The Mission of the Greek American Progressive Association (GAPA) is to assist the integration of Greek descendants into the American and Canadian way of life, to perpetuate the Tradition of the Eastern Orthodox Christian church, and to uphold and encourage usage of the Greek language. The first GAPA association was established on December 17th, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Finance and Budget
July 4 – American Independence Day
March 25 – Greek Independence Day
October 28 – OXI Day
December 17 – Founding of GAPA
To communicate and disseminate information to the public regarding Hellenism
To promote and develop programs to educate and enlighten the general public
To organize and sponsor cultural, social, and artistic programs and activities.
To provide financial assistance to GAPA members and families who are pursuing post secondary degrees.
To bestow honors and awards and recognition of meritorious services to the GAPA and the community