The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia Meeting and Photo Tour

Axia: A Celebration of Extraordinary Greek American Women in Philadelphia on March 16. Photo: The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia

UPPER DARBY, PA – The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia holds its first annual general assembly meeting, open to the public, on Monday, February 4, 7 PM at St. Demetrios Church, 229 Powell Lane in Upper Darby. Current and future projects around the community will be discussed and elections for the new board under the recently adopted and updated by-laws will take place. The meeting is a perfect opportunity to get to know fellow members and find out how you can participate in celebrating and preserving Hellenism around the Delaware Valley.

The annual Photo Tour, now in its fifth edition will take place on Saturday, March 16, 5:30 PM at the Stotesbury Mansion in Rittenhouse Square, 1923 Walnut Street in Philadelphia. This year’s premier event “Axia – A Celebration of Extraordinary Greek American Women” will honor and celebrate the extraordinary women of our community who have steadfastly contributed to our rich Hellenic heritage. These are women of resilience, courage, dignity, and creativity who excelled in commerce, philanthropy, medicine, arts, education for the last 100 years, some who may be familiar to you and others perhaps not. All are invited to attend this yearly affair that is like no other in Philadelphia. It is truly a unique affair that unites Hellenes and Philhellenes and roots us as Greek-Americans.

Tickets and information are available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-photo-tour-axia-a-celebration-of-extraordinary-greek-american-women-tickets-50384923663?aff=ebdssbdestsearch and a video promoting the event can be found on YouTube: https://youtu.be/jE9WPIlwa8s.

The Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia is a volunteer-based organization with the mission of preserving and promoting Hellenism with a goal of inspiring social change and triggering personal growth by reconnecting both youth and adults to their heritage.

More information is available online: https://gahsp.org/