A film presentation at the recent Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, which shined the light on the challenges of the Greek economic crisis on the healthcare system, has sparked a new initiative by the American Hellenic Council (AHC), to assist Elpis Hospital in Athens, Greece.
Let’s go shopping! Check out the Greek wine selection available at Mariano’s Fresh Market in Elmhurst, IL. Go get some!
Look who’s on the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 list — Greek-American Entrepreneur George Bousis, CEO of Raise.
St. Demetrios Church Chicago recently embarked on an exterior renovation project, made possible by a donation from the John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation.
Greek blog Louka Mantinias chornicles visit to St. Andrew Church in Patras, by Greek-American Presbytera Dimitra Georganas.
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Check this out! Greek-American Coach Dimitri Dimizas leads his cross country runners to break a world record.
The Philoptochos at St. John the Baptist Church in Des Plaines, IL recently presented a donation of $12,800 to go toward the construction of the St. Nicholas National Shrine, the only house of worship at Ground Zero in New York. The group solicited donations of their members, family and friends.
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation celebrates its schoklarship recipients at fabulous gala with 500 guests.
Thousands of Chicago Greeks are off to travel Greece this summer, crisis or not. Bottom line — no matter what, we love our motherland, and we show our support.
We love Greek wines! Don’t you? As wine enthusiasts, we love to try the plethora of wines out there. Small vineyards, large, we like to try them all! Here’s where to find some in Chicago.
Actor Anthony Quinn, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Alexis Zorba in the legendary 1964 film, ZORBA THE GREEK, was also a prolific painter and sculptor. The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago is showcasing 80 of his works, as well as a replica of Quinn’s studio where he created his art until his 80s.