The Albany AHEPA Family donated gifts and toys at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. Left to right: Robert Saba, George Pappis, Haley Hutchings, Grace Heimbach, Maids of Athena Sophia Chapter 48 President Michelle Papandrea, Sons of Pericles Phocion Chapter 44 President Alex Melas, DOP District 6 Lt. Governor Lainie Damaskos-Christou, and AHEPA District 6 Lt. Governor Chris Pappis. Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA
ALBANY, NY – On January 6, the Albany AHEPA Family made a welcome and generous donation of gifts and toys for the children and young adults being treated and cared for by the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. The Albany AHEPA Family and Albany Medical Center thank the St. Sophia community for its generosity.
In attendance were AHEPA District 6 Lt. Governor Chris Pappis and Daughters of Penelope District 6 Lt. Governor Lainie Damaskos-Christou. A wide range of great items including Legos, board games, Barbie dolls, toiletries, arts and crafts, and puzzles will bring cheer to all of the children.
Special thanks and recognition are given to the Arthur Kontogiannis family for their continuous support and dedication to the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, and to Robert Saba, Director of Development, grateful patients and families, Haley Hutchings, MS, Certified Child Life Specialist, and Grace Heimbach, Certified Child Life Specialist for their leadership and support of the Children’s Hospital, as well as other hospital entities.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
O oceanic you sing and sail
White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas
For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors
You who loved the distant Sporades
You who lifted the tallest flags
You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves
Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens
Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades
What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams?
TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.
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