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Greek Independence Celebrated at the Michigan State Capitol

LANSING, MI – The celebration of the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence continued from the State Capitol in Lansing. Michigan State Senator Jim Stamas presented the Greek Independence Day proclamation on the State Senate floor for a vote to proclaim March 25, 2021 as Greek Independence Day in the State of Michigan. The Michigan Senate voted unanimously in favor.

Community members expressed their thanks to Senator Stamas, former member of the Michigan House of Representatives Lynn Afendoulis, and Bryce Webster, staff member for Senator Stamas.

Among the Greek-American community members present were Larry Stassinos and his grandson Anthony Davis, Craig Theros and his wife Hongyun, and Nick Phillips.

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