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Retirement Recognition for Louisa Gourjian After 25 Years of Services to the ARS (In English & Armenian)

Glendale, CA- The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS) Regional Christmas Party was once again well attended with almost 350 ARS volunteer and staff members, and guests. This year, the party also served to give recognition to Louisa Gourjian, the ARS Social Services Fiscal Director, as she retired after…...

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Appeal: Lend a Hand to Educate a New Generation in Javakhk (English & Armenian)

As a humanitarian taskforce, the Javakhk Fund Committee of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western USA is cognizant of the determination of the communities in Javakhk (Georgia) to preserve the Armenian heritage. Recently, the committee has focused its efforts on Akhaltskha, where substantial number of Armenians live and the…...

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ARS Celebrates the Year of the Armenian Mother (in English & Armenian)

Performers Nune Avetisyan and Hovannes Shahbazian entertained to celebrate the “Year of the Armenian Mother” and raise funds for Armenian Relief Society (ARS) programs in the Western United States on December 8, 2013, at the Brandview Banquet Hall in Glendale, California. ARS-WUSA General Manager Jasik Jarahian, who emceed the event,…...

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President of Nagorno Karabakh Republic Visits ARS Center (in English & Armenian)

ARS Social Services Distributes Thanksgiving Cheer Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR) President Bako Sahakyan visited the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western USA headquarters in Glendale on November 26, 2013. Prior to the President’s meeting with the ARS representatives, he visited with needy children who were awaiting a concert and turkey…...

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Government Officials Support ARS Fundraiser for Hollywood Social Services (in Armenian)

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS) Regional Executive hosted a fundraiser for its Hollywood Social Services office – a long-standing, free community resource – so that it can continue to provide services at no charge to the community at large. In attendance were key elected officials, including Rep.…...

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Support the Victims of the Philippines Typhoon

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA urges members and supporters to take part in ARS humanitarian relief efforts in the aftermath of the typhoon in the Philippines. Approximately 1.4 million people in the Philippines are in dire need of emergency assistance. At least 500,000 people are homeless and in…...

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ARS Sevan Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary (in English & Armenian)

Santa Ana, CA.- The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS) chapter named after lake Sevan in Armenia celebrated 40 years of service to the community in Orange County on October 5, 2013, at the Gugasian Hall in Santa Ana, California. The Sevan Chapter has had a Saturday School since…...

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Upcoming Armenia Fund Telethon Spurs Visit by Artsakh Deputy PM Aghabekyan (in English & Armenian)

Glendale, CA (October 28, 2013).- Artsakh Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Aghabekyan, who was in Southern California this past week for the unveiling of the Armenia Fund Telethon 2013 logo, was invited to the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western USA Regional Executive offices in Glendale on October 21, 2013, to…...

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ARS Shoushi Chapter of Las Vegas Celebrates 20th Anniversary (in English & Armenian)

Honors founding member Verjine Koujakian Las Vegas, Nevada.- Named after the liberated city of Shoushi in Nagorno Karabagh (Arstakh), the Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS), Shoushi Chapter of Las Vegas celebrated the 20th anniversary of the chapter and Saturday school during a gala dinner on September 28, 2013,…...

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The ARS Social Services in Hollywood Needs Your Help

Glendale, CA (October 16, 2013).- The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS), Regional Executive will hold a fundraiser to ease the funding challenges being faced by the Social Services office and help raise funds to keep the Hollywood office open. The ARS Hollywood office has been providing social services…...

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