Top Greek-related News Articles – Week of January 18-23

Check out our staff’s top picks of Greek-related news articles we’ve seen on the Internet.

WindyCity Greek is your source for all positive Greek-related news and content. Take a look at these articles we’ve found recently. Check back next Saturday for a new list.

 

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Our staff’s picks for top Greek-related news articles this week:

 

The Top Wine Trend Predictions Of 2016, From Expert Sommeliers

Wine lovers can look forward to the expansion and emergence of several interesting trends this year—but what exactly are they?

We asked a group of sommeliers around Chicago to look into their crystal Zalto Burgundy glasses to predict what they see as the top wine trends coming in 2016. There were five trends that stood out… Read more

Raise CEO Talks Culture, the ‘Ridiculous’ Cloud Tax and Building a B2C Tech Success In Chicago

It’s fair to assume that few Chicago tech CEOs are as interesting as Raise founder George Bousis. When he’s not making plans to hang with Cubs ace Jake Arrieta or getting Lupe Fiasco to play at Raise’s holiday party, he’s leading the 300+ person team at one of Chicago’s fastest growing startups. Read more

Blood Donor Center named for fallen Marine Nicholas Xiarhos

Every year since U.S. Marine Cpl. Nicholas Xiarhos was killed in combat in southern Afghanistan in 2009, his family has held a blood drive in his honor. This month, Cape Cod Healthcare dedicated the Blood Donor Center at Cape Cod Hospital in his name. Read more

Oracle opens new hub in Greece

Oracle has just opened a new software center in Greece: Oracle’s cloud development hub will develop software applications and tools and provide support for customers of the California-based IT company. Read more

An Ottawa model is being used to help Greeks beat tobacco addiction

Greeks love their tobacco. Thirty-eight per cent of them smoke, the highest rate in Europe and more than twice the rate in Canada. Getting them to quit is a daunting challenge. Sophia Papadakis isn’t fazed, though. Armed with a smoking cessation method developed by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and some grant money… Read more

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution

The grant supports the naming in honor of Archbishop Iakovos of The Reflection Area as well as recognition of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation as a Keystone Donor. The NMAAHC aims to tell a more complete American story by looking at the nation’s history through an African American lens. It is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture. Read more

 

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