Chios Society-Cleveland Chapter 7
News August 2006 Issue
C/o 23715 Wolf Road, Bay Village, Ohio 44140 (440 835-8419) E-mail:
burpe1 @ stratos.net
This year is going by so quickly.
The following is what we are planning for the rest of 2006.
General Assembly Meeting: Mark
on your calendars for September 16th, 2006, 3:00P.M. at Sts.
Constantine and Helen Cathedral. Elections
will take place at this meeting. Also,
we will discuss our upcoming Convention, Annual Dinner-Dance, Christmas Party
and possibly a picnic in 2007. Members in good standing will be allowed to
vote. Each member needs to be paid up
through 2006. Anyone wishing to be a
candidate for our society must be a member for at least one year and be current
with their dues. Membership dues will
be collected at this meeting. Refreshments
will be served.
Annual Dinner – Dance: The date
for this event is November 18, 2006.
This year our honorees are Gus and Estelle Callas. We have booked the band Stigma again for
this year. Our dance is being
advertised on their web site already.
It will be at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Cleveland. Mark your calendar with the date. Please tell your friends and relatives about
this event. Plan to attend.
Christmas Party: Our second
Christmas Party will take place at Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral on December
2, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. Santa Claus is
taking time out of his busy schedule and came to visit us with gifts for
everyone. Do not miss it this year.
In the year of 2006, we donated to IOCC, Beth Pappas Cardiac Program in
Boston, Massachusetts, the Greek Independence Day Parade, helped a family in Vrondados,
Chios, Greece and to the Metropolis of Pittsburgh’s Daffodil Luncheon where
part of the proceeds went to Cleveland Metro Hospital’s Pediatric Burn
Information just received is telling us the convention dates are
October 26-29, 2006, departing on the 30th. The convention will be at The Santa Clara
Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd., in Santa Clara, Ca. 95954. The telephone number is 408-988-1500.
The Mineta San Jose International Airport is the one to use. There are tours scheduled and a Grand
Banquet scheduled. Reservations must be
made for the tours. The Paramount Great
America Amusement Park is across the street from the Marriott Hotel. The room rate is $ 90.00 providing you
mention Chian Society when you make your reservations.
SPECIAL NOTICE: There is a
pre-convention price, including the Grand Banquet of $ 165.00, providing the
commitment is made prior September 30, 2006.
After September 30, 2006, the price will go to $ 225.00. A packet of information can be mailed to you
if you contact Jeanne Burpulis at the address above. Also, packets of information will be available at the General
Assembly Meeting on September 16, 2006.
Membership Dues: Please do not
forget to get current on your membership dues.
Angelo Sikoutris – President Dino Sevastos – Vice-President Estelle Callas- Treasurer
Steve Sikoutris -
Corresponding Secretary Michael S. Sikoutris - Asst. Corresponding