Wood plaque with gavel and metal inscription. "In recognition of distinguished services to the United Greek Orthodoz Churches of Chicago Annunciation Cathedral and St. Demetrios. A grateful community presents this plaque and gavel to Arthur H. Peponis. President of the Board of Trustees 1934-1938; 1941-1943. 'Well done good and faithful servant' Matthew 25.21"
Annunciation Cathedral: the oldest church ediface built specifically as a Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago. Established by the Greek Orhodox community in the city in 1892, the church was built on its present site in 1910 and faithfully models the Byzantine- Renassance style of architecture. It serves as the seat of the Metropolitan of Chicago.
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Plaque, 1934 – 1943, Arthur Peponis Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6742. Accessed 04/18/21.