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Michelle Hagopian is the chairwoman of AYF-YOARF Central Executive. She has served as the executive director of the Armenian National Committee of America, Eastern Region.

Local ANC Profile: ANC of Michigan

This regular column will take a closer look at the Hai Tahd activities taking place in local communities within the Eastern Region by our volunteers. We had the opportunity last week to speak with Hovig Kouyoumdjian and Lara Nercessian of the ANC of Michigan, and asked them to shed some insights on [more...]

March 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

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ANCA Leo Sarkisian Internship: A Chance to Jump into ‘Hai Tahd’

Are you an Armenian-American college student looking for the ultimate summer opportunity? Do you want to learn more about the Armenian Cause, live in the nation’s capital, and make meaningful connections that last a lifetime? If so, listen up. The ANCA Eastern Region is now accepting applications [more...]

March 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

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Local ANC Profile: ANC of Tennessee

This regular column will take a closer look at the Hai Tahd activities taking place in communities within the ANCA Eastern Region by our volunteers. We had the opportunity last week to speak with Bearj Barsoumian, the leader of ANC of Tennessee, and asked him to shed some insights on the local [more...]

March 7, 2013 // 3 Comments

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ANCA Desk: Highlighting Local Activity in the Eastern Region

Have you been following ANCA activity in the Eastern Region? If not, you’re missing out! The Eastern Region has at least 20 local ANC chapters, and that number continues to grow. Did you know there’s an ANC chapter in southern Illinois, and soon to be one in Missouri? How about in Louisiana? In [more...]

February 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

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ANCA Desk: Reaching Out to Your Local ANC Chapter

The ANCA is the foremost Armenian-American advocacy group promoting issues important to our community. We work with politicians, human rights groups, ethnic organizations, and many others to advance the concerns you have at every level of government and through every possible network or channel we [more...]

February 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

ANCA Desk: The Importance of Activating Our Local ANCs

It’s no secret that the power of most Armenian organizations lies within our local communities. From California to New York, and everywhere in between, we rely on our local leaders to step up, motivate others, and produce results. Look for more ideas in this column in the coming weeks. The [more...]

February 13, 2013 // 2 Comments

Armenchik Rocks Saturday Night Dance at 2012 AYF Olympics

From AYF Olympics 2012 Special Issue In case you missed Saturday night at the AYF Senior Olympics, Armenchik brought in 1,400 people to the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Armen Gondrachyan, known by his stage name Armenchik, is a sensation in Haiastan and has traveled the world performing his [more...]

November 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

ANCA-ER Banquet: A Great Chance to Support ‘Hai Tahd’

ANCA Desk We’re just over a month away from the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern Region’s 6th Annual Banquet, which will be held in Mahwah, N.J., on Dec. 1. The hype is building, and rightfully so: This is a major event for our region because of the amount of support we [more...]

October 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

ANCA Desk: Week of Oct. 13

By Michelle Hagopian ANCA Eastern Region Executive Director The Armenian National Committee of America used to have a regular column in the Weekly that both hit the high points of what the organization was accomplishing and encouraged the community to become active. It was called the “ANCA [more...]

October 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Granite City November Dance a Success!

GRANITE CITY, Ill.—On Nov. 19, the Granite City “Antranig” AYF Chapter hosted its annual November dance at St. Gregory Armenian Community Center. The dance attracted Armenians from around the St. Louis metro area who came together for a night of music and dancing. A scene from the dance The [more...]

December 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

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