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Children and Families of Saint Basil Academy Enjoy the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

HIGHLAND, NY – Meteora AHEPA Chapter 455 of West Nyack, NY, spearheaded the joint venture with the Brothers of AHEPA and Sisters of the Daughters of Penelope (DOP) from District 6, to send the children and families of Saint Basil Academy to an amazing overnight excursion to the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort in Highland, NY, which began on May 29.

The children and parents enjoyed an all-inclusive two-day vacation which included horseback riding, indoor/outdoor pools, water slides, mountain tubing, banana boat rides in the big lake, paddle boats, laser tag, arcades, night time live shows, ad games among other activities along with all-you-can-eat dining.

Meteora Chapter 455 President Michael Tribunella stated that “the children and adults alike had an amazing time and didn’t want to leave. That’s how you know you had a truly successful event.”

The children of St. Basil Academy getting ready to go horseback riding. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)

The chapter expressed special thanks for the support of AHEPA District 6 Governor Dean Moskos, DOP District 6 Governor Lainie Damaskos-Christou, Syracuse Chapter 37, Constantine Cassis Chapter 170, Gus Cherevas Estia-Pindus Chapter 326, George Papaeleas Chapter 367, Meteora Chapter 455, DOP Medusa Chapter 345, the Ladies Philoptochos Society of West Nyack, NY, the Parish of Saints Constantine and Helen of West Nyack, LMV Logistics Corporation, Ramapo Ophthalmology Associates, and one of their biggest supporters, Fr. Michael Palamara, presiding priest of Saints Constantine and Helen of West Nyack, and all those from the parish.

The children of St. Basil Academy enjoying the sunny and warm day on the lake. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)
Relaxing in the hot springs at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)
The children of St. Basil Academy enjoying the day at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort with Daughters of Penelope District 6 Governor Lainie Damaskos-Christou and Meteora AHEPA Chapter 455 President Michael Tribunella. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)

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