All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Spyropoulos’


Tree Planting from the Hellenic American Foundation «Plant your Roots in Greece»

Chicago,  03.02.2010 A series of tree planting activities in various regions of Greece but also in Haiti  is being scheduled by the Hellenic American Foundation “Plant your Roots in Greece” “The awareness of the public is increasing on a daily basis and we are happy that our foundation is contributing towards motivating our compatriots but also of philhellenes on environmental [...]

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Expatriate support to reforestation in Greece

Thessaloniki,  16.01.2009 A reforestation campaign will be launched on Sunday in the regions of Artemisia, Piges and Alagonia, all in the Kalamata municipality in extreme southern Greece. The initiative by the environmentalist group “Friends of Mt. Taygetos” is funded by the Greek-American “Plant Your Roots in Greece” Foundation, and is aimed at the restoration of the burned forestland on the [...]

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“Plant your Roots in Greece” Foundation continues reforestation efforts

Chicago,  30.10.2008 The Chicago-based Greek-American “Plant your Roots in Greece” Foundation continues the reforestation efforts in the burned regions of Attiki, and in the prefectures of Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Magnesia, Messinia and elsewhere. The not-for-profit foundation will undertake reforestation initiatives during the new planting season. With a donation of $20,000 will participate in the tree-planting initiative undertaken by the prefecture of [...]

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“Plant Your Roots in Greece” donation to Kalyvia Municipality in Athens

Chicago,  27.06.2008 The Hellenic American Council of California, AHCC, donated the sum of USD 45,775 to the Municipality of Kalyvia in Athens through the Greek expatriate “Plant Your Roots in Greece” Initiative. The sum donated will be used for new water reservoirs, watering systems and irrigation projects within the framework of municipality efforts to restore the natural environment of Mt [...]

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Spyropoulos: Reforestation Should be Major Priority


September 24,2007, National Herald NEW YORK – Theodore Spyropoulos of Chicago, the United States Regional Coordinator for the Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE), told the National Herald that relief aid from the Greek American community for the devastating fires which struck Greece last month must be given from the entire community; that the individuals wishing to contribute must be made [...]

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Greek Americans Mobilize to Help Wild Fire Victims

National Herald, Mark Frangos and Dimitri Soultogiannis, August 30, 2007 NEW YORK – Hellenic organizations from across the United States are trying to find ways to help Greece and the Greek people get through the current crisis, with the World Council For Hellenes Abroad (SAE) and AHEPA leading the way. “We are extremely sad and moved by the catastrophe in [...]

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SAE USA appeals for tree planting in Greece

Chicago,  24.07.2007 A reforestation campaign in fire ravaged regions across Greece is being launched by SAE USA Region in cooperation with local government authorities and an appeal is being made to the Greek community to offer financial support to the endeavour. “Unfortunately, the catastrophic fires in Greece continue on a daily basis. Contributing to the reforestation of our homeland is [...]

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Five tree-planting in the municipality of Lavreotiki, Attica (2003-2006)

The foundation has “adopted” the entire burned area of Sounio, whereby it has successfully carried out five tree-plantings with collaboration from the Municipality of Lavreotiki. Tree-planting activities are held in collaboration with volunteers from schools, sports clubs, hunters associations, firefighters and residents. We hope to renew our partnership with the Municipal Authorities, moving on to a new series of tree-planting [...]

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