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City of Springfield Raises Greek Flag to Celebrate the Return of Glendi Festival

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Ward 1 City Councilor Gumersindo Gomez and State Senator John Velis joined with representatives from the Greek Cultural Center and St. George Cathedral to celebrate the return of the Glendi by raising Greek Flag at City Hall. Due to the ongoing pandemic the Glendi festival will take place only on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Greek Cultural Center instead of the normal weekend of festivities.

Mayor Sarno states, “I am proud to stand with our Greek residents as we celebrate the return of Glendi by raising the Greek flag.  I know we are all looking forward to celebrating this joyous occasion and the return of our beloved Glendi Celebration and its fantastic food too.  I want to thank Father Dionysios Koulianos, Dean of St. George Cathedral, Liza Pappas, Xenophon Beake, and everyone from the Greek Cultural Center, the Glendi Committee and St. George Cathedral for their continued strength, belief and investment in our City.  Our beloved Springfield is richer because of our residents representing the Greek faith, culture and heritage.”  

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