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AHEPA Australasia launches its appeal to assist the people of Greece by mobilising its members through their State and District Lodges to raise money to send to Greece.
On behalf of the entire AHEPA Family in Australasia we send our prayers and thoughts to those who have lost loved ones, their homes or possessions due to this tragic event.
The Order of AHEPA was first established in Australia in Werris Creek, a country town of New South Wales, in 15 August, 1934.
www.ahepa.org.au   (407 words)

 Order of AHEPA - Athens Chapter HJ1
AHEPA was founded July 26, 1922, in Atlanta, Georgia, by visionary Americans of Greek descent to protect Hellenes from the evils of bigotry and to help assimilate them into American society in the early 20th Century.
Although a majority of the membership is composed of Americans of Hellenic descent, application for membership is open to everyone who believes in the mission of the organization.
Hellas District 25 was established in October 2000 and today includes ten AHEPA Chapters, ten Daughters of Penelope Chapters and a Maids of Athena Chapter, totaling over 700 members.
www.ahepa.gr   (174 words)

 The Social Construction of Hellenism: AHEPA's Struggle Out of Nativism
A.H.E.P.A., the American Hellenic Educational Association, is the largest Greek American organization today and has, notably, accomplished more in identifying Greek Americans with the larger American community than any other organization in the history of the United States.
This project aims to reconceptualize the organization of AHEPA in the racial and ethnic context theorized by whiteness scholars.
The Social Construction of Hellenism: AHEPA's Struggle Out of Nativism By Vaso Thomas Ph.D. the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association is the largest Greek American organization today and has notably accomplished more in identifying Greek Americans with the larger American community than any other organization in the history of the United States.
www.allacademic.com /meta/p20576_index.html   (348 words)

The AHEPA, is an organization primarily composed of Americans of Hellenic descent, seeks to constantly tighten the bonds of friendship and understanding between it's members.
Although approximately 95% of the membership of the AHEPA is composed of American citizens of Hellenic descent membership is open to everyone who believes in the objectives of the Order.
The Order of Ahepa was formed in Atlanta, July 26, 1922 by a group of men "who concieved the idea of the establishment of an association mainly of Greek descent, although not limited only to such members".
members.aol.com /stjohngk/ahepa.html   (519 words)

 About the AHEPA Family
The central objectives of AHEPA are philanthropy, education, civics and the promotion of Hellenic culture and heritage through local, district and national efforts.
AHEPA also works to educate American policy makers and the public on foreign policy issues of concern to Greek Americans.
Recent AHEPA national projects benefiting from the fundraising include the AHEPA TRIBUTE sculpture, which is now one of two major artworks permanently displayed in Atlanta in conjunction with the 1996 Olympics; the AHEPA Educational Foundation; major underwriting of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island restorations; and funding of medical research.
www.greece.org /ahepa/d5/c467/aboutahepa.html   (548 words)

 Chapter 19 - The AHEPA Grows
We generally thought alike and agreed on the ways and means by which the AHEPA could progress.
AHEPA had political parties and the candidates ran in slates.
His thinking was that I could serve the AHEPA better as Supreme Governor than I could from the outside.
www.annunciation.org /photoarchive/boudoures/ahepa_grows.html   (653 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AHEPA University Hospital (Greek: Πανεπιστημιακό Νοσοκομείο ΑΧΕΠΑ), also known as AHEPA Hospital, is one of the biggest hospitals in northern Greece, famous in the whole of Greece and based in Thessaloniki.
Associated closely with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA is located within the extended area of the University.
AHEPA University Hospital was founded in 1947 with the economic support of the AHEPANS; a Greek Organization of the United States of America.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=AHEPA_University_Hospital   (107 words)

 The Hellenic Voice Front Page Story   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ahepa honored the Hellenic Republic with the inaugural Spirit of Hellenism Award, Prime Minister Kostas A. Karamanlis with the Ahepa Socrates Award and President of the Hellenic Parliament Anna Benaki-Psarouda with the Ahepa Pericles Award.
The Ahepa delegation arrived in Thessaloniki from Cyprus April 17 to commence the second and final week of the excursion.
Ahepa hosted a reception April 14 honoring the Republic of Cyprus with the Ahepa Spirit of Hellenism Award and George Paraskevaides with the Ahepa Philanthropy Award.
www.thehellenicvoice.com /Ahepa_Family_78th_excursion.htm   (824 words)

 AHNC - History
AHEPA initiated its efforts in the development of the Section 202 multifamily housing for low-income elderly in 1980.
AHEPA's first project, known as AHEPA 53 Apartments, consists of 117 units and is located in St Louis MO. The project was funded in September 1980, went into initial endorsement in May 1981, and was ready for occupancy by April 1982.
The name AHEPA 53 Apartments reflects the local AHEPA chapter that was instrumental in obtaining the funding for this project and continues to provide local support for the project and its residents.
www.ahepahousing.org /history.htm   (381 words)

