The Inaugural Servant Leadership Awards

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago will host its Inaugural Servant Leadership Awards Banquet on *Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Cotillion Banquets in Palatine, Illinois. The evening is dedicated to recognizing laypersons from throughout the Metropolis who have demonstrated exceptional and innovative servant leadership in the Church and whose service has made a difference in the lives of others. During the event, His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael will bestow the Metropolis Cross on these exemplary servant leaders in recognition of their efforts.

*Update: This event has been rescheduled from May 1, 2020 to November 6, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We apologize for any inconvience this may have caused. More details will be announced soon.


INAUGURAL SERVANT LEADERSHIP AWARDS RECIPIENTS*


ILLINOIS

Helen Chioles

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church

Joliet, Illinois

 

Becky Greanias Lagouros

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church

Peoria, Illinois

 

Ellen Best

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Chicago, Illinois

 

Paul Chiligiris

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Decatur, Illinois

 

Brian and Beth Stipp

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Kankakee, Illinois

 

Basil Athenson

Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church

Lincolnshire, Illinois

 

Christina Arvanites

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

George Papaioannou

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois (Hegewisch neighborhood)

 

Deno Kandis

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

East Moline, Illinois

 

Andrew Dimitriou

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Homer Glen, Illinois

 

Barbara Pappas

Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church

Westchester, Illinois

 

Chrisanthe Litsogiannis

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church

Justice, Illinois

 

Maria Dimitriou

Holy Taxiarhai – St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church

Niles, Illinois

 

George Katsambas

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

George Argires

SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Palos Hills, Illinois

 

Theodore Abbgy

SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Rockford, Illinois

 

Mary Helen Papachrisanthou

SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Swansea, Illinois 

 

Chris Atsaves

SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church

Glenview, Illinois

 

Matthew Bezanes

St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

Annette McDermott

St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church

Springfield, Illinois

 

Foti Georgopoulos

St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church

Aurora, Illinois

 

Themistoklis Fabiatos

St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

Dino & Linda Argyropoulos

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

Chris Kontos

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Elmhurst, Illinois

 

Irene Booras

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Libertyville, Illinois

 

James Metropulos

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Chicago, Illinois

 

Bill Vassilogambros

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Dekalb, Illinois

 

Colette Spurgetis

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Rock Island, Illinois

 

Catherine Poulos

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church

Des Plaines, Illinois

 

Ilias Meggos

St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church

Palatine, IL

 

Nicholas Paramboukas

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Oak Lawn, Illinois

 

Janice S. Novick

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church

Elgin, Illinois

 

Andrew Poulos

St. Spyridon Hellenic Orthodox Church

Palos Heights, Illinois

 

Photios Kutil

Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church

Champaign, Illinois

 

INDIANA

Frances Klimis

SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Merrillville, Indiana

 

Hristos Kirgios

St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

South Bend, Indiana

 

Carole Yarovksy

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Hammond, Indiana

 

Demetria Bakris

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Schererville, Indiana

 

IOWA

Alex Karras

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Sioux City, Iowa

 

Kathy Beauchamp

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Des Moines, Iowa

 

Mary Harker

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

MINNESOTA

Dr. Halina Woroncow

Holy Anargyroi - Sts. Kosmas and Damianos Greek Orthodox Church

Rochester, Minnesota

 

Steve and Minda Arsenault

St. George Greek Orthodox Church

Saint Paul, Minnesota

 

Paulette G. Hastings

St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Ellie Regas

Twelve Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church

Duluth, Minnesota

 

MISSOURI

Aristomenes (Art) G. Liyeos

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Town & Country, Missouri

 

Arita Travlos

St. Luke the Evangelist Greek Orthodox Church

Columbia, Missouri

 

Michael Edward Ferretti

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Saint Louis, Missouri

 

WISCONSIN

Judge James G. Pouros

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

George and Nia Choles

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Madison, Wisconsin

 

Mary Helen Luccas

Kimissis Tis Theotokou

Racine, Wisconsin

 

Alex Marlis

SS. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

 

Dr. John Revelis

St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church

Sheboygan, Wisconsin

 

*List will be updated as submissions are received.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


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