Holy Institution PANAGIA SOUMELA Pontion Amerikis
On Friday, June 19th, 2009, the Holy Institution PANAGIA SOUMELA had the closing for the purchase of a property adjacent to the existing one in West Milford, NJ. The closing took place at the attorney offices of Masessa & Cluff located at 1524 Route 23 North, Butler NJ 07480. The contract was signed by the President and Treasurer of the Holy Institution Dr. Haralambos V. Vasiliadis and Miss Helen Kyrillidis, respectively.
Also present were the Great Benefactor and Honorary Member of the Board of Trustees Mr. Vasilios Kakoulides and the past Presidents Messrs Vasilios Vasiliadis and George Trikedes, the past President of the Ladies Auxiliary Mrs. Semela Trikedes as well as the legal counsel of the Holy Institution Mr. Constantine Stamos, Esq. Present were also Messrs Elias Tsekerides, President of the International Confederation of Pontian Hellenes and Past President of the Pan-Pontian Federation of USA and Canada and George Tsilfidis, Deputy President of the Pan-Pontian Federation of USA and Canada and President of the Pontian Society “Pontos” of Norwalk, CT.
The new property, as shown in the following aerial photograph, is approximately 3.85 acres and borders the existing of 3.76 acres. Thus the total surface area is approximately 7.61 acres. The purchase price was $320,000 and will be paid off, in addition to the down payment, in 5 annual payments.