Please support this wonderful Chapter in this evening filled with great food and fun. They will be doing an awesome raffle with unbelievable items. Please reach out to them to buy raffles too!
In light of COVID-19, our in person Convention was cancelled. In lieu thereof, we will have a Virtual Convention on Saturday, July 11, 2020 starting at 10:00 am. We need each Chapter to pick delegates and verify that the delegate is a member in good standing and that the Chapter has fulfilled its national obligations. Each officer has received an email concerning the Convention, and every president has been called. If possible, please select delegates that have the ability to join in a Zoom conference. Please select your delegates no later than June 19, 2020 and provide the District Governor with names, telephone numbers and emails. Fran can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org or called at 516 220-1524.
Exciting news. The Empire District 6 Convention will take place in the cradle of Greek civilization in the U.S.A. Astoria, New York on Friday June 7 through Sunday, June 9. CLICK HERE FOR ALL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORMS. The Information and Registration Packet includes hotel information and full details of all events discussed below. Included in the Information packet is the Journal Ad form. Whether you can attend or not, please consider taking out a Journal Ad to support the Convention!
Thank you Hermes 186 and Ilion Chapter 135 for hosting what promises to be a wonderful Convention!!!
The Convention weekend will start off on Friday with a wonderful, informal party sponsored by the Sons of Pericles and Maids of Athena at Anable’s Basin Sailing Bar and Grill. Enjoy wonderful views of Manhattan at this waterfront establishment. It is pay as you go at Anables.
On Saturday morning, our business meetings of the four Orders will take place at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria. Follow the signs. We have reserved a limited amount of prepaid parking at a local lot. There is a municipal lot as well. There is a very very limited supply of parking for those that have a handicap parking sticker at St. Demetrios that will be allotted in the Order of registration. We can not guarantee available parking at St. Demetrios for those who register too late.
The Scholarship Luncheon will be hosted by the Ilion Chapter at St. Demetrios and will be wonderful as always!!!
At night, get ready to kick up your heels and enjoy our main social event, Dinner and drinks at Central Bar and Lounge, a wonderful venue.
On Sunday, we will enjoy Liturgy at St. Demetrios and then be entertained by a wonderful Greek Dancers.
WE ENCOURAGE ALL DAUGHTERS IN GOOD STANDING WHETHER A DELEGATE OR NOT TO ATTEND THE CONVENTION!!!!
WAYS TO HELP MAKE OUR CONVENTION A SUCCESS: SPREAD THE WORD PLEASE!!!!!
As you all know, Julia Collins has served our DOP in so many roles, including leadership in her Chapter, District Lodge and National Lodge. Of particular note, she was our District Governor for 5 years! She currently serves as the District Advisor and is a proud member of the Ilion Chapter. We would like to honor her at a special Luncheon in her honor. The Lunch will take place at Telly’s Restaurant in Astoria at 1:00 pm on March 23. Details will be forthcoming very very soon and we will need RSVPs shortly thereafter.
Exciting news Sisters. The Hermes and Ilion Chapters have graciously agreed to host the 2019 District Convention. The Convention and Luncheon will take place at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Astoria. Many exciting night and day time events are scheduled, including Sunday at Athens Square, a wonderful dinner and cocktail party at Central Bar Lounge and more will take place! Details will be mailed out to each member by snail mail and email and Delegate forms will be forwarded to your Chapter leadership! The packet will include information about discounted hotels and prepaid parking for the day of the Convention.
Let’s make this Convention one to remember in the cradle of Greek life in America!
CLICK HERE FOR DAUGHTERS OF PENELOPE EMPIRE DISTRICT 6 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
DUE DATE MAY 1, 2019 (See application to determine eligibility)
We are happy to report that our Conference at St. Basil was successful and well-attended. Click Here to view the packet distributed that contains many important documents.