Kegham and his grandson Alec Avedisyan, a blood donor

Blood For Memory: A Unique Approach to Honoring the Genocide Centennial

By Audrey Selian It was a busy day on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Blood Donation Center at the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG) in Switzerland; nearly a dozen people descended upon the small donation center to kick off the launch of Blood For Memory (BFM), a global campaign designed to gather 1.5 [more...]

November 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

(L-R) Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, ANC member Harry Kachadoorian  and newly elected Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea

ANC-RI Completes Busy 2014 Election Cycle

The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Rhode Island, the only influential Armenian-American grassroots advocacy group in the state, undertook an ambitious—and successful—election program this year. The local ANC chapter interviewed many candidates seeking the endorsement, including [more...]

November 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

A Living Legacy & Tribute: Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

Recognized for its innovative design that both celebrates and commemorates, Armenian Heritage Park—prominently located on Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway—is a living legacy for children and grandchildren, and a fitting tribute to parents and grandparents. Armenian Heritage Park on [more...]

November 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Greg Nanigian

Nanigian to Present at ABN Event in Boston

BOSTON, Mass.—On Tues., Nov. 25, Greg Nanigian, the president of Greg Nanigian and Associates (GNA), will speak at the Armenian Business Network (ABN) networking event at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on “Why Features and Benefits Don’t Sell and What Does!” Greg Nanigian [more...]

November 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Participants in the seminar

ARS of Eastern USA Regional Educational Seminar

On Nov. 1, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA conducted its Regional Educational Seminar at the Hovnanian School in New Milford, N.J. It was hosted jointly by the four New Jersey ARS Chapters—Agnouni, Bergen County, Shakeh, and Spitak. Participants in the seminar The day started [more...]

November 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Aram Arkun

Aram Arkun Appointed Executive Director of Tekeyan Cultural Association

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Tekeyan Cultural Association’s (TCA) Central Board of Directors recently appointed Aram Arkun as executive director of the association, headquartered in Watertown. Aram Arkun “We are glad and fortunate to be able to appoint such a talent to fill our vacant post of [more...]

November 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hovig Kouyoumdjian, Congressman-elect David Trott, Lara Nercessian, and Araxie Tossounian

ANC-MI Hosts Republican David Trott

DETROIT, Mich.—On Sun., Oct. 26, the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Michigan hosted David Trott, then-Republican candidate for the 11th Congressional District of Michigan, at a Meet and Greet at St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church in Dearborn. Hovig Kouyoumdjian, Congressman-elect David [more...]

November 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Albert and Queenie Bagian

Queenie and Al Bagian’s Enduring Impact on the ARS

Two years have already passed since the somber days that forever deprived the Armenian-American community from the cherished presence of a remarkable couple, Takouhi and Albert Bagian, whose impact on our Philadelphia community, and particularly on the Armenian Relief Society (ARS), will be long [more...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

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