Daughters of Penelope

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The Daughters of Penelope was the realization of Alexandra Apostolides' dream. Her desire was to create a woman's organization and because of her perseverance and the encouragement of her husband Dr. Emanuel Apostolides, a devoted AHEPAN, she formed EOS Chapter#1 with 25 charter members on November 16, 1929 in San Francisco, California. She was elected the first Grand President of the organization

The Daughters of Penelope was the realization of Alexandra Apostolides' dream. Her desire was to create a woman's organization and because of her perseverance and the encouragement of her husband Dr. Emanuel Apostolides, a devoted AHEPAN, she formed EOS Chapter#1 with 25 charter members on November 16, 1929 in San Francisco, California. She was elected the first Grand President of the organization

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10/04/2021
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Daughters of Penelope E-newsletter Issue 2 | October 4, 2021 @greeceinusa @nicosanastasiades @anastasiadesCY

10/02/2021
#october #domesticviolence #enddv #dvam #dvam2021 #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness
10/01/2021

#october #domesticviolence #enddv #dvam #dvam2021 #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness

#october #domesticviolence #enddv #dvam #dvam2021 #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness

10/01/2021
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Action Alert: October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
#DVAM2021 #endDV #domesticviolenceawareness

Check out the Greek International Film Festival Toronto (GIFFT) which starts tomorrow until Sunday! Presented by Agape G...
09/30/2021

Check out the Greek International Film Festival Toronto (GIFFT) which starts tomorrow until Sunday! Presented by Agape Greek Radio, Hellenic Heritage Foundation, Itoc Media Corp., the inaugural GIFFT is a showcase and celebration of Greek cinema and will provide an exciting platform for directors, writers, producers, and actors of Greek Heritage to showcase their exceptional art. You can watch online and there are great films by female directors too!! https://gifft.ca/

Check out the Greek International Film Festival Toronto (GIFFT) which starts tomorrow until Sunday! Presented by Agape Greek Radio, Hellenic Heritage Foundation, Itoc Media Corp., the inaugural GIFFT is a showcase and celebration of Greek cinema and will provide an exciting platform for directors, writers, producers, and actors of Greek Heritage to showcase their exceptional art. You can watch online and there are great films by female directors too!! https://gifft.ca/

Good Morning Sisters! This Friday is October 1st which marks the first day of #DVAM. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (...
09/27/2021

Good Morning Sisters! This Friday is October 1st which marks the first day of #DVAM.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the past 30+ years, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to hold abusers accountble, and to create and update legislation to further those goals.

#enddv #domesticviolence #domesticviolenceawareness Penelope House Health Imperatives

Good Morning Sisters! This Friday is October 1st which marks the first day of #DVAM.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the past 30+ years, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to hold abusers accountble, and to create and update legislation to further those goals.

#enddv #domesticviolence #domesticviolenceawareness Penelope House Health Imperatives

#daughtersofpenelope District Governors from around the world met this morning over zoom with the Grand Lodge and HQ for...
09/25/2021

#daughtersofpenelope District Governors from around the world met this morning over zoom with the Grand Lodge and HQ for a mini #leadership workshop and meet & greet. Wishing all of our elected officers a successful year ahead! #sisterhood #dop92 #membership #membershipmatters #volunteers

Grand President Kathy Bizoukas had a wonderful time last night at the 2021 Testimonial Dinner organized and hosted by th...
09/25/2021

Grand President Kathy Bizoukas had a wonderful time last night at the 2021 Testimonial Dinner organized and hosted by the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations. GP Kathy met with President of #Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, and Ambassador of #Greece to the US Alexandra Papadopoulou. Also in attendance was Order of AHEPA Supreme President Jimmy Kokotas, Past Supreme President George Horiates, and Past Supreme President/BOT Chairman Nick Karacostas. 🇬🇷🇺🇸🇨🇾 #daughtersofpenelope Greece in Washington Kyriakos Mitsotakis Νίκος Αναστασιάδης (Nicos Anastasiades)

Daughters of Penelope 92nd Anniversary to be Featured in the National Herald #DOP92 @NationalHerald @thenationalherald
09/22/2021
Daughters of Penelope to be Featured in the National Herald

Daughters of Penelope 92nd Anniversary to be Featured in the National Herald #DOP92 @NationalHerald @thenationalherald

We are excited to announce the Daughters of Penelope will be featured in the National Herald for our 92nd Anniversary which is just around the corner on November 16th!

