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Ft. Lauderdale Daughters of Penelope Host Second Bingo Event Online

November 25, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 hosted their second virtual bingo on November 14 via Zoom with 23 players. Ten games were played including Regular Bingo, Double Postage Stamp, B & O Railroad, letter “T”, Large picture frame, and Coverall.

Gift cards were awarded from Panera Bread, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, and other locations. The Chapter said in a statement via email, “We are so pleased our second bingo was a success! Everyone had a great time and there were lots of laughs especially with Mona and her turkey hat!” 

“We had players not only from Ft. Lauderdale but also from Albany, Johnstown, East Greenbush, NY and from Athens, Greece! So nice to make new friendships! We are excited to announce we will have a special Virtual Christmas Bingo on Friday, December 11, 7:30 PM. Please join us! Lots of surprises!”

All proceeds are donated to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.

The Chapter was established on December 8, 1957. They will be celebrating their 65th anniversary in 2022 which is the same year as the 100th anniversary of the Order of AHEPA.

More information is available online: https://www.facebook.com/DOP289/.

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