November 16, 2015

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AHEPA Condemns Terrorist Attacks on Paris, France

WASHINGTON, DC -- Supreme President John W. Galanis has issued the following statement on the terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris, France, Nov. 13, 2015:

            "The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association condemns the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris, France, Friday evening.  Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies are with the families of the victims and all those who have been affected by this deplorable and heinous act of terror.  The American Hellenic community stands with the people of France during this most difficult time."

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Founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia, on the principles that undergirded its fight for civil rights and against discrimination, bigotry, and hatred felt at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of American citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across the United States, Canada, and Europe, including Paris, France.   
AHEPA's mission is to promote the ancient Greek ideals of Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence through community service and volunteerism.   
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