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ARS to Host Dinner Cruise to Support Javakhk Programs

ARS to Host Dinner Cruise to Support Javakhk Programs

The ARS Javakhk Fund Committee, cognizant of the determination of the communities in Javakhk (Georgia) to preserve the Armenian heritage, has organized an annual cruise and lecture program to spread the word and raise funds to support programs in Javakhk.

February 19th, 2015

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Love is a Warm Blanket Aids Homeless with Blanket Drive

Love is a Warm Blanket Aids Homeless with Blanket Drive

Love is a Warm Blanket handed out near 200 blankets to the homeless this winter. “Hearing the gratitude and seeing the smiles of these vulnerable people gives me so such joy.

February 19th, 2015

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5th Annual Harsanik Bridal Show Continues To Help Brides and Businesses in Los Angeles

5th Annual Harsanik Bridal Show Continues To Help Brides and Businesses in Los Angeles

Harsanik is pleased to announce that their 2015 Bridal Show will be taking place at the newly renovated Marriott Burbank Hotel on Sunday, March 22. This will be the 5th bridal show hosted by Harsanik with a showcase of the best wedding vendors in Southern California.

February 19th, 2015

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Talin Yacoubian Appointed Chair of AGBU Western District

Talin Yacoubian Appointed Chair of AGBU Western District

AGBU Central Office is pleased to announce the appointment of Talin Yacoubian as chair of the Western District Committee of the United States. Her two-year term began on January 1, 2015.

February 18th, 2015

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USC’s Year100.org Documents How World Commemorates Genocide

USC’s Year100.org Documents How World Commemorates Genocide

The University of Southern California’s Institute of Armenian Studies has launched a global directory of events — Year100.org — to boost awareness of the variety of publications, conferences and other events and activities, marking the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, and thus augment their impact.

February 18th, 2015

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ANCA-Glendale Announces Endorsements for City Council and Community College Board

ANCA-Glendale Announces Endorsements for City Council and Community College Board

The Armenian National Committee of America, Glendale Chapter (ANCA-Glendale) has issued its endorsement of Paula Devine and Vartan Gharpetian for the two City Council seats up for election on April 7.

February 17th, 2015

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Archbishop Derderian Prays for ABMDR Patients at St. Peter Church Service

Archbishop Derderian Prays for ABMDR Patients at St. Peter Church Service

During Sunday worship at St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in Van Nuys on February 15, prayers were offered for patients of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR). The ceremony was officiated by Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese.

February 17th, 2015

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ANCA WR Luncheon Debuts ‘Historic Armenia, After 100 Years’

ANCA WR Luncheon Debuts ‘Historic Armenia, After 100 Years’

A capacity crowd of over 200 supporters and friends of the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) were in attendance at the highly anticipated official book launch of Matthew Karanian’s “Historic Armenia, After 100 Years: Ani, Kars, and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia” hosted by the ANCA-WR Advocacy through Film and the Arts Committee on February 11 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.

February 13th, 2015

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Life 100: Master Armenian Artists, Post-Genocide, and LA based Contemporary Exhibition

Life 100: Master Armenian Artists, Post-Genocide, and LA based Contemporary Exhibition

The Life100 art exhibition, to be held at the Brand Library Art Galleries in Glendale, Calif., March 14 –May 1, will uplift, inspire and empower visitors by showcasing over 30 master Armenian artists and 20 contemporary Armenian artists from Los Angeles, whose stories represent the impact of the Armenian Genocide from over 15 countries.

February 13th, 2015

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Hamparian and Turcotte Special Guests at ANCA SF-Bay Area Hye Tad Evening

Hamparian and Turcotte Special Guests at ANCA SF-Bay Area Hye Tad Evening

Aram Hamparian, Executive Director of the Armenian National Committee of America and Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte, author of “Nowhere, a Story of Exile,” will headline the ANCA SF-Bay Area chapter’s annual Hye Tad Evening on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in San Francisco.

February 12th, 2015

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Burbank ANCA Hosts Candidates Reception

Burbank ANCA Hosts Candidates Reception

The Armenian National Committee of America – Burbank (Burbank ANCA) recently hosted its candidates’ reception on February 8, 2015. The intimate event was held at the beautiful home of Apo and Nora Tashjian. City Council and School Board candidates addressed the guests and received contributions from the community.

February 12th, 2015

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‘1.5 Million Words Project’ Launched

‘1.5 Million Words Project’ Launched

A project that will commemorate the centennial of the Armenian Genocide through the performance of Armenian-language literary texts and songs that add up to 1.5 million words was launched this week.

February 12th, 2015

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ARS Mid-Year Presentations Reinvigorate Members

ARS Mid-Year Presentations Reinvigorate Members

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS) Regional Executive presented a look back and a look ahead to the ARS membership on the West Coast starting with a presentation to members from more than a dozen Los Angeles area chapters on Jan. 15 at the Pasadena Armenian Center.

February 12th, 2015

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Registration Opens for ‘Responsibility 2015’ Conference in NY

Registration Opens for ‘Responsibility 2015’ Conference in NY

Registration is now open for the upcoming “Responsibility 2015,” the international conference marking the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, to be held on March 13-15, 2015, at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel at Times Square.

February 11th, 2015

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