Wednesday, December 2, 2009
THE GREEK AMERICAN LOBBY HONORS WILLIAM TENET
William Tenet is the brother of the Former Director of CIA George Tenet, their parents where from Himara Region
AHEPA honored and distinguished expatriates and philhellenes at the first regional dinner in New York, in the presence of more than 350 people.
Among others awarded Senator Robert Menentez and membe of US Congress, Carolyn Maloney, the cardiologist William Tenet, the businessman, Dimitri Kaloeidis,the General Mark Gatanas and the Police Department commander, Dimitris Roumeliotis.
The event was attended, inter-alia, from the former head of the CIA, George Tenet, Ambassador of Greece to the United States, Vassilis Kaskarelis, the Consul General of Greece and Cyprus, Andreas Panayiotou, the representative of Archbishop Demetrios, Fr Sebastian, while the program was presented by former Provincial Governor James Gounaris.
Greetings to the winners thanked the AHEPA, while stressing the dynamic and the efforts of the organization for the promotion of Greek issues and support the community and the Greeks worldwide.
The next regional events AHEPA will be held in Portland, Oregon, on March 6 and in Chicago on April 24 and left to set another event.