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posted Nov 1, 2017, 11:55 AM by diana hapsis   [ updated Nov 1, 2017, 11:56 AM ]

NEWCOMERS is an informal social group dedicated to helping new arrivals assimilate into Athens

as well as doing rewarding work for the local community

 

NEWCOMERS

WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER

 Vathis Taverna, 7 Kyrou St, Kifissia

(directions attached)

For those coming from the train station in Kifissia, its a 25-30 min walk or take a taxi. You may call the taverna - 210 620 4834

(Newcomers Events are non-smoking)

 

DOORS OPEN AT 10.00 am

for REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

(CURRENT MEMBERS €5   -   NEW MEMBERS €10)

Newcomers Christmas Lunch (6 December)

Get your ticket today!!

(€25 all inclusive) available at Welcome Desk

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The Meeting will start promptly at 11:00am

(IF YOU ARE LATE, ENTRY MAY BE DENIED)

SOFIA KOUVELAKI

Executive Director at The HOME Project.

(This non-profit organization provides support, protection, education and

social integration services to unaccompanied minors).

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GIFT OF LOVE for NOVEMBER

Toiletries for the Minors housed by the HOME Project:

(eg: Sanitary napkins, razors (male and female) toothpastes, toothbrushes….

shampoo, bath gel, detergent, cleaning materials etc

And life’s little luxuries: nail polish, facecreams, hairstyling gel)

 

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Poppies will be available for Remembrance Day

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Pick a tag off the Salvation Army ‘Angel Tree’

 

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Avlona Charity ‘Book Swop’

Home Made Jams and Chutneys

 

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Donations welcomed:

(NB: TO BE COLLECTED BEFORE THE MEETING COMMENCES AT 11:00)

-Anglican Church: (‘Quality’ clothing, knick-knacks and books) - in readiness for St Paul’s Anglican Church Christmas Bazaar PLUS bottle tops)

-Avlona Juvenile Detention Centre (4 OTE telecards, trainers (40-48), male ‘teen’ easy-wash/easy-dry clothing S-M-L-XL-XXL toiletries,bedding,towels)

-School for the Deaf: School Supplies: Erasers,A4 white paper,notebooks,rulers, sellotape,pens,HP Ink Cartridge 650 (for use with HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2645 printer),stapler.

Food Items:  Cornflakes,Nutella

 -Pammacaristos (ribbons, buttons, lace, wrapping paper, material, beads, costume jewellery, containers, jars etc for craft work PLUS feminine hygiene toiletries, food staples, girls’ clothing to size L)

-Salvation Army - will have their Christmas ‘Angel Tree’ available.

 

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 LUNCH AFTER THE MEETING

YOU ARE WARMLY WELCOME TO JOIN US

AT  ‘THESSALIAS’

Elaion 19, Kifissia 145 64

(Drive down Xar Trikoupi – turn right into Elaion at the traffic lights at Sklavenitis.

Continue down to the roundabout and go right round it and back up the other side.

Thessalias restaurant is about half way up on the right.)

 

 


Next Meeting - Wednesday 11th October - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

posted Oct 7, 2017, 7:30 AM by SD Bizz

(To honour Breast Cancer month - wear something pink!)

 Wednesday, 11 OCTOBER 2017

 DOORS OPEN AT 10.00 am

for REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

(CURRENT MEMBERS €5   -   NEW MEMBERS €10)

 

 MEETING COMMENCES PROMPTLY AT 11:00am

MEET AND BE INSPIRED BY PARALYMPIAN

 

CHE JON FERNANDES

 

“From immigrant - to breaking my neck - to becoming a Paralympic champion.

A brief look at my life journey and the obstacles that I had to overcome to succeed.”

