L100 in Action - Issue #3 (May - June - July 2010)

May - June - July 2010 | Issue #3

News In Action

Archbishop Demetrios and L100 Chairman Constantine G. Caras, far right, with Hierarchs cutting ribbon to Exhibit Hall


Leadership 100 Chairman Constantine Caras joined Archbishop Demetrios and other Hierarchs for the cutting of the ribbon at the official opening of the Congress Exhibit Hall at the 40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on July 4, 2010 in Atlanta. Leadership 100 provided the underwriting for the exhibit area, which featured numerous booths with vendors from the United States, Canada, Greece, and Cyprus and included a ministry pavilion which highlighted the National Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese.

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Leadership 100 News
Archbishop Demetrios, ABS President Dr. Lamar Vest and staff from the Archdiocese and American Bible Society

Orthodox Military Bible Presented

Leadership 100 has presented the American Bible Society with a gift of $25,000 toward the publication of the second edition of first-ever military edition of the New Testament and Psalms for Orthodox Christians. The gift follows the precedent of a first-time gift of $30,000 presented in July 2009 by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod to Dr. R. Lamar Vest, President of the American Society, upon his visit to the Archdiocese in gratitude for the new Orthodox Military Bible edition and other Orthodox-related projects undertaken by the society, which had underwritten all initial costs of the first edition.

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Episcopal Assembly

First Episcopal Assembly Meets

The first Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs in North and Central America met from May 26 to May 28 at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in New York City. Convened by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Assembly was attended by more than 50 Hierarchs and was made possible through a Leadership 100 grant to the Office of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, which underwrote much of the expense. Other funding came from a variety of Pan-Orthodox sources.

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Member News
Peter G. Peterson

Peterson To Address Forum
Leadership 100 will proudly present the renowned business leader and philanthropist, Peter G. Peterson, one of its most prominent members, to its members and guests as the featured speaker in its first Forum on Business and Philanthropy to take place at 6:30 pm, Thursday, September 9, 2010 in the Atrium of the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue (entrance at 51st Street) in New York City. A reception will follow.
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Andrew Athens, far left, and Chris Tomaras, center right

Athens and Tomaras Honored
Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology held their 68th commencement on Saturday, May 15, 2010 and conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities on two prominent members of Leadership 100, Andrew A. Athens, a Founder and its first Chairman, and Chris P. Tomaras, a prominent businessman and philanthropist, Founder of the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation, both of Chicago.
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Mayor Gavin Newsom with Stefanie G. Roumeliotes

Roumelitoes Appointed by San Francisco Mayor
Stefanie G. Roumeliotes, a Leadership 100 Partner, was appointed to the Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority by Mayor Gavin Newsom on May 14, 2010, to fill a seat that expires on March 25, 2014
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