Get-together Dinner 2008

Opening  Remarks by the HCAAO President.

Video Highlights of the event are available (courtesy of OMNI TV).

On Sunday, February 3, 2008, our members and guests gathered at the David Duncan House, for this year’s get-together dinner. The warm and friendly atmosphere of the David Duncan House, the great participation of our members, the delicious food and most importantly our special invited guests made this 10th get-together dinner a remarkable success.

After the opening remarks by the president of HCAAO, Prof. Theodore Tolias, the greetings by the Consul General of Greece, Efthymios Efthymiades, by John Sotos, President, Hellenic Heritage Foundation, and by Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, President and Executive Director, Royal Ontario Museum Governors’, Prof. Mamdouh Shoukri, President, York U. spoke on the importance of Hellenic Studies for York University and for the Canadian society in general. His remarks were echoed by the addresses of Prof. Sheila Embleton, VP Academic, and Prof. Robert Drummond, Dean, Arts, York U. The evening’s presentations closed with a stimulating Q&A discussion.

HCAAO wishes to thank each and everyone who participated in the event, thus making this an unforgettable evening.