SPOKANE’S THRIFTY CHARACTER Argyer “Archie” or “Arch” Cosmos Laloudakis was known not just for his tightfisted ways, but also for the devilish humor he …
FIRM, FAIR AND FRIENDLY Louis Lallas’ first employer told him he would be successful in both life and business if he consistently followed the …
As Tommy Rakus’ family came from Roumeli, tin carthia tis Elathas (the heart of Greece), his passion for all things Greek originates not from the food, the dancing or the language but from his heart.
In about 1890 two Jewish men, Jack Policar and Solomon Calvo, were traveling in Turkey and were considering migrating to New York City. On …
When Kenny Dudunakis was growing up in Pocatello, Idaho, being Greek was a badge of honor. He moved to Washington State in 1989 where he has developed his career in commercial real estate.
Chris George Pallis recalls many “Georgisms” from his father that have influenced his life.
For the three Carkonen brothers, a learned work ethic, emphasis on family values and strong relationships within the Greek community have aided their success in both business and in life.
Born just a year apart, Dina (Constantina) Salagianis Baker and Pete (Panagioti) Salagianis recall their early life in Yakama and Spokane while they enjoy retirement in Walla Walla, Washington.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, there are millions of words in Vivian (Vasiliki) Arger’s (nee Deliganes) home.
On his first day of school when Lazarus Stylianos Politakis was hit in the head with a baseball bat he cried out for help in his native tongue. Someone said, “That sounds like Greek to me.”