In Washington D.C. on December 14, 2023, at a significant gathering of leaders and visionaries, Nikolaos Letsios was honored with the "Goddess Artemis" award by the Euro-American Women’s Council (EAWC). During this prestigious event, at a roundtable of award recipients, Archon Letsios also presented a comprehensive PowerPoint, elucidating the critical role of Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
The presentation focused on the Archons’ mission to promote religious freedom and human rights for all, resonating deeply with the attendees. During his presentation, Archon Letsios stated: “Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew symbolizes the Orthodox Christian Church's enduring spirit. Serving approximately 300 million believers, the Church not only provides spiritual guidance but also champions the cause of human rights and religious freedom.” He added: “As Archons, our role extends to raising awareness and lobbying for the rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate at various international platforms, including the United States. Our advocacy is crucial for ensuring that its voice is heard.”
Archon Letsios delivers a multimedia presentation on the Archons' mission and the plight of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
The roundtable provided a platform for meaningful dialogue among leaders from diverse fields. The ceremony was further marked by a special gift to Archon Letsios: a commemorative coin sculpted by Greek artist Exsekias Trivoulides, featuring Nikolaos Letsios’s likeness, complete with the Archon Cross and Badge. This coin is a celebration of Archon Letsios's indefatigable commitment to religious advocacy and Hellenic heritage.
Attending the award ceremony were numerous notable figures, including Archon Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, Congressman John Sarbanes and Greek-American scientist Dr. Stamatios Krimigis, who is renowned for his contributions to space exploration. These distinguished guests underscored the event's significance, celebrating the achievements and contributions of each award recipient.
Receiving the “Goddess Artemis” award in such esteemed company highlights Archon Nikolaos Letsios’s profound impact in philanthropy, religious advocacy, and community leadership. This recognition is a testament to his dedication to fostering a spirit of service and commitment to the betterment of society.
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