Sunday, December 13, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited Saint Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ, for His Arch Pastoral Visit. During this visit, His Eminence celebrated the Divine Liturgy, bestowed symbolic gifts to V.R. Archimandrite Father Christoforos and parish council President Charles Sandilos, and he administered the Oath of Office for newly elected officers of … Continued
On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at St. Demetrios, Upper Darby, we, the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley, we’re excited to return for a meeting – in person finally! Thank you to everyone who joined and participated that evening; it was so nice to see you there! The Elections for 2020-2021 were conducted as part … Continued
My beloved parishioners,Christ is Risen – Χριστός Ανέστη, It is with much sadness and a heavy heart I inform you that our beloved George Burlotos, the “Greek Spirit” of our Community, left us today, after a strong fight with the Covid-19. Below you can find the obituary and a message from his beloved family. May he rest in peace with … Continued
Join the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) at Citizens Bank Park for the Phillies Greek Heritage Celebration on May 29, 2019, at 7:00 pm. You will have the opportunity to watch a great Baseball game when the Philadelphia Phillies host the St. Louis Cardinals. You will also celebrate the Greek Heritage Evening with Greek Music, Dancing, Scenery & Food and fundraise … Continued
Christopher B. Sevast, age 95, passed away. He is predeceased by his wife, Kay (née Kokos). Survived by his daughters; Dottie, Alice (Ken) Skinner, Liz, Jeanne, and his grandcats Darby, Krissi and Dolly. His was a life well lived. Chris served in the Pacific in World War 2. He was one of the original members of the Saint Thomas Greek … Continued
The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced earlier this week the Greek Independence Day Celebrations. One of the most important events will also be the Eleftheria Awards Banquet. The event will be held at the Merion in Cinnaminson NJ, on Saturday, March 30, 2019, and is already drawing the attention of Delaware Valley’s Greek-American community. … Continued
The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley is announcing the 2019 Greek Independence Parade – The Pontian Genocide 100 Year Commemoration. The parade will take place on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. This year’s honorees are: Eleftheria Recipient & Grand Marshal: Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Consul General of Greece Honorary Marshals: Mr. … Continued
The Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley will be honoring Eleftheria recipient and Grand Marshal Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Honorary Grand Marshal Cary Mossaides, and the Pontian Akritai Society of Philadelphia at the 2019 Eleftheria Banquet. The event will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, 4:30 pm, at the Merion in Cinnaminson NJ.
The Federation is holding this month’s meeting at the Pontian Akritai Society clubhouse, 6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA 19082, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 7:00 pm. Your presence and support will be much appreciated. Agenda Opening of meeting / Prayer Reading of the minutes of previous meeting / Approval President’s report Treasurer’s report Elections Planning of sponsoring and fundraising … Continued
Dear members and friends Christos Anesti! This is to inform you that our monthly meeting will be held at Saint Demetrios, Upper Darby on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 pm. This would also be our planning meeting for 2018-2019. Our objective is to coordinate all future activities/events that our societies/organizations plan to organize in order to eliminate conflicts. So, it … Continued
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 25, 2018, as Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy. On this celebration of Greek Independence Day, we reflect on the common bonds of history and heritage that connect the United States and Greece. Our nations share cultural, economic, and defense interests, but the foundation of our abiding … Continued
The last meeting before the Parade will be held at the Annunciation Church Hall (7921 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027) on March 20, 2018, at 7:30 pm. We look forward to seeing you all. Your presence will be much appreciated. Please join us by sending at least two representatives from your church or society. Agenda Opening of meeting … Continued
The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley is very proud to announce that Dr. George Ahtaridis M.D, Grand Marshal of our Parade, accepted our invitation and he will provide a comprehensive lecture about Macedonia at St. Thomas, Cherry Hill on March 24, 2018, at 10 am. All Federation officers and board members must attend. It is … Continued
As previously communicated the Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley supports and participates at the protest rally for Macedonia in front of the United Nations in New York on Sunday, March 18th, 12:00 pm. Buses will depart from various locations: POC to reserve seats Phone # Bus Departing Points Time Serving Also Parishes Pete Mitoulis (609) … Continued
Join us at our next meeting, this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the Pontian Society “AKRITAI” Clubhouse, 6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA. Please send at least two representatives from your church/society. You are also kindly requested to provide the suggested $500 minimum donation from your organization at the meeting if you haven’t already done so. Please … Continued
Our Greek Independence Day Parade on March 25th is fast approaching! Every year the Federation awards the honorary title of Grand Marshal to an individual that impacted the life of Greek-American community with his contribution and achievements. Please allow me to introduce this year’s Grand Marshal, Dr. George Ahtaridis. Join us to honor and congratulate Dr. Ahtaridis at the Pre-Parade … Continued
The Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley supports and participates to the Pan-American Rally for Macedonia that will take place at the United Nation Plaza in New York on Sunday, March 18, 2018. We should be all there united to protest against the use of the word “Macedonia” in the name dispute with Skopje. Macedonia … Continued
For his lifetime devotion to Hellenism in the Delaware Valley and beyond, our George Burlotos has been unanimously selected as the Eleftheria Award Recipient for 2018. This is the highest honor one can receive in the Delaware Valley region. On Saturday evening March 17, 2018, at 6:00 pm the Federation will be having its dignitaries banquet at Adelphia’s Restaurant in … Continued
The meeting will be held at the Pontian Society “Akritai” Clubhouse on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm. We look forward to seeing you all. Your presence will be much appreciated. Please join us by sending at least two representatives from your church or society. Agenda Opening of meeting / Prayer Reading of the minutes of previous meeting / Approval … Continued
Due to unforeseen circumstances the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 will be rescheduled for February 6th, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Pan-Icarian House, 6620 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110. We apologize for any inconvenience. We extend our thanks to the Pan-Icarian Brotherhood Chapter 12 “Atheras” for hosting our meeting once again. There will be dinner provided, along … Continued
It’s time for us to have our first meeting of the year in a festive mood. Please join us by sending at least two representatives from your church/society. The meeting will be held at the Pan-Icarian House – 6620 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 7:00 pm. You are kindly requested to provide the suggested … Continued
The Federation is holding this month’s meeting at the Pontian Akritai Society clubhouse, 6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA 19082, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 7:00 pm. Please join us by sending at least two representatives from your church or society.
It is with deep sorrow we received the news regarding the passing of our beloved friend, Sotiris Maniatis. Sotiris was past president of the Federation and a very active member of our Community. He was a man of great virtues which he passed down to his children, and he will be missed from all of us.