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.
Join us for a musical evening on Friday, December 15, 2017, 6:00 pm at the Positano Coast Restaurant on 212 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, PA 19106.
The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Delaware Valley hosted its November meeting yesterday and announced the official date of the Greek Independence Parade for 2018. March 25th, the actual day of Greek Independence will be hosted this year on its true date of recognition. Annually, the date is marked traditionally later in the Philadelphia area due to holiday and Evzone appearances.
Join us for our monthly meeting by sending at least two representatives from your church or society. The meeting will be held at the Pontian Akritai Society clubhouse, (6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA 19082), on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 6:30 pm.
A fundraising Greek night to sponsor the parade has been scheduled for January 13, 2018, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Upper Darby, PA. The proceeds will be used to cover the annual expenses which continue to grow from year to year. The entire community is encouraged to attend and participate to help continue this tradition.
Please join us for our monthly meeting and/or send representatives from your church/society. The meeting will be held at the Pontian Society “Akritai” Clubhouse on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 6:30 pm. If you like to include any other topic for discussion to the agenda, please email the president at least one day before the meeting. We look forward to … Continued
Please join us and support the 4th Annual Greek Heritage Night event at the Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Phillies vs. St Louis Cardinals. The game is on Tuesday, June 20 at 7:05 pm. You may find game and presentation details in the flyer below. Please disseminate to your members, friends and baseball fans. We will be glad to see you … Continued
Our last meeting before the summer vacations will be held at the Pontian Akritai Society (6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA 19082) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 7:00 pm. As every year in June meeting, we have our elections for the Federation officers and board of directors. So, this meeting is important and please join us by sending at … Continued
The General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad is accepting applications for its first Philoxenia Program Trip to Greece aimed to further enhance the bonds between twenty (20) U.S. and Canadian students of Greek descent and their country of origin. The trip will take place July 24 – through August 2, 2017.
Dear members and friends of the Federation CHRISTOS ANESTI! I hope you are all doing well and you had a wonderful Easter! I would like to inform you that our scheduled May meeting will be held at the Pontian Akritai Society (6456 Market St, Upper Darby, PA 19082) on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm. With the 2017 Independence … Continued
On April 13, 2017, Panagiotis Rozanitis passed away. He was the beloved father of Demetrios Rozanitis, Past President and former Parade chair of our Federation for many years. Our own Demetrios Rozanitis has been in Greece tending to his parents during the past few months. To all of us that know and love Jimmy, the Federation makes this announcement with … Continued
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox in Upper Darby PA hosted the post parade festivities on Sunday. Following the Greek Independence Day Parade, the Greek community gathered in the church hall for a series of dance performances and presentations.