ARS of Western USA

Sosse-Fowler Chapter

The ARS Fowler “Sosse” Chapter was founded in 1934. The members were from Kingsburg, Selma and Fowler. The chapter did not have a place to meet. Each member would take a turn in hosting the meeting at their home. The meetings were held at night, since the members did farming…...

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Reedley-Dinuba Chapter

The Reedley-Dinuba Chapter was established in 1917. Reedley is located 25 miles south-east of Fresno, in Fresno County; while Dinuba is located 7 miles south-east of Reedley, in Tulare County, California. The chapter was initially called White Oaks-Reedley, but the Armenians left White Oaks and so did the ARS members.…...

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ARS Inaugurates New Western Region Center

GLENDALE–The Western Regional Executive of the Armenian Relief Society inaugurated its new center facilities on 517 W. Glenoaks Blvd.–Sunday during an opening ceremony attended by hundreds of community members–among them community leaders and political officials. The ARS center project was in the works for a number of years and became…...

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ARS Center Groundblessing Paves Way for Construction

GLENDALE–Hundreds of community leaders and members gathered at the site of the Armenian Relief Society center–on Glenoaks Boulevard–for a groundblessing ceremony Sunday–to officially pave the way for the construction of the new ARS regional headquarters. The groundblessing was officiated by Western Prelate Bishop Moushegh Mardirossian–who was accompanied by Rev. Nareg…...

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ARS Kicks Off New Center Fundraising

GLENDALE–More than 300 supporters of the Armenian Relief Society gathered at the Brandview Collection in Glendale Saturday to kick off the year long fundraising effort for the construction project of the new headquarters for the ARS-Western US. The event was organized by the Regional Executive of the ARS-Western US. To…...

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Editorial by Aztag Newspaper Regarding the Generous Benefactor Sophia Hagopian (in Armenian)

Խմբագրական Ազդակ Օրաթերթի (Լիբանան) Վեհոգի Բարերարուհին Շաբաթ օր անհուն ուրախութեամբ աւետեցինք թանկարժէք նուիրատուութիւն մը, որուն շնորհիւ Պուրճ Համուտի հայաշատ կեդրոնը պիտի օժտուի ազգային երկրորդական վարժարանով մը: Քալիֆորնիաբնակ ազգային բարերարուհի Սոֆիա Յակոբեան, որուն անունը ոսկի տառերով պիտի արձանագրուի հայ մեծ բարերարներու պատուոյ ցանկին վրայ իր անսպառ առատաձեռնութենէն թանկագին բաժին մը հանած…...

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Artsakh Chapter

The Artsakh Chapter was established in Palmdale, California in 1991, and was dissolved in 1997 due to lack of membership. Palmdale is a desert community located 60 miles north of Los Angeles. The founding members were Alice Yezagulian and Nora Kambourian. They organized breakfast fundraisers and trips; and visited the…...

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ARS Western Regional Expands Headquarters

armenia, armenian relief society, non profit, non profit organization, los angeles,GLENDALE–The Armenian Relief Society Western Regional is planning a gala Grand Opening Ceremony for its newly constructed headquarters at 517 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale. This happy event will take place on July 25 at 5:00 p.m. The successful completion…...

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