Left to right: William Hutchison, Lakis Kalipolidis, Fotini Caragiannis and Tiffany Bombakos cut the 2023 Vasilopites for the Montreal AHEPA Family. (Photo: Zambetoula (Betty) Drakontaidis)
MONTREAL – The Montreal AHEPA Family welcomed 2023 with their annual Vasilopita cutting on January 29. Brothers, Sisters, family, and friends gathered for a luncheon at Barbies Resto Bar Grill in Brossard, having braved treacherous driving conditions due to a snowstorm.
Everyone enjoyed a delicious meal, coffee, and tiramisu for dessert. It was a wonderful afternoon with cheerful conversation and great company. AHEPA Past Canadian President Lakis Kalipolidis, Daughters of Penelope (DOP) Meandros Chapter #168 President Fotini Caragiannis, Sons of Pericles (SOP) Olympic SCJ1 Chapter President William Hutchison, and Maids of Athena (MOA) Electra Chapter #52 President Tiffany Bombakos each cut a Vasilopita for their Order and the pieces were shared with everyone. In attendance were members of the National Hellenic Student Association, Sister Stephanie Papoutsakis of MOA Pygmalion Chapter #126 Bayside, NY, DOP 52-year Meandros member Sister Tina Koufos, and DOP Past Canadian President, Sister Zambetoula (Betty) Drakontaidis.
WASHINGTON - His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros is expected to request Washington's support for the key issues concerning the course of Hellenism during the meeting he will have on Wednesday with US President Joe Biden.
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