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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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FLUSHING, NY – The Queens College Hellenic American Project, in association with the Pancyprian Association of America, the International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus- PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations, AHEPA, and the Press and Information Office of Cyprus, presents the photo exhibition ‘Never Forget 1974-2024’ honoring the memory of Cyprus' struggle against the illegal occupation which opens on Thursday, June 20, with a reception 5-7 PM, at the Queens College CUNY Rosenthal Library Rotunda, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard in Flushing, NY.

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