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Andy Manatos to Be Honored with the Phidippides Award on Dec. 2

November 12, 2021

NEW YORK – Cosmos FM-Hellenic Public Radio is celebrating 34 years of broadcasting excellence at the Phidippides Award Gala to be held Thursday, December 2 at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows, Queens, 7 PM. This year, the Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism will be bestowed upon Andy Manatos, a distinguished community leader, philanthropist, and a Hellenic issues advocate.

Manatos has spent his life working with Washington, DC’s leading policymakers from both political parties and setting numerous legislative and policy records. With his son Mike, in addition to their firm’s commercial work, Manatos has contributed millions of dollars’ worth of work over the years to improve policy toward the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Greece, and Cyprus. Mike Manatos, his eldest son with whom he has worked for 31 years, will serve as the Gala Chairman. Fr. Alex Karloutsos will be the keynote speaker. Gala Journal Co-Chairs will be Amalia Bournias, George Pantelidis and Dr. Nicholas Rallis.

For more information about the Gala, contact Ioanna Giannopoulos, Cosmos FM Director of Operations, by phone: 718-204-8900 or via email: ioannag@cosmosfm.org.

RSVP for the event is kindly requested by November 26.

More information about Cosmos FM is available online: http://www.cosmosfm.org.


WASHINGTON, DC – The Saint Andrew's Freedom Forum and the Hellenic American Leadership Council present a virtual online event commemorating Saint Andrew's Day on Tuesday, November 30, 6 PM EST.


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