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ELECTION COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENT

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To the members of the Hellenic Home

The Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2:00pm at 33 Winona Drive. This year the Elections for a new Board of Directors and Ladies Auxiliary will be held on

Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at 33 Winona Drive.

An Elections Committee was voted in at the Annual General Meeting of the Members consisting of Ms. Betty Skoutakis (Chaiperson), Mr. Nicholas Varmazis (Secretary),  Mr. Chris Padelopoulos,  Mr. Jean Papagiannis, and Ms. Vicki Voukelatos.

The information below has been compiled as your guide on how to vote or to be elected as:

  • a Director of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Home; or
  • a Councillor of the Ladies Auxiliary Council of the Hellenic Home.

 

NOTE:

For purposes of brevity, the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc. and the Hellenic Care for Seniors (Toronto/Scarborough) Inc. will be referred as “Hellenic Home” or “Home”. Whoever is elected to the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc. is automatically elected to the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Care for Seniors (Toronto/Scarborough) Inc. and vice versa. In other words the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc. and the Hellenic Care for Seniors (Toronto/Scarborough) Inc. have one and the same Board of Directors.

 

DATE OF THE ELECTIONS

The elections for Board of Directors of the Hellenic Home and the Council of the Ladies Auxiliary will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the ESTIA of the Hellenic Home, 33 Winona Drive.  ONLY AT THIS LOCATIONPLEASE BRING PHOTO ID.   The election polling booths will be open at 1:00 pm and will close at 5:00 pm.

 

ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 20, 2019 ELECTIONS

For the Board of Directors

A member of the Hellenic Home may vote as long as he or she:

  • is a member in good standing and has paid their 2018 & 2019 membership fees; and,
  • his/her name appears on the official Voters’ List.

Please note that former members who wish to run for a Board position or to vote on Election Day can do so by paying their 2018 & 2019 membership fees and applying to correct the Voters’ List by September 25, 2019

For the Council of the Ladies Auxiliary

A female member of the Hellenic Home may vote as long as she:

  • is a member in good standing and has paid their 2018 & 2019 membership fees; and,
  • her name appears on the official Voters’ List.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IF YOUR NAME DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE VOTERS LIST

 

Error or Omission

The Preliminary Voters List will be available and posted at both facilities at the front reception at: the

Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc, 33 Winona Drive, Toronto & the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc., 2411 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough by September 12, 2019.

The members of the Hellenic Home may inspect the Voters’ List to ensure that their name is properly entered and also that all related information is correct.  If your name does not appear on the Voters’ List, or it is not entered correctly, in order to correct the error please notify Denise Handjis at the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc. in writing before September 25, 2019.

A final Voters List will be available and posted at both facilities at the front reception at: the

Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc, 33 Winona Drive, Toronto & the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc., 2411 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough by October 11, 2019.

Expired Membership

If your membership has expired and you wish to vote, you have the opportunity to do so by renewing your membership by September 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm.  If your membership is not renewed on or before the September 25, 2019deadline, members will not be eligible to vote.

ELIGIBILITY TO BE A CANDIDATE  (FOR ELECTION)

Board of Directors

All members that are nominated for election to the Board must be:

  • members in good standing; and have paid their membership dues for 2018 and 2019.
  • new members that have been members in good standing for a minimum of 6 months prior to the date of the election (April 20, 2019)
  • submit a completed Nomination Form for Election to the Board of Directors (provided by Denise Handjis) by September 20, 2019 at 5:00pm; and,
  • be nominated by 2 members in good standing.

 

Council of the Ladies Auxiliary

All members that are nominated for election to the Ladies Auxiliary must be:

  • members in good standing; and have paid their membership dues for 2018 and 2019.
  • new members that have been members in good standing for a minimum of 6 months prior to the date of the election (April 20, 2019).
  • submit a completed Nomination Form for Election to the Ladies Auxiliary (provided by Denise Handjis) by September 20, 2019 at 5:00pm; and,
  • be nominated by 2 members in good standing.

Candidates Meeting

The All Candidates meeting has been scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6pm at the Hellenic Home 33 Winona Drive in the ESTIA.

If you have any questions related to the elections, please call Denise Handjis, Executive Assistant at the Hellenic Home for the Aged at 416-654-7718 ext. 2222.

Ms. Betty Skoutakis                                                 Mr. Nicholas Varmazis

Chairperson of the Election Committee                               Secretary of the Election Committee