We make connections that bring cultures, advocacy and business closer together...

Theodore J. Polashek

Welcome to the Chicagoland Czech-American Community Center and thank you for visiting our new website! Our website will be undergoing updates over the next few weeks so please pardon our dust! More will be coming soon!

President, Theodore J. Polashek

Our Community Service

The Chicagoland Czech-American Community Center serves as a home away from home for Czech-Americans, people of Czech descendant and individuals interested in the Czech culture. We provide space where all have the opportunity to learn about each other, discuss work, share ideas, share hobbies and socialize. The Center is also a place where craftswomen and craftsmen can display their Czech arts and crafts.

Current Programs  

  • Business and Education Assistance Center
  • Legal Pro-bono services
  • Immigration assistance
  • Cultural and Entertainment Events and Attractions
  • Activities Center for Arts, Crafts, and Sports
  • Mommy club

Programs Under Development

  • Art Gallery
  • Museum
  • Library
  • Newspaper/Newsletter/Radio- TV Production Center
  • Theater Facility for plays, musical performances and children’s programs
  • Educational classrooms to teach adults and youngsters a variety of subjects including baking, cooking, home economics, Czech history, culture and heritage

Business Support

The Chicagoland Czech-American Community Center also works closely with organizations and institutions to help support and promote business and trade between the Czech Republic in the United States. We facilitate business interests, provide commercial contacts and can act as a loud speaker for Czech-American businesses in the Chicagoland region. Our goal is to support your interest and help influence decisions and actions that will improve and benefit Czech and American businesses. Contact us today and we can:

  • Provide information and assist businesses with understanding the Czech & US business markets. 
  • Assist with referrals, locally and internationally.
  • Assist with advertising and promotional opportunities.
  • Provide internet visibility and e-mail information.


Contact us today and become a member!