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Homenetmen ‘Ararat’ Chapter Celebrates Galstian Gymnasium Grand Opening

The Homenetmen Glendale “Ararat” Chapter’s Grand Opening of Gagik and Knarik Galstian Gymnasium took place on Sunday, October 4. The event included a ribbon cutting ceremony at the North Campus. Approximately 320 guests came together for a common purpose; to officially open and inaugurate a much needed facility to help provide for the Chapter’s growing sport activities.

Hrant Dink’s Wife Visits Keyan School

Rakel Dink, wife of slain Agos Weekly Editor Hrant Dink, paid a historical visit to the Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School. Accompanied by Pastor Mgrditch Melkonian of the First Armenian Presbyterian Church, Ms. Dink addressed the students during morning assembly.

Chamlian Students Visit AYF Hunger Strikers

On the morning of Thursday, October 8, a group of 7th and 8th grade Chamlian students had the rare experience to witness history, activism, pride, and struggle in action.

Hunger Strikers Deliver Letter to Consulate

The Hunger Strikers on Friday delivered a letter to the Armenian Consulate, requesting it be forwarded to Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian. The letter called on Sarkisian “to heed the voice of the Armenian people and refrain from signing these dangerous protocols,” which are set to receive their first endorsement by the Armenian and Turkish Foreign Ministers Saturday in Zurich.