
* Sending the Christmas cards with invitation for celebration the All-Polish Secretary & Assistant’s Day to all secretaries and assistants within the country by mail, radio and monthly „Secretariat”

OCTOBER, 20th, 2001
Competition „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001” at the seat of the State College of Shorthand Typing & Foreign Languages in Warsaw
- lunch the Polish EUMA members with the competitions’ participants

OCTOBER 13th, 2001
Working Meeting at the seat of BRE Bank S.A. (at Ewa Pawłowska-Fijka’s office, National Training Coordinator), with last preparation before the competition „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001”, Warsaw

SEPTEMBER - October, 2001
Preparing the application to obtain a grant from the Committee of European Integration in order to organise 2-days conference for Polish secretaries & assistants „To Europe through the Secretary’s Office”

SEPTEMBER 21st, 2001
Visit at the Helsinki Business Polytechnic - HELIA; meeting with Ms Kaarina Itkonen (Director) & Ms Catherine Metivier, (French Teacher) of Degree Programme for Multilingual Management Assistants; interview with Ms Itkonen for Polish monthly „Secretariat”

SEPTEMBER 19th - 23rd, 2001
Participation in the 27th AGM & EUMA Conference in Helsinki, Finland by: Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC, Halina Füchsel - DNC, Beata Krysińska - NT, Ewa-Pawłowska-Fijka - National Training Coordinator, Izabella Smolińska - member, Grażyna Bereza - Director of the State College of Shorthand Typing & Foreign Languages & affiliate corporate member

SEPTEMBER 15th, 2001
Picnic with the handicapped children at the skirts of Warsaw („ KLUCZ” stable)

* harvest home festival preparing by handicapped children
* hypotherapy training with children (ride on horseback)
* games and playing, driving in a country cart
* by the fire with roasting potatos and sausage

SEPTEMBER 8th , 2001
Working meeting at the office of Nissan Poland Ltd. (at Grace Stelmaszczyk’s office - NC), Warsaw

* report about Polish EUMA activities
* competition „Secretary - Assistant of the Year 2001”
* presentation „Management Assistant & Her Foreign Boss” (in English)
* EUMA-Poland and the handicapped children

Grażyna Stelmaszczyk, National Chairman
Grażyna Stelmaszczyk
National Chairman at her office

JUNE, 2001
AGM at the seat of Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Warsaw (at Izabella Smolińska’s office - EUMA member)

* report about EUMA - Poland activities presented by the National Committee
* new resolutions and new National Committee’ members
* competition’s organisation „The Best Secretary - Assistant of 2001”
* Commitment Strategy Workshop
* project of the Conference for the Polish Secretaries & Assistants’ organisation with the financial support from the Committee of European Integration in Poland
* articles in monthly „Secretariat” written by Halina Füchsel and Ewa Tyralik

MAY 29th - 30th
III All-Polish Congress for Secretaries and Assistants, Holiday Inn hotel, Warsaw


Meeting at Izabella Smolinska’s office
Meeting at Izabella Smolinska’s office

* honorary patronage
* presentation about EUMA
* 3 presentations conducted by EUMA members
* verification in typing by the students of the State College of Shorthand Typing and Foreign Languages with diplomas for the best students

MAY, 2001
Regular Meeting at Holiday Inn hotel in Warsaw

* news from the Spring Council Meeting in Brussels
* hotel presentation
* Commitment Strategy Workshop
* co-operation with the Training Agency INFOR and organisation the III Congress for Secretaries and Assistants
* presentation dedicated to EUMA’s candidates

MARCH, 2001
Meeting on MARCH 10th

* summing up of our activities,
* search for sponsors - competition „Secretary - Assistant of 2001”
* continuation of the co-operation with public media
* search for candidates for EUMA
* start of co-operation with other Secretaries’ Association from Bielsko-Biała
* discussions about new events in coming year

FEBRUARY, 2001

* Interview with Grażyna Stelmaszczyk, National Chairman in the magazine „SECRETARIAT”
* Report about the visit of Karen Nanninga, the Executive Chairman in ProActive, issue no. 8
* Lectures given by Halina Füchsel and Ewa Pawłowska-Fijka in different seminars and trainings for secretaries and assistants
* all members paid fees for the year 2001 till the end of February

27th - Special Meeting with other secretaries and assistants - Secretary’s Day

* Ewa Pawłowska-Fijka, National Coordinator for Training made a presentation of EUMA and gave a lecture about Some aspects of human personality
* beautiful roses and small gifts for all participants
* information about the competition „Secretary - Assistant of 2001” organised by EUMA - Poland and „SECRETARIAT”

JANUARY, 2001
25th - Secretary’s Day


27th January - Ceremonial Secretary’s Day
27th January - Ceremonial Secretary’s Day

* before the celebration: dispatch of congratulation letters to secretaries and assistants within the country and invitations for the Special Meeting organised by EUMA - Poland
* dispatch of press releases to Polish media, contacts with journalists:
* article in Polish countrywide daily RZECZPOSPOLITA
* interview with Ewa Bagińska, Deputy National PRO & Beata Krysińska, Deputy National Treasurer in a very popular Polish countrywide TV programme „Coffee or Tea” about EUMA and Secretary’s Day
* radio broadcasts about Secretary’s Day
* articles in other Polish papers

DECEMBER, 2000
Christmas EUMA meeting at the seat of Commercial Bank in Warsaw (at Ewa Chynowska’s office - member of EUMA) with the editor-in-chief of the magazine „SECRETARIAT” Mr. J. Walewski

OCTOBER, 2000

* Meeting at the seat of editorial office of „SECRETARIAT”
* Verlag Dashöfer’ s edition of the „Professional Assistant” under the auspices of EUMA - Poland (edited by Halina Füchsel, Deputy National Chairman and Ewa Dybek, member) - co-operation with Institute for International Research (honorary patronage)

SEPTEMBER, 2000


Farewell dinner in Linz
Farewell dinner in Linz: Grazyna Stelmaszczyk,
Lili Gneisz (Austria), Ewa Pawłowska-Fijka

1. Participation in the 26th AGM & EUMA Conference „New century - new generation” in Linz, Austria by: Grace Stelmaszczyk - NC, Ewa-Pawłowska-Fijka - National Training Coordinator
2. Second Congress of Secretaries and Assistants in Warsaw, organised by INFOR Training with EUMA Poland co-operation and support
* two presentations of Karen Nanninga, the Executive Chairman
* presentation of Ewa Tyralik, National PRO
3. Visit of Karen Nanninga in Poland
* Zakopane, meeting with the participants of the workshops for secretaries and assistants conducted by Halina Füchsel, Deputy National Chairman
* sightseeing Zakopane


Karen Nanninga ten Cate in Poland
Karen Nanninga ten Cate in Poland
* Cracow, meeting with Director of the Private Secretary Collage, Dr Małgorzata Jantos, lecturer at the Jagiellonian University and member of EUMA
* Cracow sightseeing
* Warsaw, meeting with Polish EUMA members and students of the National College of Shorthand Typist and Foreign Languages (corporate affiliate member of EUMA) and Mr Janusz Walewski, editor-in-chief of the branch monthly „SECRETARIAT”
* Warsaw, sightseeing (photography above) and farewell dinner with Polish EUMA members at the „Cafe Zamek” restaurant in the Royal Castle
* Żelazowa Wola (the place where Frideric Chopin was born) and Wilanów in Warsaw with beautiful palace of Polish king Jan III Sobieski