August 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters

With our 116th National Convention only a week away, I know that we are all anxious to come together to celebrate our strong Ikarian heritage and make lasting memories with family and friends from around the country. I hope that you and your family are looking forward to attending, as it promises to be a memorable weekend. A special thanks to our hosting Chapter, Spanos-Areti, for their hard work in organizing this event and for the many activities they’ve arranged!

The following information will help provide you with key details on the convention schedule and other activities throughout the weekend:

Convention Schedule
I encourage each of you to visit the convention website ( and facebook page for details on scheduled events, advanced ticket sales, and announcements. Ticket sales for the Grand Banquet are selling fast, so if you plan on attending, please contact the convention organizers as soon as possible to ensure your table reservation is made in advance.

Brotherhood Meeting Agenda
While the weekend is certain to be fun, the business meetings are an important part of the convention weekend as it is where we to set goals for the upcoming year and future endeavors of the Brotherhood.

By participating in these meetings, you can help shape the future of this great organization. The draft convention agenda can be found on our website (https://pan-icarian.comconvention/).

Additionally, if you or any of your Chapter members have the desire to serve on a convention committee or the Supreme Lodge/Foundation, please contact me for details. I hope you all participate and share your vision for the future.

Convention Text Notifications
This year we will be utilizing a text message notification system, that is designed to provide you with key updates and announcements throughout the weekend. The notifications will keep us connected and help the convention run on time/schedule.

To receive these notifications, you must follow the following two steps:
1. Send a text message to: 81010
2. In the message’s text field type: @2019pib1

Thank you once again for your strong support and dedication to the Pan-Icarian Brotherhood of America “Icaros”. I look forward to seeing you all in Detroit!

Fraternally Yours,

Damianos T. Skaros
Supreme President
Pan-Icarian Brotherhood of America “Icaros”