Funding Raising Dinner

The Chios Society of Washington D.C. held a funding raising dinner at La Casa Restaurant in Alexandria, VA on Sunday, November 4, 2018 for the Ark of the World in Chios. They care for orphans and abused children.

Many thanks to Diane and Costas Monis for providing free food for this event.

Father Antonios, who runs Ark of the World, has been awarded the annual European Citizens Prize for 2018

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Chios Picnic — 2018

The 9th Annual Chios Washington DC Potluck Picnic was held on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at St. Theodore’s Greek Orthodox Church Hall in Lanham, Maryland.

The food was delicious and the attendance was great with many children and young adults.
Please note that Mr. and Mrs. Likouris provided the moon bounce for the children.

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Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore

Chios Washington DC members participated in the Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore, MD on Sunday, March 25, 2018.

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Chios General Membership meeting

The general membership meeting for the Chios Washington DC society was held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Hellenic Center in Bethesda, Maryland

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Chios Washington D.C. web site usage in 2017

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2018 Chios Washington D.C. Vasilopita Lunch

The 2018 Vasilopita lunch was held on Sunday January 28, 2018 at Normandie Farm Restaurant

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Speech by George Psillos, President of the Chios Washington D.C. chapter

Speech by Georgia Volakis, a board member discussing the Chios National convention and Chios fund raising activities

Speech by Maria Stefanias, a board member announcing greetings from the Mayor of Chios and other Chios societies

Rev. Fr. Antokas Dimitrios and Fr. Tim blessing the Vasilopita

Speech by President of the Chios Baltimore Society chapter

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Commemorate the 1912 liberation of Chios

The lunch to commemorate the liberation of the island of Chios was held on Sunday Nov. 12, 2017 at Crave Restaurant at Montgomery Mall.

The lunch followed the Artoklasia Service at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Greek Navy liberated Chios in November 1912 in a hard fought but brief amphibious operation. The Ottoman Empire recognized Greece’s annexation of Chios and the other Aegean islands by the Treaty of London (1913).

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Chios Picnic — June 26, 2017

The 8th Annual Chios Washington DC Potluck Picnic was held on Sunday, June 26, 2017 at St. Theodore’s Greek Orthodox Church Hall in Lanham, Maryland.

The food was delicious and the attendance was great.

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Video: The Presidents of the Chios Society of Washington D.C. and Baltimore speaking at the event

Video: The band at the Chios Picnic

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Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore, MD

The Chios Society Washington DC attended the Greek Independence Day Parade in Baltimore, Maryland on April 2, 2017.

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Greek Independence Day Parade in NYC

The Chios Society Washington DC attended the Greek Independence Day Parade in New York City (Big Apple) on March 26, 2017.

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The following caption was posted by “To Mastixi” a Facebook page that has a lot of followers from Chios and many other Greeks.

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Chios Society members walking down 5th Avenue, NYC

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Guest Lecturer – Mike Emanuel

Mike Emanuel gave a lecture to the Chios Society on Saturday, March 18, 2017 about carrying his faith to dangerous places such as Iraq and Afghanistan. Mike is the Chief Congressional and Senior Political Correspondent for Fox News Channel (FNC).


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