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Burbank AYF Bowling Night Supports Youth Corps Programs in Armenia

Over 50 young Armenia’s came together from across Southern California Wednesday to give their support to the Armenian Youth Federation’s Youth Corps program, raising funds for its summer camp in Armenia with an evening of bowling at Glendale’s Jewel City Bowl.

The Opposite of Silence

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in momen’s of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King Jr.’s words never rang as true as they did this week. As millions of people continued to pour into the nation’s capital on the day

AYF Youth Corps to Mark Earthquake Anniversary with Gyumri Fundraiser

December 7 marks the 20th anniversary of the Gyumri Earthquake. The 7.2 magnitude quake destroyed Spitak, and severely devastated Gyumri and its surrounding towns and villages, killing 25,000 people and leaving up to a million homeless. The earthquake sent shockwaves throughout Armenia and her Diaspora, initiating one of the largest humanitarian efforts to Armenia. Although

Homenetmen West Elects New Executive

A review of Homenetmen Western USA’s activities of the past two years was just one of the highlights during the organization’s two-day Convention November 7-9 at the Montebello Armenian Center. The region’s 30th convention brought together 124 elected delegates and more that 30 invited guests, including 33rd Navasartian Exemplary Homenetmen member Albert Ounjian and Honorary

Ari G. Minassian School Students Celebrates Armenian Cultural Month

SANTA ANA–Students and Faculty of the Ari G. Minassian School of Orange County proudly participated in various special events during the month of October in celebrating Armenian Cultural Month. On Friday, October 10, the local ARS “Sevan” Chapter members conducted a cooking demonstration of “Mante and Yogurt” to students 1st through 5th grade. The students

AYF 75th Anniversary Marked in New York

NEW YORK–On October 5 the New York Armenian Youth Federation-Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Hayortik chapter led the Greater New York Armenian community in celebrating the AYF’s 75th anniversary. The event gathered members from local organizations such as Hamazkayin, Homenetmen, Armenian Relief Society chapters, and representatives from the Republic of Armenia’s Mission to

Burbank Community Festival Set for Sunday

BURBANK–The Burbank Armenian Center is pleased to invite you to its first Annual Community Festival, on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at Robert E. Gross Park in Burbank from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. The official program and opening remarks will take place from 1:00pm ‘s 2.00pm. Congressman Adam Schiff, Assemblymember Paul Krekorian, Deputy Consul General of