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Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 Installs New Officers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 held its annual End of Year Luncheon and Installation Meeting on May 20 at Galuppi’s Restaurant in Pompano Beach, FL.

Members of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Philoptochos, Fort Lauderdale Pap Corp, Past Citrus District 2 Governor Alice Asparas, Past Maids of Athena National Grand President Pam Stamm, and National Maids of Athena Advisor Effie Kirkiles were also in attendance.

“Our 2022-2023 Board did an amazing job growing our chapter and supporting our National and District Obligations and local programs,” the Chapter said in a statement via email. “We are excited to welcome the 2023-2024 Board: President Erin Ryan, Vice President Arlene Touris, Treasurer Irene Tsingelis, Recording Secretary Mindy Speck Wierzbiki, Corresponding Secretary Melissa Bakatselos, Priestess Mona Monezis Kapakos, Warden Stephanie Balaskas, Sentinel Susan Selimos, Marshall Danielle Smith and our Board of Governors Stella Stringer, Chair, Antonia Hyland, Faith Makris Becker, and Christina McGuirk.”

Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 held its annual End of Year Luncheon and Installation Meeting on May 20, left to right: Penelope of the Year Melissa Bakatselos, Chapter President Erin Ryan, and Vice President Arlene Touris. (Photo: Courtesy of DOP)

“We were also excited to announce that Melissa Bakatselos was selected as Chapter Penelope of the Year,” the statement continued. “We are looking forward to an amazing year and will be hosting our Annual Fashion Show on November 4, 2023 at the Deerfield Beach Doubletree Hotel.”

More information is available on Facebook, Daughters of Penelope: Narcissus 289 Fort Lauderdale.

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