John Calamos receives Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and Hellenic College/Holy Cross President Fr. Christopher Metropulos.
Jim Pantelidis, right, and Mike Manatos, left, crossing the Boston Marathon finish line in the same jersey worn by 1946 Boston Marathon champion Stylianos Kyriakides.
Mike Manatos and Jim Pantelidis with the grandchildren of Stylianos Kyriakides, Maria and George Contos, and the golden wreaths flown in from Greece to crown the winners of the Boston Marathon.
Jim Pantelidis and Mike Manatos running with Pantelidis’ daughter Marianna who ran the last 7 miles of the Boston Marathon with them.
George Sakellaris running the Boston Marathon.
George Sakellaris giving commencement speech at Northeastern University College of Engineering, where he spoke of the challenge in running the Boston Marathon.
George and Cathy Sakellaris at the Northeastern University College of Engineering Commencement.
Honorees Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and Dr. Panagiotis Behrakis, third and fourth from right, with their awards, with U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and AHI President Nick Larigakis, second and first from right. Other officers of AHI look on.
(L to R) Theodore Mathas, John Lykouretzos, Fr. Elias Villis, Archbishop Demetrios, Michael Psaros and Nick Balidis cut ribbon at renovation of building at Church of Our Saviour, Rye, New York.
George Sakellaris with crew and prize at Les Voiles de Saint Barth Richard Mille.
George Sakellaris’ Proteus.
Honorees on field at Fenway Park, left to right, Leadership 100 members, George D. Behrakis, Chairman Emeritus, and Cathy Sakellaris, Board of Trustees, with Maria Stephanos, Dr. George Theodore and (Ret.) Major Peter Vergados.
George D. Behrakis and Cathy Sakellaris.
Chrysanthy “Chrysa” Tsakopoulos Demos.

John Calamos Addresses 76th Hellenic College-Holy Cross Commencement, Receives Honorary Doctor Of Humanities Degree (by Revekka Papadopoulou)

John Calamos receives Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and Hellenic College/Holy Cross President Fr. Christopher Metropulos.

John P. Calamos Sr, Founder, Chairman and CIO of Calamos Investments and a long-time member of Leadership 100, addressed the 76th Commencement of Hellenic College / Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) in Brookline, Massachusetts on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He was presented with an honorary Doctor of Humanities (D Hum) degree by the Hellenic College. Calamos is a benefactor to the Faith Endowment, the National Hellenic Museum and many other charitable causes. read more

Three Members of Leadership 100 Complete Boston Marathon in Extreme Weather

Jim Pantelidis, right, and Mike Manatos, left, crossing the Boston Marathon finish line in the same jersey worn by 1946 Boston Marathon champion Stylianos Kyriakides.

Three members of Leadership 100, Jim Pantelidis, a member of the Board of Trustees, Mike Manatos, a member of the Executive Committee and George Sakellaris, a long-time member, completed the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018 in what many called the worst weather in the 122-year history of the race -- wind chill of 26 degrees, hard rain the entire race and headwinds gusting to 35 miles per hour. More than 30,000 amateur and professional runners from all over the world compete in the Boston Marathon each year, braving the hilly Massachusetts terrain and varying weather, and the event attracts over 500,000 spectators, making it New England's most widely viewed sporting event. read more

American Hellenic Institute Presents Honors at 14th Annual Hellenic Heritage Public Service Awards Dinner in Athens

Honorees Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and Dr. Panagiotis Behrakis, third and fourth from right, with their awards, with U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and AHI President Nick Larigakis, second and first from right. Other officers of AHI look on.

The Hellenic Heritage Public Service Award was presented  to two honorees at the 14th Annual AHI-Athens Hellenic Heritage Achievement and Public Service Awards Dinner held at The Grande Bretagne hotel in Athens on May 18, 2018.

Dr. Panagiotis Behrakis was recognized for his tireless efforts to combat tobacco usage in the youth of Greece. The Hellenic Armed Forces was honored for its illustrious achievements throughout history in the defense of Greece’s sovereignty, their defense and promotion of peace and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean, and their commitment to defense cooperation with the United States and NATO.  They were represented by Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis. read more

Ionian Village Revitalizes Traveling Retreat Program With Grants From Leadership 100

 

IV On-the-Go, the traveling retreat program of the Office of Ionian Village will return in the Fall of 2018 after a two-year hiatus  with the support of a Leadership 100 five-year grant to revitalize the program. The program, which successfully ran from 2014 to 2016, offers the parishes and young people of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese a taste of Ionian Village’s unique and interactive approach to youth ministry. read more

Leadership 100 Members Support Major Renovation of Rye, New York Church (by Revekka Papadopoulou)

(L to R) Theodore Mathas, John Lykouretzos, Fr. Elias Villis, Archbishop Demetrios, Michael Psaros and Nick Balidis cut ribbon at renovation of building at Church of Our Saviour, Rye, New York.

Leadership 100 members, Michael G. Psaros, co-Founder and co-Managing Partner of KPS, and Theodore Mathas, Chairman of the Board and CEO of New York Life Insurance Company, along with John Lykouretzos, Founder and CIO of Hoplite Capital Management, were recognized for their generous support of a major renovation project of Church of Our Saviour in Rye, New York at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, May 6, 2018. read more

George Sakellaris A Winner in Les Voiles de Saint Barth Richard Mille Yacht Race

George Sakellaris with crew and prize at Les Voiles de Saint Barth Richard Mille.

The 9th edition of Les Voiles de Saint Barth ended on Saturday the 14th of April after a fierce confrontation between the 53 crews competing  in 7 classes, and this despite a rather singular context, seven months after the devastating passage of Hurricane Irma. read more

Greek Community Celebrates Harry Agganis and Greek Heritage Night at Fenway Park

Honorees on field at Fenway Park, left to right, Leadership 100 members, George D. Behrakis, Chairman Emeritus, and Cathy Sakellaris, Board of Trustees, with Maria Stephanos, Dr. George Theodore and (Ret.) Major Peter Vergados.

On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 the Greek Community along with the Boston Red Sox celebrated Greek Heritage Night at Fenway Park. The celebration took place before the home game against the Los Angeles Angels and was sponsored by the Alpha Omega Council.

June 27th, 2018 marked the 63rd Anniversary that the great Harry Agganis tragically passed away. Charlie Baker, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts had proclaimed Wednesday, June 27th as “Harry Agganis Day” in Massachusetts. Other “On Field” Dignitaries included Metropolitan Methodios of Boston and Consult General of Greece in Boston, Stratos Efthymiou. read more

Chrysanthy Tsakopoulos Demos Named President & CEO Of AKT Investments Inc.

Chrysanthy “Chrysa” Tsakopoulos Demos

AKT Investments Inc. ("AKT") today announced that it has promoted Chrysanthy "Chrysa" Tsakopoulos Demos to serve as the new President & CEO of AKT Investments, the managing entity of Northern California's largest land development company effective June 1, 2018. Demos will guide operations and strategic direction for the family owned group of businesses that includes substantial land development, commercial property, farming, and ranching operations. She previously served as Vice President of AKT for over ten years where she gained extensive experience in real estate management. She has overseen financial analysis for major investment projects, worked to acquire requisite permits and entitlements, managed contracts, and guided the company's strategic planning process. read more

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