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Nevart Mooradian Honored for Her Efforts for Javakhk (in English & Armenian)

The Regional Executive of the Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS) honored Nevart Mooradian, a long-time member of the ARS Javakhk Fund Committee, on March 22, 2014, at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles center in Glendale, Calif. Opening remarks were made by Haigoush Kohler, ARS Javakhk Fund Committee…...

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Lori Chapter’s Tea Party and Oath Ceremony (in Armenian)

Վեց Նորագիրներ Միացան ՀՕՄի «Լոռի» Մասնաճիւղին Երեք տարիներ առաջ, Հիւսիսային Սան Ֆերնանտօ հովիտին մէջ, շուրջ քսան անդամներով հիմը դրուեցաւ ՀՕՄի «Լոռի» մասնաճիւղին, որ շրջանի ծաղկող հայկական գաղութին առընթեր, աշխոյժ գործունէութիւն ցուցաբերելով՝ առաւել ուռճացաւ եւ բազմապատկեց իր շարքերը: Երիտասարդ հայուհիներու այս խումբը, միշտ հաւատարիմ մնալով Հայ Օգնութեան Միութեան առաքելութեան՝ լաւապէս կազմաւորուեցաւ…...

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Hamaspure Chapter

Service Area: Salt Lake City, Utah Last Hamaspure Chapter Executive Garine Bekearian, Chairperson Ohannes Megerdichian, Vice Chairperson Sona Avedikian, Secretary Houry Megerdichian, Treasurer Yervant Aksay, Recording Secretary                   Chapter History The ARS Hamaspure Chapter was established in 1985 in Salt Lake City,…...

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Third Annual ARS Winter Wonderland Coming to Glendale

Winter Wonderland comes back to Glendale next weekend, February 1 and 2, 2014, courtesy the Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (ARS). In its third year, the event brings snow to the grounds of the St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church, delighting adults and children, many of whom have never seen…...

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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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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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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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ARS Lori Chapter Saturday School Opening Ceremony (in Armenian)

Բացման Հանդիսութիւն՝ ՀՕՄի «Լոռի» Մասնաճիւղի Շաբաթօրեայ Դպրոցին Ամէն ինչ կը սկսի կրթութեամբ եւ կը վերջանայ կրթութեամբ: Կրթութիւնը այն կէտն է, որմէ կը բնորոշուի ազգային գոյութիւնը, իսկ հայ դպրոցը՝ հայակերտումի այն երաշխիքն է, ուրկէ հայ մանուկը առաջին անգամ ըլլալով պիտի սորվի իր մայրենին, ծանօթանայ մեր գրականութեան, հայոց պատմութեան եւ մշակոյթին: Ահա…...

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