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(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

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

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

Gracie Stepanian, 6, dances up a storm with the Siroun Ensemble. (Tom Vartabedian photo)

Armenian Dancing Remedies a Child’s Illness

WHITINSVILLE, Mass.—If dancing is the best medicine, you won’t have to convince Gracie Stepanian otherwise. The 6-year-old has battled a lingering illness since the day she was born. In and out of hospitals, pain, discomfort, and an influx of medical prescriptions have tormented the young girl. [more...]

November 14, 2014 // 1 Comment

The poster of the event

RI High School to Put on Play on Genocide Survival

BRISTOL, R.I.—“We Survived! Stories of Survival from the Armenian Genocide of 1915” is a theatrical compilation of survivor stories and historical records from the genocide, written and directed by Mt. Hope High School’s (Bristol/Warren) theatre teacher and director, Carol A. [more...]

November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rakel Dink criticized the decision to try her husband's murderer in a juvenile court.

Rakel Dink Will Be Special Guest at AIWA Reception on Nov. 14

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Rakel Dink, wife of Hrant Dink, the Armenian journalist shot on the streets of Istanbul in January 2007, will be the special guest at a reception hosted by the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) at the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) on Friday evening, Nov. [more...]

November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The keynote address was offered by Khajag Mgrdichian (Photo by Sarah Aghjayan)

ARF Day Celebrated in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass.—On Sun., Oct. 26, around 100 people gathered for the Worcester “Aram” Gomideh’s celebration of ARF Day at Val’s Restaurant in Holden, Mass. The keynote address was offered by Khajag Mgrdichian (Photo by Sarah Aghjayan) Following the opening prayer by Very Rev. Fr. Sahag [more...]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

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