Greece

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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Greece!

DAGR is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Greece. From the Lefka Ori to Rodopi, from Argostoli to Alexandroupoli, our members are engaged, informed and active both in community life here and in American politics.

Find out about our chapters in Athens or Thessaloniki or get in touch with an At-Large representative if you live outside a chapter area.

Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year and encourage anyone interested to take part or pitch in.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Greece please contact us.

Steve Medeiros, Chair 
Democrats Abroad - Greece 
chair-GR@democratsabroad.org

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DA Greece Leadership:

Steve Medeiros
| Greece Chair
Anastasia Harris-Papaioannou
| Greece Vice Chair, Media Contact & Communications Chair
J Gerardos
| Secretary
Nicholas Loisos
| Treasurer & IT Support
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    DAGR Chapter Promotes 'Vote from Abroad' at the Farm Fest in Thessaloniki

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    DAGR Chapter Promotes VoteFromAbroad at the FARM FEST in Thessaloniki

    Volunteers from DAGR’s Thessaloniki Chapter were front and center among public service booths at the annual Farm Fest on May 12. On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, the Fest engaged toddlers with treasure hunts, provided wine tasting for adults, performed demonstrations on satellite parachutes, seismology, robotics, climate change and mounted a farmer’s market.

    Chapter Chair Peter Baiter and Chapter Representative Randall Warner spoke with over 40 individuals and shared information on how Americans living outside the country can register to vote in US elections. The VoteFromAbroad.org website allows users to declare party affiliation or not and so can be used by any eligible American voter.

    “Out of everyone we spoke with, eight were Americans, four of whom are resident in Thessaloniki,” said Baiter. “However, mainly we talked with Greeks concerned about the 2020 US elections. While they won’t be voting in the US, we hope they’ll pass the message to American citizens they know among friends and family.”

    “Of course, the information we shared was non-partisan, focused on every US citizen’s right to vote,” added Warner. “We do this as a public service, especially in non-partisan settings such as schools. And we inform anyone of any party so they can register and vote. AFS appreciated the effort.”

    Thessaloniki's renowned American Farm School was founded in 1904 by US educators. The Fest is organized each year to give the public a closer look at the AFS educational programs and Perrotis College while enjoying a range of entertainment and cultural events. This year’s event attracted some 2,500 visitors.

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    First Young Democrats Abroad Event in Athens is coming up!

    Athens Chapter

    We would like to invite you to an evening social event on the 23rd of May, 7-10pm at the Hard Rock Café, (52, Adrianou St, Monastiraki) to:

    • Briefly update you on the way forward to the elections of the 3rd of November 2020 and the events and activities planned along the way;
    • Discuss the priorities Young Dems think we should focus on for the remainder of 2019 and 2020;
    • Have some fun! - get to know each other better in a relaxed environment and put friendly faces to our names.

    We look forward to meeting you all in person!

    To confirm your participation, please RSVP by clicking on this link by May 17th, 2019.

    Entrance is free of charge. Drinks and food can be ordered and purchased individually from the Hard Rock menu.

    Let’s get our Party rolling!

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