February 11, 2019 

New members of council
Thank you to Aristotle J Tipoukidis and George Liaridis Jr. for putting their names forward to join the community council. They will be sworn in at the next council meeting on Tuesday, February 12th by Father Peter Rougas.

Pastoral Message
Click here to read Father Peter's updated pastoral message!

Golden Ladies
The Golden Ladies are having a meeting on February 14th at 6 pm. We will be cutting our vasilopita as it is our first meeting of the year and we will celebrate Valentine’s Day together. All new and old members are welcome to attend!

Blood Drive
On
 February 20th, Canadian Blood Services will be holding another blood drive in the hall from 4PM-8PM. All who are able to give are encouraged to do so. Please go to www.blood.ca to book your appointment today!

Daughters of Penelope
The Calgary DOP will be hosting the 'That's the Spirit!' wine and beer tasting event on Saturday, March 2nd benefiting CP (Cerebral Palsy) Kids! Bring your dancing shoes as well, as there will be a live '80s cover band! Tickets are $65 and be sure to purchase yours early, as this event will be sold out! Email thatsthespiritdop19@gmail.com for tickets and more information! Click here to check out the poster. This is an 18+ event. 

Maids of Athena
The Calgary MOA are putting on a bake sale and coffee on Sunday, March 17th after church. The girls will be preparing all sorts of goodies and will also have some Lenten treats. The proceeds will be benefiting the National Project, Xamogelo Tou Paidiou. For more information on this charity, please click here.

Hitmen Multicultural Night! 
Join the Calgary Hitmen as they host their 4th annual multicultural night on March 1st at 7PM! It is a night dedicated to celebrate and showcase Calgary's cultural diversity! Tickets are $12 and you can click here to purchase them.

Met Youth
Met Youth Calgary would like to thank everyone that attended the Wine & Cheese Event! A very special thank-you to Father Peter who addressed some challenging questions. It was very educational and a wonderful success! 
From June 28th - July 1st, Met Youth Canada will be hosting the 2019 National Youth Conference in Vancouver, BC! This is a wonderful opportunity for all youth groups across Canada to get together for a weekend to learn about Orthodoxy, meet other Greek youth from across Canada, and have lots of fun! This weekend conference is open to youth between ages 16-30! We would love to have youth delegates from Calgary attend such a unique opportunity. Join us on Wednesday, February 27th at 6PM for an information night at the church. If you are interested, or have any questions please email us at orthodoxyouthcalgary@gmail.com

ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS
Our membership business  directory is now live! Click hereto view it. As a reminder, all paid members can have their business listing added free of charge. Please contact Penelope at admin@calgaryhellenic.com if you wish to add your business name and contact information to the directory.

Lost & Found
Our lost and found is growing! If you have misplaced something, please call the admin office at 403-246-4553 ext 5 to check if we have it!

Information for Funeral Services
For information regarding funerals and memorial services, please click here

To view this newsletter in Greek, please click here.


January 28, 2019 

Request for Candidates
The current Community Council has 4 vacant positions and as per our bylaws, the council is able to appoint members to fill these vacancies. The vacant positions are:
     -  2 positions for a 1 year term
     -  2 positions for a 3 year term

Please consider offering your time, skills and talents to support our community. We hope you will consider volunteering and if you are interested, please put forth a letter of intent to Diane Polesello at dapolsello@shaw.ca, outlining your interest and areas in which you would like to contribute. The deadline to apply is January 31st, 2019

11th Annual Greek Poker Night
On behalf of the Poker Night Committee and the Community Council, we would like to extend our greatest appreciation to all who attended this years' very successful event! A big thank-you to all of the donors and sponsors and all of the wonderful volunteers as well! 

Greek School
What a great start of 2019! Greek School got the lucky coin during our Vasilopita cutting. The winners of the Christmas door Contest enjoyed their prize, courtesy of Gus’s Pizza. Thank you for donating pizzas for both Wednesday and Saturday classes, it is much appreciated! We would also like to extend our gratitude to Cenovus Energy for the stationery materials donated to our School. Cenovus is an integrated oil company headquartered in Calgary. Cenovus is known for being a responsible developer of Canada's oil sands, with an emphasis on innovation, safety and environmental stewardship The company's business strategy focuses on creating value through the development its oil sands assets, achieving predictable, reliable performance and maintaining financial resilience. Adult classes are being offered on Tuesday and Wednesdays evening. For more information, please contact Jeannette at 
greekschool@calgaryhellenic.com.

Bible Study & Wine & Cheese Event
Join Father Peter and Met Youth Calgary on Wednesday January 30th at 6PM in the Church for wine and cheese along with an open Q&A Bible Study discussion session! Please submit questions you would like answered via the Facebook event, Instagram or by emailing orthodoxyouthcalgary@gmail.com. This event is open to EVERYONE - young and old! There will be wine, cheese and light appetizers as well as juice and refreshments for the youth. We hope to see you all there!

Blood Drive
On
February 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be holding another blood drive in the hall from 4PM-8PM. All who are able to give are encouraged to do so. Please go to www.blood.ca to book your appointment today!

Hitmen Multicultural Night! 
Join the Calgary Hitmen as they host their 4th annual multicultural night on March 1st at 7PM! It is a night dedicated to celebrate and showcase Calgary's cultural diversity! Tickets are $12 and you can click here to purchase them.

ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS
Our membership business  directory is now live! Click here to view it. As a reminder, all paid members can have their business listing added free of charge. Please contact Penelope at admin@calgaryhellenic.com if you wish to add your business name and contact information to the directory.

Lost & Found
Our lost and found is growing! If you have misplaced something, please call the admin office at 403-246-4553 ext 5 to check if we have it!

Information for Funeral Services
For information regarding funerals and memorial services, please click here.

To view this newsletter in Greek, please click here


January 14, 2019 

Wishing all of our members the very best for 2019! To view the members of the 2019 Community Council, please click here

11th Annual Greek Poker Night
Just 2 weeks away! Plans are being finalized for this years Greek Poker Night, happening on January 26th! This years event is in memory of Vic Alefantis, who started this with others 10 years ago, while he on the Community Council. This years proceeds will be donated to Scleroderma Canada and to our Community. Registrations can be made through the online portal by clicking here. Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Diane Polesello at dapolesello@shaw.ca or Bill Alefantis at balefantis@shaw.ca for more information. If you are unable to attend the event but would like to make a donation to the Poker Night, please click here and select Poker Night 2019 for the donation type. Alternatively, you can contact Penelope or Jeannettee by email at admin@calgaryhellenic.com or by phone at 403.246.4553 ext 5 to receive your 100% tax deductible receipt for any donations made. 

New Years Eve
The Community Council would like to thank everyone who attended the New Years Eve event. Community participation at events like these is vital to the success and future of our community! 

ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS
Our membership business  directory is now live! Click here to view it. As a reminder, all paid members can have their business listing added free of charge. Please contact Penelope at admin@calgaryhellenic.com if you wish to add your business name and contact information to the directory.

Lost & Found
Our lost and found is growing! If you have misplaced something, please call the admin office at 403-246-4553 ext 5 to check if we have it!

Information for Funeral Services
For information regarding funerals and memorial services, please click here

To view this newsletter in Greek, please click here.

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