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay, a time to raise awareness of dementia and the impact a diagnosis can have - on the person ...
09/21/2021

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay, a time to raise awareness of dementia and the impact a diagnosis can have - on the person diagnosed, their loved ones and care takers. Alzheimers is also Grand President Kathy Bizoukas' President Project.

We're encouraging everyone to learn more about the different types of dementia, the symptoms, and the importance of getting a diagnosis.

By learning more about dementia and understanding changes in memory and behavior, you and your loved ones are empowered to reach out for the help and support you need. Visit https://www.alz.org/ to get started.

#KnowDementia #KnowAlzheimers

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay, a time to raise awareness of dementia and the impact a diagnosis can have - on the person diagnosed, their loved ones and care takers. Alzheimers is also Grand President Kathy Bizoukas' President Project.

We're encouraging everyone to learn more about the different types of dementia, the symptoms, and the importance of getting a diagnosis.

By learning more about dementia and understanding changes in memory and behavior, you and your loved ones are empowered to reach out for the help and support you need. Visit https://www.alz.org/ to get started.

#KnowDementia #KnowAlzheimers

09/21/2021
09/20/2021
Office Retirement Party for Patrice! 🥂💙 Please join us in wishing Patrice a wonderful retirement filled with fun and hap...
09/15/2021

Office Retirement Party for Patrice! 🥂💙 Please join us in wishing Patrice a wonderful retirement filled with fun and happiness and to welcome Sammy to AHEPA Family Headquarters!! Basil Mossaidis Nicholas Karacostas Stephanie Maniatis Ngozi Ofuokwu Elena Saviolakis Andrew Kaffes

We Remember. In Honor of the Heroes and Victims of 9/11 #September11 #NeverForget
09/11/2021
We Remember. In Honor of the Heroes and Victims of 9/11.

We Remember. In Honor of the Heroes and Victims of 9/11 #September11 #NeverForget

Today, we come together to honor the innocent people who lost their lives on 9/11. We will never forget the victims, the courage of those who risked their lives to save others, and the spirit of unity and resilience that emerged after that tragic day. 

09/11/2021

Tonight, the rebuilt Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine was illuminated from within for the very first time. We honor the lives lost and remember the sacrifice of the heroes of 9/11. May their memories be eternal. 🙏

#HappeningNow: Grand President Kathy Bizoukas, AHEPA Supreme President Jimmy Kokotas, AHEPA Board of Trustees Chairman/P...
09/10/2021

#HappeningNow: Grand President Kathy Bizoukas, AHEPA Supreme President Jimmy Kokotas, AHEPA Board of Trustees Chairman/PSP Nick Karacostas, and DOP Executive Director Elena Saviolakis are in New York. The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine will join the Nation and the world to officially commence observances of the Twentieth Anniversary of 9/11.

Tonight, at 7:45 pm Eastern, the rebuilt Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine will be illuminated from within for the very first time.

Join us here stnicholaswtc.org and in spirit, as we behold light overcoming darkness, and honor the lives lost and remember the sacrifice of the heroes of 9/11.

Happy Friday Sisters!! The #daughtersofpenelope are embarking on their 2021-2022 Sisterhood journey. Join us and become ...
09/10/2021

Happy Friday Sisters!! The #daughtersofpenelope are embarking on their 2021-2022 Sisterhood journey. Join us and become a member! For more information please visit our website at www.daughtersofpenelope.org. #membership #membershipmatters #sisterhood #powerofwe #letyourlightshine

Happy Friday Sisters!! The #daughtersofpenelope are embarking on their 2021-2022 Sisterhood journey. Join us and become a member! For more information please visit our website at www.daughtersofpenelope.org. #membership #membershipmatters #sisterhood #powerofwe #letyourlightshine

09/09/2021
Daughters of Penelope Mourns the Passing of Past Grand President Jo Ann Pagonis

Daughters of Penelope Mourns the Passing of Past Grand President Jo Ann Pagonis

Sister Jo Ann was Past Grand President of the Daughters of Penelope 1979-1980. She was also a 66 year member of Persephone Chapter 17 in Oklahoma City, OK. A trisagion for Jo Ann will be held Friday, September 10, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Directors, 6600 Bro...

It’s #InternationalLiteracyDay!! We encourage and celebrate #education for all. 📚✏️💙
09/08/2021

It’s #InternationalLiteracyDay!! We encourage and celebrate #education for all. 📚✏️💙

It’s #InternationalLiteracyDay!! We encourage and celebrate #education for all. 📚✏️💙

09/07/2021
Grand President's Bulletin Now Available Online!

