Federation June 2018 Meeting

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

Federation April 2018 Meeting

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

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

Federation March 2018 Pre-Parade Meeting

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

Federation to sponsor Dr. George Ahtaridis Macedonia lecture

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

Protest Rally for Macedonia – Update

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

Federation March 2018 Meeting

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

Dr. George Ahtaridis named Grand Marshal of Greek Independence Day Parade

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

Pan-American Protest Rally for Macedonia

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

Federation honors George Burlotos

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

Federation February 2018 Second Meeting

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

Federation February 2018 Meeting

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

Federation January 2018 Meeting

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

Federation December 2017 Meeting

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.

Past Federation President Sotiris Maniatis passes away

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.

Federation Announces Date of Independence Day Parade and Fundraiser

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.

Federation November 2017 Meeting

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.

Federation Announces Dance Fundraiser

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.  

Federation October 2017 Meeting

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

4th Annual Greek Heritage Night event at the Citizens Bank Park

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

Federation June 2017 Meeting

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

First Philoxenia Program Trip to Greece

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.

Federation May 2017 Meeting

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