CHICAGO – The rain held off for the Greek Independence Parade in Greektown, Chicago, organized by Enosis.
His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago led the parade again this year joined by the Greek Minister of Maritime & Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumplis, the Consul General of Greece in Chicago Polyxeni Petropoulou, members of the Presidential Honor Guard of the Hellenic Republic, and members of the Metropolis of Chicago’s Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
St. Demetrios Church float in the Chicago Greek parade. Photo by John Ackerman
Young parade participants waving flags in the Chicago parade. Photo by John Ackerman
FILE – Chicago Greek Independence Parade. Photo by John Ackerman