|L-R: Chapter Presidents from Bethlehem (Rob Schmell), Chester-Delco (Rick Hogue), Lancaster (Gus Siese), Supreme President John Galanis, Harrisburg (Dimitri Sosos), Allentown (Ryan MacKenzie) and Reading (Chris Wagner).|
Six AHEPA chapters in Power District 4 came together in Reading, Pa., to celebrate their 90th anniversaries, Nov. 19, 2015.
Supreme President John W. Galanis and several Supreme Lodge officers attended the milestone event that commemorated: Chapter 60, Allentown, Pa.; Chapter 61, Reading, Pa.; Chapter 64, Harrisburg, Pa.; Chapter 65, Bethlehem, Pa.; Chapter 71, Lancaster, Pa.; and Chapter 79, Chester-Delco, Pa.
"We are proud of these chapters and their charitable works that have served to strengthen their communities for nine decades," Supreme President John W. Galanis said. "We thank Reading Chapter 61 for taking the initiative to invite surrounding chapters to come together in celebration of this landmark and special occasion."
Supreme President Galanis presented a unique certificate to each of the six chapter presidents. Brothers from the chapters shared stories of their founding members and the obstacles and challenges they faced to charter their chapters.