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Order of Battalions in the National Day Parade on 5th Avenue New York

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NEW YORK - The order of the Battalions in the National Day Parade on 5th Avenue New York, commemorating the 196th Anniversary of Greek Independence 1821, has been announced.

The parade will take place in Sunday, March 26, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

Read the parade battalions order:

1. NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT MOUNTED COLOR GUARD 2. NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT CEREMONIAL BAND 3. FIRE DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK HELLENIC SOCIETY 4. COLOR GUARD – BANNER OF THE FEDERATION AND THE GREEK AND AMERICAN FLAGS 5. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FEDERATION OF HELLENIC SOCIETIES OF GREATER NEW YORK 6. FEDERATION OF HELLENIC SOCIETIES OF GREATER NY – PETROS GALATOULAS, PRESIDENT 7. 2017 PARADE GRAND MARSHALS: • IOANNIS SAVVIDIS • GEORGE D. YANCOPOULOS, M.D., PHD 8. 2017 PARADE HONORARY MARSHAL: EMIRATES AIRLINE 9. HONORARY PARADE CHAIRMAN – HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS, PRIMATE OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF AMERICA 10. PARADE CHAIRMEN EMERITUS • JOHN CATSIMATIDIS • PHILIP CHRISTOPHER 11. PARADE CHAIRMEN • VASILIOS GOURNELOS • GEORGE KALERGIOS 12. PARADE CO-CHAIRS • ARIS KOURKOUMELIS • ANTHONY MIHAILIDIS • PAUL KOTRONUS 13. REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 14. REPRESENTATIVES OF THE REPUBLIC OF GREECE AND THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS 15. HONORED GUESTS AND OFFICIALS

HONORARY BATTALION 63RD STREET, FIFTH TO PARK AVENUES 1) THESSALONIKI COLLEGE FROM THE REPUBLIC OF GREECE GREEK SCHOOL OF PLATO MARCHING BAND ACROPOLIS FLAG CARRIED BY ARISTA STUDENTS OF THE HELLENIC COMMUNITIES PRESIDENTIAL GUARD OF THE REPUBLIC OF GREECE – EVZONES NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT - SAINT PAUL’S SOCIETY NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION HELLENIC SOCIETY LAOGRAFIKOS OMILOS AMERIKIS- GREEK AMERICAN FOLKLORE SOCIETY KALAVRYTAN, 1821 LAVARON OF ’21 – KALAVRYTAN FRATERNITY LAVARON OF KALAMATA SOCIETY “SAINT APOSTOLE” LAVARON OF MANI SOCIETY LAVARON GEROS TOU MOREA LAVARA EXODOS MESOLOGIOU, AETOLOAKARNANES & D.O.R.S. LAVARON CRETAN ASSOCIATION “OMONOIA” LAVARON PONTION SOCIETY LAVARON RIGAS FERAIOS XANTHOS O FILIKOS PATMOS ASSOCIATION, INC. 2) FLOAT # 1– MISS GREEK INDEPENDENCE 3) CATHEDRAL OF HOLY TRINITY, NEW YORK, NY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL ST. BASIL ACADEMY 4) HELLENIC MEDICAL SOCIETY HELLENIC LAWYERS ASSOCIATION 5) FLOAT #2– HELLENIC TIMES SCHOLARSHIP FUND 6) FLOAT #3 - FEDERATION OF STEREA HELLAS – CELEBRATING 100 YEARS - ELEFTHERIANI SOCIETY FEDERATION OF STEREA HELLAS OF U.S.A. & CANADA GEORGIOS KARAISKAKOS, HERO OF 1821 PORTRAYED BY JOHN NIKOPOULOS NAFPAKTIAN BROTHERHOOD, DAUGHTERS ROUMELIS, ST. DEMETRIOS BROTHERHOOD, PLATANOS SOCIETY, VELOUHIO OF ATLANTA, AETOLPAKARNANIAN MUUAL, AGRINION SOCIETY, ANALYPSIS SOCIETY, ATHANASIOS DIAKOS, DIPLATANOS SOCIETY, GALAXIDI SOCIETY, KATAFIGION SOCIETY, KARPENISI SOCIETY, PERISTA SOCIETY, THERMOPYLES SOCIETY, ELEFTHERIANI SOCIETY, ENOSIS EVRYTANON AMERIKIS TO KARPENISI, SYLLOGOS EVRYTANON AMERIKIS-PANAGIA I PROUSSIOTISA 7) ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ROCHESTER – CELEBRATING 100 YEARS PANHELLENIC CULTURAL ASSOCATION, PARISH COUNCIL, CHOIR, GREEK SCHOOL, SUNDAY SCHOOL, HOPE AND JOY, GOYA, DROSOPIGI SOCIETY, AGIA PARASKEVI SOCIETY, OMONIA FLAMBOURO, PONTIOS SOCIETY

