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The Remarkable Tale of the Manatos: A Lens into Greek-American History

2024-06-27T12:14:32-04:00

A closer look at this extensive family history reveals more than a mere testament to the enduring spirit of the Greek-American community By Petros Kasfikis, US Correspondent This article originally appeared in the English Edition of TO VIMA In the heart of Bethesda, Maryland, nestled among the leafy streets, lies a neighborhood affectionately known in Greek as “chorio,” or village, to its inhabitants. Here, three families share more than just a residential block; they share a rich heritage of Greek ancestry and a legacy of public service spanning generations. At the center of this story is the Manatos family, whose roots [...]

The Remarkable Tale of the Manatos: A Lens into Greek-American History2024-06-27T12:14:32-04:00

Tremendous Mentorship Opportunity for Greek-American Students and Young Professionals

2024-06-27T10:07:46-04:00

Registration now OPEN for "Heritage America" July 31 - August 3 in Washington, DC WASHINGTON DC, June 27, 2024 - Over 40 of the Greek-American community’s most successful in numerous fields will once again mentor young Greek-Americans through the 9th Annual Heritage America Program made possible by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos. Only 20 lucky young Greek-Americans - college aged students and this year also young professionals in their 20’s - will be accepted into this life-changing program.  They will come to Washington, DC July 31 - August 3 for remarkable meetings and experiences all paid for by the National Hellenic Society. See below [...]

Tremendous Mentorship Opportunity for Greek-American Students and Young Professionals2024-06-27T10:07:46-04:00

Over 40 US Policymakers Commemorate Cyprus 50th Dark Anniversary at 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference

2024-06-21T16:50:24-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, June 21, 2024 – Many of the most influential foreign policymakers in the United States Congress from both parties and from the Biden Administration, along with Cyprus Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombosparticipated in the 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference in Washington, DC June 11-13, 2024. Over 100 Cypriot and Greek-American leaders from across the country converged on Washington, DC for this conference that marked the 50th dark anniversary of the Turkish invasion and occupation of Cyprus. The conference was hosted by PSEKA (the International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus) and co-hosted by AHEPA, the Federation of Cypriot Organizations (FCAO), the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce, [...]

Over 40 US Policymakers Commemorate Cyprus 50th Dark Anniversary at 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference2024-06-21T16:50:24-04:00

Cyprus Foreign Minister To Headline PSEKA Cyprus Conference June 11-13 in Washington, DC

2024-05-07T11:19:05-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC May 7, 2024- Cyprus Foreign Minister Dr. Constantinos Kombos will join over 100 Greek-American and Cypriot-America leaders from across the country coming to Washington, DC June 11-13 for the 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference. Over 100 Greek-American and Cypriot-America leaders from across the country will be coming to Washington, DC June 11-13 for the 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference. Conference participants will again be meeting with over 40 top-level officials who formulate US policy toward Cyprus, Turkey and Greece in the US Congress, the White House and State Department. Meetings will begin on Tuesday, June 11 at 12 noon at the [...]

Cyprus Foreign Minister To Headline PSEKA Cyprus Conference June 11-13 in Washington, DC2024-05-07T11:19:05-04:00

Join Us As We Take The Fight For Cyprus To Washington, DC

2024-04-30T14:44:28-04:00

Over 100 Greek-American and Cypriot-America leaders from across the country will be coming to Washington, DC June 11-13 for the 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference. Conference participants will again be meeting with over 40 top-level officials who formulate US policy toward Cyprus, Turkey and Greece in the US Congress, the White House and State Department. Meetings will begin on Tuesday, June 11 at 12 noon at the Willard InterContinental Hotel and end with a lunch on Thursday, June 14. Below is a draft conference agenda. New highlights planed for this special year include: A meeting at the White House complex A candlelight vigil [...]

Join Us As We Take The Fight For Cyprus To Washington, DC2024-04-30T14:44:28-04:00

White House Celebration of Greek-American Community and US-Greece Relations Continues

2024-04-30T13:51:59-04:00

- President Biden maintains 38 year tradition - President Joe Biden attends the Greek Independence Day Reception, Thursday, April 4, 2024, in the East Room of the White House.                          Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) WASHINGTON, DC, April 12, 2024 – For the 38th consecutive year, the President of the United States invited Greek-American community leaders, led by the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, to the White House on the occasion of the celebration of Greek Independence Day. On April 4, 2024 President Joe Biden and His Eminence Archbishop [...]

White House Celebration of Greek-American Community and US-Greece Relations Continues2024-04-30T13:51:59-04:00

39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference to take place June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC

2024-04-15T10:09:33-04:00

(L-R)  PSEKA President Philip Christopher, Cyprus Ambassador Marios Lysiotis, Congressman Chris Pappas, Cyprus Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis, Mike Manatos, AHEPA Board Chair Nick Karacostas WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2024 — On the occasion of the 50th Dark Anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Cyprus, the 39th Annual PSEKA Conference will take place on June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC at the Willard InterContinental Hotel. Conference participants will once again meet with top-level officials in the US Congress and the Administration who formulate U.S. policy toward Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. Ranking Member James Risch joined by U.S. Ambassador to Greece George Tsunis and [...]

39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference to take place June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC2024-04-15T10:09:33-04:00

Manatos & Manatos Celebrates 40 Years

2024-04-15T09:27:55-04:00

(L-R) Mike Manatos, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, Archbishop Elpidophoros, and Andy Manatos WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2024 – Many of Washington, DC’s most influential individuals, from both political parties and over decades, (listed below) joined Greek-American leaders from across the country in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Manatos & Manatos.  US policymakers from the White House, State Department, Defense Department, US Congress and US Courts, as well as thought leaders from the media, universities and thinktanks gathered at the spectacular new Limani restaurant on December 13. To see more pictures from this celebration, click here. (L-R) Mike Manatos, [...]

Manatos & Manatos Celebrates 40 Years2024-04-15T09:27:55-04:00

Ambassador Papadopoulou US Congress Farewell

2024-04-15T08:37:14-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2022 – Ambassador Alexandra Papadopoulou came to Washington, DC four years ago (in February of 2020) as Greece’s first woman to serve as Ambassador of Greece to the United States.  She left in July of 2023 to serve as Greece’s first Ambassador directly promoted to Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece.  A number of senior US Senators, Members of Congress and Congressional staff celebrated her service in Washington, DC and her new appointment at a September 12 reception in the US Capitol Building hosted by Manatos & Manatos. Those in attendance included: The Chairman of the Senate [...]

Ambassador Papadopoulou US Congress Farewell2024-04-15T08:37:14-04:00

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students

2023-08-06T18:33:42-04:00

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students WASHINGTON, DC, August 2, 2023 – Some of the most prominent current and former U.S. government officials, business leaders and other influential opinion leaders of Greek origin met with Greek-American students from across the country as part of the 8th Annual NHS Heritage America program from July 26-29. This annual program is hosted by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos. This year's program featured a hybrid format of meetings in person and via Zoom. These esteemed speakers shared their family immigration experiences from Greece and [...]

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students2023-08-06T18:33:42-04:00