Daughters of Penelope
The Daughters of Penelope was the realization of Alexandra Apostolides' dream. Her desire was to crate a woman's organization to correspond with AHEPA, she formed EOS CHapter #1 with 25 charter members on November 16, 1929 in San Francisco, California. She was elected the first Grand President of the organization in 1931.
The objectives of the Daughters of Penelope are to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family & Individual Excellance. The Daughters of Penelope encourages and promotes loyalty to the country in which they live; cultivates the ideals and traditions of Hellenism; promotes opportunities of education; and promotes the spirit of cooperation and works closely and in harmony with the whole AHEPA Family- AHEPA, Daughters of Penelope , Maids of Athena and Sons of Pericles. The Daughters of Penelope is non-partisan and non-denominational.
Today, the Daughters of Penelope is a leader in philanthropic, educational and cultural activities with local chapthers in the United States, Canada, Greece, Cyprus and Australia.
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President- Jolene Vasilias 801-652-9594
1st VP- Yvonne Paul 801-557-1760
2nd VP- Joanne Saltas 801-558-4591
Treasurer- Michelle Radivoyevich 801-652-1965
Secretary- Sissi Sakellariou 801-949-0146
Polycarp the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Smyrna; Proterios, Archbishop of Alexandria; Gorgonia the Righteous, sister of Gregory the Theologian; Damian the New Martyr of Mount Athos; Boswell, Abbot of Melrose Abbey