x

Associations

Great South Bay AHEPA Chapter 416 Supports Greek School

December 27, 2021

BABLYON, NY – Babylon AHEPA Chapter 416 which has its base at the St. Nicholas West Babylon Community, located in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY supported the Greek School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) fundraiser Breakfast with Santa. This fundraiser was held on December 19 in the Church Community Hall after Divine Liturgy.

For the second time this year, Babylon Chapter 416 has sponsored the church community Greek School by donating a portion of the proceeds to help with the school’s administrative costs. This event was a huge success due to the talent and support of the AHEPA’s team of talented members, who prepared the delicious breakfast Past Supreme Governor and Chapter President Teddy Manolios, alongside Brother Peter Stergakos, Brother Silvio Capoccia, and Brother Salvatore Valensisi. PTO President Irene Byrd and members Argyro Boyle, Samantha Paloubis, and Nina Kassimis organized, coordinated, and served the food at this wonderful event.

The event was a joyous time for all and oh, what fun the children had! Brother Chris Manolios was Santa Claus, handing out gifts to the children, and Economos Rev. Fr. Demetrios Kazakis assisted as Santa’s Elf Helper.

AHEPA looks forward to continuing its work in supporting the Hellenic Education of the St. Nicholas Church Community children. If you would like to join Babylon AHEPA Chapter 416 to help in this important effort, please contact Chapter President Ted Manolios via email: tmanolios@gmail.com and Chapter Treasurer Chris Manolios: chris.manolios@gmail.com.

RELATED

ATHENS – The Hellenic Initiative (THI) shared an update on its efforts in Greece, as THI Executive Director Peter Poulos noted via email, “2021 was a year of great accomplishments.

Top Stories

Associations

ASTORIA – The Pancyprian Choir of NY held its first meeting of 2022 and shared best wishes for the New Year with their annual cutting of the traditional vasilopita at Dionysos Taverna in Astoria on January 24.

Associations

BRONX, NY – In a festive atmosphere, the traditional cutting of the vasilopita was held by the Northern Chios Society of Pelineon Agia Markella in the community hall of Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx on January 23.

Society

ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.

Video

Human Chain Formed to Help After Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse

PITTSBURGH — A 50-year-old bridge spanning a ravine collapsed in Pittsburgh early Friday, requiring rescuers to rappel nearly 150 feet (46 meters) while others formed a human chain to reach occupants of a dangling bus.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.