submitted by Greek-Australian Cafe Culture on 28.04.2013
A truly humble man, deserving of all the good will that he engenders.
1927 – Jack Smiles build Canberra Cafe
1948 – Paul Calokerinos comes to Australia
1950 – Paul Calokerinos and John Travassaros buy the Canberra Cafe from Jack Smiles
1965 – Helen Calokerinos buys out John Travassaros share.
2013 - Why now? to celebrate the recent Cafe refurbishment and celebration of 86 years since its inception.
The dinner was held in the Skylight Restaurant on 30th March, 2013. The dinner began at 7:00 pm.
It was beautifully laid out, and catered for about 140 people. Others were served in the Canberra cafe next door.
Master of Ceremonies for the evening was Sandy Allan.
A special guest was the Mayor Tamworth Regional Council - Col Murray.
Cathy Calokerinos spoke first and thanked everyone for coming (some having travelled large distances) on behalf of the Calokerinos family.
There was a great deal of 'kefi' and 'filotimo' at the venue, and some of the speeches delivered were heart-rendering.
Order of Proceedings:
MC – Sandy Allan
Blessing Father John Macpherson
Welcome – Kathy Calokerinos
Guests that accepted invitation to speak:
• George Poulos
• Bill Cassimattis
• Barbara (local)
• John Kalokerinos
• Viola Kalokerinos
• Jim and Nick Smiles
Response - Paul Calokerinos
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