AHEPA

AHEPA BOARD MEMBERS

President
George Palaidis

Vice-President
Tim Tsiotsias 

Treasurer
Perry Manioudis

Corresponding Secretary
Chris Iosiphidis

Recording Secretary
Gerry Cullen

We are the "Connie Lampros" Chapter 523 of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association for Hollywood, Florida. 

Mission

The mission of the AHEPA family is to promote the ancient Greek ideals of education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, family and individual excellence through community service and volunteerism.

Description

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) is the largest and oldest American-based, Greek heritage grassroots membership organization. Its scope is international with chapters in the United States, Canada, Greece, and Cyprus, and "sister" chapters in Australia and New Zealand.

Established July 26, 1922, in Atlanta, Georgia in response to the evils of bigotry spearheaded by the KKK and to assist Greek immigrants assimilate into American society. AHEPA joined with the NAACP and B'nai B'rith to combat discrimination.

Today, AHEPA brings the ideals of ancient Greece, which includes philanthropy, education, civic responsibility, and family and individual excellence to the community.

Although a majority of the membership is composed of Americans of Greek descent, application for membership is open to anyone who believes in the mission of the organization.

The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence.

Our chapter was founded on March 16, 2000. The Chapter email is AHEPA523@gmail.com. Our facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/AHEPAHollywood523 .  

Our chapter supports local and national charities, such as the church dance groups, greek school, scholarships for students from our church, and the National MS Society.