Cherry Hill, NJ – Three years later, the Eleftheria Medal highlights the Independence Day community banquet. Nick and Athena Karabots smiled and waved as cheers went on around them. The pair were the latest inductees into the new club created by the Federation of Hellenic Societies. Previous recipients of the medal, Rev’d Demetrios Constantelos Ph. D., D. D. , and Dr. Spiros Spireas, President of the American Hellenic Institute Foundation are also members of this esteemed group.
The Karabots were part of the evenings exchanges of awards between the Federation of Hellenic American Societies and it’s honorees. Following the National Anthem by Popi Karapalides and an overextended series of dances by the Hellenic Heritage Dance Group, the evening awards ceremonies began.