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Lifeline Hellas Dinner Supporting Children of Ukraine & “Attikon” Hospital Athens

ATHENS – Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Organization whose patron is Crown Princess Katherine organized a charity dinner on July 12 at Golf Prive Glyfada to support the Neonatology Department of “Attikon” General University Hospital and the children of Ukraine.

The event was held under the auspices and in the presence of TRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine.

Lifeline Hellas President Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas welcomed the attendees, referred to the latest significant project of the organization, the extension of the department of the Neonatal Unit at Elena Venizelou Hospital that was inaugurated on July 11 and also mentioned the next upcoming events.

Lifeline Hellas Vice President Dr. Alkistis Prinou thanked the sponsors of the event, KPMG, DNA Centers, Ms. Angeliki Tsanis and Bold Jewelry, Health Spot diagnostic centers, Roula Rouva Real Estate, Rafnar, Margariti Dental Clinic, Golf Prive Glyfada, Sofia Giannikopoulou and all the supporters and the participants of the evening.

Dr. Angie Margaritis Andrews, Honorary Vice President of Lifeline Hellas and daughter-in-law of Crown Princess Katherine together with the President announced new Honorary Members of the organization in order to honor their contribution to Lifeline Hellas and Greek society and presented them with a wonderful award created by the artist Mrs. Angeliki Angelidis. The new Honorary Members of Lifeline Hellas are: Stella Alexia Mantzari, founder and CEO of A.S. MARINE LTD, Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Meletios – Athanasios C. Dimopoulos, Theodora Psaltopoulou Dimopoulou, Pathologist, Professor of the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Afksendiyos Kalangos, Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery for Children and Adults.

Katerina and Grigoris Stassinopoulos. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas

Also, Dr. Angie Margaritis Andrews announced the Lifeline Hellas Ambassador for sports, the well-known marathon runner Maria Polyzou. In her short speech, Polyzou informed the attendees about the first charity marathon of Lifeline under the auspices of the Ministry of Sports, that will take place on September 5, at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens “Spiros Louis” commemorating the 60th anniversary of the death of the world renowned physician Dr. George Papanikolaou. Polyzou thanked the Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports Lefteris Avgenakis and invited the attendees to participate.

Dr. Vana Papaevangelou in her short speech referred to the needs of the “Attikon” General University Hospital and thanked Lifeline Hellas for its great contribution to the state hospitals.

Crown Princess Κatherine in her speech expressed her gratitude to those who contribute to Lifeline’s humanitarian work and thanked the gold sponsor of Lifeline Hellas Mrs. Alexia Stella Mantzari of AS Marine Company. She also thanked all the major sponsors of the organization, Mr. Vasilis Mermigkas Arkοudeas, Mr. and Mrs. Grigoris Stasinopoulos, Mr. Andreas and Mrs. Alexandra Panagiotou, Mr. and Mrs. Vasilis Savramis, Mrs. Katerina Panagopoulou, KPMG, Dr. Ioannis Patiniotis, Mr. Dimitris and Mrs. Eleni Bousis, CardioScience company and Mr. Sotiris Liakopoulos, Mr. Athinagoras Andreadakis, Mr. and Mrs. Spyridakou, Vitex company and Mr. and Mrs. Giannidis.

Alexandra and Andreas Panagiotou. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas

Also, Crown Princess Katherine invited the attendees to contribute in order for children with heart diseases who came from Ukraine to be operated on in Greece, as the cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Kalangos will volunteer his services to save these children.

The appeal of Princess Katherine for the support of these children was accepted by Mr. Andreas and Mrs. Alexandra Panagiotou who contributed for the surgery of one child, Mr. Dimitris and Mrs. Eleni Bousi who contributed for two children, Mr. Grigoris and Mrs. Katerina Stasinopoulou for one child, and Mr. Spyros Papadopoulos and Dr. Fay Peskesis for one child as well.

The band Onirama entertained the guests by performing their favorite songs.

