The Hellenic organization, Leadership 100 had its 19th annual gathering on San Diego’s Coronado Island. The event had it all from celebrity attendees to Greek food, forums, dinner- galas, and dancing. The conference that took place at the luxurius “Del Coronado Resort” began on Feb 4th and ran until Feb 7th. The program included speeches from prominent Greek-Americans, such as author George Pelecanos and Dr. Nick Yphantides.
On Friday Feb 5th, the general assembly of the organization announced its new chairman as Mr. Constantine Caras succeeding outgoing chairman, Mr. Steve Yonas. Paulette Poulos holds the position of the Leadership 100 acting executive director.
Watch new chairman Constantine Caras talking about the organization
On Saturday night, Ambassador George Argyros received a lifetime achievement award by Archibishop Demetrios during the prestigious ceremony and dinner held in the main ballroom.
A holy liturgy conducted by Archibishop Demetrios on Sunday morning at San Diego’s Saint Spyridon Cathedral concluded the conference.
Watch Archbishop Demetrios talking about Leadership 100
The next conference for Leadership 100 will take place in 2011 in Palm Beach, Florida.