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  • This year's Honoree Harry Giannoulis
    HANAC to Host 41st Annual Gala

    by Eleni Kostopoulos The Hellenic American Action Committee (HANAC), a multifaceted social services organization, is hosting its much awaited annual gala on Friday, October 25 at the The Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Anywhere between 300...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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  • Tulsa Opera Conductor Kostis Protopapas
    Mozart performances highlight Greek talent in Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Thessaloniki-born soprano Eleni Calenos stars and Athens-born conductor Kostis Protopapas leads a production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” presented October 18 and 20 by Tulsa Opera. Calenos graduated from the Municipal Conservatory of Thessaloniki and moved...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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  • Brent Callinicos
    Google’s Brent Callinicos: is all business

    by Cindy Klimek As the company’s VP, Treasurer and Chief Accountant, with a multitude of employees under him and billions of dollars to manage, Callinicos has definitely achieved his boyhood dream of businessman success. The odyssey of...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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  • Ten Years for T.E.N. at the NY Stock Exchange

    This year marks the 10th anniversary for Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TEN) at the New York Stock Exchange and its 20th as a public company, since it was first listed in the Oslo Stock Exchange, back in...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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  • Patricia Field
    Greek-American Style Icon Patricia Field: “Don’t look at magazines for what to dress”

    by Maria Athens Greek-American style icon Patricia Field sat down with Neo Magazine to discuss her heritage, accomplishments and ties to Greece. The winner of two Emmy Awards, five Costume Designers Guild Awards and a Satellite Award...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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  • Another Challenge (and Opportunity) for the Divided Island of Aphrodite

    by Elena Nicolaou* As I walked through the Larnaca Airport this past July, Cyprus seemed exactly the way I had left it two years ago. The plane had made a slow descent over the dark Mediterranean waters,...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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  • Bill Clinton
    The Hellenic Initiative to host Inaugural Banquet in NYC

    The Hellenic Initiative (THI) will host its first annual banquet on Thursday, October 3rd at 583 Park Avenue to honor three outstanding individuals for their many contributions to Greece and to raise funds to support families impacted...

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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  • Harry Cicma
    New York sportscaster Harry Cicma has become a one-man sports conglomerate

    By Ellen Tashie Frisina Harry Cicma says he got his personality from his mother Carol, whose family is from Epiros and Peloponnesus, and his work ethic from his father George, who has roots in Macedonia. “Work hard, be...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • John Catsimatidis, Brent Callinicos holdind the Executive of the Year Award
    HABA Honors Brent Callinicos, Vice President of Google

    Brent Callinicos, Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Accountant of Google, was honored with HABA’s (Hellenic American Bankers Association) Executive of the Year Award, the organization’s highest distinction, this past May during a lavish gala held at the...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Adele Exarchopoulos with Director Abdellatif Kechiche
    Yes, we, Greeks, Can(nes) 2013!

    by Vasileios Terzopoulos It was great that Greece had a notable presence on the croisette this past May, despite the absence of a Greek film in Cannes’ Official Selection. Alexander Payne or Alexandros Constantine Papadopoulos brought Hellenic...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • The Jaharis Foundation Pledges $2 Million to Relief Efforts in Greece

    The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. announced a pledge of a $2 million Challenge Gift that will specifically target hunger and poverty relief efforts to help children and families in Greece. The gift will be primarily distributed through...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • John Georges Buys Louisiana’s Oldest & Largest Daily Newspaper

    Greek American entrepreneur John D. Georges, CEO of Georges Enterprises and the Georges Media Group, recently purchased The Advocate, one of the nation’s oldest and largest local daily newspaper and digital media outlet that currently serves the...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Mario Frangoulis
    Mario Frangoulis Preserving what is good “through music and an undying commitment to love.“

    We were very pleased to have the opportunity during this sacred time – Orthodox Easter – to sit down and talk with Mario Frangoulis in an intimate conversation about life, music, meaning and the power of love!...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • AHI Awards Dinner
    AHI Hosts 38th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage Achievement and National Public Service Awards Dinner

    The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) hosted recently its 38th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage Achievement and Public Service Awards Dinner at the Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C. AHI honored a distinguished set of awardees based upon their important career or...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade 2013
    Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade 2013

    by Georgia Vavas Spectators from across the Mid-Atlantic region gathered in Baltimore’s officially designated Greektown to enjoy the Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade honoring our ancestors’ sacrifices to preserve the ideals of Freedom and Democracy. This day...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Dino Kartsonakis
    America’s Piano Showman Dino Kartsonakis Brings a Musical Extravaganza at Carnegie Hall

    by Asher J. Matathias* As Israel celebrates its 65th birthday, Jews throughout the world are heartened with the support evinced for this democratic oasis by Christians, and others, hailing the creation of a latter-day miracle in a...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • A Symposium to “Unlock Your Inner Entrepreneur”

    Hellenic Business Network (HBN), New York Chapter, and Hellenic Professional Women (HPN) organized recently the Entrepreneurship Symposium 2013 entitled “Unlock Your Inner Entrepreneur”, at the Archdiocesan Cathedral Community Center in New York City. Keynote speaker, entrepreneur guru...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Film Director Alexander Payne: Greece ‘energizes my DNA!’

    Alexander Payne plans to visit Greece this June, as soon as he finishes the film he’s currently working on, “Nebraska”, a father-and-son story taking place in his home state. Payne was born and raised in Omaha, the...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Dr. E. Mike Vasilomanolakis wins Grammy as executive producer of New Age recording artist Omar Akram

    Omar Akram of Long Beach is a highly acclaimed pianist and songwriter who released his latest album Echoes of Love in June 2012. It was nominated for “Best New Age Album” at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Vice President Biden and Top US Officials Honor Greek-American Leaders

    On the eve of the 57th Inauguration of the President and Vice President of the United States, Vice President Joe Biden and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, former Speaker and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, the...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Leadership 100 holds Successful Conference with Star-Studded Roster of Guests

    The unanimous approval of new grants by the Executive Committee meeting at the 22nd Annual Leadership 100 Conference, atThe Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California, brought the total of grants allocated by the organization since its...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • “Lifeline Hellas” Dinner in Aid of Children’s Hospital

    The humanitarian organization Lifeline Hellas organised for the eighth consecutive year the traditional charity dinner “A Letter to Santa Claus” at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, in Athens, under the auspices and presence of TRH Crown Prince Alexander...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Clinton for President in 2016
    Angelo Tsakopoulos: “Hillary will run in 2016!”

    by Demetrios Rhompotis Greek American billionaire and Democratic Party major donor Angelo Tsakopoulos expressed his belief that Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016 and she will win! In an interview with NEO magazine at the...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • John Catsimatidis
    New York – John Catsimatidis wants to be your next mayor

    Four years ago, New York billionaire John Catsimatidis felt he had “done what I can in business, but I feel I have a higher calling” and talked about running for mayor. But then fellow billionaire Mike Bloomberg...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • (L-R) Congressman John Sarbanes, AHI Hellenic Heritage Public Service Award Recipients Dr. Victor G. Polizos and Karen Stamatiades, AHI President Nick Larigakis, and Conference Chairman Sandy Papadopoulos at the Awards Dinner
    AHIF Hosts 11th Annual Future of Hellenism in America Conference

    The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) hosted its landmark 11th Annual Conference on the Future of Hellenism in America, keeping the discussion of the promotion and preservation of Hellenism at the forefront of the community. This year’s...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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