Albany Sons of Pericles and Maids of Athena Go Apple Picking

ALBANY, NY – On October 11, Albany Sons of Pericles Phocion Chapter 44 and Maids of Athena Sophia Chapter 48 went apple picking. They had a fun day at Indian Ladder Farms which is located in Altamont, NY. These two chapters are the longest standing, continuously running chapters in AHEPA’s junior auxiliaries. Phocion 44 was established on March 23, 1930 and celebrated their 90th anniversary this year. Sophia 48 was established on December 9, 1939 and celebrated their 80th anniversary last year.

The Sons officers for 2020-2021 are President Alex Melas, Vice President Andrew McCullough, Secretary Chris Moutopoulos, and Treasurer Nick Kalogridis.

The Maids officers are President Kristina Marinopoulos, Vice President Matina Ziamandanis, Corresponding Secretary Sophia Theodorou, Recording Secretary Kendra Burke, and Treasurer Liz Cohen.

They all look forward to a successful year.


WASHINGTON, DC – The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) on September 22 released the following statement: On September 20, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed the United Nations General Assembly, during which he made a series of incendiary and baseless attacks upon Greece.

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