PORT JEFFERSON, NY – On June 9, several AHEPA chapters in Long Island, NY participated in a new member initiation ceremony hosted by Port Jefferson Chapter 319 at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook. Over 35 existing chapter members, including prominent dignitaries, participated to show their support as 12 new members joined the Order of AHEPA. The Chapter was honored to have several in attendance including Supreme Vice President Jimmy Kokotas, Supreme Governor Tom Dushas, District 6 Governor Lou Katsos, Lt. Governor Dean Moskos, Treasurer Peter Ragoussis, Warden George Zouvelos, and Past District 6 Governor Ted Stamas. The chapters also welcomed District 6 Secretary Chris Pappis virtually via Zoom.
AHEPA Port Jefferson Chapter 319 President Nicholas Calogredes declared: “Our goal for 2021 is to increase our members’ participation and expand our Chapter with more members so that we can do more to pursue AHEPA’s mission of philanthropy, education, and promoting and preserving the Hellenic identity of Greek Americans.”