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Welcome to Newcomers!

Newcomers is an informal, non-profit, social group run by a committed team of volunteers offering support, advice and information to new arrivals in Athens via monthly meetings, activities, a newsletter and an e-community Bulletin Board.

Formed to encourage people to meet each other, make new friends, and cope with the practical side of living in Greece as well as enrich their lives with culture. Newcomers welcomes all nationalities, with English as the common language. In addition, Newcomers is committed to helping a small number of worthy causes. 

Although informal we have a team of committed volunteers who meet together regularly to take decisions and agree on issues affecting the group. Each volunteer provides help in various capacities. There are no membership or annual fees – only a small charge at each general meeting to cover costs. 

Newcomers Monthly General Meeting is held on the second Wednesday of each month from September to June in the Northern Suburbs of Kifisia. Twice a year the meeting includes special luncheons. Meetings usually include a speaker who shares information about a specific topic of interest. New people are introduced, general announcements are made, upcoming activities are announced and any questions are answered.

Members Corner  What's the Best thing about Newcomers? 

Newcomers was the first group I joined when we relocated back to Athens. The positive attitude of the members, combined with their concern for the social integration of fellow members, as well as for the health and welfare of the community at large, confirmed the choice.

I really enjoy the lectures on Wednesdays, meeting people and making new friends.
Maria M.

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