Washington Oxi Foundation Holds Annual October Celebration
The Washington Oxi Day Foundation is set to hold its annual Oxi Day Celebration this October, between the 22nd through 24th.
The commemoration honors current worldwide champions in their quest for democracy and freedom, and are nominated by U.S. policymakers and leaders.
The fourth annual Oxi Day Celebration's schedule can be viewed below, as stated on the Foundation's website.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30 p.m. Greek Ambassador's Reception for Sponsors and Honorees
Thursday, October 23, 2014
2:30 pm WWII Memorial Presentation of the Oxi Day Greatest Generation Awards [The National World War II Memorial, 17th Street, NW between Constitution and Independence Avenues]
Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander
Greek-American WWII Veterans: Nick and Sam Bouras (posthumously accepted by William Crane)
American WWII Veteran: [invited] John Glenn, former astronaut and US Senator
Greek WWII Veteran: [invited] Ioannis Toumbas
6:30 pm Cocktail Reception Begins
7:30 pm Black Tie Banquet and Award Presentations [US Institute for Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW]
Oxi Day Award
Battle of Crete Award
Metropolitan Chrysostomos Award
Niarchos Foundation Philotimo Award
George Logothetis on the subject of Philotimo
Friday, October 24, 2014
10:00 am Wreath Laying Ceremony [Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers]