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The National Hellenic Society Hosts Heritage Day Online Dec. 5

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Hellenic Society (NHS) hosts Heritage Day online on Saturday, December 5, 1 PM EST/ 10 AM PST.

NHS will briefly host its Annual Meeting, discuss plans for 2021 and have some online fun. Join in and feel free to invite other prospective NHS members.

The schedule of events includes a discussion with NHS members reflecting on their Greek-American story which will be shared with our friends at The National Hellenic Museum for their permanent collection, laughs with hilarious comedians, a showcase of Greek-American talented youth, an inspiring presentation by a leading scholar, and a featured live meze and wine tasting.

Participants may order meze and wine bundles to enjoy while accompanying celebrity chef Diane Kochilas and restauranteur and sommelier Johnny Livanos, in tandem with the live tasting with our parea.

For meze: https://shop.dianekochilas.com/products/charity-bundle?variant=34583868637320

For wine: https://www.greekwinesdelivered.com/product/aegean-island-wine-bundle/.

More information about NHS Heritage Day is available online: https://www.nationalhellenicsociety.org/heritage-day-2020.html.

The fascinating NHS Talks series is also available online: https://www.nationalhellenicsociety.org/nhs-talks.html.

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