Grand President's Bulletin Now Available Online!

The Grand President's Bulletin inlcudes messages from our Grand President, Grand Vice President/Growth & Expansion Chair, AHEPA Family Presidents, the 2021-2022 Grand Lodge, 2020-2021 Growth & Expansion Program & Awards, 2021-2022 District Governors, 2021-2022 National Projects, 2021 Zoe Cavalaris...

Daughters of Penelope E-newsletter Issue 1 | September 3, 2021
09/03/2021
Daughters of Penelope E-newsletter Issue 1 | September 3, 2021

Daughters of Penelope E-newsletter Issue 1 | September 3, 2021

I may not have been brought up with sisters, but I feel I am so blessed to have thousands of sisters from around the world, and as they say, “We may not be blood sisters, but we are sisters from the heart”.

Best wishes to the Maids of Athena Grand Lodge for a successful and wonderful year!! 💗
08/26/2021

Best wishes to the Maids of Athena Grand Lodge for a successful and wonderful year!! 💗

Introducing your 2021-2022 Maids of Athena Grand Lodge! 💙 Click the link in our bio to learn more about each of our leaders and to find out which one is your chapter’s liaison. We are so excited for the upcoming year and look forward working with everyone! #IMPACTEMPOWERINSPIRE #sisterhood #MOAbackontheMAP #ΠΑ #philanthropy

Photos from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine's post
08/20/2021

Photos from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine's post

Congratulations to Altes 163 Sisters of NJ on raising funds to train Lilli Ann, a service dog that will go on to be a co...
08/16/2021

Congratulations to Altes 163 Sisters of NJ on raising funds to train Lilli Ann, a service dog that will go on to be a companion and helper to a veteran next week!! Thank you and bravo!! #servicedogs #veterans #daughtersofpenelope

Congratulations to Altes 163 Sisters of NJ on raising funds to train Lilli Ann, a service dog that will go on to be a companion and helper to a veteran next week!! Thank you and bravo!! #servicedogs #veterans #daughtersofpenelope

08/08/2021
Action Alert: Emergency Relief Fund for Wildfires in Greece

Action Alert: Emergency Relief Fund for Wildfires in Greece #greece #wildfires #greecewildfires #prayforgreece

Our thoughts and prayers are with our members and those affected by the wildfires in Greece. Please keep our AHEPA Family members and their loved ones in your prayers.

Please donate if you can!!
08/05/2021
The Order of AHEPA – American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association

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Missing our Sisters already!! Have a wonderful rest of the summer!! #DOP91 #membership 💙
07/31/2021

Missing our Sisters already!! Have a wonderful rest of the summer!! #DOP91 #membership 💙

Missing our Sisters already!! Have a wonderful rest of the summer!! #DOP91 #membership 💙

Bizoukas Elected Grand President of Daughters of Penelope #DOP91
07/31/2021
Bizoukas Elected Grand President of Daughters of Penelope

Bizoukas Elected Grand President of Daughters of Penelope #DOP91

The delegates of the Supreme Convention of the Daughters of Penelope (DOP) elected Kathy Bizoukas, Grand President for the 2021-2022 administrative year.  Elections were held July 30th, at the 99th Annual AHEPA Supreme Convention, Athens, Greece. 

The Supreme Convention has officially come to an end. Special thanks to the 2020-2021 Supreme and Grand Lodges and all o...
07/30/2021

The Supreme Convention has officially come to an end. Special thanks to the 2020-2021 Supreme and Grand Lodges and all of our Sisters and Brothers near and far for their participation and support to make this Supreme Convention a huge success. Thank you to the amazing staff at the Grand Bretagne Hotel and King George Hotel for ensuring all of our convention meetings and events ran smoothly. Thank you also to Berthelotti and Evita Super Yachts for the beautiful handmade welcome bag delegation gifts and to GR Diplomatic Review for printing our yearbook/ad albums!! We look forward to seeing you at next year’s AHEPA 100th Supreme Convention at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida July 17-23!! #DOP91

AHEPA Family Event at the Acropolis Museum - Μουσείο Ακρόπολης honoring President of Greece 2021 Gianna Angelopoulos-Das...
07/30/2021

AHEPA Family Event at the Acropolis Museum - Μουσείο Ακρόπολης honoring President of Greece 2021 Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis, and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis. #DOP91 Greece 2021

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