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A MESSAGE FROM SUPREME PRESIDENT JIMMY KOKOTAS
Amid Our Celebrations, Our Work Carries On
Celebrations for our Centennial Anniversary are well underway. We had a fantastic kick-off together
with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which is also celebrating its centennial anniversary,
at Epiphany celebrations in Tarpon Springs, Florida. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros
spoke eloquently about how together we have complemented each other for a century to promote
Hellenism and Orthodoxy, respectively, in the United States. We look forward to spending more time
together in 2022 in celebration of this milestone moment.
Jimmy Kokotas
Spring is upon us. With it, we look forward to a return to normalcy as we move from pandemic to
endemic. A majority of our chapters have returned to in-person gatherings. Let's make it a point to
reach out to Brothers who have yet to make it back to chapter meetings, letting them know their
Brother Ahepans have not given up on them and that they are a valued part of the Brotherhood. If
they cannot be present, send them an email, a text message, or even a card. Let sincerity guide your
outreach. It will be appreciated.
We also are excited for the return of large-scale events on the horizon, such as Greek Independence
Day Parades, where the community can once again properly celebrate our Hellenic heritage and
spirit. For AHEPA-specific programs, this means a resumption of our longstanding and well-regarded
Journey to Greece program this summer. We hope our community's emerging leaders will take
advantage of this unique opportunity to visit Greece and earn significant college credit. I implore
our districts and chapters to sponsor a participant if you know of someone who would like to go, but
who is in need of a helping hand. It will be an experience that changes their lives. AHEPA makes a
difference in people's lives. This is what we do.
On my travels thus far, which have taken me from the Midwest, to devasted areas of Kentucky, to
Greece, my awe of the philanthropic and energetic spirit of the Brotherhood never ceases. I had
the honor to participate at events to commemorate veterans, to attend AHEPA National Housing
Corporation board of directors meetings to learn about their great work for senior housing, to deliver
assistance to victims of natural disaster, and to witness our charitable work on a global scale with
Ahepans in Greece.
Brothers, amid our centennial celebrations, our work carries on and the need is great. Our mission
calls.
At the time that this issue is headed into its final production stages, Russia launched an unjustified
and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. The UN Refugee Agency has stated that Europe will face its
" largest refugee crisis this century. " AHEPA stands in solidary with Ukrainian refugees and families.
We will embark on a humanitarian aid campaign to help the refugees, some of whom are ethnic
Greeks and Cypriots. Please check our weekly e-news for updates, and we will have more about our
relief efforts in our next issue.
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