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To continue our  important mission, HEC is asking you or your company for a sponsorship!

POSEIDON PROJECT

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**** HEC IS AN ALL VOLUNTEER, NON PROFIT, NON POLITICAL ORGANIZATION ****

POSEIDON IS AN ALL VOLUNTEER, NON PROFIT, NON POLITICAL PROJECT UNDER HEC

All HEC services are provided FREE of charge


HEC and Poseidon will celebrate their Grand Opening on Monday 3-June-1996,
at the POSEIDONIA '96 Exhibition in Piraeus, Greece.

Come and see us at Booth #827A on the upper floor.
Four networked PCs will be available for people to browse through the projects.

MAIN OBJECTIVES AND SCOPES OF HEC AND POSEIDON

The main objectives and scopes of HEC are to:

The main objectives and scopes of POSEIDON are:

HEC and POSEIDON are endeavoring to evolve with the volunteer work and subscriptions of its Members and the financial support of its prospective Sponsors.

HEC and POSEIDON are featuring at the POSEIDONIA∆96 Exhibition at Piraeus, Greece, 3 to 7 June ś96.

The Electronic Addresses
HEC http://www.Greece.org HEC@Greece.org
Poseidon http://www.Greece.org/poseidon Poseidon@Greece.org

CURRENT OPERATING STATUS OF HEC AND POSEIDON

The concept for HEC was born with the creation of the PROJECT POSEIDON, which was launched in march 1995, by Greeks of Diaspora. HEC and POSEIDON now include thirty three talented volunteer members all over the world, who communicate via the Internet and work with devotion and enthusiasm for the materialization of the above objectives.

HEC and POSEIDON are able to draw Greek talent from all over the world. HEC∆s visibility and the important idea of unifying electronically various Greek bodies, have attracted individuals, and major non-profit organizations By any scholarly means, HEC can be considered as a pioneer organization in the area of managing human resources through the electronic networks.

HEC has been incorporated in the state of Delaware (ID#: 2583813). HEC is managed by an Executive Council of fifteen members and three Directors. There is also an Advisory Council and two types of members, i.e.(1) Volunteer individuals, (2) Associate non-profit organizations, whose mission is related to Hellenic Civilization and the advancement of Hellenism in all its forms except those conflicting with the HEC's scope. POSEIDON is managed by three Captains.

The provisional administration of HEC has been forming operations departments, seeking external funding and permanent housing, and subscribing members.


PROJECTS OF HEC

  1. POSEIDON. Hellas and the Sea, Cyprus and the Sea.
  2. OLYMPIC PAGE. A project about the history of the ancient Olympic games.
  3. GREEK COMPUTING. A scientific project aimed to provide useful software to be used in Greek computing, e.g., Greek fonts.

MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS IN HEC AND THEIR STATUS

Associate Member Organizations that have joined the family of HEC maintain of course complete integrity and independence. HEC is simply the vehicle for cooperation among them. Stars denote Members which are already approved by the executive council of HEC. The remaining organizations have been provisionally accepted, pending official voting of HEC council.

  1. American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA, 34,000 members)*
  2. Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC.*
  3. Poseidon (An organization with about 40 registered volunteers world wide, responsible for the Hellas and the Sea project)*
  4. Hellas_WWW (One of the first Hellenic web pages representing the principal Internet list of all Greeks of the Diaspora with more than 800 members around the world.)*
  5. Olympic Page (An organization with about ten volunteers working on the Olympic Games project.)*
  6. Hellenic Association of Internet Users (The first non-profit organization to provide services on the Greek Internet)
  7. Various Cyprus Pages (A variety of pages on the Internet founded and operated by Cypriots.)
  8. Diaspora Newsletter (A USA-based electronic publication providing information and commentary on Greek and Cypriot issues, and human rights coverage)
  9. Hellenic Institute of Strategic Studies (A non profit organization providing consulting services on national interest issues)*
  10. Canadian Hellenic Worldwide Radio (An independent Internet radio station sponsored by Hellas on Line and HEC)
  11. Hellenic International Artist Foundation (A foundation based in California, sponsoring exhibits and promoting the work of Hellenic artists.)

ORGANIZATIONS ENDORSING HEC


HEC SPONSOR POLICY

The HEC's Bylaws stipulate for ample recognition of the Sponsors' contribution. After mutual agreement with the Sponsor, and considering the nature and size of the contribution, HEC will permanently post information about the Sponsor on the Internet. Such exposure is proven to measure millions of people, especially Greeks, around the world. If the Sponsor is an individual, HEC promises this world wide acknowledgment of his/her name. If the Sponsor is a private institution or firm, the worldwide exposure can be translated to increased publicity for the firm.

HEC has established four levels of monetary donations:

Level Amount Type of Acknowledgment by HEC
     
Donor $100-$1000 Posting the sponsor∆s name in a recognition list on the Internet
Sponsor $1,001-$5000 Posting of the sponsor's name in a list with links to sponsor's home page, and regular updating of the links when needed
Benefactor $5,001-$10,000 Posting of the sponsor's logo with links to sponsor's home page, if such page is available. The logo may contain telephone numbers and addresses. HEC will assist in making such logo if necessary
Supreme Benefactor $10,001 and up Posting of the sponsor's home page in HEC, and assisting to create that page

CONCLUSIONS

HEC is preparing the Internet infrastructure needed for the worldwide communication of all Greeks in Diaspora and for the facilitation of the accessibility of information pertaining to Greece and Hellenism. It is a tool needed for the promotion of the cooperation of Diaspora and for the promotion of Hellenic culture to all those looking for it in the Internet.

HEC and POSEIDON intend to remain of service to Hellenism on a voluntary non profit basis. Contributions to HEC are most welcome and gracefully recognized, on the understanding that they will not result in any form of deviations from its non profit and non political status.


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