 AHEPA Canada
Ahepa Canada was the first Hellenic organization to officially support the Academy and its students and we will continue to do so on an annual basis.
Ahepa Family Canada was invited together with DOP Canadian President Betty Drakontaidis, a member of the Sons of Pericles, Elias James Papadopoulos, of Toronto (and Dist 23 Sons Governor) a Maids of Athina Representative from Regina Saskn.
Ahepa Canada was well represented in the SAE meetings and members representing the entire Family were there for the first time since the creation of SAE.
www.ahepacanada.org /archives/midyearreport1.htm   (694 words)

The AHEPA Newsletter is published periodically to communicate local and national news as well as cultural events in the Greek Community and AHEPA family.
Jim Tzitzon of AHEPA Local #39 and his wife Elaine had the opportunity to meet the Prime Minister of Greece, Konstandinos Karamanlis, and his wife at a reception at the State House on May 21, 2005.
AHEPA Chapter 39 requests that all AHEPA family members and those of the Greek American Community give their financial support to make the Holy Apostles Church and Community Center handicapped accessible.
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 Toronto Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
AHEPA is the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association a group working to promote Greek-American, Greek culture, US and Canadian relations with Greece and promote the rights of minority Americans.
AHEPA is the largest association of US and Canadian citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes.
The goals of the AHEPA are to promote Hellenism, education, philanthropy, and civic responsibility.
www.torontopost.biz /Info/?AHEPA   (393 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One Hellenic organization whose members intentionally minimized Old-World ties and concentrated on succeeding in the new one was the AHEPA.
During the 1920s and 1930s, AHEPA attracted men whose primary concern was to penetrate and find acceptance in the middle strata of American society.
In time, the Order of AHEPA attracted American members of other than Greek origin, who were likewise interested in promoting the Hellenic ideals of education, civic responsibility, individual excellence, and philanthropy.
www.duke.edu /~ch/Demeahepa.htm   (346 words)

 The Parthenon Marbles (or Elgin Marbles) Restoration to Athens, Greece - Global Efforts to Return Parthenon Marbles
The delegates of the 47th National Convention of AHEPA Australasia mandated a commitment to a global effort focusing on the return of the Parthenon Marbles through the auspices of AHEPA International.
AHEPA Australasia, www.ahepa.org.au, was founded August 15, 1934 in the small country town of Werris Creek, NSW.
AHEPA is the largest Greek-American association in the world with chapters in the United States, Canada, and Greece and sister chapters in Australia.
www.parthenonuk.com /DynaLink/ID/6/newsdetail.php   (374 words)

 Genesis Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence.
The Greenville chapter of the Ahepa, or the American-Hellenic Educational Progressive Society, was inaugurated last night in this city, an address by Supreme Governor John Theophillos of Miami, Fla., being the principal feature.
The society has chapters in 47 states in the union and is intended to promote and encourage loyalty to the United States, no one except a citizen of the nation being eligible for membership.
stgeorgegreenville.org /topics/AHEPA.html   (674 words)

 AHEPA Canada
Included in the AHEPA Family is the women's group, Daughters of Penelope; the Sons of Pericles (the junior order of AHEPA); and the Maids of Athena (the junior order of the Daughters of Penelope).
AHEPA Family in Canada bands together to help the victims of devastating fires in Greece
Based on the information provided to us, AHEPA and the Daughters of Penelope of Canada are working on an aid plan to provide relief to victims of the affected regions.
www.ahepacanada.org   (336 words)

 ORDER OF AHEPA Hellas District 25
The AHEPA Hellenic Hall of Fame and the National Sports Awards Luncheon, held annually at the National Convention, are ways in which we honor those individuals.
The AHEPA Hellenic Hall of Fame is the only one of its kind in the United States.
AHEPA and the AHEPA Family is that vehicle to lead us to the fulfillment of our dreams.
www.ahepa.gr /link_5.html   (409 words)

 Greece Then, Greece Now: The Hellenic Community of Saskatoon
The AHEPA Creed advocates and promotes good-citizenship to their membership and obedience to the laws of their Country of adoption.
The organization's objectives are to encourage the social, ethical and intellectual interests of its members; to perpetuate their Hellenic ideals and traditions; to promote charity towards their fellow men and the society in which they live.
Washington, DC is the National Headquarters of the Order of AHEPA and of the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles and Maids of Athena.
www.museevirtuel.ca /pm.php?id=story_line&lg=English&fl=0&ex=00000207&sl=3993&pos=1   (839 words)

