AHEPA e-News! - Vol.6 Issue 22 - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
News From AHEPA
Internationally-acclaimed Recording Artist & Ahepan
Mario Frangoulisto Debuts New Release in Boston
International tenor and Sony Classical recording artist Mario Frangoulis teams up with maestro Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra to debut his highly anticipated new international release - Beautiful Things - in the United States. Joining Frangoulis on the historic stage of Boston Symphony Hall will be Hayley Westenra, Alkistis Protopsalti, George Perris, and Stephan Moccio. The Beautiful Things project is the culmination of 2 years of collaboration between Frangoulis and his long-time producer Steve Wood. The Beautiful Things' Concert with The Boston Pops will take place on Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at Boston Symphony Hall. Frangoulis joined AHEPA in September 2011.
Deadline Extended for 7th Annual Journey to Greece Program
AHEPA is happy to announce that the application deadline for the 2012 Journey to Greece Program has been extended to May 31, 2012. What better way to start the New Year than the gift of a lifetime for any new or returning college age student. Download the guide and apply today!
Click here for an Application. | Click here for the Program Guide.
Register Online Now for the 2012 Supreme Convention
LAS VEGAS (Supreme Convention) -- Register online now for the 2012 AHEPA Supreme Convention (July 22-27, 2012) at the Monte Carlo Casino Hotel and Resort in exciting Las Vegas, NV!
A limited number of rooms are still available at the AHEPA group rate, so please be smart and book your room today!
AHEPA Relief Campaign for Greece in Action
GREECE (Relief for Greece) -- We are pleased many AHEPA family chapters, individuals, and various entities have answered the appeal issued by Supreme President Dr. Grossomanides. As part of the AHEPA humanitarian relief effort, over $150,000 has been raised to help the people of Greece, who are in need. But as you know, so much more is needed.
The 2012 Athens Marathon Kit is now Available!
This year's Athens Marathon is set for November 11. For the third year, AHEPA is pulling together our team, and offering a fantastic trip for both the seasoned runner and beginner alike. Download the 2012 Marathon Kit and plan your trip to run the course that started it all. ... read more.
Related: "Thank you for offering the Athens Marathon program"
AHEPA Joins with USO & White House to Support Military Families
WASHINGTON (AHEPA-USO) -- Join AHEPA in supporting military families through the USO's United Through Reading® Military Program. United Through Reading is a program that enables service members to video record themselves reading books to their children back home, a DVD of the recording and a copy of the book to the child. ... read more.
Help Make the AHEPA Jobs Board a Great Success!
WASHINGTON (AHEPA eNews) -- AHEPA Headquarters is proud to announce that the AHEPA Jobs Board, www.ahepajobs.com is fully functional and almost ready to launch. There's only one thing missing ... job listings and resumes from you. Please visit the AHEPAjobs.com site, post job openings and your resume today! ... read more.
The Ahepan Magazine - Spring 2012 Now Online! < New Issue >
WASHINGTON (AHEPAN Magazine) -- Read about AHEPA's humanitarian efforts for the people of Greece, the AHEPA family's successful Capitol Hill Day, and the Supreme President's annual excursion abroad. As always, the community service work of our chapters throughout the country is also featured. View the Spring 2012 Issue
Encourage Young Men to Subscribe to The Periclean!
WASHINGTON (Sons of Pericles) -- The Periclean is the monthly eNewsletter of the Sons of Pericles. Filled with news, events and special interest features, it's exciting from beginning to end. You can subscribe to receive the Periclean via email or view it online.
View the April 2012 issue online!
The National Herald Now Free for AHEPA Members
WASHINGTON (AHEPA News) -- The National Herald, the nation's largest Greek-American Newspaper is available free in electronic format to AHEPA members. Through AHEPA e-News, once a month, you will be able to read the full version a recent issue of the National Herald. ... read Issue 763.
AHEPA Upcoming Events Calendar
01-03 District 5 Convention - Asbury Park, NJ
06-08 District 22 Convention - Spokane, WA
08-10 District 1 Convention - Pensacola, FL
08-10 District 2 Convention - Orlando, FL
08-10 District 3 Convention - Wlliamsburg, VA
08-10 District 8 Convention - Boston, MA
08-10 Districts 12 & 13 Convention - Indianapolis, IN
08-10 District 17 Convention - Albuquerque, NM
08-10 District 20 Convention - Phoenix, AZ
08-10 District 21 Convention - South Lake Tahoe, NV
08-10 District 24 Convention - Regina, Sask
08-10 District 25 Convention - Nafpaktos, Greece
15-17 District 4 Convention - Pittsburgh, PA
15-17 District 6 Convention - Long Island, NY
15-17 District 10 Convention - Ann Arbor, MI
15-17 District 16 Convention - Dallas, TX
16 District 9 Convention - Portsmouth, NH
22-24 District 11 Convention - Canton, OH
22-24 District 14 Convention - St. Paul, MN
29-30 District 15 Convention - Kansas City, MO
22-27 AHEPA Family Supreme Convention - Las Vegas, NV
Greek American Weekly News Digest
What Would a Greek Exit Mean for US Economy?
NEW YORK (Kathimerini) -- May 25, 2012 -- Uncertainty over the fate of the euro currency is already dampening US economic growth and any significant worsening of the crisis would deal a blow to a recovery that is gradually gathering steam. Economists estimate that ... read more.
Greek-Americans Send Help to Relatives Overseas as Financial Crisis Deepens
ATHENS (Columbus Dispatch) -- May 16, 2012 -- As Greece's financial and political struggles persist, many Greek-Americans debate their cause and an appropriate plan of action. But Gahanna resident Kosmas Synadinos said he'd rather take action than talk."I found a young clergyman who provides food and shelter for immigrant ... read more.
Ahepan John Glenn's Friendship 7: 50 Years of American Space Flight
CAPE CANAVERAL (National Journal) -- February 20, 2012 -- Fifty years after former Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, became the first American to orbit the Earth, the American space program is somewhat undirected, some critics note. But in the years leading up to Glenn's flight in the Friendship 7 capsule, in which he circled the Earth three ... read more.
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