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Fantastic Opportunity for Greek-American Students — VIRTUAL Heritage America

2020-05-29T11:00:25-04:00

Washington, DC, May 29, 2020 - The Washington, DC chapter of the National Hellenic Society (NHS) is excited to announce the Fifth Annual NHS Heritage America Program in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos, a leading public policy firm. This year, the unique program will take place VIRTUALLY from July 8-10, 2020 with leading Washington, DC-based policymakers and community leaders. Heritage America reconnects college-age Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture and Hellenic identity. The NHS underwrites all program expenses. Students participating in this exciting educational program will meet virtually with Greek-Americans who have reached the pinnacle of success in America, including: The highest-ranking Greek-Americans in the US Government [...]

Fantastic Opportunity for Greek-American Students — VIRTUAL Heritage America2020-05-29T11:00:25-04:00

Greece and Cyprus Spectacular in Handling COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-04-23T14:18:03-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2020 —  As the latest numbers show, Greece and Cyprus have been spectacular in protecting their citizens against the dangers of the global COVID-19 pandemic. While a number of courageous and creative actions contributed to these results, unlike many other countries, the leaders of Greece and Cyprus shut down their countries and distanced their citizens immediately proximate to their first-reported COVID-19 fatality. In Greece, at its peak, 129 new cases were reported on April 7. New cases per day have since fallen precipitously. From April 12-20, new cases per day were 33, 31, 25, 22, 15, 17, 11, 10 and 10, respectively. And COVID-19-related deaths from April 11-20, [...]

Greece and Cyprus Spectacular in Handling COVID-19 Pandemic2020-04-23T14:18:03-04:00

Over 720,000 “Receive the Light” from Archbishop Elpidophoros

2020-04-19T17:13:59-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2020 — Top US policymakers - current and former, from both political parties - played a major role in over 720,000 people receiving the Light of the Resurrection (in the first 24 hours) from the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros. Because the global pandemic prevented the Greek Orthodox faithful from gathering, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros prepared a beautifully produced, short video (1:42) that allowed all Orthodox Christians to Receive the Light of the “Anastasi” (resurrection) from him directly. This video was shared on his social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube on Saturday, April 18 at 4:45 pm, exactly 15 minutes [...]

Over 720,000 “Receive the Light” from Archbishop Elpidophoros2020-04-19T17:13:59-04:00

Top US Policymakers and Thought Leaders Notified of Greece’s World-Leading Response to COVID-19

2020-04-10T18:24:50-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2020 - Greece’s remarkable, world-leading response to COVID-19 was brought to the attention of over 200 top US policymakers in the US Congress, the White House, State Department and other thought leaders in Washington, DC by Manatos & Manatos. “Once again, in times of tremendous difficulty and challenge, little Greece has become a role model for the rest of the world. This speaks to the legacy Greece has shaped over centuries - a legacy of courage, creativity and perseverance,” said Andy Manatos and Mike Manatos. Despite its healthcare resources cut by 75% emerging from it’s Great Depression over [...]

Top US Policymakers and Thought Leaders Notified of Greece’s World-Leading Response to COVID-192020-04-10T18:24:50-04:00

Save the Date: 36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference in Washington June 9-11, 2020

2020-01-30T12:15:13-05:00

SAVE THE DATE: 

36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference to be held June 9-11, 2020 
in Washington, DC (L-R) Philip Christopher, former Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Andy Manatos WASHINGTON, DC, January 30, 2020 — We are pleased to announce that the 36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference will take place June 9-11, 2020 in Washington, DC. Last year, over 50 top US policymakers from the US Congress and Trump Administration met with national Greek-American leaders at the 35th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference. Conference participants will again be meeting with top-level [...]

Save the Date: 36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference in Washington June 9-11, 20202020-01-30T12:15:13-05:00

Prime Minister and Mrs. Mitsotakis Honored at Washington, DC Lunch with “Omogenia”

2020-01-14T12:00:04-05:00

Prime Minister and Mrs. Mitsotakis Honored at Washington, DC Lunch with “Omogenia” Washington, DC, January 14, 2020 – Several of the top national Hellenic and Orthodox organizations came together to co-host a luncheon in honor of the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Mrs. Mareva Mitsotaki on the occasion of his first visit to Washington, DC as Prime Minister. This visit signaled an historic apex moment in bilateral relations between Greece and America. Meetings and events from this extremely successful trip included: at the White House, an Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump, a Cabinet Room meeting with [...]

Prime Minister and Mrs. Mitsotakis Honored at Washington, DC Lunch with “Omogenia”2020-01-14T12:00:04-05:00

On Eve of Trump-Erdogan White House Meeting Senator Menendez Delivers Powerful Speech on US Senate Floor

2019-11-13T15:50:24-05:00

On Eve of Trump-Erdogan White House Meeting
Senator Menendez Delivers Powerful Speech on US Senate Floor Menendez calls on US President to Hold Turkish President Accountable for His Actions Toward Cyprus, Greece, Ecumenical Patriarch and Other Matters Important to US Security Interests WASHINGTON, DC, November 13, 2019 - Last night, hours before President Donald Trump’s meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office, US Senator Bob Menenedez delivered a powerful speech on the floor of the US Senate. Please watch and read his remarks below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2019 CONTACT Juan Pachon [...]

On Eve of Trump-Erdogan White House Meeting Senator Menendez Delivers Powerful Speech on US Senate Floor2019-11-13T15:50:24-05:00

Menendez Delivers Historic Remarks on US Senate Floor

2019-11-06T12:29:55-05:00

Menendez Delivers Historic Remarks on US Senate Floor WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2019 - Yesterday, US Senator Bob Menendez delivered a remarkable speech on the floor of the US Senate regarding the US-Turkey relationship. We strongly encourage you to watch the video or read his remarks below. These remarks are the best we’ve heard on the US Senate floor since the giants of the era of our imposing the US Arms Embargo on Turkey over 44 years ago. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2019 CONTACT Juan Pachon (202) 224-4651 Menendez Makes Case for Recalibrating U.S.-Turkey Relationship Under [...]

Menendez Delivers Historic Remarks on US Senate Floor2019-11-06T12:29:55-05:00

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives the 2019 ECOS® Environmental Award

2019-08-08T12:44:07-04:00

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives the 2019 ECOS® Environmental Award Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks and Mike Manatos meet with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his office at the Phanar WASHINGTON, DC, August 8, 2019 - His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, received the 2019 ECOS® Award for exceptional leadership in environmental protection on August 2 at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey. It was presented to His All Holiness by Earth Friendly Products President and CEO, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, and Manatos & Manatos President, Mike Manatos. To see a video [...]

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives the 2019 ECOS® Environmental Award2019-08-08T12:44:07-04:00

Greek-American Kratsios Confirmed as
 United States Chief Technology Officer

2019-08-02T12:03:41-04:00

Greek-American Kratsios Confirmed as
 United States Chief Technology Officer US Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios with his parents John and Maria, along with Mike Manatos WASHINGTON, DC, August 2, 2019 - Yesterday, the United States Senate confirmed by unanimous consent the nomination of Greek-American Michael Kratsios to serve as the United States’ Chief Technology officer before adjourning for the August recess. He is now the highest-ranking Greek-American in the Administration. Last week, during his confirmation hearing before the US Senate Commerce Committee, Kratsios began his testimony by saying: "My mother and my grandfather came to the [...]

Greek-American Kratsios Confirmed as
 United States Chief Technology Officer2019-08-02T12:03:41-04:00