FIRST BATTALION 63RD STREET, FIFTH TO PARK AVENUES 8) FLOAT #4– ATLANTIC BANK 9) ZOODOHOS PEGHE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, BRONX, NY GREEK AMERICAN INSTITUTE 10) FLOAT #5 – CYPRUS FEDERATION PAN-CYPRIAN BAND CYPRUS FEDERATION OF AMERICA PANCYPRIAN ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, DIVISIONS: ATHLETIC, YOUTH ATHLETIC (ELEFTHERIA), WOMEN’S ISSUES NETWORK, DANCE, CHOIR, ASGATA ASSOCIATION “CYPRUS", CYPRUS YOUTH COMMITTEE AMERICA (CYCA), LAMPOUSA CYPRIOT-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, ENOSIS LEFKARITON IN AMERICA, NJ CYPRIOT ASSOCIATION SALAMIS, KALAVASOS FRATERNITY, PANPAPHIAN ASSOCIATION, UNITED CYPRIANS OF AMERICA 11) ST. GEORGE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF KINGSTON 12) FLOAT #6 – AHEPA FAMILY AHEPA EMPIRE STATE DISTRICT 6, NJ DISTRICT 5, YANKEE DISTRICT 7 DAUGHTERS OF PENELOPE, SONS OF PERICLES AND MAIDS OF ATHENA 13) FLOAT #7– ALMA BANK BAND:#1- NYC ALL CITY HS BAND 14) ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, NEW YORK CITY 14A) ST. ELEFTHERIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, NEW YORK CITY 14B) ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTOHOX CHURCH OF NEWBURGH, NY 15) FLOAT #8 – INVESTORS SAVINGS BANK 16) FLOAT #9 - PAN-ICARIAN PAN-ICARIAN BROTHERHOOD OF AMERICA 17) FLOAT #10– HIMARRIOTON SOCIETY 18) FLOAT #11- UNITED CHIOS SOCIETIES BAND:#2- EMERSON HS BAND CHIAN FEDERATION PAN CHIAKI SOCIETY, INC. “KORAIS” UNITED CHIOS SOCIETIES OF AMERICA & CANADA 19) FLOAT #12 - ARCHANGEL MICHAEL CHURCH GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, PT. WASHINGTON, NY 20) ACADEMY OF HELLENIC PAIDEIA 21) FLOAT #13- HELLENIC COMMUNITIES OF BROOKLYN & STATEN ISLAND STS CONSTANTINE & HELEN CATHEDRAL OF BROOKLYN, NY ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BAND:#3- BOY SCOUT TROOP 236 BAND KIMISIS THEOTOKOU OF BROOKLYN HOLY CROSS – BROOKLYN THREE HIERARCHS – BROOKLYN HOLY TRINITY – ST. NICHOLAS – STATEN ISLAND 22) FLOAT #14- ST. DEMETRIOS OF MERRICK GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. DEMETRIOS, MERRICK, NY 23) PAN LEMNIAN PHILANTHROPIC ASSOCIATION “HEPHAESTUS” INC 24) FLOAT #15- ST. BARBARA OF ORANGE SAINT BARBARA GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ORANGE, CT 25) FLOAT #16– ST. IRENE CHRYSOVALANTOU SACRED PATRIARCHAL MONASTERY OF ST. IRENE CHRYSOVALANTOU EXECUTIVE ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCIL PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY, YOUTH, GREEK SCHOOL OF ST. IRENE CHRYSOVALANTOU, PTA OF THE GREEK SCHOOL, ST. NECTARIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, BROOKLYN, NY, EXECUTIVE ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCIL, PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY, GREEK SCHOOL OF ST. NECTARIOS PTO OF THE GREEK SCHOOL 26) FLOAT #17 - CORONA TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST CHURCH OF CORONA, NEW YORK TRANSFIGURATION GREEK SCHOOL 27) FLOAT #18 - CRETAN SOCIETIES OF NY & NJ UNITED CULTURAL & EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF NY & NJ CRETANS CRETAN ASSOCIATION “OMONOIA”, CRETAN WOMEN’S ASSOCIATED “PASIFAE” LAVRYS CRETAN YOUTH ORGANIZATION OF NEW YORK, SYLLOGOS KRETON-MINOS, CRETAN SISTERHOOD OF BROOKLYN, CRETAN BROTHERHOOD OF BROOKLYN KAZANTZAKIS YOUTH, PHILOXENIA OF STATEN ISLAND, DICTAMOS OF WESTCHESTER THE