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AhepA FAmily ChApteR News District 1 AHEPA Chapter 3, Birmingham, Ala.—The chapter, along with Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral, were recognized by Mayor WIlliam Bell and the City Council of Birmingham for their natural disaster relief efforts. City officials lauded their response and subsequent support to areas that were devastated by the unprecedented tornadoes that struck the central Alabama region in April 2011 tornadoes. Pictured are (l-r): Chapter 3 Vice President Steve Nickolson, Mayor William Bell, City of Birmingham official James Williams, and Chapter 3 President Dino Pihakis AHEPA Chapter 242, Greenville, S.C.—The chapter, along with Sunday School children from St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, sang Christmas carols to the residents of AHEPA’s senior housing complex. They also gave each resident a box of goodies along with a Christmas dinner. Palmetto Chapter 284/DOP Chapter 302, Columbia, S.C.—At the annual AHEPA family Christmas party, 24 scholarships were awarded to students. For nearly thirty years, Chapter 284 has awarded more than $151,000 to 135 deserving students. Attendees also enjoyed caroling and fellowship. Plato Chapter 4, Charleston, S.C.—The chapter inducted thirteen new members in fall 2011. They are: Barney Bornhorst, George Bouzianis, Bernie Ferrara, Tony Forsberg, Corey Hall, Joey Hammond, Chris Maltezos, Marshall Milligan, Steven Moskos, Nick Pastis, John Psillos, Ryan Padgett, and Chris Zecopoulos. President Dino Moskos, Vice President Doug Wells, Secretary/Treasurer Charlie Paulatos and Past President Telis Zecopoulos officiated. Doug Wells and his crew prepared dinner which was served after the initiation. In January, the chapter prepared a luncheon for Godparents Sunday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. In February, it hosted an Oyster Roast at Charleston harbor as part of its outreach to the community. Magnolia Chapter 344, Jackson, Miss.— Relatives of Life Member Brother Jimmie Angelo held a oneyear memorial of his passing, which occurred April 10, 2011. Brother Angelo was a Charter Member of Chapter 344, where he served as chapter president, secretary and treasurer. Jimmie, along with his wife, Lambryne, owned and operated Angelo’s Wayside Inn in Jackson for 50 years. He was a WWII veteran in the Pacific theater, and he adhered to the state- 2 the ahepan Spring 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The AHEPAN - Spring 2012

The AHEPAN - Spring 2012
Supreme President’s Message
AHEPA Family News
Answering the Call
AHEPA Family’s Capitol Hill Day Brings Foreign, Domestic Issues to Legislators
Excursion Leaves Lasting Impressions
Convention Form
Civic Responsibility
The Periclean
AHEPA Family Chapter News

The AHEPAN - Spring 2012