Christ will Rise this month, let us prepare.

Our March Meeting started with a delicious Lenten meal prepared by our fellow Ahepans.  Thank you for the lovely and delicious dinner.

Buckeye District 11 Governor’s Testimonial Luncheon held on March 11th at Georgio’s was a smashing success. A fantastic and delicious luncheon was enjoyed by all. Congratulations go to Joyce Anagnos, District Governor, Daughters of Penelope, Erika Pantelakos, District Governor, Maids of Athena, and Dr. John Urse, District Governor AHEPA. Daughters of Penelope wish a Special Thank You to Tony Capranica, Toastmaster and Marian Capranica, Event Chairman for all their hard work in getting this event together.

The Maids of Athena are having a Testimonial Dinner for Grand President Tria Charnas on April 29, 2017, at 7:00 pm, St. Paul Hellenic Center, North Royalton, Ohio.

Don’t miss out on 2017 DOP Dodona #24 Chapter Scholarship. Deadline is April 21, 2017. Just google Daughters of Penelope Dodona #24 and our site will appear. National Scholarship information for 2017 is available on Daughters of Penelope website.  Deadline for National Scholarship is May 1, 2017.

Daughters of Penelope Annual Spring Bake Sale will be on Sunday, April 9th from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Don’t miss out on your favorite treats;  preorders are available.  Order forms are available Sunday during coffee hour or check your email and mail.

Coffee Hour for April 23rd, 2017 will be hosted by the Daughters of Penelope. Special guest speaker, Sandy Seiben from UT Human Traffic & Social Justice Institute will give a speech on Human Trafficking.

Arty Drink and Paint is scheduled for this summer, further information for sign up and details will be coming.

Several projects are in the works! This spring is shaping up to be very interesting. Stay tuned for further details.

District Convention will be held June 2nd and 3rd in Fairborn, Ohio and National Convention will be held the week of July 24th at the Disney Orlando, Florida.

Your 2017 dues need to be paid NOW, the amount is $45.00.   Please bring your dues to the March meeting or mail them to Sophie Stathoupoulos, Treasurer, 6535 Cornwall Court, Sylvania, OH  43560. Please make your checks payable to Daughters of Penelope.

Our next meeting and dinner will be April 6th, 2017. We will be having a joint meeting and a delicious dinner with AHEPA at the Community Center.        

April is a promise that May is bound to keep.

                                                    -Hal Borland