|The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) commends the U.S. Embassy in Athens on the launch of its year-long campaign to commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial entitled “USA & Greece: Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship,” announced Supreme President George G. Horiates.|
“We are pleased to see a campaign that highlights stories of friendship and the historical connection between our people of Greece and the United States; educates and celebrates the role American Philhellenes played in Greece’s fight for independence; champions entrepreneurship; and overall, displays pride and commitment to the strategic partnership between two allied countries, Greece and the United States.
“AHEPA looks forward to a year full of commemorative events that includes, with great anticipation, hosting our annual Supreme Convention in Athens in July 2021. We are pleased to be working in cooperation with the Greek government and the U.S. Embassy in Athens to join in the celebration of the bicentennial of Greece’s independence,” Supreme President Horiates said.
AHEPA previewed the U.S. Embassy’s campaign in the newly-released issue of The Ahepan magazine.
To learn more about the embassy’s campaign, please click here.
Founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia, on the principles that undergirded its fight for civil rights and against discrimination, bigotry, and hatred felt at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across the United States, Canada, and Europe. AHEPA’s mission is to promote the ancient Greek ideals of Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence through community service and volunteerism. For more information, please visit www.ahepa.org.