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Announcing the Semi Annual HANC Conference in Florida on February 27-28, 2016

April 19, 2023by admin

Hellenic American National Council Semi Annual Conference

February 27-28, 2016 | In Cooperation with the PanHellenic Federation of Florida, Clearwater, Florida



February 26th

6:00pm Meet at Pier House 60 Hotel, 5th Floor lobby

101 Coronado Drive, Clearwater Beach

7:30pm invitation to dinner with entertainment

Laconian Center, 1700 Drew Street Clearwater

Price Range approx. $15 per person


February 27th





Saturday,  February 27th



Complimentary Breakfast at Pier House 60, Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest, 10th floor

9:15am Jolley Trolley to pick up from Pier House 60 hotel and bring guests to the Laconian Center for meeting.
9:30am Registration at Laconian Center. Meeting begins.

·      National Anthems USA & Greece and Prayer

·      Opening remarks and Welcome by the President Vasilis Mataragas

·      Recognition of all participants Presidents and Delegates of Member Federations

·      Recognition of Special Honored Guests

·      Reports of the Committees

·      National Issues

·      PAIDEIA


·      The future direction of HANC and business plan for the next 5 to 10 years

·      More to be announced in a few days



12:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm Meeting resumes
5:00pm Meeting adjourns
6:00pm Meet at Pier House 60 Hotel Lobby, 5th floor.

Depart for Laconian Society Annual Event

Fort Harrison Hotel 22 S. Ft.Harison Hotel downtown Clearwater

Tickets: $60 per person

§  6pm Cocktail hour

§  7pm Dinner

§  Music and Dancing until 11:30pm

11:45pm Return to Hotel via Jolley Trolley

February 28th




Sunday,    February 28th



Complimentary Breakfast at Pier House 60, Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest, 10th floor

10:15am Meet at Hotel Lobby, 5th floor, to depart for St. Nicholas Cathedral in Tarpon Springs


Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Statue of “Theodoros”   “Mnimosyni Deisi” by President of HANC,

Member Presidents and the

Dignitary/ Representative from Greece

12:35pm Depart from church to go to lunch at the Sponge Docks

Choices: Hellas Restaurant or Dimitris on the Water

2:30pm Leave Tarpon Springs, return to Laconian Center or Hotel via Jolley Trolley
Panlaconian Federation meeting will be taking place at the Laconian Center, for whoever would like to participate. They will be discussing the establishment of the Panlaconian Museum at the University of Connecticut. Construction begins March 2016.

Guests are welcome to participate in meeting, or return to Hotel.


February 29th

Free Day Monday

February 29th

Group day trip to St. Augustine, please RSVP if interested.

To RSVP for Hotel and Events, and for more information please call:
President of Panhellenic Federation of Florida

                 Kay Skordilis 727-858-5621 or President, Mrs. Maria Poullas — 727-938-4818
                   Room rates range between $170 to $250 per night, plus taxes and fees.
Checks payable to: Panhellenic Federation of State of Florida


A more detailed report will be released a few days prior to the Conference. For more information you should contact the President Mr. Vasilis Mataragas and or the Secretary General, Dr. Panayiotis Baltatzis.