88th ARS Western Regional Convention Kicks Off

GLENDALE–The 88th Regional Convention of the Armenian Relief Society Western US kicked off Thursday at Western Prelacy headquarters “Dikran and Zeruhi Der Ghazarian” Hall.

ARS Regional Executive chairwoman Sonia Peltekian welcomed the delegates and guests that included Western Prelate Arch. Moushegh Mardirossian, Armenia’s Consul General to Los Angeles Armen Liloyan, ARS Central Committee chairwoman Hasmig Derderian, and member Nova Hindoyan, Armenian Revolutionary Federation Central Committee representative John Kossakian, Glendale Mayor John Draymon, Glendale City Clerk Ardashes Kassakhian, Glendale Unified School Board member Greg Krikorian, Prelacy Executive Council representative Khatchik Yeretsian, Board of Regenets representative Dr. Armine Hacobian, Davtian & Mariamian Educational Fund director Vahik Zadourian, ARS legal affairs director Seto Boyadjian and other guests.

Assemblymember Paul Krekorian presented a proclamation on behalf of the State Assembly, which was presented by Kassakhian.

Asbarez will have extensive coverage of the Regional Convention in future editions.


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