Federation of Greek Elderly Citizen Clubs in Victoria gets festive for Christmas

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On Sunday, December 10, at the Stars International Reception Centre, the Federation of Greek Elderly Citizen Clubs in Melbourne and Victoria held a Christmas celebration in honour of members and volunteers.

The event was a great success that exceeded all expectations.

Over 550 people were in attendance with a number of community representatives, members of the press and politicians. Rena Fragioudakis was Master of Ceremonies on the day.

Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria.
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria.
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria

Honoured guests included President of the Federation, John Kostoulias; Bishop Evmenios of Kerasounta; Peter Khalil MP; Trung Luu MP; Member for Northcote, Kat Theophanous MP; and Councillor Michelle Kleinert; among many others.

Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria

All of the officials complimented the Federation and its President for his great contribution and work.

Bishop Evmenios stressed that “the great responsibility of all of us is unity.”

A Christmas message was also sent to the Federation by Greece’s Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Georgios Kotsiras.

Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
Greek Elderly Federation of Melbourne and Victoria
John on stage at the Stars International event.
Rena and John
John on stage at the Stars International event.

The President of the Federation Mr Kostoulias thanked everyone for their participation and support of the members in event.

Mr Kostoulias also thanked the members of the board, volunteers, the coordinator Maria Katergaris and all the sponsors who contributed to the successful outcome of the event, and finally wished everyone a Merry Christmas.

The next event of the Federation will take place on Sunday, January 21 next year.

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