Eleventh National Philoptochos Children's Medical Fund Luncheon
The Metropolis of San Francisco Philoptochos will host the Eleventh Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at The Fairmont Hotel in
Newport Beach, California
National Philoptochos President, Georgia Skeadas, along with the Luncheon Chair, Valerie Roumeliotes and Co-Chairs, Patty Chacopulos, Kathy Gabriel, Marina Kookootsedes and Jeannie Ranglas announce that George Miserlis, nationally acclaimed television actor and famed vocalist, will be the featured Master of Ceremonies at the luncheon that benefits the Children’s Medical Fund.
Since 1989 the Children’s Medical Fund Luncheons have raised over $2.1 million and through these funds National Philoptochos has been able to provide medical assistance to critically ill children whose families are unable to afford appropriate and necessary treatment. The Fund also provides financial support for innovative research to pediatric hospitals throughout the . Recently, the Fund expanded its reach beyond boundaries, responding to the HIV/AIDS crisis and other medical needs of Orthodox children by establishing a medical clinic in
Through the great generosity of benefactors to the Children’s Medical Fund, National Philoptochos has touched the lives of so many in each host Metropolis including the Direct Archdiocesan District, the Metropolises of Atlanta, Boston, New Jersey, Chicago, Detroit and Denver.
National Philoptochos extends the invitation to participate in this most worthy endeavor to reach out to those who need our support in the Metropolis of San Francisco. Philoptochos members, friends and family are encouraged to play a role in making the Eleventh National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon a success.
Join in a full weekend of festivities beginning with an Evening Reception and Extravaganza on Friday, November 9, 2007, followed by The Eleventh Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon on Saturday, November 10, 2007. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios will officiate at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday, November 11, 2007 at St. Katherine’s in
Redondo Beach, California
with a reception to follow.
For Luncheon Reservations contact Marina Kookootsedes at 949-733.2366 or 949-855.4437. Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Fairmont Hotel at 800.441-1414.