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2009-2010 AHEPA Supreme Lodge
Supreme preSident Nicholas A. Karacostas, Esq
29-10 212th Street Bayside, NY 11360 W: 201-743-3883 F: 718-279-3276 Nakaraco@aol.com

Supreme counSelor Anastasios G. Konstantin
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Chris D. Kontos

Region – 5 8160 Manchester Grosse Isle, MI 48138 H: 734-675-3706 Cell:734-558-2630 kontosc@comcast.net

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Supreme Vice preSident Dr. John Grossomanides, Jr.
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Tom Gober

Supreme athletic director

Region – 6 3537 – 44th Street Highland, IN 46322 H: 219-922-1016 W: 219-392-7292 Fax: 219-392-7295 grectec@msn.com

canadian preSident Nick Aroutzidis

District Liaison: 23, 24 & 26 C/o N.A. Engineering Associates 107 Erie Street, Suite 2 Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H8 Canada H: 519-273-6225 W: 519-273-3205 Cell:519-860-2964 F: 519-273-7133 Naroutzidis@naeng.com

James J. Peros

SonS national adViSor
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Supreme GoVernorS (by reGion) Peter S. Sergis
Region – 1 125 Oyster Place Rockledge, FL 33955 H/F: 321-631-3418 petesergis@yahoo.com

John Mesogitis

Supreme treaSurer Col. Nick P. Vamvakias (ret.)
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dauGhterS oF penelope Grand preSident Elaine M. Sampanis
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SonS oF pericleS Supreme preSident Dean Tselepis

526 Lydia Lane Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Cell: 201-803-5656 d.tselepis@sonsofpericles.com

Alex G. Geourntas

Region – 4 39 Iona Street Roslindale, MA 02131 H: 617-323-8059 Cell: 617-233-8530 alexgeo@usa.com

maidS oF athena Grand preSident Sia Zois
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Constantine T. Highland (2010)
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010

The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010
Contents
Supreme President’s Message
AHEPA Family Celebrates Greek Independence Day at the White House
AHEPA Family News
The Road to Policy Success
Montreal Prepares to Host the 88th AHEPA Family Supreme Convention
Pacific Northwest Community Shines in Gala Affair
Civic Responsibility
Housing
AHEPA Family Chapter News
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The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Contents
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Supreme President’s Message
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - AHEPA Family News
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The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 7
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - The Road to Policy Success
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 9
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 10
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 11
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Montreal Prepares to Host the 88th AHEPA Family Supreme Convention
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The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 15
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Pacific Northwest Community Shines in Gala Affair
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The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Civic Responsibility
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - 19
The AHEPAN - Winter/Spring 2010 - Housing
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