Glendale, CA.- Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western U.S.A. has another member added to the ranks of recipient of the “Woman of the Year” award by Representative Adam Schiff (29th Congressional District). Maro Kechichian who holds the position of Secretary at the Armenian Relief Society of Western U.S.A. regional headquarters and is a member of the Araz Chapter of Burbank will be awarded the honor today. Kechichian, a life-long member of Homenetmen, has held her ARS position since 2005.
Kechichian follows Dr. Rita Vorperian (2002), Sonia Peltekian (2003), Jasik Jarahian (2007) and Nova Hindoyan (2010), who have previously received the award from Representative Schiff. Arousyak Melkonian, ARS-WUSA Regional Executive Chair, made the announcement to members during a gathering at the regional headquarters.