The occasion for the gathering is the 35tth biennial convention of the Panepirotic Federation, an association of 36 chapters of immigrants from Epiros and their offspring that was originally formed in Worcester in Along with Michael Dukakis, a former governor of MA, distinguished public figures such as Representative James McGovern and Worcester Mayor Konstantina Lukes will attend the gala dinner dance on June 16 that will be the highlight of the convention.
Metropolitan Methodios, the spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in New England, will deliver the invocation and the benediction at the dinner, assisted by the Rev.
Dean Paleologos, dean of St. More than delegates from all over the U.
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Among the most notable delegates will be Al and Dorothy Wilson, who will travel all the way from Los Angeles to attend, even though they are 87 and 85 years old respectively. The convention will also attract a number of public figures from Greece, including several deputies in the Greek Parliament, as well as Nikos Gontas, the mayor of the provincial capital of Epiros, Ioannina.
The convention will begin with registration on June 13, continue with working sessions over the next three days, and culminate with the election απώλεια βάρους worcester ma new officers on Saturday, June 16 and the gala dinner dance that evening. Epiros is an ancient area whose recorded history goes back to Homer.
The mother of Alexander the Great, Olympias, was a princess of Epiros, and the last military leader to defeat the Romans in battle was King Pyrrhus of Epiros.
Until the 20th Century, the whole of Epiros was considered one region, but when European powers created the new country of Albania inthey assigned the northern half of the area to the new nation. Overnight απώλεια βάρους worcester ma ethnic Greeks of the area found themselves a minority in a new country that regarded them with suspicion and often persecuted them.
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Ονομάζεται αυτόνομη αισθητηριακή ανταπόκριση του μεσημβρινού ASMR - επίσης γνωστή ως "μυρμήγκια του εγκεφάλου" ή "braingasms" - και έχει γίνει κάτι από ένα φαινόμενο πρόσφατα. Με λίγα λόγια, η ASMR είναι η πολύ ευχάριστη και χαλαρωτική αίσθηση που συμβαίνει όταν μερικοί από εμάς ακούνε μαλακούς ήχους όπως ψίθυροι ή δάχτυλα. Αυτό το buzz μπορεί επίσης να ταξιδέψει κάτω από τη σπονδυλική στήλη, και μπορεί να εξαπλωθεί στην πλάτη, τα χέρια και τα πόδια, λέει. Deja Vu είναι μια παρόμοια αίσθηση του εγκεφάλου.
Over the years, the Federation has provided hundreds of scholarships to students in both parts of the region and has helped support schools, churches, and cultural organizations in both areas. Last year, at a conference in the capital of Epiros, Ioannina, the Federation was instrumental in creating a World Council of Epirotes Abroad to bring together Epirote organizations from all five continents and strengthen their efforts to promote economic development and cultural enrichment of their ancestral at.