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Mayor Sarno and Officials Celebrate Glendi 2023 with Greek Flag Raising Ceremony

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Senators Adam Gomez and John Velis, State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, City Council President Jesse Lederman, Agawam City Councilor George Bitzas, Police Deputy Chief Rupert Daniel, IT Director Andy Doty, Honor Guard Sgt. Mark Kornack representing Sheriff Nick Cocchi, and Bilingual Veterans Executive Director Gumersindo Gomez joined with Father Dionysios Koulianos from St. George Cathedral, Liza Pappas, Xenophon Beake and our local Greek community to celebrate the start of Glendi 2023 with a special Greek flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Wednesday, September 6th. The iconic Glendi festival kicks off on Friday, September 8th and continues through Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th. The family-friendly event will feature entertainment, traditional Greek food, music and dancing at the Greek Cultural Center, 22 St. George Road, Springfield, MA.

Mayor Sarno states, “I always enjoy celebrating with our Greek community by kicking off their iconic Glendi 2023 Festival with a special Greek flag raising ceremony here at City Hall.  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 Springfield.  Our beloved Springfield is richer because of our residents representing the Greek faith, culture and heritage.  I want to encourage everyone to come down to our Greek Cultural Center starting this Friday and enjoy the family fun entertainment and delicious food and wonderful music and dancing – my family and I have made this a yearly tradition – see you there!” 

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