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2014: The Year In Pictures

001 - December 23 - A “mountain” of toys was formed at the head office of the HCGM Hellenic Social Services of Quebec

December 23 – A “mountain” of toys is formed at the Head Office of the HCGM Hellenic Social Services of Quebec.

002 - December 22 - The HCGM Socrates-Demosthenes School (campus II) Christmas Show.

December 22 – The HCGM École Socrates-Démosthène (Campus II) Christmas Show.

003 - December 10 - World premiere of the largest exhibition on Ancient Greece ever produced in North America, at Pointe-à-Callière Museum.

December 10 – “The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great”; the world premiere of the largest exhibition on Ancient Greece ever produced in North America at Pointe-à-Callière Museum

004 - December 4 - The new Ambassador of Greece to Canada, His Excellency George L. Markantonatos, visits the HCGM.

December 4 – His Excellency George L. Markantonatos, the new Ambassador of Greece to Canada, visits the HCGM.

005 - December 1 - The HCGM Folklore Workshop's Christmas Event

December 1 – The HCGM Cultural Institute Folklore Workshop’s Christmas Event.

006 - November 26 - Legendary Greek singer George Dalaras visits École Socrates-Démosthène.

November 26 – Legendary Greek singer George Dalaras visits Campus Démosthène of École Socrates-Démosthène.

007 - November 11 - The HCGM Special General Meeting approved the BMO agreement.

November 11 – The HCGM Special General Meeting approves the BMO agreement.

008 - November 1 - The École Socrates-Démosthène Open House, a five-day event, offers an interactive way for parents to obtain answers to any questions they may have.

November 1 – The École Socrates-Démosthène Open House, a five-day event, offers an interactive way for parents to exchange with staff and obtain answers to any questions they may have.

009 - October 28 - The HCGM celebrates the OXI Day.

October 28 – The HCGM celebrates “OXI” Day.

010 - October 28 - Student John Bramos receives Certificate of Excellence in Greek Knowledge.

October 28 – Student John Bramos receives his Certificate of Attainment in Greek.

011 - October 17 - Famous Greek singer Yiannis Ploutarhos visits École Socrates-Démosthène School - Campus II.

October 17 – Famous Greek singer Yiannis Ploutarhos visits Campus II of École Socrates-Démosthène.

October 14 – The Honourable Nicolas Sigalas, the new Consul General of Greece in Montreal, visits the HCGM.

October 14 – The Honourable Nicolas Sigalas, the new Consul General of Greece in Montreal, visits the HCGM.

014 - October 7 - Apple Feast at the HCGM St-Nicholas School.

October 7 – Apple Feast at the HCGM St-Nicholas School.

015 - October 2 - Students of École Socrates-Démosthène participate at the 3rd Alexandria cross-country.

October 2 – Students of École Socrates-Démosthène participate in the 3rd annual “Alexandria” cross-country race.

013 - October 16 - Ernst and Young conducts the HCGM annual year-end audit.

October – Ernst and Young conducts the HCGM annual year-end audit.

016 - September 30 - École Socrates-Démosthène participates in the Montreal Families Education Fair.

September 30 – École Socrates-Démosthène participates in the Montreal Families Education Fair.

017 - September 21 - The HCGM Cultural Institute's 'Orfeas' Dance Group participatess in the Hampstead Centennial Parade.

September 21 – The HCGM Cultural Institute’s “Orpheus” dance group participates in the Hampstead Centennial Parade.

018 - September 5 - Teacher George Papageorgiou took the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

September 5 – John Papageorgiou, École Socrates-Démosthène English teacher, takes the “Ice Bucket Challenge ».

019 - September 2 - Reverend Father George Saitanis deceased.

September 2 – Reverend Father George Saitanis passes away.

020 - August 15 - Panigiri Evangelismos

August 15 – Panigiri Evangelismos.

021 - August 15 - HCGM's HSSQ Director Eleni Fakotakis is interviewd by CBC's Daybreak on Food Banks and other challenges.