WHITE MOUNTAINS & ARKADI OF NJ, EROTOKRITOS & ARETOYSA OF LONG ISLAND 28) GREEK SCHOOL OF PLATO FROM BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 29) FLOAT #19– ST. NICHOLAS, FLUSHING BAND:#4- NEWARK SYMPHONIC BAND ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH WILLIAM SPYROPOULOS SCHOOL GREEK AFTERNOON SCHOOL “STEFANOS & ARETI TSERPELIS” SUNDAY SCHOOL - P.T.A. CHOIR - PARISH COUNCIL 30) FLOAT #20 – PAN KERKYRAIKOS PAN KERKYRAIKOS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA OTHONI SOCIETY OF USA PAN ERIKOUSA SOCIETY OF AMERICA 31) FLOAT #21– PAN GREGORIAN PAN GREGORIAN ENTERPRISES 32) ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURH OF NEW YORK CITY 33) FLOAT #22 – CARNIVAL OF LOVE 34) FLOAT #23- ST. DEMETRIOS OF JAMAICA BAND:#5- YONKERS MILITARY BAND ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. DEMETRIOS, JAMAICA, NY 35) PANAGHIA OF ISLAND PARK GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, ISLAND PARK, NY 36) HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF NEW ROCHELLE, NY GREEK AFTERNOON SCHOOL, BOY SCOUTS, GIRL SCOUTS, PHILOPTOCHOS, AHEPA 37) WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB MANHASSET HIGH SCHOOL HELLENIC CLUB ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB FRANK SINATRA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS GREEK CLUB FRANCIS LEWIS HIGH SCHOOL HELLENIC CLUB GREEK CLUB OF LONG ISLAND CITY HIGH SCHOOL TOWNSEND HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB 38) FLOAT #24 – ST. DEMETRIOS CATHEDRAL, ASTORIA G.O.C. ST DEMETRIOS CATHEDRAL OF ASTORIA & STS CATHERINE & GEORGE CLERGY, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, DAY SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, AFTERNOON SCHOOL, PHILOPTOCHOS, G.O.Y.A., BOY & GIRL SCOUTS 39) FLOAT #25- ARMENIAN KNIGHTS OF VARTAN -ARMENIAN FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION 40) STUYVESANT HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE HELLENIC CULTURAL SOCIETY BROOKLYN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB 41) ST. MARKELLA CATHEDRAL OF ASTORIA, NY HOLY METROPOLIS OF G.O.C. OF AMERICA CATHEDRAL OF SAINT MARKELLA OF ASTORIA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY, GREEK SCHOOL SAINT ISIDOROS CHURCH OF BETHPAGE L.I. PARISH EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY 42) HELLENIC LYCEUM OF KAVALA, GREECE 43) FLOAT #26 – KASTORIAN SOCIETY BAND:#6- PASSAIC COUNTY BAND SOCIETY OF KASTORIANS “OMONOIA” INC., PHILOPTOCHOS KASTORIA, YOUTH KASTORIA, PAN MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDY CENTER, HELLENIC AMERICAN LIBRARY ELIAS NEOFYTIDES, MACEDONIAN TV, PAN MACEDONIAN NY & NJ DISTRICT, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GROUP OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, THESSALONIKI, KASTORIA, MAVROVON, ALIAKMON, HALKIDIKI, DRAMA, GIANNITSA, KAVALA, KILKIS, KOZANI, KORISOS, LITOHORO, KOSTARAZION, OINOE, THASSOS, ALEXANDER THE GREAT, KATERINI, NAOUSA 44) FLOAT #27- GREEK CHILDRENS FUND 45) LOUPAKIS SCHOOL 46) FLOAT #28- PONTIAN OF NEW YORK & CONNECTICUT PAN PONTIAN FEDERATION OF USA & CANADA PONTION SOCIETY “KOMNINOI” PANAGIA SOUMELA PONTION AMERIKIS PONTIAN SOCIETY “PONTOS” OF NORWALK 47) FLOAT #29 - PAN-ARCADIAN BAND:#7- PARK RIDGE HS BAND PAN ARCADIAN FEDERATION OF AMERICA, EASTERN DISTRICT “GEROS TOU MORIA” EPARXIA KYNOURIAS

