DC Planning Committee Meeting Held

The second Washington, DC Event Committee Meeting was held on January 18, 2012.  Committee reports were as follows:
Kathy Chapekis reported that to date we have 38 partners.  Rev. Christopher Metropulos reported on the panelists to date, Metropolitan Savas, Terry Mattingly and himself.  Pat Gogos reported that the invitations were at the printers and will be back by Friday, January 20, 2012.  They should be in the mail the following Saturday.  John Alahouzos reported that he had attended several Pan-Orthodox Clergy meetings and reported about OCN and this upcoming event. Kris Lenrow reported that the caterer was chosen.  The bid was awarded to Thyme to Dine.  Keith Barberis reported on the event finances.  The speakers and priests will be on the comp list.  Lists will be distributed to committee members so that once the invitations are out, call can be made.  February 18 is the invitation reply date, so the next meeting was scheduled to be on February 20, 2012 7:00 at St. Sophia.  Another follow up meeting was scheduled for March 8, 2012 - 7:00 at St. Sophia to review event plans.