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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]

Keynote Address:

Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander

Honorees:

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]

Honorees:

Oxi Day Award
Battle of Crete Award
Metropolitan Chrysostomos Award
Niarchos Foundation Philotimo Award

Keynote Address:

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]

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