George Papaeleas AHEPA Ch. 367 Partners with St. Spyridon Church for Turkey Drive

November 29, 2023

NEW YORK – George Papaeleas AHEPA Chapter 367 of Washington Heights Vice President and Chair of the 2023 Turkey Drive George Patsalos and Jeanne Palaigos and Vickie Adams Co-Chairs and Directors of the St. Spyridon Sunday School announced the results of this year’s turkey drive project.

Over 120 turkeys were donated to several charities in New York City including The School in the Square in Washington Heights food distribution program, The 5th Ave Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen, The Emmaus House – social service organization – Harlem, LEFSA Homeless Outreach Program – NYC, Grace Congregational Church – Harlem foodbank, and HOPE Worldwide – Harlem foodbank.

St. Spyridon Sunday School delivering 25 turkeys to Emmaus House. (Photo: Courtesy of AHEPA)

George Chokos, Chapter President, expressed his thanks to the entire St. Spyridon Community as well as AHEPA brothers and supporters for their generosity of spirit in donating money and turkeys for this valuable project. In addition, he thanked Fr. Gregory Stamkopoulos of St. Spyridon and Parish Council President Lydia Vagelos-Callimanis for their warm support of the Chapter’s events and without whom they would not be as successful.

For further information regarding the chapter, contact George Patsalos, Membership Chair, via email: [email protected] or by phone: 917-860-7997.


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