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Message from the President – May 2018

Dear friends, I welcome you to our monthly communication. I would like to express my great joy and pride in our schools. Two important events that have happened recently confirmed the hard work of our teachers so that our school can provide high quality education similar to or better than the other educational institutions in…

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Special Community General Meeting on May 28

To ALL Members of the Community You are requested to attend the following Special Community General Meeting on Monday, May 28th, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at the Holy Cross Church’s hall, 4865 du Souvenir, Laval. AGENDA: SPECIAL COMMUNITY GENERAL MEETING (No 04/2016-2019, at 6:00 p.m.) 1. Meeting called to order 2. Declaration of quorum 3. Opening…

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Ambassador of Greece Celebrates May Day at École Socrates-Démosthène’s Campus III

On the occasion of the school events for the May 1st celebration, the Ambassador of Greece in Canada, Dimitrios Azemopoulos, visited Campus III of École Socrates-Démosthène, in Roxboro. The HCGM President, Nicholas T. Pagonis, the Secretaries of Education, Zoe Batsis and Aliki Georgiadou-Daher, the School General Director, Chris Adamopoulos, the campus III Director, Chris Filandrianos…

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The Security of the Elderly

Commentary by E. Fakotakis Kolaitis On Wednesday, March 14th, HCGM’s Social Services Director, Eleni Fakotakis participated in the presentations and discussions surrounding the security of elderly people, organized by the Table de concertation des aînés de Montréal. All citizens, including the elderly, have a right to life, liberty and security.  Too often, our elderly clients cannot leave…

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$35,000 was raised for “Panagitsa”

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary since the first Holy Liturgy at Koimisis tis Theotokou church, the amount of $ 35,000 was raised during the “Big Luncheon” event which took place at the Palace Reception Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The luncheon was organized by the event promoter Konstantinos Kourempanas, who also formed…

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The Best Cultural Community Unit of 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Is…

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Award Dinner Dance was held last Saturday, April 7, 2018. HCGM’s École Socrates-Démosthène was invited to receive the award for the best Cultural Community Unit of this year’s parade. Our leading parade specialists, Alex Fragakis and Odysseas Falagaras, the School’s drummers, received the award from Paul Loftus, President of…

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Our Students Wore Jerseys to Honour Humboldt Victims

In memory of the 11 young athletes and the 5 adults of the Humboldt Broncos who died in a tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan, we asked École Socrates-Démosthène students to come to school dressed in their favorite sports jersey. Those who didn’t have a sports jersey wore yellow or green, the Broncos colors. Our story…

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The House of Aunt Nelly

Earlier last March, “The Smile of The Child”, a Greek non-profit organisation aiming to protect children’s rights, inaugurated “The House of Aunt Nelly.” It is a wonderful manor house at Akrotiri Taxiarhes village of Lesvos, donated by the late Kornilia Binou. The house was renovated under the International Organisation of Migration Programme “Multi-sectoral assistance to and protection…

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Message from the President – April 2018

Dear friends, These last few weeks we have lived a great pride beginning with the celebrations to commemorate the heroes of our Independence Day, as well as Holy Week, that came to remind us of Jesus Christ’s love for the humanity through the Divine Drama and the Resurrection. The greatest celebration of Orthodoxy is the…