NHS Los Angeles and the Young Presidents’ Organization and World Presidents‘ Organization co-sponsored a lecture by renowned author Deepak Chopra on “The Health of Your Mind.” Luncheons are planned with NHS members who can share their business experiences. Discussions are also underway to sponsor the Trial of Socrates in Los Angeles.
NHS Chicago regularly holds meetings and events at and in collaboration with the National Hellenic Museum. Most recently, a reception was hosted in honor of the Museum’s Ambrosia Ball and the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA).
NHS Boston Co-Chairs are working with the Alpha Omega Council to organize joint programs. Plans also are underway to bring the National Hellenic Museum’s “Spirit of the Marathon” exhibit to Boston.
NHS Washington, DC hosted monthly “Third Thursday Luncheons” for NHS members and friends centered around guest speakers, including Congressman John Sarbanes; Ambassador Tom Korologos; and William Antholis, Director of the Brookings Institutions, a prominent Washington think tank.
NHS Bay Area, in collaboration with the Elios Foundation of the San Francisco Area, have held joint meetings and created a plan to support the University of California, Berkley’s efforts to decipher and translate the ancient Egyptian Tebtunis Papyri. The Tebtunis Papyri constitute the largest collection of papyrus texts in the Americas containing vast amounts of Greek text. Included are fragments of lost Greek dramas and works of other important writers.