The Daughters of Penelope Meandros Chapter 168 held a virtual Afternoon Tea on April 3. Photo: Fotini Caragiannis
MONTREAL, QUEBEC – On April 3, the Daughters of Penelope (DOP) Meandros Chapter 168 held a virtual Afternoon Tea. The proceeds of the event went to the DOP local chapter and the Canadian Brain Tumour Foundation’s Team in Memory of Ari. To date, they have raised $1,258.75 towards the Canadian Brain Tumour Foundation.
The virtual fundraiser was fun and educational. Sister Linda Barnett from Hamilton, Ontario, owner and founder of the Travelling Tea Room, explained the history of tea.
Attendees also learned about the tradition of afternoon tea, the different types of teas, and how to brew the perfect cup.
Among the guests were DOP District 21 Governor Linda Belba, AHEPA District 6 Lt. Governor Chris Pappis, District 23 Treasurer Eleni Agas, Maids of Athena District 23 Secretary Cristina Saaverda-Mamounis, Past DOP Canadian President Betty Drakontaidis, and Member of Parliament for Saint-Laurent Emmanuella Lambropoulos.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP), a leading international service organization comprised of women of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes, proudly presented a $10,000 donation to Meals on Wheels America on September 21, announced DOP Grand President Marianthi Treppiedi.
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