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Nishanian Sharpens PR Skills at ANC

LOS ANGELES–As one of four participants in the 2008 Autumn Session of the Armenian National Committee-Western Region’s Internship-Externship Program (ANC-WR IEP), Anna Maria Nishanian is looking forward to developing valuable skills, knowledge and experience within the field of public and media relations. In addition to building relationships, Nishanian looks forward to writing articles and press

Burbank Community Festival Draws Hundreds

BURBANK–The 1st Annual Burbank Community Festival was an overwhelming success last Sunday, October 12, as more than 500 residents of the community gathered to enjoy a day at the park with the organizers and friends from the Burbank Armenian Center. The festivities began at 11 a.m. at Robert E.Gross Park in Burbank, where festival-goers enjoyed

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

AYF Holds Annual Convention

GLENDALE–Delegates from the Armenian Youth Federation’s 14 chapters convened last week at the organization’s camp grounds in Wrightwood for a three day conference to set the goals and direction for upcoming fiscal year. During the course of the convention, delegates discussed increasing member and community activism, establishing new means of outreach to a growing Armenian

Armenians for Obama Campaign in Key Battleground State

PHILADELPHIA–Ani Hagopian, an Armenia’s for Obama activist, and Karine Keshgegian, an active Armenian Youth Federation member of the Philadelphia chapter, went door to door in Delaware County, Penn. to promote Senator Obama and ensure his victory in this key battleground on Nov. 4. "It was really exciting to participate in battleground state. So much emphasis

AYF Celebrates 70 Prosperous Years

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Western Region celebrated the 70th anniversary of the organization with a festive gathering that took place on Sunday–May 18 at the John Anson Ford open-air Amphitheater in Los Angeles. After a flag ceremony by the Homenetmen’scouts–the national anthems of Armenia and the US were performed by Lori Partamian. Myrna

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