The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee last week appointed former Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian as its interim chief and announced a grant for the construction of the monument from Well Fargo.
A very special event dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial, “Our Lands, Our Lands,” spearheaded by Hollywood ANC and organized by Ararat Foundation will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., at St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church – Karapetian Hall at 1614 N. Alexandria Avenue in Hollywood, California.
The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) and Woodbury University have partnered to host a community meet and greet and town hall meeting with Los Angeles County Sheriff candidate, Jim McDonnell, scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 9, at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.
The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) held its Donor Appreciation Dinner on September 7 at the home of Armen and Silva Golnazarians. This year, the funds raised will be used to construct a new school in Arevadasht Village in the Armavir Region of Armenia. Arevadasht is near the Turkish border and is located a few kilometers from Sardarabad.