Evrytanian Association (Velouchi)
Evrytanian Association of America “Velouchi” Chapter No. 2
Our “Velouchi” chapter had a meeting after Church on May 6th. The items discussed were as follows:
-The “Velouchi” Convention this year was very enjoyable and productive. The Washington Chapter has done an excellent job.
-Preparations were made for our participation to be held on September 29-30. On September the 23rd Alfred Barefoot and George G. Dais attended the National “Velouchi” Board meeting held in Charlotte, NC. The 75th Anniversary Convention will be held in Charlotte next year. The committee reported that the hotel, band and church hall are reserved for the event. Committees are working well for each event. The 75th Convention will be held on June the 7th to 9th. Make plans to attend this historic convention in Charlotte, NC.
The property committee reported that the “Velouchi” building is 100 percent rented. Some necessary repairs were made.
The Youth reported that they are encouraging each Youth Chapter to have an annual project. The report was given by Chrissy Chulkas.
The Washington chapter reported that they made approximate profit of $8,200.00. The Convention was very enjoyable.
The National Board decided to donate $1,500 to Mr. Evangelothimos in Greece who has cancer. Also, they donated $500.00 to Mr. Angelo Manginas from Winston Salem who was burned recently in his restaurant.
On September the 28-29 our Church community participated in the International Folk Festival. We participated at the Thursday afternoon reception, the Parade of Nations on Saturday morning and our dance group danced on the stage on Sunday. Our “Velouchi” Chapter was in charge of the Greek food booth. We thank everyone for their great help.
On Sunday November 25th our Chapter will host the Evrytanian National Board meeting in our Hellenic Center. Please make plans to welcome the Board and attend the meeting.
On Sunday, December the 2nd our Annual “Velouchi” Christmas Dinner will be held at Captain Jerry’s Seafood Restaurant. More information will be coming soon. Please make plans to attend this very enjoyable event.
Alfred Barefoot, President
Alfred Barefoot – Chapter President, George Dais – Chapter Vice President
Chris T. Vlachos – Secretary, Paul Kanos – Treasurer
George Anagnostopoulos & Tasos Hasapis - Chapter Representatives
Maria Poulos – “Velouchi” Bulletin Correspondent
Dina Goodson – Daughters of Evrytania President
Irene Bantsolas – Daughters of Evrytania Representative