NORWICH, CT – The Rose of New England Chapter 110, Order of AHEPA of Norwich, celebrating its 90th anniversary, held its Annual Awards Banquet on June 28 at the Pappas Community Center at AHEPA 110 Apartments. Seventy-five Ahepans and guests attended the banquet to witness the awarding of cash grants to area nonprofit organizations. The Norwich chapter presented $6,500 in grants to the following organizations: Norwich Free Academy Greek Studies Program, Three Rivers Community College, Backus Hospital Outreach Program, Betasaida/Katie Blair House, Otis Library, ARC of New London County, AHEPA Yankee News, Paideia Society at the University of Connecticut, Martin House, the Three Tenants Associations of AHEPA Apartments and The Center for Hospice Care of Norwich.
Norwich also installed it’s new officers for the year as follows: President – Peter Argiros; Vice-President – George Grossomanides; Treasurer – Dr. John Grossomanides; and Secretary – Peter Patsouris.
The Chapter has created a compendium edition commemorating its 90-year history. The AHEPA History Book Committee is comprised of John Louziotis, George Maistrelis, Peter J. Hominski, Peter Pappas, CPA, Ernest Pool, Cleon George and Tony Petros.
The Committee asks that each Chapter member purchase one spread the word to friends and relatives. There are 500 books to sell.
The Norwich AHEPA will donate all the proceeds from the book sales to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Norwich.