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Andy Manatos Receives Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism

2021-12-10T14:03:56-05:00

Andy Manatos Receives Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism WASHINGTON, DC, December 10, 2021 — Hellenic Public Radio - COSMOS FM presented its prestigious Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism to Andy Manatos at their 26th annual Gala in New York City on December 2. Previous recipients of this award have included:  His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Senator Paul Sarbanes, Congressman John Brademas and a number of Greek-American community leaders with whom the Manatos family has had the pleasure of working, many for decades, including: Andrew Athens, Merkerious Angeliades, John and Margo Catsimatidis, Dimitrios & Georgia Kaloidis, Dennis Mehiel, Nikos Mouyiaris, Constantine Papadakis, Michael Psaros, Ted Spyropoulos and Kyriakos Tsakopoulos, among [...]

Andy Manatos Receives Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism2021-12-10T14:03:56-05:00

Andrew Manatos Installed as Senator for Orthodoxy and Hellenism

2021-10-25T18:47:25-04:00

Andrew Manatos Installed as Senator for Orthodoxy and Hellenism WASHINGTON, DC, October 25, 2021 — During the Apostolic Visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the US, Andrew Manatos was installed as a member of the first class of “Senators for Orthodoxy and Hellenism.” This ceremony took place on October 24 at the St. Sophia Cathedral in Washington, DC and was presided over by His Eminence Elder-Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon and His Eminence Archbishop of America Elpidophoros. In presenting this “distinction of the highest order” to men and women who “have produced a hundredfold through their harvests [...]

Andrew Manatos Installed as Senator for Orthodoxy and Hellenism2021-10-25T18:47:25-04:00

Massive Education Campaign of US Congress on Extraordinary Importance of Ecumenical Patriarch A Huge Success

2021-10-21T13:08:32-04:00

Massive Education Campaign of US Congress on Extraordinary Importance of Ecumenical Patriarch A Huge Success WASHINGTON, DC, October 21, 2021 – On the eve of the Apostolic Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Washington, DC, US Senators and Members of the House representing 79% of the American people wrote to the President of the United States about the extraordinary importance and accomplishments of His All Holiness. A remarkable 182 Members of the House and 50 US Senators (lists below) – from all parts of the country and all political ideologies - added their names to a letter (full text below) [...]

Massive Education Campaign of US Congress on Extraordinary Importance of Ecumenical Patriarch A Huge Success2021-10-21T13:08:32-04:00

Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations

2021-07-22T10:17:55-04:00

Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations WASHINGTON, DC, July 20 - Over 27 of the most powerful US Senators and Members of Congress in the formulation of US foreign policy spoke at the 36th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference on July 20. Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was joined by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the Chairmen of the Senate and House Foreign Relations/Affairs Committees Bob Menendez and Gregory Meeks, American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris, as well as Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and others [...]

Top US Policymakers Promote Strengthening of Cyprus-US Relations2021-07-22T10:17:55-04:00

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students

2021-07-09T14:46:15-04:00

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students WASHINGTON, DC, July 9, 2021 – Some of the most prominent current and former US policymakers and opinion leaders in Washington, DC met with some of the best and brightest Greek-American students from across the country through the 6th Annual Heritage America Program June 22-24. This annual program is hosted by the National Hellenic Society (NHS) and Manatos & Manatos. In all, 48 speakers shared with these students, in intimate virtual discussions, their family’s immigration experience and how Hellenic and Orthodox principles and ideals helped them achieve success. Through this unique experience, these students better understand [...]

48 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students2021-07-09T14:46:15-04:00

Greek-American Students to be Mentored by Some of the Community’s Biggest Names

2021-06-03T10:26:45-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, June 3, 2021 - Over 40 of the most prominent Greek-Americans will be mentoring Greek-American college students online June 23-24. Monday, June 7 is the DEADLINE for applications to the fifth annual National Hellenic Society Heritage America Program     Stavridis, Tenet, Negroponte...Dukakis, Podesta, Stephanopoulos, Priebus...Sarbanes, Bilirakis, Titus, Pappas...NowThis, Georgetown Cupcakes, Spotify, Facebook...Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus. They are all regular participants in this remarkable program. Pictures, video and a full list of participants from last year's program are here Register for this year's program here

Greek-American Students to be Mentored by Some of the Community’s Biggest Names2021-06-03T10:26:45-04:00

Remarkable Opportunity for Greek-American Students: VIRTUAL Heritage America

2021-06-01T15:02:10-04:00

Washington, DC, May 14, 2021 - The Washington, DC chapter of the National Hellenic Society (NHS) is excited to announce the Sixth Annual NHS Heritage America Program in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos, a leading public policy firm. Once again, this year, the unique program will take place VIRTUALLY from June 23-24, 2021 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 [...]

Remarkable Opportunity for Greek-American Students: VIRTUAL Heritage America2021-06-01T15:02:10-04:00

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece’s Bicentennial with Record Support

2021-03-24T14:35:20-04:00

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece's Bicentennial with Record Support WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2021 - On the eve of Greece’s 200th anniversary of independence, a resolution highlighting the strong ties between the US and Greece, authored by the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Bob Menendez, was unanimously passed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It is expected to be passed by the full US Senate in the days ahead. “We are proud to have been a part of the national effort that secured the support of over half of the US Senators [...]

US Senate Officially Recognizes Greece’s Bicentennial with Record Support2021-03-24T14:35:20-04:00

Top US Policymakers Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

2020-10-05T09:17:02-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, October 5, 2020 — Many of the most influential US policymakers in the US Congress and Department of State joined the leadership of the Republic of Cyprus and leadership of the top national Greek-American and Cypriot-American organizations in commemorating the 60th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus in an online event September 30 hosted by PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations and Manatos & Manatos. In all, 46 speakers paid tribute to the Republic of Cyprus including: from Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou and Ambassador to the [...]

Top US Policymakers Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence2020-10-05T09:17:02-04:00

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program

2020-07-31T17:11:52-04:00

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program WASHINGTON, DC, July 31, 2020 – Some of the most prominent current and former US policymakers and opinion leaders met with some of the best and brightest Greek-American students across the country during the 5th Annual Heritage America Program July 8-10, 2020. In all 44 speakers shared with these students, in intimate online discussions, how Hellenic and Orthodox principles and ideals helped them achieve success. This program is hosted every year by the National Hellenic Society (NHS) and Manatos & Manatos. Speakers in the [...]

Top US Policymakers Mentor Greek-American Students in 5th Annual Heritage America Program2020-07-31T17:11:52-04:00