About The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF)

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is a charitable, non-profit organization established in Toronto in 1996, to raise funds dedicated to the preservation, promotion, advancement and integration of Hellenic education, culture and heritage in Canadian society.

The organization was originally founded by a group of professional business people of Hellenic descent who agreed to invest time and funds to establish the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, and to provide leadership and vision in its early stages of growth.

Since its inception, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation has grown to become a highly respected, professionally managed foundation that has earned a reputation for successful events and consistently fulfilling its charitable goals.

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation understands the importance of providing the Greek community’s youth with the tools to understand their glorious Hellenic heritage and culture and give them the means to share this understanding and experience with others, both in the Hellenic Canadian and broader Canadian communities.

From the beginning, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation has focused its fundraising efforts on supporting organizations that encourage and provide higher education in Hellenic Studies; that assist senior citizens of Hellenic descent; that support Hellenic youth to explore their roots and to provide facilities and services focused on preserving and developing Hellenic heritage and culture.

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Executive Committee
Board of Directors
Honourary Directors
Past Presidents

Executive Committee 2015-2016

John Dagonas

Past President,
George Raios
Mr. Greek Restaurants

Patty Keroglidis

Steve Mirkopoulos,
Cinespace Film Studios

Vice-President, Endowments & Major Projects
John Sotos,
Sotos LLP

Vice-President, Governance, Board & Membership Development
Tula Alexopoulos


Chris Joakim,


Board of Directors

Bill Arvanitis,
Arvan Rehab Group

Angelo Demangos

Elias Demangos,
Fortigo Freight Services

Peter Eliopoulos, byPeterandPauls.com

Catherine Karakatsanis,
Morrison Hershfield

Michael Lagopoulos

Paul Loukas,
Advanced Combustion Inc

Tony Lourakis,
Fleet Complete

John Polyzogopoulos,
Blaney McMurtry LLP

George Seretis,
Easy Plastic Containers

Effie Triantafilopoulos,
Vassos Law

Helene Vassos,
Vassos Law

Honourary Directors
George Danos,
Topiary's Steak and Seafood
Bill Kanellopoulos,
Kanellopoulos Investments Ltd.
Andy Papadakos,
Canada Auto Parks (Domepark)
Terry Tsianos,
Pegasus Group

Past Presidents
Lou Vavaroutsos

Steve Mirkopoulos
John Dagonas
George Seretis
John Sotos
John Fanaras

Effie Triantafilopoulos

George Raios


Current Members
Alex Alexakis
Constantine Alexiou
Dean Antonakes
Andonis Artemakis
Georgina Blanas
Ted Darmos
Maria Daskalos
John Dimitropoulos
Sandra Gionas
Thomas Gerginis
Ken Kakoulis
Greg Kanargelidis

Jim Karahalios
George Karahotzis
Irene Keroglidis
Dan Lioutas
Art Mandalas
George Moumouris
Anastasios Moussas
John Papadakis
Kostas Papayiannis
Loui Pappas
Robert W. Peck
Lee Polydor

Modesto Polydor
George Rossolatos
Andy Seretis
George Stanois
Theodore Christou
Peter Themeliopoulos
Dimitrios Tsatsaronis
Bill Tserpes
Vivi White
Tom Zissopoulos

Catherine Umphrey,

tel (416) 447-7107
fax (416) 447-7108
44 Upjohn Road Toronto, ON, M3B 2W1

George Keroglidis,
Events Coordinator

tel (416) 447-7107
fax (416) 447-7108
44 Upjohn Road Toronto, ON, M3B 2W1