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AHEPA FAMILY NEWS AHEPA Presents Cypriot President with Humanitarian Aid the presentation. AHEPA presented President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades with a $25,000 donation to help feed Cypriot children in need, Sept. 25, 2014, in New York City, announced Supreme President Phillip T. Frangos. "We stand with the citizens of Cyprus, who have endured hardship, as the country strives diligently to overcome the financial crisis and works to restore economic and social stability," Frangos said. "We hope the donation helps in some small way to ease this hardship on families." The presentation was made on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meetings. Chairman of the Board and Past Supreme President Nicholas A. Karacostas, a refugee of Cyprus, and Supreme Secretary Andy Zachariades, who is of Cypriot heritage, accompanied the supreme president to Left: Supreme President Frangos and Supreme Secretary Zachariades present President Anastasiades with the $25,000 donation. Right: Chairman Karacostas, Supreme Secretary Zachariades, President Anastasiades, Supreme President Frangos, and Cypriot Government Spokesman Christodoulides. AHEPA Helps Secure Seventh Medical Supply Shipment for Greece AHEPA, IOCC Deliver $650K in Medical Aid to Ioannina A shipping container filled with $650,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment arrived Oct. 14, 2014, in Ioannina, Greece, thanks to the efforts of AHEPA, which donated $20,000 to secure the shipping container, and to the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), which worked diligently to coordinate the assembly of the medical supplies, announced Supreme President Phillip T. Frangos. This is the seventh shipment of medical supplies AHEPA helped to deliver to Greece working in cooperation with IOCC. The medical supplies range from syringes and walkers the efforts on the ground of AHEPA Chapter HJ23, Ioannina. "We thank the community for helping to make this important shipment of medical supplies a reality through its contributions and donations," Supreme President Frangos said. "The spirit of philanthropy is alive and well and it must continue to flourish if we are to meet the dire to catheters and nebulizers. All told, $4.55 million in medical supplies have been donated and delivered to hospitals throughout Greece through this collaborative effort, Frangos said. The supreme president complimented President Anastasiades, who was accompanied by Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides, thanked AHEPA for the donation. needs the people of Greece are enduring during this most difficult time. We are proud of the Greek American community's action, and we encourage individuals and organizations to continue to donate to worthy causes that help Greece." To date, the AHEPA family has raised more than $500,000 for humanitarian aid for the people of Greece. Representatives of AHEPA Chapter HJ23, Ioannina and IOCC oversee the delivery of medical supplies to the local hospital. Winter 2014 ยท THE AHEPAN | 5

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Winter 2014

President's Message
AHEPA Family News
Our Commitment to the "E" in AHEPA
AHEPA Family Embarks on Capital Campaign for Saint Nicholas National Shrine
A Student Reflects on Her Journey to Greece Experience
Literary Corner
Civic Responsibility
Hellenic Cultural Commission
AHEPA Family Chapter News
In Memoriam

The AHEPAN - Winter 2014