WASHINGTON, DC—Supreme President Andrew C. Zachariades has issued the following statement:
"AHEPA celebrates the ideal of public service and encourages its pursuit, especially among individuals of Hellenic heritage. It is a noble profession.
"We thank former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, a proud Greek American, for his public service, and we wish Mr. Priebus the best as he pursues his future endeavors. We also look forward to his continued engagement with the American Hellenic community."
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Founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia, on the principles that undergirded its fight for civil rights and against discrimination, bigotry, and hatred felt at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across the United States, Canada, and Europe.
AHEPA's mission is to promote the ancient Greek ideals of Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence through community service and volunteerism.
For more information, please visit www.ahepa.org.