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AHepA FAmily CHApter news District 1 AHEPA Mother Lodge District 1—Sixty-one AHEPA Hero Boxes were created and filed with candy, snacks, personal hygiene and other items for our troops at Camp Marmal, Afghanistan. four local AHEPA homes. Finally, Columbia AHEPA family presented its annual scholarship awards to deserving students at its annual Christmas party. District 3 AHEPA Socrates Chapter 7, Memphis, Tenn.—Brothers invested their time to help build two Habitat for Humanity homes. They put up trim and siding and installed hardware. Brothers also attended the dedication ceremony for the homes. The chapter is proud to have given back to the community by participating in this worthy program. AHEPA Chapter 346, Knoxville, Tenn.—District 1 Governor Ted Kipreos conducted the swearing in of four new members and presented the Ahepan of the Year plaque to Chapter President Tom Varlan, who is a federal judge. AHEPA Chapter 519, Marietta, Ga.—Thirteen brothers embarked on a chapter retreat to the north Georgia mountains called “Cabin Fever Weekend.” The brothers enjoyed hiking, fishing, watching football, and of course, fellowship and food. Lord Baltimore Chapter 364, Baltimore—The Brothers of the Lord Baltimore Chapter and the Trintis Family continued their heartwarming tradition of hosting a Holiday Party for the children, families, and staff of The Kennedy Krieger Institute on December 9, 2011. With many volunteers, this Night for the Children had many special guests including Santa Claus himself and the Oriole Bird mascot. Brother Alex Karas was the emcee and provided joyful music the entire night. The children and all of the guests received a wonderful meal prepared by Brother Bill Skordalos and served by the many volunteers. On February 5, 2011 the Brethren hosted the 5th Annual St. Demetrios Bull & Oyster Roast. This event benefited the St. Demetrios Orthodox Bilingual Day School and raised more than $8,000. District 10 District 2 AHEPA Palmetto Chapter 284, Columbia, S.C.—The chapter embarked on several projects over the past six months that help to fulfill the AHEPA family mission. Columbia hosted the annual Mid Southern Golf Tournament that featured 46 golfers from South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. The resulting AHEPA Flight sent to the Biloxi National Tournament included Alec Alexander, G. Tasioudis, D. Voulgarelis and J. Kolokoglou. The chapter also joined with Columbia’s Daughters of Penelope Chapter 302 to serve 120 Thanksgiving dinners to residents of the AHEPA Pinellas Chapter 356, Clearwater, Fla.—The chapter hosted its scholarship pancake breakfast following church services at Holy Trinity Matheos Hall on February 27, 201. The event was a tremendous success, raising more than $1,500 for the chapter’s scholarship fund. The fund helps deserving students attend college. The chapter congratulates its scholarship committee and all those who helped to make the annual event a success. Automotive District 10 AHEPA Family, Michigan—Led by its own little evzone, Alexandros Theros, the Brothers and Sisters of the District 10 AHEPA family marched through the streets of Detroit’s Greektown on Sunday, March 27 for the annual Greek Independence Day. Churches, Michigan universities, and other groups, all participated in the parade and the streets were lined by both Greeks and non-Greeks alike to witness the event. May 2011 the ahepan 13

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - May 2011

The AHEPAN - May 2011
Supreme President’s Message
AHEPA Family News
March Madness: Hellenic Style
The Periclean
2011 AHEPA Convention Information and Registration Form
AHEPA Family Chapter
In Memoriam

The AHEPAN - May 2011