Wednesday, May 31, 2006
ANDREW & EULA CARLOS FOUNDATION OF ATLANTA MAKES GENEROUS GRANT TO ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK
For Immediate Release
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Chuck Powell, Director of Media
Ft.Lauderdale(March 18) – On a recent trip to Atlanta, Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos, Founder and Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Network (OCN), received the news that the Carlos Foundation was making a major grant to the national media outreach of the Standing Conference of Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA).
Fr. Christopher was attending a fund raising dinner in Atlanta for the media ministry when Mrs. Eula Carlos, head of the Carlos Foundation, announced that her foundation was making a $100,000 grant to Orthodox Christian Network.
This grant, the first from the Carlos Foundation to OCN, was given in part to assist in the airing of the program in Atlantaas well as further the cause and growth of OCN. Rev. Metropulos was thrilled that the Carlos Foundation joined the growing list of major donors to OCN. He stated “This gift from the Andrew & Eula Carlos Foundation continues to keep the respected memory of Andrew Carlos at the front of the hearts and minds of Orthodox Christians in the Atlantaarea. His life-long commitment to supporting the Orthodox Christian community is well served by this financial gift to OCN. As we continue to use the powerful media tools of today to share the riches of Orthodoxy with America, this initial gift from the Carlos Foundation will be remembered as one of the most important moments in the life of our young ministry.”
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Orthodox Christian Networks is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Floridaand is a commissioned agency of SCOBA (The Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas) and a member of the National Religious Broadcasters. Visit us at www.receive.org.