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AHI to Host 30th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage and National Public Service Awards Dinner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: C. Franciscos Economides
February 11, 2005—No.6 (202) 785-8430

AHI to Host 30th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage and National Public Service Awards Dinner

WASHINGTON, DC—AHI will host the 30th Anniversary Hellenic Heritage and National Public Service Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

"The AHI Annual Awards Dinner presents us with the opportunity to honor a few remarkable men and women for their leadership, their outstanding achievements and service to our Nation and community," said AHI Executive Director Nick Larigakis.

This year our distinguished honorees include the following: The Honorable Stephanie Duncan-Peters, Judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Helen C. Evans, Ph.D., Curator for Early Christian and Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 18th Congressional District of Florida (R), George Veras, President of Veras Communications, and Stylianos S. Zavvos, businessman and community activist and Chairman of Continental American Capital.

The AHI Gala Dinner will be hosted by Larry Michael, Senior Vice President/Westwood One Sports and the "Voice of Redskins Radio" and features a special fashion show by Athens-based designer Vlassis Holevas.

Daytime events include a breakfast and presentation at 9:00 a.m. at the Capital Hilton on "News in a Post-9/11 World," with special guest speaker Mike Emanuel, Correspondent for Fox News. Following, there will be an open house reception at the Hellenic House (AHI headquarters- 1220 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The evening Gala will begin with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by the fashion show at 7:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and there will be dancing following the awards ceremony with music by "Apollonia."

Please go to the following link to download dinner materials, http://www.ahiworld.org/dinner.html

For tickets and information, please contact Nick Larigakis at (202) 785-8430 or at [email protected].

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For additional information, please contact C. Franciscos Economides at (202) 785-8430 or at [email protected]. For general information regarding the activities of AHI, please view our Web site at http://www.ahiworld.org.