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James L. Karthan AHEPA Ch. 192 Collects over $1,000 for District 14 Scholarship Fund

February 21, 2024

DES MOINES, IA – The James L. Karthan Chapter AHEPA Chapter 192 along with the Daughters of Penelope Zeus Chapter 38 recently hosted its annual Burgers and Bingo Night event, drawing in community members for an evening of fun and fundraising. The event, held at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, had a fantastic turnout.

Under clear skies and mild temperatures, attendees enjoyed delicious burgers hot off the grill while dabbing their way to victory in several rounds of bingo. Laughter, excitement, and a little friendly competition filled the air as participants eagerly awaited each call of the numbers.

Over the course of just over two hours, the generosity of those in attendance shone through as they dug deep to support the cause. By the end of the night, over $1,000 in donations was collected for the District 14 Scholarship Fund.

“This event is always a highlight of our chapter’s calendar, and we’re thrilled with the overwhelming support we received from our community,” said one organizer, Jim Christakos. “The funds raised will make a meaningful difference in providing educational opportunities for deserving students.”

With the success of this year’s Burgers and Bingo Night, the James L. Karthan AHEPA Chapter 192 looks forward to continuing its tradition of giving back to the community in meaningful ways.

AHEPA Past District Governor Jim Karthan helps fellow bingo participant with a called number. Photo by Jim Zeller

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