Philadelphia, PA – The “Parea and Poto” event, organized by the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley on Thursday evening at the Positano Coast Restaurant, successfully engaged younger Greek Americans with their community. It encouraged camaraderie and participation among the next generation in promoting and preserving Hellenism in the Delaware Valley and beyond.
The evening was also significant because of the re-election of Georgia Chletcos as the Federation’s President. Her continued leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the ongoing success and growth of the organization. Another noteworthy outcome of the recent elections was the establishment of the “Young Leaders” committee, led by Christina Nicolos and Vanessa Constantinidis, which will play a vital role in nurturing the involvement of young Greek Americans in the community.
The Federation is renowned for its commitment to organizing various events throughout the Delaware Valley, including the annual Greek Independence Day Parade, which draws large crowds and showcases the rich cultural heritage of Hellenism. The success of these events speaks volumes about the dedication and passion of the Federation and its members.
It is heartening to see the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley taking proactive steps to engage and empower the next generation of leaders. With events like “Parea and Poto” fostering connections and a shared sense of identity, the future looks bright for Hellenism in the Delaware Valley and beyond.