 

Vathis Taverna

 

(7 KYROU ST, KIFISSIA  (MAP ATTACHED)

(Newcomers Events are non-smoking)

From the train station in Kifissia it’s a 25-30 min walk, or take a taxi

You may call the taverna - 210 620 4834

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Avlona Charity ‘Book Swop’,

Home Made Jams and Chutneys

  

 

DONATIONS WILL  BE WELCOMED AT THE MEETING FOR:

(NB: WILL BE COLLECTED BEFORE THE MEETING COMMENCES AT 11:00)

 

- ANGLICAN CHURCH:  (‘Quality’ clothing and books) - in readiness for St Paul’s Anglican Church Christmas Bazaar

- AVLONA JUVENILE DETENTION CENTRE  (€4 telecards; young men's casual clothing (S–XXL)  + trainers 38-48 + detergents + bedding + toiletries)

- SALVATION ARMY :  baby-foods/milk/fruit-creams etc

First Meeting of the Season - Weds 13 Sept 2017

posted Sep 9, 2017, 5:24 AM by SD Bizz

N E W C O M E R S

The first meeting of the new season!

Purely social!!!

Wednesday, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017

A warm welcome to Newcomers (and ‘oldcomers’)

Don’t miss the fun, the merriment, and the

pleasure of catching up with old friends and

making new ones!

at

Vathis Taverna

(7 KYROU ST, KIFISSIA  (MAP ATTACHED)

-Newcomers Events are non-smoking-

From the train station in Kifissia it’s a 25-30 min walk, or take a taxi

You may call the taverna - 210 620 4834

 

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DOORS OPEN AT 10.00 am

for REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

(CURRENT MEMBERS €5   -   NEW MEMBERS €10)

 

 MEETING COMMENCES AT 11:00

(MEET YOUR AREA REPS, YOUR ACTIVITY ORGANISERS

AND DONATIONS COLLECTORS)

 

Get your lottery ticket 1€ (DINNER FOR TWO at VATHIS)!!

 

Avlona Charity ‘Book Swop’,

Home Made Jams and Chutneys

  

SEPTEMBER’S  GIFT OF LOVE

‘GYROKOMEIO ATHINON’ - AMBELOKIPI

‘PAMPERS’ FOR THE ELDERLY

 

DONATIONS WILL ALSO BE WELCOMED AT THE MEETING FOR:

(NB: MUST BE COLLECTED BEFORE THE MEETING COMMENCES AT 11:00)

 

- ANGLICAN CHURCH:  (‘Quality’ clothing and books) - in readiness for St Paul’s Anglican Church Christmas Bazaar

- AVLONA JUVENILE DETENTION CENTRE  (€4 telecards; young men's casual clothing (S–XXL)  + trainers 38-48  + detergents +                                                                                     bedding  + toiletries)

- SALVATION ARMY :  baby-foods/milk/fruit-creams etc

Car Boot Sale

posted Apr 26, 2017, 11:33 AM by SD Bizz

Look Out Shoppers and Bargain Hunters!

Saturday 13th May 2017

10:00am to 2:00pm

St Catherine’s British School Car Park

77 Sophocles Venizelou, Lykovrissi

 

Come and bag a bargain!

 

Newcomers will be donating the vendors’ fee to charity, all other proceeds go to the vendors.

Our next Meeting - Weds 10 May with Christina Karampoula

posted Apr 26, 2017, 11:20 AM by SD Bizz

NEWCOMERS

LOOKS FORWARD TO SEEING YOU

IN THE ‘MERRY MONTH’ OF MAY! 

JOIN US AT

Vathis Taverna, 7 Kyrou St, Kifissia

(directions attached)

 

WEDNESDAY 10th MAY, 2017 

 

WHERE OUR GUEST SPEAKER WILL BE:

CHRISTINA KARAMPOULA

"Psychotherapy: the myths, the illusions, the truths, the approaches, the science; or - a different, healing relationship with ourselves"

 

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Registration between 10:00am and 11:00am

Registration and refreshments €5

(New members €10)

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Paperbacks, jams, marmalades and chutneys available as usual

 

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DONATIONS WILL BE WELCOMED AT THE MAY MEETING FOR:

 -  Anglican Church – UNUSED Medication – used postage stamps, plastic bottle tops..

          ALSO: for the Spring Bazaar – Saturday 20th May 2017 -used ‘quality’ clothing - books – bric-a-brac - and other good quality gifts required

- Ag Anna Orphanage   (school supplies, detergents + toiletries)

- Ag Stephanos Animal Shelter (pet beds, collars, blankets, rugs, old towels

- Deaf and Hard of Hearing School (two students are in need of mobile phones (smart phone preferred) to include power cord.  School supplies are also welcome: paper, pens., pencils, etc...)

