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ATP planted another 58,200 trees at 134 sites this spring; volunteers are pictured here planting in the community of Aragyugh for Earth Day

No Spring Break for ATP: Another 58,000 Trees Planted at 134 Sites throughout Armenia

No Spring Break for ATP: Another 58,000 Trees Planted at 134 Sites throughout Armenia

  YEREVAN—There was no “spring break” for Armenia Tree Project (ATP) as, over the past month, another 58,200 trees were planted including 4,900 fruit trees. This brings the total number of trees planted in Armenia to 4,781,520 since 1994. Plantings were undertaken at 134 locations including churches, refugee villages, schools and museums. This included 41

Pasadena ANC Visits Local Armenian Businesses With State Assemblymember Portantino

Leaders of the Pasadena Armenian National Committee took California State Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-44) on a tour of Armenian American businesses in the City of Pasadena on December 11, 2009 to help the Assemblymember better understand the challenges facing Armenian American business owners in this challenging economy and what actions, if any, the State can take to improve the economy.

Medvedev Says Armenia-Turkey Normalization ‘Fair’ and ‘Expedient’

Russia welcomes the normalization of relations between Armenia and Turkey, which it deems “expedient” and “fair” in the current environment, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was quoted by News.az as saying on Wednesday.

Argentina and Uruguay Communities Welcome ‘Stone Garden’ Authors

Capacity crowds turned out at Armenian community centers in the capitals of Argentina and Uruguay to hear author-photographers Matthew Karanian and Robert Kurkjian present Armenia as an eco-tourism destination and to celebrate Armenian heritage.

Video Series Unveils AYF Youth Corps 15th Trans-Atlantic Mission

The Armenian Youth Federation’s Youth Corps program released on Thursday the latest in a series of promotional videos as part of a year-long campaign to build momentum for the program’s 15th anniversary.

HSBC Donates to Help Fund the ‘Classroom of the Future’ at Chamlian

Chamlian Armenian School recently received a $3,000 donation from HSBC to help fund the “Classroom of the Future” project. he project is designed to give students access to the most up-to-date technology and help further their understanding of what the technology of tomorrow might bring to the school environment and the workplace.

ANC Burbank To Hold Vital Briefing On 2010 Census

Citing job opportunities and the amount of federal dollars local communities receive from an accurate census count, Armenian National Committee of Burbank Chairman Garen Yegparian called on the local Armenian-American community to attend a “Community Issues Briefing” about the 2010 United States Census.

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.

AYF Picnic Brings Community Youth Together

GLENDALE–Hundreds of former AYF campers reunited at Verdugo Park Sunday for a day of food, games, and holiday fun organized by the Armenian Youth Federation. The picnic brought together old and new friends, as youth from across the community joined the outing. The event was organized to strengthen ties between the AYF and the community

Putting People Above Profit: An Interview with Dr. Ara Khanjian

For its Fall issue, the Armenian Youth Federation’s Haytoug publication sat down with Dr. Ara Khanjian for a candid discussion on the socio-economic realities in Armenia and how the nation could overcome the challenges that have relegated many of the country’s population to a life of poverty and social inequality. Dr. Khanjian is a Professor

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