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  • CASINO NIGHT in Support of Heritage Greece Program

    Heritage Greece is an annual, life-changing educational and cultural immersion experience sponsored by the National Hellenic Society for 125+ Greek American students thanks to the NHS Heritage Greece Initiative! Our poker players’ support increased the number of Heritage Greece student...

    • Posted September 30, 2022
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  • Photo Credit: Denise Truscello
    The Many Hats of Sting: Rock and Roll’s ‘Englishman in New York’

    By Markos Papadatos Sting is a world-renowned composer, best-selling singer-songwriter, actor, producer author, philanthropist, and activist. He sat down and chatted with Markos Papadatos prior to Shaggy’s “Com Fly Wid Me” album release party, which he hosted,...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Greeks who Whistle Dixie

    The Greek Confederate Company’s battles were won by wanderers, opportunists and lonely people far from home by Dean Kalimniou* By now we are used to seeing Greeks crop up in the most unconventional pages of world history....

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • 2021 Paradigm Award Honoree, Author and TV/Film Writer & Producer, George Pelecanos (left) and Trustee Tom Sotos (right)
    Sold-Out PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Gala Celebrates the Future of Our Community

    First live gala since pandemic culminates a weekend of events designed to nurture future leaders by Maria A. Karamitsos* After two years of virtual galas and events due to the pandemic, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation (PHSF) made...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Young Billy Chrissochos with his Epiphone
    The House of Stathopoulo and Epiphone: The Greeks that Helped Pioneer the Modern Electric Guitar

    by Billy Chrissochos When the two inventors/scientists Serbian-American Nikola Tesla and American Thomas Edison began harnessing and transmitting electricity in the 1880s, they paved the way for a myriad of possibilities for humanity; like electrifying and amplifying...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Poseidonion Grand Hotel: The Iconic Landmark of Spetses Island

    by Kelly Fanarioti Found at the heart of Spetses’ social life, the imposing building of the Poseidonion Grand Hotel stands proud for over a century. Also known as the “jewel of Spetses” because of its architectural style...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Angeliki Frangou
    Navios’ Angeliki Frangou: “The Pandemic Galvanized Us”!

    by Kelly Fanarioti “It’s been four years since the last Posidonia.  The pandemic changed everything. At Navios, the pandemic galvanized us. We understood that with over 4,000 sailors at sea, when the phone rang, we had to...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Yorgo Constantine (Die Hard,Fast & Furious) & Anna Rezan
    “My People” a film by Anna Rezan: A hymn to love, life & courage

    by Alexander Zak Parallel realities throughout generations …A dialogue of millennial people with their ancestors in regards to history, values, choices and the love for life, which is timeless. A heartwarming message to humanity. The inspiring untold story...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • Chicago-based Author and Journalist Maria A. Karamitsos presents an award to Harry Mark Petrakis’ son, John, as the late author is inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame. PHOTO BY DON SEELEY
    Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Inducts Harry Mark Petrakis

    by Maria A. Karamitsos On May 19, three local writers were welcomed posthumously into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame (CLHOF). After a several year hiatus, the event, which took place at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago,...

    • Posted July 13, 2022
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  • The team today
    An Olympian Legacy: The New York Greek American Soccer Club

    by Anastasia Kaliabakos Greece is famous for many things, among them being the development of the Olympic Games, the global event that defines athletic prowess in dozens of different sports from around the world. The Olympic Games...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • Marianthi Vlachos has achieved the feelings of a Grecian summer through her creation Hellenic Aesthetic
    Marianthi Vlachos: A creative and philanthropist advocating for Greece through her business, Hellenic Aesthetic

    by Andriana Kourkoumelis Living in New York City, we long for the simplicity and beauty of Greece. Marianthi Vlachos has achieved the feelings of a Grecian summer through her creation Hellenic Aesthetic. “This is a reflection of...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • Greek-American Students to be Mentored by Some of the Community’s Biggest Names

    Over 40 of the most prominent Greek-Americans will be mentoring Greek-American college students online August 9-11, 2022.   The deadline for applications to the sixth annual National Hellenic Society Heritage America Program is Friday, July 29, 2022. Stavridis, Tenet, Negroponte…Dukakis,...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • Peter Barris
    Venture Capitalist Peter Barris Joins The Hellenic Initiative Board

    The Hellenic Initiative (THI) announceD that noted venture capitalist Peter Barris has joined its Board of Directors. Founded in 2012, THI is a global non-profit organization that brings together Diaspora Greeks and Philhellenes to invest in Greece today through...

