01 August 2014

Pan-Pontian Federation 4th Youth Awareness Convention: Chicago August 29-31, 2014


Pan-Pontian Federation 4th Youth Awareness Convention
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to Chicago for the upcoming
Pan-Pontian Federation of the USA and Canada Youth Awareness
Convention that will take place on Labor Day weekend from Friday, August 29
through Sunday August 31, 2014.

Please pre-register here




PROGRAM
Friday, August 29, 2014

3-7 pm - Registration at the Courtyard Chicago Hotel 

7pm- 2am - Registration and Welcoming Glendi - Cultural
Center of Hellenic American Community

Saturday, August 30, 2014

8:30am-3:30pm – Genocide Teaching Guide Seminar for
Educators at Courtyard Hotel. Lunch - 12:30-1:30 pm

10am-3pm – Youth Workshops on Pontian culture and
history at Meridian Banquet Hall. Lunch - 12:30-1:30PM
(shuttle will be available to and from hotel)

12:00-4pm - Pan-Pontian Federation Meetings at
Courtyard Hotel 

6pm-1am - Dinner Dance at the Meridian featuring
Kostas Fetfatsidis (vocals and lyra) and Peter Skoupas
(ntaouli) (shuttle will be available to and from hotel)

Sunday, August 31, 2014

9am -12pm - Church Service at St. John Greek Orthodox Church

2-5pm - Dance performances (Details TBA: This event will take place only if there is 

sufficient interest to participate by member associations.)

CONTACTS: General information: pontiangreeks@gmail.com 

Youth events:
Stavros Stergiou – stavros.stergiou@gmail.com 
or (224) 715-1709(224) 715-1709 

Fotis Perizes - fperizes@gmail.com or (224) 578-6801(224) 578-6801 
Genocide Teaching Guide Seminar:

George Mavropoulos - gmavropoulos@hotmail.com or (630) 303-4361(630) 303-4361 

Hotel Information: Courtyard Chicago Arlington Heights/South

100 Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights, IL (847) 437-3344(847) 437-3344 
Room Rate:

$84 per night plus tax (King size bed)
$94 per night plus tax (Two queen size beds)
$104 per night plus tax (King suite or double suite)

*****Please be advised that you must book your rooms before August 15th 

or room rates will increase.

***** Book your rooms under Pontian Youth Awareness. This room rate is applicable 

for any combinations of dates of August 29th to August 31st.

Transportation options:
American Taxi: (847) 253-4411(847) 253-4411 
Prices: $27 O’Hare, $54 Downtown, $57 Midway

Other addresses:
Welcome Glendi Night on Friday August 29th:
Cultural Center of Hellenic American Community 5941 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

Youth events/Dinner Dance on Saturday August 30th:
Meridian Banquet Hall, 1701 Algonquin Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL

Church service on Sunday August 31st:
St. John Greek Orthodox Church 2350 E. Dempster Rd., Des Plaines, IL


Original link here - www.pontiangreeks.org
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