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cold for these very needy individuals
who are aided by FOCUS.
This will be a yearlong effort and
the group is very pleased to be making
a difference. The drive began mid-December. In the end, a boardroom
table-full of canned goods, non-perishables, hand-made blankets, as well
as scarves, gloves and toiletry items,
were collected. In sum, 11 blankets
were initially made, encouraging the
group to set a goal of at least 100 for
the year. The food drive was a success
also. All of these items were delivered
to FOCUS headquarters, Saint Louis,
in mid-January.
The hope is that the residents can
give back to the community and regain
a vital sense of worth and accomplishment with the motto, a short phrase
by Board President Leon Spano: "It is
GREAT to receive...but GIVING warms
the soul." We were warmed.

Houston: Residents of one of Chapter 29's four HUD Section 202 Housing for the Elderly
properties enjoy Christmas dinner.

Houston, Texas
Houston Ahepans treated residents
of their four affordable housing for
the elderly properties to a Christmas
dinner in each of their buildings.
Following dinner, the residents were
hosted at Building III where they were
treated to a night of entertainment and
dancing. The entertainment went on
until 9 p.m. when all were "worn out."

Pensacola, Florida
The residents of AHEPA 296
Apartments enjoyed a Christmas feast
catered by Brother Chef Gus Silivos.
The Brothers and staff served the dinner and provided entertainment.
Also, on New Year's Eve, the chapter held its sixth celebration. The food
was prepared and supplied by Brothers
John Georgiades and Stelios Vatsolakis.
A huge vasilopita was prepared and
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Pensacola: All enjoyed an evening of food, fun and dancing at the New Year's Eve party.

donated by Chef Silivos. This year live
music was provided by an American
band and Greek music by PCP Joe and
Despina O'Neil.

Magrames, Board president, were
also involved in the preparations and
serving the meals. Brothers John and
Ted are also directors of Daughters 60
Apartments, Mishawaka, Ind.

South Bend, Indiana
The members of AHEPA 100
Apartments Board treated the residents and chapter members to an
annual Christmas Party with food and
a cake provided by Nick Giannakakis,
the Board vice president, from his
business. Brother Nick's wife, Maria;
Ted Polidor, Board director; and John

Canton, Ohio
The Board of Directors of AHEPA
59 Apartments, Canton, Ohio, presented the residents with their annual
Christmas dinner on December 2,
2014. Members of the Board got into
the holiday spirit, serving dinner to
the residents.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Spring 2015

President’s Message
AHEPA Family News
Saint Nicholas Campaign Off to Promising Start, Grassroots Momentum Builds
AHEPA Supreme Convention Preview
A Tale of One Hellene’s Appreciation for President Truman
Education
Periclean
Literary Corner
Commentary & Opinion
Civic Responsibility
Housing
Athletics
AHEPA Family Chapter News
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 3
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - President’s Message
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - AHEPA Family News
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 6
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 7
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Saint Nicholas Campaign Off to Promising Start, Grassroots Momentum Builds
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 9
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - AHEPA Supreme Convention Preview
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 11
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 12
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - 13
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - A Tale of One Hellene’s Appreciation for President Truman
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Education
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Periclean
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Commentary & Opinion
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The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Civic Responsibility
The AHEPAN - Spring 2015 - Housing
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