The Consul General of Greece in Melbourne, Emmanouel Kakavelakis, visited Fronditha Care’s headquarters on Thursday, April 8.
During his visit, Mr Kakavelakis, discussed with President Jill Taylor (Nikitakis) and CEO Faye Spiteri, about the organisation’s beginnings, its activities and the long-standing services to the elderly members of Australia’s Greek community and enjoyed a guided tour of the facility.
“I thank Fronditha’s staff for the warm welcome and the detailed information on the organisation’s history and work. Fronditha provides an essential service for our community.
“It didn’t take long for me to realise the professionalism and exceptional training of the organisation’s staff and above everything, their devotion to our compatriots. I am very proud and congratulate the management, the staff and the volunteers for their dedication,” Mr Kakavelakis said.
Fronditha’s CEO, Faye Spiteri said that it was important for Fronditha to welcome the new Consul General in Melbourne and to present him with the various services provided to the community’s elderly.
“Fronditha is intertwined with the Greek language, culture and tradition and every possible contact with Greek authorities in Australia is important to us,” Ms Spiteri said.
The oganisation’s President, Jill Taylor (Nikitakis) said she was pleased and honoured with the Consul’s interest for the organisation.
“The Board of Directors and I, look forward to show Mr Kakavelaki our nursing homes and also our new aged care home in St Albans, which will be completed by the end of August.”