- Pammacaristos  (ribbons, buttons, lace, wrapping paper, material, beads, costume jewellery, containers, jars etc for  craft  work as well as feminine hygiene toiletries,food staples, girls’ clothing to size L)

- Salvation Army babyfoods/milk/fruit-creams etc

 

 

Information Table

Whilst we are happy to put your flyers, advertising material, business cards etc on our Information Table, you must retrieve your material at the end of the meeting, otherwise it goes for recycling.  

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*** SHOULD YOU WISH TO JOIN US FOR LUNCH AFTER THE MEETING ***

WE GATHER AT ‘THESSALIAS’

Elaion 19, Kifissia 145 64

(DRIVE DOWN Xar Trikoupi – turn right (into Elaion) at the traffic lights at Sklavenitis.

Continue to the roundabout and go right round and back up the other side

Thessalias restaurant is about half way up on the right (facing Kifissias)

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This is a non-smoking event

If you are coming from the train station in Kifissia,

it’s a 25-30 minute walk, or take a  taxi.

You may call the taverna 210 620 4834

 

Next Meeting - Pammacaristos Easter Stall

posted Apr 1, 2017, 4:25 AM by SD Bizz

WEDNESDAY 5th APRIL, 2017

(a week earlier than usual because of Megali Evthomada)

at Vathis Taverna, 7 Kyrou St, Kifissia

 

 Reserve your space for the CAR BOOT SALE

At St Catherine’s on SATURDAY 13 MAY


Come along and hear

Katerina Tsitsipi’s

first-hand tips on Easter customs and habits

in different parts of Greece,

where to go and see them – and the nicest Easter spots in Athens!

and

Sophie Zuanich

will inform us about EXIT – the group feeding the street people.

 

Registration €5

New members  €10

Social hour from 10:00 to 11:15am

to allow more time for browsing at the

Pammacaristos Easter stall.

You can find beautiful Easter candles, and other hand crafted

Easter themed gifts as well as gorgeous hand-made pottery,

jewellery and other beautiful items -

(all for the benefit of the children at Pammacaristos)

but this month NO BOOK SWAP OR PRESERVES will be available.

 

 

 

DONATIONS WILL BE WELCOMED AT THE APRIL MEETING FOR:

- Anglican Church UNUSED Medication + small cans of evaporated milk + items for Spring Bazaar (May 20th)

- Ag Anna Orphanage   (school supplies, detergents + toiletries)

- Ag Stephanos Animal Shelter (pet beds, collars, blankets, rugs, old towels + appeals in separate notice)

- Deaf and Hard of Hearing School (two students are in need of mobile phones (smart phone preferred) to include power cord.  School supplies are also welcome: paper, pens., pencils, etc...)

- Pammacaristos  (ribbons, buttons, lace, wrapping paper, material, beads, costume jewellery, containers, jars etc for  craft  work as well as feminine hygiene toiletries,food staples, girls’ clothing to size L)

- Salvation Army babyfoods/milk/fruit-creams etc

 

 

Information Table

Whilst we are happy to put your flyers, advertising material, business cards etc on our Information Table, you must retrieve your material at the end of the meeting, otherwise it goes for recycling.

 

 Newcomers Events are non-smoking

 For those coming from the train station in Kifissia,

its a 25-30 min walk or take a taxi

You may call the taverna - 210 620 4834

 

Alison Goldstein talks to us about The School for the Deaf

posted Mar 7, 2017, 2:29 AM by SD Bizz   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 2:30 AM ]

WEDNESDAY 8th MARCH 2017 

 JOIN US AT

Vathis Taverna, 7 Kyrou St, Kifissia

(directions attached)

Registration between 10:00am and 11:00am

Registration and refreshments €5

(New members €10)

 

ALISON GOLDSTEIN

WILL TELL US ABOUT

THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF & HARD OF HEARING

IN DROSSIA - AND THE WORK SHE DOES THERE

AS WELL AS INFORMING ABOUT DEAF ISSUES GENERALLY

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 Paperbacks, jams, marmalades and chutneys available

