Moonachie, NJ – The Hellenic Federation of New Jersey hosted its fourth annual banquet honoring his Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey this past weekend.

Metropolitan Evangelos was awarded the Alexander the Great Achievement Award, which celebrated the tenth anniversary of his enthronement as Metropolitan of New Jersey. The Metropolis is comprised of fifty-five parishes in New Jersey, the greater Philadelphia area, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

Some 350 members of the Greek-American community attended the event, along with dignitaries, public officials, and family members. The event was highlighted by his Eminence, Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey being presented a bust of Alexander the Great by Savas Tsivicos, President of the Federation.