The event welcomed and sent messages, the members of the Steering Committee of the Race: the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis ÎšÎ¿Ï…ÏÎ¿Ï…Î¼Ï€Î»Î®Ï‚, the General Secretary of the National Federation of the Blind, ca. Friday Î¤Î¶Î±Î²Î±Î»Î¹Î¬, the President of the Panhellenic Association of the Blind, mr. Elias ÎœÎ±ÏÎ³Î¹ÏŒÎ»Î±Ï‚, the President of the Î•Î£Î‘Î¼ÎµÎ‘ mr Ioannis Vardakastanis and the State of the United Trade union Movement, mr Harris Chourdakis. It also welcomed the Director â€“ activist with a disability, a representative of the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, mr. Antonis Î¡ÎÎ»Î»Î±Ï‚, and the Director of the Documentary, miss. Mary Hatzimichalis – Î Î±Ï€Î±Î»Î¹Î¿Ï.
Honorary plaques were awarded by the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, the Hellenic Association of the Blind, for his decisive contribution to the struggle of the blind, and the director miss. Î Î±Ï€Î±Î»Î¹Î¿Ï, by the Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis ÎšÎ¿Ï…ÏÎ¿Ï…Î¼Ï€Î»Î® and the Movement of Artists with Disabilities, for the excellent depiction of the events, a legacy that will remain forever be reminded of the important achievements of the blind for empowerment, self-management and autonomy…
We thank the co-organisers, the National Federation of the Blind, the Panhellenic Association of the Blind and Movement Artists with Disabilities, as well as the outstanding presenter of the event, the actor Giorgos Kimoulis, who participated then in the movie.
The event was graced by the presence of the: Deputy Minister of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity, mrs. Theano Fotiou, Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, mr. Panagiotis ÎšÎ¿Ï…ÏÎ¿Ï…Î¼Ï€Î»Î®Ï‚, the former President of the Greek Parliament, mr. Apostolos Kaklamanis, mp of SYRIZA, mr. Ioannis Theonas, the former member State of the New Republic, ca. Freedom ÎœÏ€ÎµÏÎ½Î¹Î´Î¬ÎºÎ·, the General Secretary for Welfare, mr Dimitris ÎšÎ±ÏÎÎ»Î»Î±Ï‚, the President of the OASA, mr. Anastasios Î¤Î±ÏƒÏ„Î¬Î½Î·Ï‚, the Director of the office of the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security and Social Solidarity, Freedom Î¤ÏƒÎ±ÎºÎ¹ÏÎ¿Ï€Î¿ÏÎ»Î¿Ï… and Office colleagues, ladies Patty Sotiropoulou and Katerina Shadow, the Head of D/division of Disabled persons of the Ministry of Labour, miss. Friday ÎœÎ±Î½Î¸Î¿Ï€Î¿ÏÎ»Î¿Ï…, the deputy Mayor of Social Policy of Municipality of Kallithea, ca. Anna Paschou and the partner of the Mayor of Kallithea, mr. Apostle Daskalopoulos, the representative of the Minister of Education, mrs. Vasso Markakis, the Honorary President of the Association of Special Education Staff Special Education, Attica, greece, ca. Poppy George, the representatives of the Ecologist Greens and the Mep mrs. Kon/nash Kuneva. We thank the President of the Lighthouse for the Blind, mr. Emmanuel ÎœÏ€Î±ÏƒÎ¹Î¬ as well as the Vice-presidents, General Secretary and Treasurer of the BOARD of directors, the Eugenides Foundation and the representatives of all the stakeholders.
Thank you to our sponsors, ERT, OASA and whole foods for their kind sponsorship.
Finally, we thank the BOARD of directors of the ÎšÎ•Î‘Î¤, the former Governors of the Centre, mr Î Î±Ï€Î±ÏÎ¿ÏÏ€Î±, mr It and mrs. Î¤ÏƒÎ¹Î»Î¹Î¼Î¹Î³ÎºÎ¬ÎºÎ·, all employees of the ÎšÎ•Î‘Î¤-Avant-garde and of the CC.P.SEQ. Vestal virgins, former and current, the association of parents and students of the ÎšÎ•Î‘Î¤, and all those who honoured our event with their presence.
THE COMMANDER AND PRESIDENT
D.P. THE ÎšÎ•Î‘Î¤
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