New Metropolis Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

On July 18, 2023 the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh celebrated an historic event with the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Metropolis Center. 

The ceremony was opened with an invocation by His Eminence Metropolitan Savas. Archon Dr. Nicholas Loutsion kindly emceed the event with guest speakers; Archon Nick Lekas - New Metropolis Center (NMC) Project Manager, Archon Michael Kusturiss Jr - NMC Committee Chair, Peter Liokareas - Vice President Liokareas Construction Company, Loren Wright - Senior Vice President Pieper O'Brien Herr Architects, Bracken Burns - Chairman South Strabane Township, and Washington County Commissioners; Nick Sherman, Larry Maggi, Diana Irey Vaughan. Followed by a groundbreaking service and blessing by His Eminence Metropolitan Savas. Refreshments were served after the ceremony catered by Team Loutsion. Work at the site has already begun with clearing of the land prior to construction, we anticipate the project to be finished in late 2024. For more information about the New Metropolis Center and how to donate to the capital campaign please visit:









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