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Philoptochos New Officers and Board Members
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, is the Philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America that has offered eighty years of Philanthropy through a multitude of programs that make a difference in the lives of people in the United States and throughout the world. The society was established in November 1931, by the late Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras the first, who was then serving as Archbishop of North and South America.
Philoptochos fulfills its mission to help the poor, the hungry, the destitute, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, those with disabilities and the victims of disasters through its National and Metropolis Boards and its 485 chapters and 27,500 members nationwide.
The following are the new officers and board members for St. Demetrios Philoptochos:
President: Katherine Ziegler; 1st Vice-President: Marion Kolinatis; 2nd Vice-President: Penelope Bertucelli; Recording Secretary: Lora Fossler; Corresponding Secretary: Xenia Tangalakis; Treasurer: Evangelia Leontsinis; Assistant Treasurer: Helen Gatsonis; Adviser to the Board: Diane Paxinos.
Alice Aspras, Stavroula Christodoulou, Dolores Hopwood, Pauline Stamm, Helen Stavrakis
Archangel Michael Award Winners
We are proud to announce this years Archangel Michael Award Winners! The Adult recipient is Lora Fossler and the Youth recipient is Lana Metropulos. We congratulate and honor both recipients and pray that God keep them in his mercy showing always guiding them to His will.
PapCorps Cancer Society
During the week of April 15th – 21st Boston Market will sponsor Tribute Week to support the Pap Corps. 15% of all sales will be donated to the PapCorps who in turn supports research for all types of cancer at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Research Center at the UM Miller School of Medicine. All Pap Corps members and supporters (–that’s you!!!) are eligible to participate in this fundraiser. Just tell them you are a Pap Corps supporter or clip the coupon on the ad.
Please share this information with your friends and family
As always thank you for your continued generosity and support,
PS: for those of you that participated in the Panera SouperBowl in January…$12,500 was raised at that event! Let’s keep eating to fight cancer!