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DONATIONS WILL BE WELCOMED AT THE MEETING FOR:

 

  GIFT OF LOVE (MARCH) the ANGLICAN CHURCH/MedIN – SMALL (170ml/160gr) full-fat cans of evaporated milk,

 

   Anglican Church (Unused medication, used ‘quality’ clothing and books + used postage stamps + plastic bottle tops)

   Ag Anna Orphanage   (school supplies + toiletries)

   Avlona Juvenile Detention Centre (toiletries + young men's casual clothing S – XXL + ‘athletic’ shoes 38-48 + detergents

                                                                                                             +   single bed size linens/blankets)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing School – school supplies : paper, pens., pencils, etc...

   Pammacaristos   (ribbons, buttons, lace, wrapping paper, material, beads, costume jewellery, containers, jars etc for    

                                                craft  work as well as feminine hygiene toiletries,food staples, girls’ clothing to size L)

      Salvation Army babyfoods/milk/fruit-creams etc

 

*** SHOULD YOU WISH TO JOIN US FOR LUNCH AFTER THE MEETING ***

WE GATHER AT ‘THESSALIAS’

Elaion 19, Kifissia 145 64

(DRIVE DOWN Xar Trikoupi – turn right (into Elaion) at the traffic lights at Sklavenitis.

Continue to the roundabout and go right round and back up the other side

Thessalias restaurant is about half way up on the right (facing Kifissias)

Anniversay Meeting - Weds 8 Feb 2017

posted Feb 3, 2017, 12:38 AM by SD Bizz

NEWCOMERS

LOOKS FORWARD TO CELEBRATING

 with you our

32nd Anniversary!!

JOIN US AT

Vathis Taverna, 7 Kyrou St, Kifissia

(directions attached)

WEDNESDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2017 

Registration between 10:00am and 11:00am

Registration and refreshments €5

(New members €10)

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Paperbacks, jams, marmalades and chutneys available

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DONATIONS WILL BE WELCOMED AT THE MEETING FOR:

 

   GIFT OF LOVE (FEB) – blankets, duvets etc for the homeless (EXIT)

·            Anglican Church SMALL – FULL FAT CANS of evaporated milk,used ‘quality’ clothing and books, postage stamps and bottle tops

·            Ag Anna Orphanage   (school supplies, + toiletries)

·            Avlona Juvenile Detention Centre (toiletries + young men's casual clothing S – XXL + athletic shoes 38-48 + detergents + bedding)

·            Pammacaristos   (feminine hygiene toiletries,food staples, girls’ clothing to size L)

·            Salvation Army babyfoods/milk/fruit-creams etc

 

 

***SHOULD YOU WISH TO MEET FOR LUNCH AFTER THE MEETING***

WE GATHER AT ‘THESSALIAS’

Elaion 19, Kifissia 145 64

(DRIVE DOWN Xar Trikoupi – turn right (into Elaion) at the traffic lights at Sklavenitis.

Continue to the roundabout and go right round and back up the other side

Thessalias restaurant is about half way up on the right (facing Kifissias)

 

 

This is a non-smoking event

If you are coming from the train station in Kifissia,

it’s a 25-30 minute walk, or take a  taxi.

First Meeting of 2017

posted Jan 4, 2017, 1:33 AM by SD Bizz   [ updated Jan 4, 2017, 1:49 AM ]

JOIN US FOR TRADITIONAL

PITA CUTTING @ 10.30 am

WEDNESDAY 11 January 2017

Vathis Taverna - 7 Kyrou, Kifissia (see attached map)

NOTEfor JANUARY ONLY

MEETING COMMENCES 30 mins EARLIER

- at 10:30am.  Your punctuality would be appreciated.

Doors open at 10:00 am for registration as usual

Current Members 5 euros - New Members 10 euros

 THIS MONTH’S PRESENTATION

at 11:00 hrs

Karolina and Marylou Andriakopoulou

(lawyers to the Supreme Court of Greece, Members of the Athens Bar Association)

who have been practising law for 25 years, address key legal issues concerning Matrimonial Law and Inheritance Law in Greece - in a proactive way. You are encouraged to participate! They strongly believe knowledge is power and hope you will leave feeling positively energised.


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