AHEPA feels part of its mission is to create an awareness of the principles of Hellenism to people outside the Greek-American Community.  Hellenism and its ideals, should be experienced by all and for generations to come.
AHEPA's deeds can be seen in the restoration of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; in the Halls of St. Basil's Academy; in the building of our churches; and in the financial contributions toward the research for cures of deadly diseases.
AHEPA constantly seeks new philanthropic projects where it can contribute its resources to the needs of our communities here and abroad, The organization builds upon prior successes and uses them as a catapult for future achievements.
www.homestead.com /prosites-stbasil/ahepa.html   (1436 words)

 Canada Post - Press Releases - An Hommage to Hellenism: Canada Post honours AHEPA with a stamp
The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) was founded in the United States in 1922 to help Greek men adjust to life in America, and to encourage loyalty and patriotism to their new home without sacrificing their Hellenic identity and heritage.
The mission of the AHEPA family is to promote the ideals of Greek culture through education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, and family and individual excellence.
AHEPA Canada promotes a mutual understanding of Greek and Canadian cultures and encourages members to participate in the civic and philanthropic activities of their communities and country.
www.canadapost.ca /business/corporate/about/newsroom/pr/archive-e.asp?prid=816   (691 words)

 Truman Library - George E. Phillies Papers
Phillies was a member of both committees, which were apparently organized from and in some way affilated with the Order of Ahepa, a Greek-American fraternal organization.
Arranged alphabetically under the three headings Justice for Cyprus Committee, Justice for Greece Committee, and Order of Ahepa, thereunder by type of document or, in the one instance of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, by correspondent, and thereunder chronologically.
The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is one of twelve Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.
www.trumanlibrary.org /hstpaper/phillies.htm   (957 words)

 Athens Marathon, A unique running experience
The Mission of the AHEPA Family has evolved to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, Various Charitable Causes and Family and Individual Excellence.
An important component of AHEPA's mission is to create on awareness of the principles of Hellenism to society.
I commend AHEPA members for your dedication to philanthropy, family values, and individual excellence.
www.athensmarathon.com /ahepainfo.html   (428 words)

 Veras Communications, Inc.
AHEPA, the largest and oldest association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes, will hold its 81st Annual Supreme Convention for the first time in Phoenix, July 27 to August 1 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa®.
AHEPA was founded in 1922 in response to the evils of bigotry and racism of early 20th century American society that targeted immigrants of many ethnicities, especially in the South.
Today, the mission of the AHEPA family is to promote the ideals of Hellenism, education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, and family and individual excellence.
www.verastv.com /speech_convention.htm   (539 words)

 AHEPA Fifth District Cancer Research Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ACRF was founded in 1988 and its mission is to raise funds for the award of grants to scientists, researchers and medical institutions whose primary goal is to find a cure for cancer.
The AHEPA charitable tradition began over 80 years ago with contributions to help conquer Coolie's Anemia, Bone marrow registration and tuberculosis.
Since 1988, the AHEPA Cancer Research Foundation has provided funds for successful cancer disease research and programs that have touched the lives of millions of people.
www.ahepafamily.org /ACRF   (523 words)

 AHEPA Congressional Report Card
The "AHEPA Congressional Report Card" is located at www.ahepa.org/reportcard, and is designed to educate the more than 1.5 million Greek Americans who are among the most educated and successful constituencies in the United States.
Each Senator and Representative's grade in the AHEPA Congressional Report Card is based on voting, cosponsorship and other initiatives from the 105th and 104th Congresses.
AHEPA - the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - is the largest Greek American organization.
www.hellenic.org /news/misc/general/1997/97-11-10.general.html   (258 words)

 Ike Gulas at the helm of AHEPA
Newly elected Order of AHEPA Supreme President Ike Gulas is visiting Washington for a series of contacts with administration officials, Congressional leaders and the Executive Board of his own organization, which is the largest Hellenic heritage group in the United States.
This beautiful church is now restored and fully functional thanks to the efforts of AHEPA and many others who contributed to the restoration of the church.
AHEPA does great things for the community but I think we can do more and not just for our Greek American community but our community at large.
www.phantis.com /news/?newsID=20070811220000   (1385 words)

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"It is representative of the strong and close 80-year relationship between the Archdiocese and AHEPA." In the Encyclical, Archbishop Demetrios asks the Orthodox faithful to offer prayers and support for the local AHEPA chapters and the national organization in a spirit of togetherness.
AHEPA is the largest and oldest Greek-American association in the world with 523 chapters in the United States, Canada, Greece, and Cyprus, and sister chapters in Australia and New Zealand.
The mission of the AHEPA family is to promote the ideals of Hellenism, education, philanthropy, civic responsibility and family and individual excellence.
www.ahepamichigan.org /css/archbishop.html   (341 words)

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