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Weirton Greek Festival opens for 32nd year in W.Va.

Craig Howell for The Weirton Daily Times

OPA! — Members of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, in Weirton, along with volunteers and guests, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the church hall Thursday morning, officially opening the 32nd-annual Weirton Greek Festival. — Craig Howell

WEIRTON, W.Va. — For 32 years, All Saints Greek Orthodox Church has opened its doors to the community to showcase its spirit of volunteerism and friendship.

That tradition continues this week with the Weirton Greek Festival, which kicked off Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the church’s fellowship hall.

According to festival Chairman Nick Tranto, planning for the festival begins in January.

All food is handmade from scratch, flash frozen, with ingredients sourced from local vendors, Tranto noted.

“We have 36 baking and preparation days leading up to the festival,” Tranto said. …

Read more: https://www.weirtondailytimes.com/news/local-news/2019/07/weirton-greek-festival-opens-for-32nd-year/

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