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Philadelphia Fundraiser For AHI Features Greek Ambassador Alexander Philon As Special Guest Speaker
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: CHRYSOULA ECONOMOPOULOS
June 5, 2002 No. 27/02 (202) 785-8430

Philadelphia Fundraiser For AHI Features Greek Ambassador Alexander Philon As Special Guest Speaker

On Saturday, May 18, 2002, Philadelphia-area members and friends of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) held a fundraising reception to garner additional financial support for the organization. The reception was hosted at the home of AHIPAC Chairman and longtime member Nicholas Chimicles, Esq. and his wifeKathleen in Devon, Pennsylvania.

The evening's special guest speaker was Ambassador Alexander Philon,Ambassador of Greece to the U.S, who spoke on the current status of U.S.-Greece relations. Also attending the event was U.S. Representative Joseph M. Hoeffel (D-PA) along with his wife Francesca, and AHI Executive Director Nick Larigakis.

Special thanks goes out to the evening's hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Chimicles. Committee members also supporting the event were: Mrs. Lillian H. Borden; Mr. and Mrs.Peter E. Chimicles; Ms. Georgia Chletcos; Mr. Ted Golfinopoulos; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kotrotsios; Mr. and Mrs. Nick Kusturiss; Mr. Constantine Larigakis;Drs. Anthony and Maria Limberakis; Dr. Theodore Lyras; Dr. and Mrs.Constantine Papadakis; Mr. Sam Pelonis; Dr. Fotini Psalidas-Perlmutter; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene T. Rossides; Mr. Theodore G. Spyropoulos; Dr. and Mrs.George Tsetsekos; Dr. and Mrs. Sotirios J. Vahaviolos; and Mr. and Mrs.Demosthenes Vasiliou.

For additional information regarding the fundraiser or the AHI in general, please contact Chrysoula Economopoulos at (202) 785-8430 or[email protected], and visit our Web site at www.ahiworld.org.


AHI Members and friends appearing in the attached photograph include (left to right): Rep. Joseph Hoeffel, Francesca Hoeffel, Nicholas Chimicles, Kathleen Chimicles, Amb. Alexander Philon.