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James, as members. Brother James Pappas, a charter member of Chapter 400, celebrated his 50-year membership along with the 50year anniversary of the chapter’s founding. The chapter was chartered March 13, 1960. Jerry Pangakis; George Savva, chaplain; Larry Papanic, warden. Appointed to the following positions were: Nick Varunes, Esq., parliamentarian; Paul Matsikas, assurance fund; Dennis Calfous, wellness; and Larry Papanic, grievance. Supreme Vice President John Grossmanides gave the oath of office to President John Melonopoulos. Brother Tony Kazakos organized a buffet dinner, which was shared by the Daughters of Penelope Thaos Chapter 198. The Lodge Room of AHEPA 58/ Nathan Hale Senior Center Apartments was the venue for the event.
Morris County Chapter 300, Randolph, N.J.—The chapter issued five scholarships to high school seniors. The recipients were: Richard Ioannou, Demetrios Louca, Spyridon Manzas, Leah Seritis and the Lillian & Andreas Boyadjis scholarship was Christos Diamantides; and each recipient received $500. In addition, the chapter has been active by initiating ten members and starting a Sons of Pericles chapter. The chapter is proud to count Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen, Morris County Sheriff Edward Rochford, State Senator Anthony Bucco, Assemblyman Anthony Bocco, Jr. and Freeholder Douglas Cabana as members. In June, the Daughters of Penelope chapter issued a $500 scholarship as well.
AHEPA Pinellas Chapter 356 and Daughters of Penelope Pelias Chapter 186, Clearwater, Fla.—The AHEPA family hosted its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 8, at the Greektown Grille, Clearwater. Each of the students (pictured l-r) Kostas Fotopoulos, Maria Tripodis, Asimina Boutzoukas, Angelique Boutzoukas and Stephen Tsagaris, have excelled at the high school or college level and each received a $1,000 scholarship toward their education. Since its inception, the AHEPA Family of Clearwater has awarded $97,500 in scholarships to students whose parents are members of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, or the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Community.
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AHEPA Beaver Valley Chapter 400, Ambridge, Pa.—The chapter is proud to have three active generations of Ahepans in its chapter when Frederick T. Pappas and James T. Pappas, brothers, were initiated into the Order on March 16, 2010. The brothers join their father, Thomas, and grandfather, AHEPA Nathan Hale Chapter 58, Hartford, Conn.—On June 8, 2010, the chapter inducted the following officers for the 2010-11 administrative year: John Melonopoulos, president; Paul Matsikas vice president; Jordan Smith, recording secretary; George Karageorge, corresponding secretary; Geoff Perry, treasurer; Emmanual “Mo” Moshovos chairman; and governors: Jerry Copsinis, Angelo Giannakopulos, Chris Merisotis and
AHEPA Chapter 98, Orange, Conn.—Brother Gregory Stamos met with U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) recently to discuss Greek American issues. As a result, Congresswoman DeLauro joined the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues.
AHEPA Lincoln Chapter 89, Youngstown, Ohio—The chapter presented Youngstown State University with a $10,000 donation to establish a student scholarship fund. YSU President Dr. Cynthia E. Anderson received the donation from chapter officers. “I want to thank AHEPA, its leaders, and the entire Greek community for this wonderful donation that will help give students the opportunity
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Fall 2010
The AHEPAN - Fall 2010
Supreme President’s Message
Daughters of Penelope President’s Message
Sons and Maids Presidents’ Messages
AHEPA Family News
AHEPA Journey to Greece Program Successfully Completes Fifth Season
Montreal’s Charm Energizes the AHEPA Family
From The Heart: ThanksUSA
Ahepan Captures Historic Liturgy on Film
AHEPA Family Chapter News
The AHEPAN - Fall 2010