NEW YORK – Following the deadly earthquake on October 30, community members sent their thoughts and prayers to those affected by the devastation. The Rhodian Society of New York – Apollon released the following statement:
The Rhodian Society of New York – Apollon, the board, our members and all the Rhodians we represent, express our greatest support to the citizens of Samos and the neighboring areas that were severely affected by the deadly earthquake. With heavy heart and sympathy, we are sending our thoughts and prayers. Our full support is with the people affected by this natural disaster.
We express our deepest condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones.
On behalf of the Rhodian Society of New York – Apollon
Nikos Kartalis – President
Kalliopi Ziangos – Vice President
Thalia Tzorzis-Vlepakis – Treasurer
Eleni Sakellis – Secretary
Savvas Sotrilis, Petros Chatzimichalis, Katerina Frangopoulou, Ereni Chatzimichalis, Evangelia Platella