The Daughters of Penelope would like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day

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

A beautiful and bountiful coffee hour occurred on January 15th in honor of our fallen sister, Martha Tello-Martisas which was chaired by Faye Grevis.

Daughters of Penelope, Dodona Chapter #24 and AHEPA Ypsilanti #118 are inviting the Toledo Community  to the Buckeye District 11 Governor’s Testimonial Luncheon in honor of Joyce Anagnos, District Governor, Daughters of Penelope, Erika Pantelakos, District Governor, Maids of Athena, and Dr. John Urse, District Governor AHEPA. The luncheon will be on March 11th, 2017, at 12:30 pm. The location is Georgio’s, Café International 426 N. Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio. Cost is $35.00 per person. Contact Marian Capranica at 419-540-1160 for reservations.  Seating is limited; please make your reservation promptly.

The Maids of Athena are having a Testimonial Dinner for Grand President Tria Charnas on April 29, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio.  Details will be forthcoming.

AHEPA Buckeye District Foundation Scholarship form is available on until March 31, 2017.  Applicants must be

  • Entering college or in undergraduate school
  • Members in good standing of AHEPA, Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or Maids of Athena in District 11
  • Children of members in good standing of AHEPA or Daughters of Penelope in District 11

AHEPA National Scholarships are available on and must be postmarked by March 31, 2017.

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.

Plans are already underway for our Spring Bake Sale and Coffee Hour on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. The ladies will be baking their delicious specialties. Order forms will be forthcoming.

Dues are now being accepted for 2017, the amount is $45.00.   Please bring your dues to the February meeting or mail them to Sophie Stathopoulos, Treasurer, 6535 Cornwall Court, Sylvania, OH  43560. Please make your checks payable to Daughters of Penelope.

Our next meeting and dinner will be February 2nd, 2017 at Beirut Restaurant, 4082 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio.  We will be ordering off the menu.

“Away in a meadow all covered with snow
the little old groundhog looks for his shadow
the clouds in the sky determine our fate
if winter will leave us all early or late.”
Don Halley