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GOTelecom receives grant from the Gregory Demakos Foundation

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Jun 26, 1998

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA

8-10 East 79th St.

New York, NY 10021

Tel: (212) 570-3500 Fax: (212) 570-3569

web: http://www.goarch.org

e-mail: archdiocese@goarch.org, observer@goarch.org

Contact: Press Office

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

NEW YORK Greek Orthodox Telecommunications (GOTelecom) is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Gregory Demakos Foundation for the production of a video describing the development and expansion of the Archdiocese on the Internet and the World Wide Web, as well as the integration of new Internet technologies for Orthodox Christian ministry.

This video, to be produced this summer in cooperation with the Department of Internet Ministries, will introduce the viewer to the Internet and specifically guide them through the Archdiocese Web Site (http://www.goarch.org) and its links. Additionally, this grant provides for duplication and dissemination of this tape, free of charge, to all Greek Orthodox parishes in America.

Mr. Peter Demakos, trustee of the Gregory Demakos Foundation, in announcing the grant said that he and is confident that this videotape will help to continue the good works of his late father, Gregory, in showcasing the ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Gregory Demakos was a member of the Archdiocesan Council where he served as Chairman of the Education Committee. He was also a member of Leadership 100 and an Archon of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle.

GOTelecom, the television ministry of the Archdiocese, has produced over 150 videotapes, highlighting the Greek Orthodox faith. For a free catalogue or for more information, please contact Marissa P. Costidis, Director, at 212-570-3588.

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