UNIVERSAL CITY–Hundreds of Homenetmen member and supporters gathered at the Universal Hilton ballroom last Saturday for the 31st Navasartian Games Victory Ball and to pay tribute to this year’s Honorary Chairman Mr. & Mrs. Hovsep and Elizabeth Boyadjian for their contribution to the organization.
Welcoming remarks were presented by Victory Ball committee member Arsho Beylerian–who outlined the importance of Homenetmen in our community. She then invited Master of Ceremonies Ardashes Kassakhian–who praised the Homenetmen for the service and education it provides to the Armenian youth.
In his remarks–Kassakhian–who is the Glendale City Clerk–also praised Homenetmen’s global reach with its 99 chapters and 30,000 members.
Joining the Boyadjians–the honorary guests included Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian–Los Angeles Consular representative Armine Balian–Homenetmen Central Executive members Manuel Marselian and Mheir Davtian–Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western Region Central Committee member Hagop Tufenkchian–Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver and LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s field representative Baidzar Tovmassian–as well as representatives of the Armenian Relief Society Western Regional Executive and representatives of Pacific Western and Bank of America.
A representative of Congressman Brad Sherman presented an America flag that flew over the White House to the Honorary chairman and his wife.