WARREN -- The Manolaka-kis/Theodorakis Association of Cretans met Jan. 15 at the Saratoga Restaurant for installation of officers.
Those chosen to lead the organization are Atty. James Denney, president; Atty. George Tzagournis, vice president; George Denney, secretary; and Anthony Kostoglou, treasurer.
Serving as trustees will be former state senator Harry Meshel, Emmanuel Michelakis and George Kostoglou.
The chapter was founded last November and takes its title in honor of two individuals of prominence in Cretan history, Nicholas Manolakakis, a hero of World War II, and Mikis Theodorakis, musician and composer.
The chapter joins many other chapters across the country in comprising the Pancretan Association of America an3d has more than 30 members, all descendants of Greeks from the Island of Crete.
For information about joining the local chapter call (330) 545-4250 or write to Atty. Denney at 1631 S. State St., Girard, Ohio 44420.