The Piraeus affiliate of the International Propeller Club of the US held its 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony for 2017 at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens on Sunday the 22nd January 2017.
Referring to two donations Mr Xiradakis called to the podium Capt Evangelos Kouzilos, president of the Liberty Ship Club who referred to the special role that Liberty vessels played during World War II and spoke of the Hellas Liberty Museum at Akti Vassileiadou. Propeller Club being an active member of the Liberty Ship Club supports the project to furnish the needs of the ship museum.
Mr Xiradakis highlighted the donation made to the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Hellenic Coast Guard under its director Evangelos Kasfikis, for covering the costs of sound insulation.
Eleni Irini Kolokythia received the Propeller Club scholarship as the best performing graduate of the University of the Aegean.
On behalf of the American Farm School of Thessaloniki, Dr Paschalis Harizanis, graduate of the school and professor at the Agronomy University of Athens received the scholarship thanking the Propeller Club for its contribution and referred to the latest achievements of the school.