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Impact in Profile: Alice Petrossian

Impact in Profile: Alice Petrossian

After visiting USC Shoah Foundation for the first time, Alice Petrossian of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) is excited to begin a new partnership to promote education about the Armenian Genocide and other atrocities.

July 17th, 2014

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The 39th Navasartian Games End on a High Note

The 39th Navasartian Games End on a High Note

Last Saturday saw the conclusion of the 39th Navasartian Games, but not without the frenzy and excitement that accompanied it.

July 11th, 2014

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Return of the Hamazkayin Theater Festival to Los Angeles

Return of the Hamazkayin Theater Festival to Los Angeles

The Hamazkayin Western Regional Executive Board is excited to announce the return of the Hamazkayin Sos Sargsyan State Theater Company from Armenia for a six day festival of Armenian theater at El Portal Theater in North Hollywood, starting on September 30 thru October 5.

July 11th, 2014

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Mashdots College Holds 22nd Commencement Exercises

Mashdots College Holds 22nd Commencement Exercises

Mashdots College successfully completed its twenty-second academic year with the commencement exercises held on Sunday, June 22, at the Four-Square Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Glendale, California.

July 10th, 2014

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ANCA Western Region Welcomes Summer 2014 Internship Class

ANCA Western Region Welcomes Summer 2014 Internship Class

Earlier this week, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR) kicked off its 2014 Summer Internship Program for the ninth year, taking in six young and enthusiastic community activists.

July 9th, 2014

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Calif. Armenian Business Leaders Explore Investment Opportunities in Artsakh

Calif. Armenian Business Leaders Explore Investment Opportunities in Artsakh

A group of Armenian businesspeople from California visited Artsakh on Wednesday to explore investment opportunities there and meet with key officials to advance that process. The delegation was led by Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee Chairman Dr. Viken Hovsepian.

July 9th, 2014

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Cyclists Raise Funds for ABMDR in 7th Annual Glendale to San Diego Bicycle Ride

Cyclists Raise Funds for ABMDR in 7th Annual Glendale to San Diego Bicycle Ride

GLENDALE—On June 28, the Armenian Cycling Association (ACA) once again partnered with the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) to turn its popular 145-mile bicycle ride from Glendale to San Diego into a fundraising ride. The goal was to raise funds to help ABMDR in their fight against life-threatening blood disorders and to ensure [...]

July 9th, 2014

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Chess Grandmaster Aronian Meets Glendale Community

Chess Grandmaster Aronian Meets Glendale Community

International chess champion Levon Aronian was welcomed by the Glendale community on Monday as he held a “meet and greet” and public press conference, hosted by Glendale City Clerk Arty Kassakhian.

July 8th, 2014

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Legacy Foundation Announces Winners of Grant Supporting Volunteerism in Armenia

Legacy Foundation Announces Winners of Grant Supporting Volunteerism in Armenia

This week, Sosé & Allen’s Legacy Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014 AYF Youth Corps Legacy Fellowship.

July 7th, 2014

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Chess Champ Aronian to Lead Chess Camp in LA

Chess Champ Aronian to Lead Chess Camp in LA

Aronian will hold a community meet-and-greet and press conference on Monday, July 7, in Glendale
GLENDALE—On Monday, July 7, World Cup and 3 time Chess Olympiad Champion Levon Aronian will be holding a public press conference to meet and greet media and members of the community. Grand Master Aronian is making his first visit to Los [...]

July 3rd, 2014

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Navasartian Games Victory Banquet a Success

Navasartian Games Victory Banquet a Success

On Saturday, June 28, Homenetmen Western United States celebrated the 39th Navasartian Games in grand fashion by hosting the annual Victory Banquet at the famed Cooper Design Space in Downtown Los Angeles.

July 3rd, 2014

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AFFMA Announces 17th Annual Arpa International Film Festival

AFFMA Announces 17th Annual Arpa International Film Festival

Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art (AFFMA) is pleased to announce the 17th anniversary of its signature event, the Arpa International Film Festival, which will be held November 14 – 16, 2014, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

July 1st, 2014

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Ari Guiragos Armenian School: The Anchor of Orange County’s Armenian Community

Ari Guiragos Armenian School: The Anchor of Orange County’s Armenian Community

When your eyes start watering from happiness and emotion, you know something is right and well worth the sacrifice.

July 1st, 2014

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Over $1,000 Raised at AYF Youth Corps Farewell Dinner

Over $1,000 Raised at AYF Youth Corps Farewell Dinner

On Wednesday, June 25, the Armenian Youth Federation Crescenta Valley “Zartonk” Chapter hosted its annual AYF Youth Corps Farewell Dinner at the Crescenta Valley Armenian Center.

June 30th, 2014

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