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The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association is a service organization founded on 26 July. 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia. Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association. ... International General Civitan Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce) Kiwanis Lions Clubs International Optimist International Red Cross Rotary International Ruritan Samaritans Woodsmen of the World Masonry Freemasonry Scottish Rite York Rite Shriners Masonic Youth Organizations Fraternal Forestry Ancient Order of Foresters Ancient Order of United Workmen Independent Order of Foresters Australia... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ...

Its goal is to support Greek-American charities, causes, and communities. It works closely with the Greek Orthodox Church. A Greek American is a citizen of the United States of Greek heritage or descent. ... The Church of Greece is one of the fifteenth autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches which make up the Eastern Orthodox Communion. ...

Its lady's auxiliary, Daughters of Penelope was founded in 1929. It supports two youth groups, the Sons of Pericles (established in 1926) and the Maids of Athena (1930). 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ...

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AHEPA was founded July 26, 1922, in Atlanta, Georgia, by visionary Americans of Greek descent to protect Hellenes from the evils of bigotry and to help assimilate them into American society in the early 20th Century.
Although a majority of the membership is composed of Americans of Hellenic descent, application for membership is open to everyone who believes in the mission of the organization.
The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence.
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September 21, 2002 - Lazarus Kalipolidis, Canadian President of the Hellenic Heritage organization AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) Canada is pleased to announce the issuance of a commemorative stamp by Canada Post on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the association's presence in Canada.
The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) was founded in the United States in 1922 to help Greek men adjust to life in America, and to encourage loyalty and patriotism to their new home without sacrificing their Hellenic identity and heritage.
The mission of the AHEPA family is to promote the ideals of Hellenism, education, philanthropy, civic responsibility and family and individual excellence.
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