Awards & Advice Go Hand in Hand at ARS Awards Night

Hamparian Inspires ARS High School Graduate Awardees
The ARS hosted a scholarship awards ceremony for graduating high school seniors on June 1, 2015, at the ARS Regional Headquarters in Glendale, Calif. ARS Regional Executive Co-Chairperson, Rebecca Berberian presented the welcoming remarks and introduced the keynote speaker, Raffi Hamparian. Hamparian advised the following, “Being Armenian is not a burden, it is a gift… Take the gift the ARS is giving to you and make something of it… We all will continue to be proud of who you are, what you are and what you will become.” Read More Armenian Photo Album

Annual ARS Visits to Ararat & California Armenian Homes

Each June, the ARS Regional Executive and 26 chapters sponsor the monthly luncheon at Ararat Home in Mission Hills, Calif. As a coordinated effort, members from the ARS Sophia Chapter and ARS Mayr Chapter of Fresno visit the California Armenian Home in Fresno on the same day. Read More Armenian Ararat Album


In Fresno, the residents created the cheery atmosphere. Fresno Photo Album

ARS Convention Preparatory Seminar

screen-shot-2016-12-09-at-1-55-29-pmDelegates, alternate delegates and members were present during the convention preparatory seminar presented by Dr. Nyree Derderian, chairperson of the Educational Committee. ARS Regional Executive Co-Chairperson Maral Matossian made the welcoming remarks. Photo Album

ARS Schools Held Year-End Programs
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World Refugee Day


ARS Social Services was among agencies present at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 16, 2015, during which June 2015 was declared as Refugee Awareness Month and a scroll was presented recognizing the efforts of reception agencies, refugee employment program providers, Department of Public Health, and Department of Public Social Services in the refugee community. ARS Social Services employee Zvart Arabatlian was present at the event.


ARS Social Services participated in the World Refugee Day celebration and informational fair at Plummer Park in West Hollywood, Calif. 
During the volunteer presentation, Hilioun Zadoorian, who has been volunteering for ARS Social Services for the past two years. received a certificate of appreciation. More

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