The attendees enjoyed the Golf Prive Glyfada special menu, the beautiful decoration that was arranged as always by Mrs. Emi Tricardos with her company Artemide, and received wonderful gifts from the companies Jo Malone London, Aveda, Natural Doctor, DNA Centers, and 12 Gods.

The charity dinner was attended by Princess Katherine’s sister Mrs. Bettty Roumeliotis and son David Andrews and his wife and the Honorary Vice President of Lifeline Hellas Dr. Angie Margaritis Andrews and their son Alexander, the President Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas, the members of the Board of Directors of Lifeline Hellas Dr. Alkistis Prinou Boukouvala, Mr. Giannis Sahinis, Dr. Fay Peskesi Papadopoulos, Dr. Phophi Kamposiora, Mr. Panagis Tricardos, Mr. Andreas and Mrs. Alexandra Panagiotou, Mrs. Roi Konstanta, Mrs. Nasia Papamanolis, Mrs. Ariadni Alexiadou, Mrs. Agni Marmaridis.

Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Dr. Meletios – Athanasios Dimopoulos, Alternate Minister of Development and Investment Nikos Papathanasis with his spouse Loukia, and Dr. Dora Psaltopoulou Dimopoulou. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas

The event was honored by the presence of the First Lady of Cyprus Mrs. Andri Anastasiades, Alternate Minister of Development and Investments Nikos Papathanasis with his spouse Loukia, Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports Avgenakis with his spouse Lena, Alternate Minister of Interior of the Hellenic Republic Stelios Petsas, Parliament Representative Haris Theoharis with his spouse Dimitra, Deputy Mayor of Athens for Climate Change Christos Tentomas with his wife Ioanna.

Also present were Alexia Stella Mantzari, Nouli Manoli, Ioanna Dragni, Evelina Maha, Giorgos Syngelidis, Maria Kontou, Mr. Grigoris and Mrs. Katerina Stasinopoulou, Mr. Dimitris and Mrs. Eleni Bousi, Dr. Ioannis Patiniotis, Mr. Vassilis and Mrs. Alexia Savrami, Ms. Angeliki Tsani and Mr. Ioakeim Tsanis, Mr. Michalis and Mrs. Valia Spyridakou, Sofia Giannikopoulou, Eleni Vahari, Dr. Vana Papaveangelou, Maria Michel Rouva, Yiannis Bravos, Mr. Sotiris and Mrs. Margarita Liakopoulou, Nikos Papapostolou, Vasilis Vroutsis, Niki Vroutsi, and many others.

Lifeline Greece is grateful to the sponsors of the event: Mrs. Andri Anastasiades, KPMG, Golf Prive Glyfada, DNA Centers, Ms. Angeliki Tsani and Bold Jewelry, Rafnar, Mrs. Mazd Samaan, Mrs. Loulou Zein, Mr. Andreas and Mrs. Alexandra Panagiotou, Mrs. Sofia Giannikopoulou, Margariti Dental Clinic, Roula Rouva Real Estate, Health Spot diagnostic centers, Mrs. Angeliki Angelidis as well as the companies: Futurebox, JGK & Associates, Jo Malone London, Aveda, 12 Gods, Natural Doctor, Evritos wines, and Vitex.

Alternate Minister of Interior of the Hellenic Republic Stelios Petsas, President of Lifeline Hellas Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas, and Parliament Representative Haris Theoharis. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas
Mr. Dimitris and Mrs. Eleni Bousis and Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas
Professor Afxentios Kalagos with his spouse Dr. Natalia Shatelen and the golden sponsor Alexia Stella Mantzari. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas
Left to right: John Sahinis, Dr. Fofi Kamposiora, Betty Roumeliotis, Andri Anastasiades, Dr. Angie Margaritis Andrews, Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas, Prince Alexander, Princess Katherine, Dr. Alkistis Prinou, Alexia Stella, and David Andrews. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas
Dr. Angie Margaritis Andrews, David Andrews, and Mrs. Nouli Manolis. Photo: Courtesy of Lifeline Hellas

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