SECOND BATTALION 64TH STREET, FIFTH TO PARK AVENUES 48) PATRIOT BRASS ENSEMBLE – METROPOLIS BAND 49) FORT LEE POLICE DEPARTMENT- MOTORCYCLE UNIT 50) GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF NEW JERSEY 51) HELLENIC FEDERATION OF NEW JERSEY 52) FLOAT #30 – ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN OF TENAFLY GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN, TENAFLY, NJ 53) SAINT BARBARA GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF TOMS RIVERS, NJ 54) ST. GEORGE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CLIFTON, NJ 55) FLOAT #31– ST. ATHANASIUS OF PARAMUS ST. ATHANASIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF PARAMUS, NJ 56) GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ASCENSION OF FAIRVIEW, NJ 57) KIMISIS TIS THEOTOKOU GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF HOLMDEL, NJ 58) ST. GEORGE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF OCEAN, NJ BAND:#8- EMERSON HS BAND 59) RUTGERS UNIVERSITY HELLENIC CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 60) THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY HELLENIC STUDENT ASSOCIATION 61) NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY HELLENIC CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 62) WILLIAM PATTERSON UNIVERSITY HELLENIC CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 63) MONTCLAIR UNIVERSITY HELLENIC SOCIETY 64) FLOAT #32– ST. NICHOLAS OF WYCKOFF ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF WYCKOFF, NJ 65) FLOAT #33 – ST. GEORGE OF PISCATAWAY ST. GEORGE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF PISCATAWAY, NJ 66) ST. ANDREW GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF RANDOLPH, NJ 67) FLOAT #34– ST. DEMETRIOS OF UNION ST. DEMETRIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF UNION, NJ 68) FLOAT #35 – STS NICHOLAS OF ROSELAND ST. NICHOLAS, CONSTANTINE AND HELEN OF ROSELAND, NJ 69) FLOAT #36 – HOLY TRINITY OF HICKSVILLE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY, HICKSVILLE, NY BAND:#9- BOY SCOUT TROOP 236 BAND 70) FLOAT #37– HOLY RESURRECTION OF BROOKVILLE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE HOLY RESURRECTION, BROOKVILLE, NY 71) FLOAT #38 – ST. PARASKEVI OF GREENLAWN ST. PARASKEVI GREEK ORTHODOX SHRINE CHURCH PARISH COUNCIL, PHILOPTOHOS, GREEK SCHOOL, SUNDAY SCHOOL, GREEK-AMERICAN PRE-SCHOOL, GIRL SCOUTS, GOYA, PTO, JOY, HOPE, YAL 72) AESCULAPIAN THESSALIAN BROTHERHOOD 73) STS. CONSTANTINE & HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF WEST NYACK, NY 74) FLOAT #39– HOLY CROSS OF WHITESTONE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF WHITESTONE 75) ST. PETROS THE APOSTLE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF BRONX EVDOXIA LEVESANOS SCHOOL AGIA ELPIS PHILOPTOHOS CULTURAL FOLKLORE SOCIETY FROM PIRREAS, GREECE 76) PANSAMIAN BROTHERHOOD “PYTHAGORAS” OF NY 77) FLOAT #40 - ST MARKELLA - WANTAGH ST MARKELLA GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH AND SCHOOL OF WANTAGH, NY 78) FOLKLORE & CULTURAL SOCIETY OF DOROPOLIS, GREECE 79) FLOAT #41 - EPIROTES PANEPIROTIC FEDERATION, SOCIETY OF EPIROTES, ANAGENESIS, SOULIOTISSES, PYRRHUS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY, DAUGHTERS OF EPIRUS 80) BAYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL HELLENIC SOCIETY BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO HIGH SCHOOL GREEK CLUB 81) FLOAT #42 - CATHEDRAL OF ST. PAUL, HEMPSTEAD GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAINT PAUL CATHEDRAL 82) FLOAT #43 – MESSINIAN MESSINIAN BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION “ARISTOMENIS 83) FEDERATION OF DODECANESE SOCIETIES OF USA AND THE YOUTH NISYRIAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK RHODES, KOS, KALYMNOS, KARPATHOS, KASOS, SYMI, NISYROS, LEROS, ASTYPALEA, KASTELLORIZO, TILOS, HALKI, PATMOS, LIPSI BAND:#10- PARK RIDGE HS BAND

