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Hellenic Association members volunteer at soup kitchen

Gary/Merrillville Chapter #78 American Hellenic Educational   Progressive Associatimembers volunteered their services May 18 Ss. Monic  Luke Soup

Gary/Merrillville Chapter #78 of the American Hellenic Educational & Progressive Association members volunteered their services May 18 at Ss. Monica & Luke Soup Kitchen at 7th and Rhode Island in Gary. The activity was held in conjunction with Ahepa Sunday and Ahepa Week. The volunteers included Joe Skora (background) and Sam Benjamin (foreground from left), George Pietris, Lou Bravos, George Domoras, Ernie Harmon, Jeff Hartz and Ed Gottschling. The menu included avgolemono (creamy lemon rice) soup prepared by Chef Pete Karamanis of Atrium Restaurant and Greek Chicken ala Chios by Chef Nick Fitousis of Rosewood Restaurant. The 18 volunteers also served salad with Greek dressing, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Lou Bravos family buttered corn, dinner rolls, custard-filled cake and beverages to 165 diners. | Photo provided

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Updated: August 1, 2012 6:00AM



Gary/Merrillville Chapter 78 of the American Hellenic Educational and Progressive Association members volunteered their services May 18 at Ss. Monica and Luke Soup Kitchen at 7th Avenue and Rhode Island Street in Gary. The activity was held in conjunction with Ahepa Sunday and Ahepa Week. The volunteers included Joe Skora (background) and Sam Benjamin (foreground from left), George Pietris, Lou Bravos, George Domoras, Ernie Harmon, Jeff Hartz and Ed Gottschling. The menu included avgolemono (creamy lemon rice) soup prepared by chef Pete Karamanis of the Atrium Restaurant and Greek chicken a la chios by chef Nick Fitousis of the Rosewood Restaurant. The 18 volunteers also served salad with Greek dressing, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Lou Bravos’ family buttered corn, dinner rolls, custard-filled cake and beverages to 165 diners. | Photo provided



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