Westchester AHEPA Chapter 51 Moves Forward

NEW YORK – John Valedes Westchester AHEPA Chapter 51 of Yonkers held its monthly meeting on October 10 virtually via GoToMeeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed the health and safety of their brothers, participation of more members in the meeting, dues collection and the District Governor laid out his program for the next six months.

In attendance were District 6 Governor Lou Katsos and District 6 Secretary Chris Pappis. This is the home chapter of Past District Governors Elias Tsekerides and George Kalyvas. The current officers are President John Parlitsis, Vice President Chris Parras, Secretary Elias Tsekerides, and Treasurer Nick Sakalis.


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