COSMOS FM 2018 PHIDIPPIDES AWARD TO MICHAEL PSAROS DSC_0707
NEW YORK – Prominent Greek-American businessman Michael Psaros was honored on Saturday evening, November 3rd, by the Hellenic Public radio –Cosmos FM with its 2018 Phidippides Award. The ceremony took place at Terrace on Park in Flushing.
Mr. Psaros in his speech among other things said that “while I thank Cosmos FM this recognition, this honor belongs to my parents, George and Mary Ann, and Robin, my wife of almost 25 years. My parents are the reason I have dedicated a life of service to serve our Church, Hellenism, and the omoyenia. My Parents and Robin are the embodiment of philotimo. They are living Icons. Robin, thank you for allowing our family to devote the time and resources to serving our Church and the many Hellenic causes we are committed to, often at great sacrifice to our family. All I can say is se apapo. I would also like to recognize my two daughters who are present, Alexandra and Marina, and my son, Leo, who is a sophomore at Georgetown University and couldn’t be with us this evening.”
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