Greek Community of Niagara

Site: St Katharine Greek Orthodox Church

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Record #: NIA2622 Last Modified: 29 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 29 Aug 2014
Description & Services
DescriptionThe St Katharine Orthodox Church of St Catharines and District is the sole Greek Orthodox church congregation for the Region of Niagara. The Greek Community of Niagara is the cultural arm of the group and serves to maintain language and cultural heritage of its members as well as to promote Greek religion and culture to the Niagara Community at large. The Greek Community of Niagara participates in a variety of programs including but not limited to Folk Arts, Grape and Wine, Out of the Cold, etc. The Greek Community of Niagara hosts the annual Niagara Greek Festival (the first weekend following Labour Day every year). 
Offers Greek language classes supported by the DSBN as well as Greek dancing lessons for all ages.
Supplementary DescriptionSee additional website www.niagaragreekfestival.com
HoursOffice Tue-Thu 10 am-3 pm * Services Sun 10 am
DatesAll year
Areas ServedNiagara Region
EligibilityAll are welcome to our events and religious services, however, only persons baptized as Greek Orthodox are eligible to participate in Greek Orthodox Church sacraments.
LanguagesEnglish ; Greek
FeesService - Language & Dance lessons
EventsFolk Arts, Greek Festival, Seasonal Dances, St Katharines Feast Day
Contact Information
Office Phone905-685-3028
After Hours PhoneAnswering Machine
E-Mailoffice@greekcommunityofniagara.com
Websitegreeksofniagara.com/
Primary ContactFrances Patsiatzis, Administrative Assistant
Located In CommunitySt Catharines
Address & Map
Greek Community Center
585 Niagara St
St Catharines, ON L2M 3P6
 
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IntersectionNiagara St and Linwell Rd
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1967
FundingFundraising ; Fees - membership dues/stewardship
ElectionsBoard of Directors is elected on a bi-annual basis. Elections are generally held every 2nd even numbered year in November or December.
MeetingsThe Board of Directors meets on monthly or more basis. Other bodies within the group meet at periodically as well.
Subjects
SubjectsCultural communities ; Greek community ; Places of worship