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July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—Supreme President Carl R. Hollister has issued a statement on the 44th anniversary of the illegal invasion of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey that occurred July 20, 1974, and subsequent illegal occupation:

"Today we observe a somber day-the 44th anniversary of the illegal invasion and occupation of the Republic of Cyprus by the Republic of Turkey, a NATO-member country. This was, and remains to this very day, an...

July 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) will present awards to outstanding athletes, scholar-athletes, and former athletes at its Athletic Luncheon to be held at the 96th Supreme Convention, July 25, in Atlantic City, N.J., announced Supreme President Carl R. Hollister.

"The luncheon presents a special opportunity to recognize Hellenes who excel in their individual sports or wh...

May 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—A proud, time-honored tradition continued this week when members of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the leading service association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage, and Philhellenes, paid their respects on behalf of the American Hellenic community to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, democracy, and liberty at Arlington National...

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the leading membership-based association for the nation’s millions American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, and its affiliated women’s organization, the Daughters of Penelope, brought their public policy priorities to the attention of congressional legislators and their staffs during their annual Capitol Hill Day, May 16, 2018. The A...

May 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—Supreme President Carl R. Hollister has issued the following statement:

"The Order of AHEPA strongly condemns the violent attack (video clips) committed upon Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris by extremists at an event in remembrance of the victims of the Genocide of Pontian Greeks.  This assault, which left the mayor hospitalized with head, neck, and leg injuries, is an outrage and unacceptable.

"The perpetrator...

May 17, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, has proclaimed May 20, 2018 as "AHEPA Sunday" in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

The encyclical issued by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios states, in part: "Each year we designate a Sunday in May for this purpose, primarily to honor the significant work and offering that is being made by AHEPA members in our parishes, communities, nation,...

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), the leading membership-based service association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, strongly denounces the attempted vandalism of the Harry S. Truman Memorial Statue in Athens by left-wing extremists, announced Supreme President Carl R. Hollister.

“AHEPA respects and encourages freedom o...

March 25, 2018

-- A "Win" for U.S.-Greece relations,

Community service programs vital to our mission --

WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA), the leading membership-based service association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, commends Congress for passage of the FY2018 Omnibus appropriations bill, which was signed into law by President Dona...

March 23, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the leading membership-based service association for the nation’s millions of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, and its affiliated organizations, celebrated the 197th Anniversary of Greek Independence with the American Hellenic community at a White House ceremony held March 22, 2018. President Donald J. Trump and His Eminen...

March 20, 2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- AHEPA held its latest in a series of Regional Banquets in Columbus, Ohio, at the Ohio Statehouse, March 17, where excellence in leadership and service were honored, announced Supreme President Carl R. Hollister. In addition, proceeds from the banquet benefited The Ohio State University Department of Classics for the purpose of permanently endowing a chair for the department's Modern Greek Program and the Juni...

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