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Feed the Hungry Initiative

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2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention 

July 3 - 8, 2016

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

Nashville, TN 

A Successful Convention in Nashville!


Philoptochos Convention in the news:

What Inspires Miss America's Service?  

The Tennessean, July 1, 2016

Greek Orthodox Group Wants to Spread Word About Hands-On Charity

The Tennessean, July 5, 2016


Winners of the AGAPE Award Serenaded

by Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell

On Wednesday, July 6, nine women were honored as part of the 2016 AGAPE Awards.  Some of the winners of this award, which stands for All Generations Accomplishing Philanthropic Endeavors, are standing, above,  As a special treat, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, a Greek Orthodox faithful and active member of her church, sang "I Dreamed a Dream"  from the musical Les Miserables, for the winners, in a celebratory breakfast, below.


This year’s AGAPE honorees are Christina Vasilakos, Direct Archdiocesan District; Ismini Arges, Metropolis of Chicago; Catherine Bibilos, Metropolis of Boston; Eleni Kyriazis, Metropolis of Denver; Catherine Stuman, Metropolis of Atlanta; Nia Cortese, Metropolis of Detroit; Tessie Lekas, Metropolis of Pittsburgh; Elaine Sotiropulos, Metropolis of San Francisco; Maria Antonakas, Metropolis of New Jersey. 

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85th Anniversary Video:



2016 Convention Issue

This year’s Philoptochos Voice has been designed in electronic format to enrich the experience of our readers.  Please click on the headline above to access our convention newsletter, which contains a recap of the 2014-2016 term, as well as direct links to videos and presentations from the 2016 Biennial Convention.  We hope that you enjoy it!


2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention Agenda

AGAPE Honorees

Aid to Greece & Cyprus- Apostoli Video

Awards Program

Chapter Challenges


Committee Reports

Environment- Water Is Life

Feeding the Hungry Initiative

Fiscal Fitness- Meeting Your Fiduciary Duties

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC)

Human Trafficking- Thistle Farms/ Magdalene Homes

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)

Make a Difference Day

Membership- Discussion Questions

Philoptochos Center of Philanthropy

Philoptochos Leadership Institute

Public Relations: A New Communications Philosophy

Public Relations: Communicating in a Digital World

Saints Anargyroi Icon Booklet

Social Services

Sponsorship- Thank You Program




2016 Pre-Convention Material Archives 

2014 Convention Highlights and Archives

2012 Convention Highlights and Archives