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CiviC resPonsiBility AHEPA Hosts Successful Capitol Hill Day By Andrew Kaffes The AHEPA family held its annual Capitol Hill Day on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Approximately 40 AHEPA family members from across the United States came to Washington to fulfill their commitment to civic responsibility and to heighten awareness of issues of importance to the Greek American community. “We had a very successful Capitol Hill Day,” Supreme President Nicholas A. Karacostas said. “We were able to grow the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, educate members of Congress about legislation or federal programs that are important to the community, and honor excellence in public service. We commend those individuals who participated and we aspire to increase participation next year.” AHEPA held a morning reception to brief its Hill Day participants. They also received remarks from a number of champions of Greek American issues, including: U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Gus M. Bilirakis (R-FL), who cochair the Hellenic Caucus; Zack Space (D-OH), Niki Tsongas (D-MA), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Dina Titus (D-NV), and Frank Pallone (D-NJ). “We are extremely grateful for each member of Congress taking the time out of their All photos: Eleftherios Kostans On a beautiful day in Washington, the Brothers of Brooklyn Chapter 41 joined with Supreme President Karacostas and knocked on the doors of Congress. intense schedules to speak with us and to provide words of encouragement for our efforts,” Karacostas added. Senators Voinovich, Lugar Presented with Honors AHEPA hosted a “Salute to Civic Responsibility” dinner at which U.S. Sen. Supreme Governor Gober, Ind., (left) and Supreme President Karacostas (right) presented Senator Lugar with the Tsongas Public Service Award. Ohio constituents Grand President Sampanis and Chairman of the Board Manios joined with Supreme President Karacostas to present Brother Senator Voinovich with the Tsongas Public Service Award. George V. Voinovich (R-OH) was presented with the AHEPA-Paul E. Tsongas Public Service Award. Senator Voinovich, an AHEPA member from Chapter 480, was honored for his work to strengthen Visa Waiver Program criteria that enabled the program to expand following September 11th. He was also recognized for being viewed and admired as an 22 the ahepan Summer 2010 www.ahepa.org http://www.ahepa.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Summer 2010

The AHEPAN - Summer 2010
Table of Contents
Supreme President’s Message
Daughters of Penelope President’s Message
Sons and Maids Presidents’ Messages
AHEPA Family News
Mailbag
Book Review
Annual Excursion Continues to Build Bridges, Seek Solutions
United We Serve
Chicago’s Regional Salute Banquet Inspires, Honors Many from Midwest
Civic Responsibility
Housing
Athletics
2010 Athletics Calendar
AHEPA Family Chapter News
In Memoriam

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