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The AHI Annual Delegation Trip to Greece and Cyprus Scheduled for Early June
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: GEORGIA ECONOMOU
June 1, 2007—No. 37 (202) 785-8430

The AHI Annual Delegation Trip to Greece and Cyprus Scheduled for Early June

WASHINGTON, DC—The annual AHI delegation will depart for a two-week trip to Cyprus and Greece. A delegation representing the American Hellenic Institute will travel from June 4-June 15, 2007, making stops in Nicosia and Athens. The delegation is scheduled to meet with government officials and business leaders in both countries to discuss items of mutual concern and cooperation. Through this visit, the delegation aims to advance and project AHI's goals and objectives in Greece and Cyprus.

In addition, the AHI will hold its 3rd Annual Athens Hellenic Heritage Achievement and National Public Service Awards Gala Dinner on June 13, 2007 at the Grand Bretagne Hotel. Also sponsoring this event is the AHI-Athens Chapter.

The 2007 honorees are two extraordinary individuals who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields of endeavor, Anna Synodinou-Marinaki, and Lazaros D. Efraimoglou, President, Foundation of the Hellenic World. There will be special greetings by Theodoros Kassimis, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Charles P. Ries, Ambassador of the United States to Greece.

The delegation will be led by AHI President and founder Gene Rossides and AHI Executive Director Nick Larigakis and will include other members of AHI’s Advisory Committee.

The delegation will conduct meetings in Nicosia from June 4-June 8, and then will proceed to Athens, staying there from June 11-June 15.

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For additional information, please contact Georgia Economou at (202) 785-8430 or georgia@ahiworld.org. For general information regarding the activities of AHI, please view our Web site at http://www.ahiworld.org.