Ground breaking ceremony for Greek School of Plato in Brooklyn (video)

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BAY RIDGE – With great enthusiasm the moving ground-breaking ceremony for the Educational, Cultural, and Community Center of Plato in Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge took place on Sunday afternoon, September 10.

The Greek School of Plato’s new school complex at 670 92nd Street in Bay Ridge will be a four-story structure, and one of the most modern, environmentally-friendly, and accessible school buildings in New York. The building will have an amphitheater, community hall, 15 classrooms, and will cost more than $5 million.

The Board of Directors has so far already gathered $2.5 million, the largest part of which was spent on the purchase of the land, the demolition of the existing two-story building, the elaboration of the architectural plans, and securing the required permits.

The President of the Board of Directors, Maria Abazis-Doukas, and the Vice-President and Chairman of the Building Commission, Spiros Geroulanos, speaking with The National Herald, pointed out that the ground-breaking ceremony is one of the top events in the 40-year history of the Greek School of Plato and at the same time the beginning of a titanic struggle to raise the $2.8 million shortfall to complete the project.

Read full story here.

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Source: thenationalherald.com

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