    • Posted July 12, 2022
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  • Michael Bublé the Modern King of Contemporary Pop Music

    by Markos Papadatos Four-time Grammy award-winning music superstar Michael Bublé chatted with Markos Papadatos about his upcoming studio album “Higher,” which waw released on March 25, 2022, via Warner Records/Reprise Records. U.S. Army general and former Secretary...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Michael Psaros with his wife Robin and their children Alexandra, Marina and Leo. PHOTO: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
    The Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University

    More than a decade after providing seed capital to establish a financial markets and policy center at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Michael G. (B’89) and Robin Psaros (Parents’21) are committing $11 million to...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Nobel Prize novelist Ernest Hemingway
    On The Quay at Smyrna Ernest Hemingway and 1922

    by Dean Kalimniou* “The worst thing was … how they screamed every night at midnight. I do not know why they started screaming. We were in the harbor and they were on the pier and at midnight...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • From the Shores of the Aegean to the Edge of the Pacific

    A tribute to Alexander Pantages (1864/75–1936) By Ilias Chrissochoidis, Ph.D. Few Greek-American stories can match the roller coaster life of Alexander Pantages, a penniless boy from the Aegean who built a theatrical empire in the American West...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Vladimir Kara-Murza is receiving the OXI Courage Award from Michael Psaros
    Vladimir Kara-Murza, OXI Courage Award Recipient Arrested in Russia

    On April 11, OXI Courage Award recipient Vladimir Kara-Murza was arrested by Russian police in Moscow. The Washington OXI Day Foundation expressed great concern and called for his immediate release. Kara-Murza has survived two attempts on his...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Argyris Vassiliou receives Chairman’s Award and wife, Ann receives Shining Star, center, from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, right, newly elected Chairman Demetrios G. Logothetis, second from left, and Paulette Poulos, Executive Director, far left. PHOTO: GANP/DEMETRIOS PANAGOS
    Leadership 100 Installs New Chairman and Approves 7 Million in Grants

    Leadership 100 installed Demetrios (Jim) G. Logothetis of Chicago, formerly a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young, as Chairman, at the Grand Banquet of its 31st Annual Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, in Naples, Florida. Argyris Vassiliou,...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • 2022 FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence Application Now Available

    “FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism” announced that the 2022 FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence application is available to download at thefaithendowment.org/scholarships. Eligible applicants must be active members of a Greek Orthodox parish and graduating high...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore’s historic Greek Town

    Maryland’s Greek-American community and philhellenes joyfully participated in the annual Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore’s historic Greek Town on Sunday.  Life-long Marylanders Andy Manatos and Mike Manatos were honored to serve as the 2022 Parade’s Grand Marshalls. Representing the Greek Orthodox...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Cyprus Federation Commemorates the EOKA Liberation Struggle against the British

    On April 3, 2022, in an emotionally-charged atmosphere with a moving artistic program, the Cypriot American community honored the 67th anniversary of the EOKA 1955-59 Liberation struggle against British colonial rule in Cyprus. The cultural event was...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director and Founder Marios Papadopoulos with GRAMMY Award-winning violinist Maxim Vengerov
    MidAmerica Productions presents the Oxford Philharmonic in Carnegie Hall Debut with GRAMMY Violinist Maxim Vengerov

    by Matt Herman* Music Director and Founder Marios Papadopoulos conducts the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra – praised as ‘excellent’ by Gramophone magazine and ‘thoroughly impressive’ by BBC Music Magazine – in their Carnegie Hall Debut on Tuesday, June...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • "All government policy priorities must be aimed at making and keeping America strong. Our Nation lives up to its values of faith, family, and freedom by putting America and the American people first.” Commander Demetries Grimes, United States Navy, Ret.
    Commander Demetries Grimes Running for Congress in Central Florida

    Commander Demetries Grimes, a lifelong Central Floridian, second generation navy veteran, son of a Greek immigrant mother, combat decorated former US naval officer, aviator, Afghanistan war veteran, diplomat in Greece and Israel, executive, and published writer on...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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  • Dr. Frankopan at his home in Oxford (photo by Andy Lo Pò)
    The Thalia Potamianos Lecture by Prof. Peter Frankopan

    The Thalia Potamianos Lecture for The Gennadius Library American School of Classical Studies, Athens will be held on Tuesday May 10,  six o’clock at St. Bartholomew’s Church ,325 Park Avenue New York, featuring Peter Frankopan, Professor of...

    • Posted April 25, 2022
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