THIRD BATTALION 65TH STREET, FIFTH TO PARK AVENUES 84) ARISTOTELIO UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI – DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 85) BROTHERHOOD OF MANI, INC. 86) PAN ELIAKOS SOCIETY OF NEW YORK, INC 87) KALAMATA SOCIETY 88) FLOAT #44 – OLYMPIACOS OLYMPIACOS FAN CLUB 89) ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, WEST BABYLON, NY GREEK AFTERNOON SCHOOL, GOYA, JOY, PARISH COUNCIL 90) HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, BRIDGEPORT, CT 91) FLOAT #45 – ASSUMPTION CHURCH GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ASSUMPTION, PORT JEFFERSON, NY 92) GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR COMMUNITY, RYE, NY 93) GREEK ORTHODOX COUNCIL OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL #3 IBEW 94) INTERCOLLEGIATE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY HELLENIC SOCIETY HELLENIC STUDENTS MANHATTAN COLLEGE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY HELLENIC CLUB STONYBROOK GREEK & CYPRIOT STUDENTS QUEENS COLLEGE ICAROS GREEK CLUB FORDHAM UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE & LAW SCHOOL GREEK CLUB HUNTER HELLENIC SOCIETY BINGHAMPTON GREEK CLUB COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY HELLENIC SOCIETY QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY HELLENIC SOCIETY SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE HELLENIC CULTURAL CLUB 95) FLOAT #46– FEDERATION OF LACONIAN SOCIETIES FEDERATION OF ASSOCIATED LACONIAN SOCIETIES NEW YORK SOCIETY “VRYSEON ANAVRYTIS”, ARCHODIKO SOCIETY, SOCIETY ARNIOTON “ST ATHANASIOS”, DAFNIOTON SOCIETY “SAINT GEORGE”, GYTHION ASSOCIATION OF UNITED STATES, INC, KOUTOUMOU SOCIETY OF AMERICA, ASSOCIATION LACEDAEMONIANS, NY, LYKOYRGIAN –LACONIAN GUARD, ASSOCIATION MAGOULIOTON OF SPARTA, MYSTRAS SOCIETY OF PA AND DE, PANTANASSA ASSOCIATES OF MYSTRIOTES IN AMERICA, PETRINA, PROGRESSIVE, BROTHERHOOD, SPARTAN SOCIETY 96) NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HIGHWAY PATROL 97) FEDERATION OF HELLENIC SOCIETIES OF GREATER NEW YORK MEMBERS AND 2017 PARADE COMMITTEE

• FLOATS WILL BE LINED UP ON 62ND STREET FROM FIFTH TO LEXINGTON AVENUES • PARKING FOR BUSES WILL BE FROM 80TH TO 83RD STREETS, MADISON TO PARK AVENUES • ALL GUESTS WITH SEATING PASSES MUST ENTER 5TH AVENUE FROM 70TH STREET