armenian relief society of western usa

Kedashen Chapter

The ARS Kedashen Chapter was founded in 1997 in the City of Riverside, in Riverside County, California. In 1995, the Riverside Armenians felt that there was a need to teach the new generation the Armenian language. Herip Tolmajian and Hagop Nenejian contacted community members to establish a Saturday School, which…...

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ARS Reception Honoring Donna Evans

Glendale, CA.- The Armenian Relief Society of Western U.S.A. (ARS-WUSA), Regional Executive hosted a reception in honor of Donna Evans on November 19, 2010, at the regional headquarters in Glendale. The ARS members who attended the reception were provided with a valuable chance to learn from the honoree’s unique perspective,…...

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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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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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