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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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MICHAEL SERVOS

FOUNDER AND CEO
FREIGHTZ SHIPPING COMPANY
WWW.FREIGHTZ.COM
P.O. BOX 6434
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA 33758, USA
TEL # 800-736-4633     FAX # 727-517-3675
E-MAIL : dodonaios@aol.com

 BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Michael Servos was born in Ioannina in 1948. His family hails from Sopiki Northern Epirus. He is married to Theodora and has one daughter, Evanthia and one son Vasilios. He lived his childhood years at Pogoniani, Ioanninon, Epirus, Greece. He immigrated to USA with his parents at the age of 14.

   
OCCUPATION Founder and President of FREIGHTZ SHIPPING COMPANY with web site www.freightz.com, with National and International activities.
   
EDUCATION A graduate from GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL of New York.

Attended Courses in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION at CITY COLLEGE of New York.

Studies at RCA INSTITUTE of New York, TV Producing and Directing.

   
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
  • EPIROTIC SOCIETY OF FLORIDA

    ~ Founder and first President of the Epirotic Society of Florida, USA.

  • PANHELLENIC FEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS OF FLORIDA

    ~ Founder and first President of the Panhellenic Federation of Organizations of Florida, USA.

    ~ He played a leading part for the establishment of PLATO ACDEMY CHARTER SCHOOL. In this Public School in Clearwater, Florida, USA, students of different Nationalities are taught the Greek Language.

    ~ As President of the Panhellenic Federation of Florida driven by his own initiative, he petitioned the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs to open and operate a Greek General Consulate in Tampa Florida, USA. The petition was accepted and the Greek Consulate is operating in Tampa Florida.

    ~ He is the donor of the Bronze statue of THEODOROS GRIEGO, the first Greek (Hellene) who set foot on AMERICA in Tampa Bay Area on April 14, 1528. The statue is standing at Clearwater Beach, Florida USA.

    ~ Co-Founder of the ATHENIAN ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL, the first Historic Charter, Public Elementary School in Dunedin Florida, USA where the Greek Language is taught with a great success.

  • PANEPIROTIC FEDERATION OF AMERICA

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    He held an office as the President of the Panepirotic Federation of America.

    ~ He petitioned the Greek Ministry of Transportation to rename the Airport of Ioannina, Greece after KING PYRRHUS. It was accepted and today the Airport is operating under the new name.

    ~ After the change of the name, he donated the Bust of King Pyrrhus to be placed at the Airport, honoring, the memory of the Army Commander, King Pyrrhus

    ~ He is the pioneer of building Alexander the Great mother’s Statue of OLYMPIAS. This Statue was sculpted with the financial support of the Epirotes and friends in America.

    ~ The OLYMPIAS Statue has been placed in the Central Square of Ioannina, Greece, which has been renamed OLYMPIAS SQUARE after the Mayor of Ioannina, Mr. Nikos Gontas, approved his Petition.

    ~ He also donated to the Capital of Epirus, Ioannina, Greece the Statue of King Pyrrhus ( the Symbol of Epirotes ) which standing at King Pyrrhus Square. The statue was unveiled by the President of Hellenic Republic Honorable Karolos Papoulias.

    ~ He is the inspirer of the Statue of the Pogonisia mother which was made with the financial support of the unforgettable, Chris Pliatsikas. The Statue has been placed at Pogoniani, Ioanninon Epirus, Greece and is sculpted showing the mother dressed in the Traditional local attire. Pogoniani is the place of Origin of the President of Hellenic Republic, Honorable Karolos Papoulias.

    ~With his initiative, a part of the Library of the Panepirotic Federation of America was donated to the University of Ioannina Epirus, Greece.

    ~ He honored the Sopikiotes in Northern Epirus, Greece by donating the Monument of the Cooper-makers, which stands at Sopiki.

  • FOUNDATION OF HELLENISM OF AMERICA

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    Founder and the first President of the Foundation of Hellenism of America: www.hellenes.com

    ~ He created the first official (Hellenic Cemetery) in the USA, MORPHEUS under the sign FOR HELLENES ABROAD EVERY PLACE IS A GRAVE. The Cemetery lies in Palm Harbor Florida USA and is a part of the CURLEW HILLS MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY.

  • AMERICAN HELLENIC COMMUNITY OF FLORIDA 

    ~ Founder and first President of the first Historical American Hellenic Community of Florida: www.hellenes.co

    ~ Pioneered for the creation of the Greek Museum in Florida

    ~ On his own initiative was accomplished the purchase of the building (HELLENIC CULTURAL CENTER) with address 1749 Harpoon Drive, Holiday Florida 34690.

    ~ Pioneered for the creation of the Greek Nursing Home in Florida

  • HELLENIC PARLIAMENT OF DIASPORA

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    Founder of the Movement to Establish the HELLENIC PARLIAMENT OF DIASPORA with official website www.hellenes.info
   
HONORARY DISTINCTIONS His work, his contribution and his multiple activities offer to the Greeks (Hellenes) Abroad in particular to Hellenism in general, have been recognized from Greece and the USA. Specifically, he has been granted the following Distinctions:
  1. The Medal of the Greek (Hellenic) Parliament for his contribution to Hellenism.
  2. The Golden Key of the City of Clearwater Florida USA, from the Mayor Mr. Frank Hibbard for his donation of the Statue of the first Greek (Hellene) THEODOROS GRIEGO who set his foot on the West Coast of Florida USA, on April 14, 1528.
  3. A prestigious distinction from the Mayor of Ioannina Epirus Greece, Mr. Nikos Gontas, for his contribution to Ioannina, the City of Education and Arts, the Capital of Epirus Greece.
  4. Honored with parchment along with Medal from the Organization of Pogonision of Northern Epirus for his initiative to have the Statue of Pogonisia Mother placed in Pogoniani Epirus, Greece.
  5. Honored with the Golden Key of the City of Tarpon Springs by the Mayor Madam Beverly Billiris, for his contribution to the Greek American Community.
  6. Recognized by the GREEK MAGAZINE OF THE NATIONAL HERALD NEWSPAPER of New York THE PERSON OF THE WEEK for his contribution to the Greek American Community.
   

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