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The Federation of Cypriot American Organizations to Host 2018 National Convention
The Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO) will host its National Convention on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Park, New York.
The Keynote Speaker for this year’s convention will be Mr. Photis Photiou, Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Overseas Cypriots. Mr. Photiou will be speaking on the national strategy for promoting the issues of overseas Cypriots and government-sponsored programs for our youth.
General Elections for new Executive Board will take place during the National Convention.
The convention will focus on the issues affecting the Greek-Cypriot community of the USA. During the National Convention, the chapter members will have the opportunity to express and exchange views and ideas on topics such as the promotion of cultural, educational and social activities of the Cypriot- American community. The Conference deliberations will take place from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.
The conference is attended by representatives of the Cypriot and Greek government.
The Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO) is a non- profit entity representing 26 Greek Cypriot American associations located throughout the United States. Its mission is to, develop good relations and solidarity amongst its chapters, to promote their goals, represent their interests and the coordination of their social, educational, philanthropic, and cultural activities. The FCAO undertakes and promotes charitable activities primarily within the Cypriot and Greek American communities; preserves and promotes the Greek language and Greek and Cypriot history and cultural heritage in the United States. It also supports the leadership of the Greek Orthodox Church in the establishment and preservation of Greek American identity and the Greek Orthodox faith in the United States.
FCAO networks closely with other organizations, such as the International Coordinating Committee “Justice for Cyprus” (PSEKA), the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), the American Hellenic Institute (AHI), and the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York.
For more information, their website is fcaousa.org
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Tasoula Manaridis, Executive Assistant Tel: (718) 440-8799 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org