August 15 – Eleni Fakotakis, HCGM’s HSSQ Director, speaks about food banks and other challenges on CBC’s Daybreak.

022 - August 5 - We made headlines in Greece. Greek daily 'To Vima' publishes a story about the HCGM schools.

August 5 – We make headlines in Greece; The Greek daily newspaper “To Vima” publishes a story about the HCGM schools.

023 - Works are underway to repair parts of the pedestrians' bridge at the St-George Cathedral.

August – Works are underway to repair sections of the St-George Cathedral pedestrian bridge.

024 - July 15 - Students of École Socrates-Démosthène raise money for underprivileged children in Greece.

July 15 – Students of École Socrates-Démosthène raise money for underprivileged children in Greece.

025 - July 10 - The HCGM launches a petition to prevent the proposed by the MELS, elimination of student transportation funding.

July 10 – The HCGM launches a petition to prevent the student transportation funding cuts proposed by the MELS.

026 - June 29 - Swearing-in Ceremony of the new HCGM Board of Directors

June 29 – The Swearing-in Ceremony of the new HCGM Board of Directors.

027 - June 28 - Greek jazz pop band Imam Baildi performs at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

June 28 – Greek jazz pop band Imam Baildi performs at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

028 - June 22 - HCGM Elections

June 22 – HCGM Elections.

029 - June 18 - 4th graders of École Socrates-Démosthène School organised 'The Museum of Ancient Greece' exhibition.

June 18 – École Socrates-Démosthène 4th-graders organise the “Museum of Ancient Greece” exhibition.

030 - June 16 - A farewell reception in honour of Cosul Genereal of Greece, Orestis-Thanos Kafopoulos.

June 16 – A farewell reception in honour of the Honourable Orestis-Thanos Kafopoulos, Consul General of Greece in Montreal.

031 - June 9 - The HCGM Special General Meeting approved the agreement with the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto - Canada

June 9 – The HCGM Special General Meeting approves the agreement with the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto – Canada.

032 - June 8 - Discovering Our Roots. An astonishing production of the HCGM Cultural Institute's Folklore Workshop.

June 8 – “Discovering Our Roots”; a stunning production by the HCGM Cultural Institute’s Folklore Workshop.

033 - Radio-Marathon

May 31 – The HCGM Fundraising Committee’s annual Radio-Marathon raises over $ 140,000.

034 - May 26 - Geek Day on Parliament Hill.

May 26 – Geek Day on Parliament Hill.

035 - May 24 - The Theatrical Group of the HCGM Cultural Institute presented the stage play 'Biological Immigrant' by Arkas.

May 24 – The HCGM Cultural Institute’s Theatre Troup presents the stage play “Biological Immigrant” by Arkas.

036 - May 14 - The Loganites Association donated the amount of CAD 19.200 to the HCGM Fundraising Committee.

May 14 – The Loganites Association donates the amount of $ 19,200 to the HCGM Fundraising Committee.

037 - May 12 - Europe Day celebrations at the HCGM by the EU Ambassador, Mrs. M.A. Coninsx, with the EU Montreal Consuls Generals.

May 12 – The Europe Day Celebration at the HCGM, hosted by EU Ambassador, Her Excellenecy M.A. Coninsx, with the EU Montreal Consuls General.

038 - May 4 - The Easter Meal for the Elderly at the Hellenic Community Centre Adrian Maris.

May 4 – The Easter Meal for the Elderly at the Hellenic Community Centre Adrian Maris.

039 - April 10 -HCGM Platon-Omiros' student, Spiros Dimitropoulos will represent the school at the Youth Parliament, in Greece.

April 10 – HCGM Platon-Omeros student, Spiros Dimitropoulos, is selected to represent the school at the Youth Parliament conference, in Greece.

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March 23 – The Greek Independence Day Parade on Jean Talon Street. Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, is this year’s Grand Marshal .

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January 15 – The HCGM Annual General Meeting approves the budget for the fiscal year.