Independence Day at the Greek School of Perth Amboy

Commemorative photo with students and community members. In the lower row to the left are distinguished, Spyros Kalambakas, Judge Marina Corodemus (parish council president), Wilda Diaz (mayor of Perth Amboy), Dimitrios Kakadelis, Alexandra Velmahou (Greek teacher), Konstantinos Kakadelis. Photo: Ag. Dimitriou.

PERTH AMBOY. On Sunday, March 25th, the community and Greek School of St. Demetrios, honored Greek Independence Day in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

The pupils performed poems, sang and danced, offering joy, emotion and pride to the packed event hall.

Judge Marina Corodemus, parish council president, congratulated students who, as she stressed, continue to celebrate the brilliant tradition and history of the homeland.

The Greek teacher, Alexandra Velmahou, wished many years to the Greeks abroad for the double celebration of Hellenism and Orthodoxy and good progress in all Greek schools.

Perth Aboy mayor, Wilda Diaz, attended the event and praised the work and contribution of Hellenism.

“We feel very proud,” she said, “for our fellow citizens, the Greeks who live and work in our city. What they have offered for more than a century is invaluable.

I support St. Demetrios with all my strength as well as their future plans to expand to the surrounding area. ”

 March 27, 2018 – Ethnikos Kyrie

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