Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Organization organized a Humanitarian Dinner on the occasion of International Women’s Day at Hellenic Armed Forces Officers Club, in aid of the State Hospitals in Greece.
The event was held in the presence of TRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, founder of Lifeline Hellas, Unesco’s Goodwill Ambassador Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis and the spouse of H.E President of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Vlassia Pavlopoulou who honored the event with her presence and her speech.
HRH Crown Prince Alexander welcomed and thanked the attendees for their support to the important humanitarian work that Lifeline Hellas has offered in Greece.
Dr. Zisis Boukouvalas warmly thanked the main sponsor Mrs. Alexia Stella Mantzari of AS Marine Company, the other sponsors, the friends and the Board of Directors and he made extensive report on the humanitarian work that Princess Katherine has offered over the last 20 years through Lifeline Hellas.
The spouse of the H.E President of the Hellenic Republic, Mrs. Vlassia Pavlopoulou, in her magnificent speech emphasized the position of Woman nowadays, the low birth rate and mentioned the importance of Women in our society.
Also, Princess Katherine thanked Mrs. Vlassia Pavlopoulou for her continued support to Lifeline Hellas and along with the Board of Directors offered her an honorary plaque.
In her speech, Princess Katherine touched the attendees with her reference to the value of charity and clarified that the purpose, success and happiness of life is to offer to our fellow humans in need.
Mrs. Athena Desipri, General Secretary of Bodossaki Foundation, spoke about the great offering Lifeline Hellas in collaboration with Bodossaki Foundation made to the fire victims of Attica, thanks to the event Lifeline New York organized in New York. She also referred in the general collaboration that Bodossaki Foundation has with Lifeline Hellas regarding the donations of medical equipment by the Project Cure Foundation in USA.
Last but not least she mentioned the support to unaccompanied refugee children, thanks to the event that was held by Lifeline New York in New York.
The attendees enjoyed the wonderful decoration of the evening that was offered by Mrs. Emi Tricardos and her company Artemide. The participants received gifts from Anna Maria Mazaraki and Vichy.
Virtuoso violinist Yaroslava Tokarev, pianist Alexandros Farris and baritone Nikolaos Karagianouris amazed the attendees with their performance. The presenter of the event was the journalist Maria Nikoltsiou.
Sponsors of the night were the companies AS Marine, Medical Anti – Aging Center, Artemide, Beat be spoke events & services, Vikos Mineral Water, Ellinika Kelaria Wines, MyCatering, Vichy, Anna Maria Mazaraki, Attitudes, Skinos Mastiha Spirit, Otto’s Athens Vermouth, Nikotian, Ioanna Efthimiou, Gioula Theodoropoulou.
The event was attended by Princess Katherine’s son David Andrews along with his spouse Dr. Angie Margariti Andrews, the members of the Board of Directors of Lifeline Hellas, Dr. Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Mr. Yannis Sahinis, Dr. Fay Peskesi Papadopoulou, Mrs. Ersi Tsakiroglou, Dr. Fofi Kamposiora, Mrs. Nasia Papamanolis, Mrs. Roi Kostantas and the Honorary President of Lifeline Hellas Mr. Ioannis Tricardos.
Among the attendees was the spouse of the President of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Vlassia Pavlopoulou, Goodwill Ambassador of Unesco Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyiannis, President of the United States Council on Competitiveness Mrs. Deborah L. Wince – Smith, Vice Admiral Nikolaos Tsounis HN, Professor of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery and important Philanthropist who has offered more than 15.000 surgeries Afksendiyos Kalangos with his spouse Dr. Nataliya Shatelen, Mrs. Alexia Stella Mantzari with her mother Mrs. Nena Papamanolopoulou, Former Minister of Tourism Mrs. Olga Kefalogianni, Mrs. Areti Aggelidou – Stasinopoulou, Mr. and Mrs. Marmaridis, Mr. and Mrs. Christian Thomas, Dr. and Mrs. Aggelidi, Papapostolou family, Mr. and Mrs. Lavdas, Mrs. Elena Makri Lyberis, Mr. and Mrs. Moraitakis, Mr. George Papagiannopoulos, Mrs. Despina Portokali, Mrs. Anna Maria Rogdaki, Mrs. Eleni Raikou, Mrs. Arous Nikotian, Dr. and Mrs. Damangas, Mr. Trifon Theodoros, Mrs. Dora Psaltopoulou Dimopoulou, Mrs. Xenia Papastavrou, Mr. Goran Vlaovic, Mrs. Olga Karaververis, Dr. John Xenelis, Mr. and Mrs. Adonopoulos, Mrs. Liza Evert, Mrs. Irene Daifas, Mrs. Irene Vasilopoulou, Mrs. Niki Paximadaki and many more.