Press Release – March 15th, 2013

NEW YORK – The Association of Greek American Professional Women (A.G.A.P.W.) will be hosting a Celebration of Women’s History Month, in the presence of the Consul General of Greece Hon. Georgios Iliopoulos and the Consul General of Cyprus Hon. Koula Sophianou.

We are proud to announce that AGAPW’s 2013 Greek American Woman of the Year honoree is Assemblymember Aravella Simotas. Assemblymember Simotas will be awarded AGAPW’s signature Greek American Woman of the Year Award in acknowledgement of her contributions to our State, to women’s rights, and to our community.

An Excellence Tuition Scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded in honor of Assemblymember Simotas. The 2013 Scholarship winner is Ms. Vaia Trittas of New York University. Ms. Trittas will speak on “The Contributions of Greek American Women to Our Country and the Greek American Community.”

Vocalist Flora Kirou will perform songs by Greek composers Theodorakis and Hadjidakis.

Master of Ceremonies: Ms. Alexandra Kavouras of Queens College, CUNY, AGAPW’s 2012 Excellence Tuition Scholarship recipient.

Reception with mezedes, especially prepared by Zenon Taverna, and a selection of fine Greek Wines by &#937mega Wines. We would like to thank our sponsors, including LivEthnic for their support.

When: March 26th 2013, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: The Penthouse of Dr. Virginia Davies at 299 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10014.

Preregistration is required. $50 suggested donation.

To RSVP and for further information, please visit or contact Dr. Olga Alexakos at / 917-405-6833.

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