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Lord Cultural Resources to Help Develop Master Plan for Armenian American Museum

Lord Cultural Resources to Help Develop Master Plan for Armenian American Museum

An internationally recognized firm specializing in planning services for museums and cultural centers will start work this week on developing the master plan for the Armenian American Museum in Glendale, California.

December 19th, 2014

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Armenian Student Leadership Retreat Set for January 9-11

Armenian Student Leadership Retreat Set for January 9-11

Armenian college and university students are encouraged to register for an engaging and interactive leadership development retreat hosted by the All-Armenian Students Association (All-ASA) on January 9-11, 2015 at AYF Camp in Wrightwood.

December 18th, 2014

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Community Raises over $60,000 for Armenian Studies at UC Irvine

Community Raises over $60,000 for Armenian Studies at UC Irvine

This past Sunday, Dr. Garo and Mrs. Sylvie Tertzakian held their seventh annual fundraiser to support the Armenian Studies program within the School of Humanities at UC Irvine. With generous support from the community, the event raised over $60,000 to go towards establishing an endowed chair of Armenian Studies.

December 17th, 2014

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AAMS Awards 12 Students Scholarships at Annual Event

AAMS Awards 12 Students Scholarships at Annual Event

The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) hosted its annual Christmas Celebration and Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Impressions Banquet Hall in Glendale.

December 17th, 2014

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Armond Aghakhanian Announces Candidacy for Burbank School Board

Armond Aghakhanian Announces Candidacy for Burbank School Board

Dr. Armond Aghakhanian, a local community leader and teacher, announced that he is running for one of three open seats on the Burbank Board of Education.

December 16th, 2014

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OBITUARY: SAKO BAGHDASSARIAN

OBITUARY: SAKO BAGHDASSARIAN

Born August 15, 1938, in Iran
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Sako Baghdassarian, on Friday, December 12, in California.
The viewing will be held on Thursday, December 18, at 7 p.m. at St. Leon Cathedral in Burbank, 3325 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Funeral service will take [...]

December 15th, 2014

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Dr. Nazareth Darakjian Elected New President of AMAA Board

Dr. Nazareth Darakjian Elected New President of AMAA Board

On Dec. 5, the Board of Directors of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), in accordance with the association’s established policies and procedures, elected its new officers as follows: Nazareth Darakjian, M.D., President; Michael Voskian, D.M.D., Vice President; Thomas Momjian Esq. and Arsine Phillips, Esq., Recording Secretaries; and Nurhan Helvacian, Ph.D., Treasurer.

December 15th, 2014

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Society for Armenian Studies Hosts Conference on ‘Armenians in the Ottoman Empire’

Society for Armenian Studies Hosts Conference on ‘Armenians in the Ottoman Empire’

The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS), a primarily American association of scholars and supporters of Armenology, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

December 12th, 2014

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Chamlian Hosts First Annual Candy Cane Tree Lighting Event

Chamlian Hosts First Annual Candy Cane Tree Lighting Event

On Friday, Dec. 5, Chamlian Armenian School held its first annual Candy Cane Tree Lighting Event, organized by the school’s Parent Support Committee.

December 11th, 2014

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Homenetmen Ararat Chapter to Award $26,000 in Scholarships to Local Winners

Homenetmen Ararat Chapter to Award $26,000 in Scholarships to Local Winners

More than $26,000 in scholarships was handed out to 19 college students from Glendale and the surrounding areas by the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter in an award and luncheon ceremony for the scholarship winners on Sunday, Dec. 7.

December 10th, 2014

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AGCC Begins Process to Select Architect for Armenian American Museum

AGCC Begins Process to Select Architect for Armenian American Museum

The Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of the Western US (AGCC) announced today the process for the selection of an architect for the Armenian American Museum proposed for construction in Glendale, California.

December 10th, 2014

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OBITUARY: VOSTANIK DOUDIKIAN

OBITUARY: VOSTANIK DOUDIKIAN

Born September 25, 1933
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle, Vostanik Doudikian on Wednesday, December 3 in California.
A memorial service will take place on Friday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gregory’s Armenian Catholic Church, 1510 E. Mountain St., Glendale.
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December 8th, 2014

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Mesrobian to Expand Transport Services to Orange County and Glendale

Mesrobian to Expand Transport Services to Orange County and Glendale

Defying trends of declining enrollment at private schools across the nation, Armenian Mesrobian School is experiencing a dramatic increase in student enrollment. From June 2013 to the present, Mesrobian School’s student population increased by more than 30 percent, the school reported Friday.

December 8th, 2014

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Armenian Cultural Foundation Announces Full Support for Pasadena Genocide Memorial

Armenian Cultural Foundation Announces Full Support for Pasadena Genocide Memorial

The Armenian Cultural Foundation’s (ACF) Pasadena Chapter announces its full support for the City of Pasadena approved Armenian Genocide Memorial project and The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee (PAGMC) board with all its current members.

December 5th, 2014

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