The United Hellenic Voters of America will present their 2022 Awards Gala on October 16, 2022 at the Fountain Blue Banquets in DesPlaines, Illinois.
Established in 1974, the United Hellenic Voters of America (UHVA) is a non-partisan grass roots political organization serving the Greek-American community in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The UHVA is dedicated to addressing issues that are vital to Greek-Americans by providing a voice for the Hellenic community and by establishing close relationships with our elected officials.
Join us as we honor the legacy of our founding father, Dr. Dimitrios Kyriazopoulos, as well as, our Persons of the Year and our Most Distinguished Greek Americans at the 2022 UHVA Awards Gala. Meet political officials, current candidates and members of our Greek community.
The list of distinguished honorees includes:
Person of the Year: Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, Emanuel “Chris” Welch
Lifetime Achievement Award: Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White
Mayor of the Year: Mayor of Niles, George Alpogianis
Most Distinguished Greek-America in Law: Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney, Kyriakoula A Fournier
Most Distinguished Greek-American in Media: Founder of Hellenic News of America, Paul Kotrotsios
Restaurant of the Year: Ki’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant, Leftheris Roumpas
Covered by the media of the Hellenic community, this is the most important annual gathering of our organization. This event also provides an excellent opportunity for elected officials and business leaders of our region to meet and exchange their views and ideas.
Cocktails begin at 6:00pm. Dinner and awards at 7:00pm. For reservations and sponsorships visit www.uhva.org/annual-gala.html. Deadline for ads to be included in the 2022 UHVA Yearbook is September 30, 2022. Partial proceeds will benefit the Dr. Dimitrios Kyriazopoulos Scholarship Fund