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The National Hellenic Museum Presents
Gala 2017

You are cordially invited to join the National Hellenic Society and the National Hellenic Museum for a great weekend of fun and parea!

On Friday, May 12th , the National Hellenic Society and National Hellenic Museum will co-host a joint VIP reception for respective members and special guests. 

The NHS Board of Directors will convene its Board meeting at the Museum on Saturday, May 13th at 9:30 am. NHS members are welcomed to participate in a tour of the Museum and then join our parea for a wonderful lunch at the famous Greek Islands Restaurant in the heart of Greek Town.

The Museum's annual Gala will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 6:00 pm at the Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom. The optional black-tie Gala features dinner, dancing, and an exclusive live auction. Entertainment headliners, Elli Kokkinou and Christos Menidiatiswill perform their hit songs accompanied by dancing. A memorable weekend is in store for our members in support of the National Hellenic Museum!

Book your hotel room in advance to lock-in special rates ($229/night) by calling directly at 1-312-357-1200 (reference group code "National Hellenic Museum" or "NHM"), or reserve online:


Friday, May 12, 2017:
     Cocktail Reception
      Co-hosted by NHS & NHM
      Special appearances by Elli Kokkinou 
      & Christos Menidiatis

Time:                   6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Location:             LondonHouse Chicago
                             Etoile Room
                             85 E. Wacker Drive
                             Chicago, IL 60601

Saturday, May 13, 2017:

NHS Board Meeting
Time:                   9 :00 am - Breakfast at NHM (Meet in hotel lobby                                                        at 8:45 am)
                              9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Board Meeting

Location:            National Hellenic Museum
333 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60661

NHS Member/Spouse Tour (TBD)
Time:                   10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location:           TBD
NHS Luncheon
Time:                    1:15 - 3:00 pm (shuttle back to LondonHouse )

Location:              Greek Islands
200 South Halstead Street
Chicago, IL 60661

National Hellenic Museum Annual Gala
Time:                   6:00 pm - Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm - Dinner
8:15 pm - Live Auction
9:00 pm - Dancing

Location:              Navy Pier
Aon Grand Ballroom
600 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

*Valet parking available, self-parking in East and West lots
RSVPs: Please RSVP for Friday Reception, Saturday Gala tickets, and to confirm Board meeting attendance to Vicki at  
vg@hellenicsociety.org or call (703) 256-3180.
Ticket Registration and Sponsorship for 2017 Gala


Exclusive NHS Member 
Concierge Service by Padis Vineyards
NHS member hosts, Steve & Judy Padis atPadis Vineyards , are pleased to offer NHS members access  to prestige concierge services in the Napa Valley wine region. NHS members visiting Napa Valley can access the following VIP customized services:

  • Wineries & Wine Tours
  • Restaurant and Culinary Activities
  • Lodging, Resorts and Spas
  • Drivers and Custom tours
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Ballooning, Outdoor Activities and Recreation
  • Shopping 
Save the Date!

October 5-8, 2017
Las Vegas, NV 

A weekend of exceptional fun and leisure with a host of activities  and presentations from outstanding speakers  and the NHS'  signature parea all in relaxed and luxurious setting. Book your  accommodations early.