AHEPA Supreme President Visits Upstate New York (Photos)

ALBANY, NY – Albany AHEPA Chapter 140 welcomed AHEPA Supreme President George Horiates on May 3. There were several in attendance including AHEPA District 6 Secretary Chris Pappis, AHEPA District 6 Director of Veterans Michael Labatos, and members from Trojan Chapter 306 in Troy, NY. In addition, we were also joined by DOP District 6 Governor Maria Patelos, DOP District 6 Lt. Governor Lainie Christou and DOP District 6 Secretary Marina Patelos.

The Supreme President awarded 50 year life certificates to Peter Baltis and Gus Ziamandanis. Baltis joined the Order of AHEPA on December 18, 1972 and Ziamandanis on June 29, 1970. Francisco Soler was presented with a Veteran’s medal and certificate. He served in the U.S. Air National Guard from November 16, 2006 to October 13, 2013 in the Iraq War and post -September 11.

This was the first all in-person meeting for the Albany AHEPA since February 2020. Many topics were discussed including the upcoming 2021 Capital Region AHEPA Golf Outing in August, summer travel to Greece, and District 6 Veterans’ events.


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