Asbarez Centennial Marked During Chivas-Galaxy Game

ARF Central Committee Chairman Avedik Izmirlian and Horizon General Manager Harry Vorperian presented a plaque by Chivas Marketing Director Alex Gallegos

LOS ANGELES–Asbarez’s centennial was marked Thursday, the actual day of its 100th anniversary, at the Chivas-Galaxy soccer game at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

The celebration took place at half-time of the game when Chivas Marketing Director Alex Gallegos presented a plaque on behalf of the team to Horizon General Manager Harry Vorperian and chairman of the Armenian Cultural Foundation Avedik Izmirlian.

The presentation ceremony was superimposed on the stadium many large screens and was met with cheers from the thousands attending the soccer match.

Asbarez’s centennial was marked during Chivas USA’s Armenia night, which was a partnership between Homenetmen, Hamazkayin, the AGBU, Asbarez, Horizon and Armenia’s Consulate General in Los Angeles.


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