DES PLAINES, ILL.--- The Philoptochos of Saint John the Baptist Church in Des Plaines, Ill. will host “Have a Heart to Make a House a Home,” at the church on March 12, to benefit the new Martha & Mary Maternity House, the first Orthodox home of its kind in the Midwest and one of very few in the Chicagoland area. The new home will help women who choose life for their unborn children.
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward
appearance of things, but their inward significance.” - Plato
On Friday, Feb. 15, from 5 pm to 9 pm, River North gallery Hilton|Asmus Contemporary presents “PIXELS,” an exhibition of paintings & sculptures by Greek artist Kostis Georgiou. Georgiou will fly to Chicago from Athens for the opening reception following a yearlong, five-museum tour in China.
Eleni Bousis, Eleni Tzotzolis along with their families and dedicated committee, extend a heartfelt thank you to the many supporters who contributed in making this worthy event a great success. With your assistance we collected over $100,000 at the luncheon and continue to receive contributions. Held on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Chateau Ritz Banquets of Niles, Illinois this wonderful benefit was attended by over 500 kind hearted guests that came together in the true spirit of Christmas and gave generously for this worthwhile endeavor.
The New Tegean Society & Tegean Youth held their Christmas Party on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Chateau Ritz, in Niles. Guests of all ages gathered together to celebrate the Holiday Season. Two centenarians were honored, and scholarships were awarded to three young Tegeans for their outstanding academic achievement.
SKOKIE, ILL. --- Coming Together in Skokie (CTIS) will honor the Greek culture this year. The official kick-off of the six-week series of programs is Sunday, January 27 at Niles West High School, 5701 W. Oakton Street, Skokie. Members of the Greek community are proud to present cultural and art exhibits and refreshments at 2 p.m., followed at 3 p.m. by a cultural program that includes an original short video, skits, lively music and dances, as well as Greek hors d’oeuvres. The emcee is Jane Monzures, TV/radio personality, current host of Living Healthy Chicago on WGN TV.