Established in USA The "Himarrioton Society of America"
Photo: Father Kosmas Karavellas
After several years of interruption, resumed activity of The "Himarrioton Society of America", which will be under the direction of well-known father Kosmas Karavellas Annapolis. The group organizer, in the presence of about 100 participants, presented the program of the Association, which will seek to achieve goals inherited from the founders in the early 20th century in USA.
The "Himarrioton Society of America", will make every effort to invoke the voice of the World personalities by Himara Region origin, such as "Cultural Ambassador of Himara in World", George Tenet and Olympic Weightlifting champion Pyrros Dhimas, also honorary member of The Himara Community of Albania.
Also, The "Himarrioton Society of America" would like to organize meetings in US Congress and Senate, to claim historical rights to Himara Region, by lobbying to the U.S. Department of State.
Further it under the program, the three associations of Himara in World, USA, Albania and Greece, will organize next year, to be called Pan Himariot Congress in Himara Town, with the participation of personalities throughout by the Diaspora.
The new address:
The "Himarrioton Society of America"
2747 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401-7202
OF THE HIMARRIOTON SOCIETY
" H XEIMAPPA" 1965
The Himarriotans of America, who have in the past been organized in their historic Associations, initially in that of THE AGONIZOMENI XEIMARRA (THE STRUGGLING HIMARRA) and later in the AKROKERAVNIA - at a special meeting held in Washington, D. C. _ overwhelmingly decided to establish a new association which will follow in me noblest traditions '0£ the two preceeding organizatons, and which in a new and invigorating spirit will incarnate the National aspirations of the Himarriotans as true descendants of their Greek forefathers and will inspire towards a more dynamicand effective, patriotic, charitable and philanthropic endeavor.