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Greek community in Australia raises more than $40,000 for Thessaly flood victims

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Four Pan-Thessalian associations from New South Wales came together on Friday, February 3, to raise funds for the flood victims of Thessaly, Greece.

The association raised $44,000 on the night.

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The event had a great turnout. Photo: Supplied.

The fundraising event was held at the Greek Community Club in Lakemba and was a great success with a significant turnout from the community.

The four associations who organised the event were: Meteora Association of NSW (George Mpliokas); Elassonas Association of NSW (Ilias Katsidis); Hasion Association of NSW (Aspasia Rossides); and Pan Thessalian Federation of NSW “Karaiskakis” (Asterios Tsintzas); along with their respective Committees.

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A dance performance took place at the fundraiser. Photo: Supplied.
Pan-Thessalian Association
Photo: Supplied.

Present at the event were a number of official guests including Ioannis Hatzistergiou and his wife; George Lianos from AHEPA Australia; and numerous media representatives.

The night was emceed by Mr Mpliokas, and there were dancing performances by the Aristotelian Dance Academy. Aris Chatzigiorgiou provided the delicious food.

The Pan-Thessalian organisations thanked all donors and everyone for attending.

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