The Greek flag was raised in Philadelphia in honor of Greek Independence in the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, George Horiates, Georgia Athanasopoulos, and the Evzones. Photo: Steve Lambrou
PHILADELPHIA – The sun was shining brightly as the Greek flag was raised at City Hall in Philadelphia on March 18, ahead of the Greek Independence Parade on March 20. Among those present were His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Consul General Konstantinos Koutras, 2022 Grand Marshal Honorary Consul General of Panama in Philadelphia Georgia Athanasopoulos, this year’s Eleftheria Award recipient George Horiates, Philadelphia Federation President Dimitris Rozanitis, the Pontian Society of Philadelphia Akritai, clergy and members of the community among many others.
Arkansas is the home of the razorbacks, of course, wild hogs that are the symbol of the state's university and why the fans at football games all scream “Soooo-ieee!” to disorient the other side but who knows if they're good eating.
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