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Merrimack Valley ARS Applauds Two Venerable 70-Year Members

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.—Margaret Hagopian and Theresa Brundage share a common bond when it comes to the Armenian Relief Society (ARS). Both have captured the spirit and nobility of this organization over the past 70 years and have not succumbed to time. Seventy-year ARS member Margaret Hagopian [more...]

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments


MIT Panel to Address Role of Diaspora in Armenia’s Economy

On Fri., May 1, Ani L. Kharajian of the Harvard Business School (HBS) will moderate a panel discussion entitled, “Transforming Cynicism into Success: Diasporan Involvement in Armenia’s Economic Development.” The program is organized by the National Association for Armenian Studies and [more...]

April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

A scene from the march (photo: George Aghjayan)

Worcester Commemorates Genocide Centennial

WORCESTER, Mass. (A.W.)—Hundreds gathered at Johnson Tunnel in Worcester on April 18 for a march commemorating the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. The route traveled down Main St. from Johnson Tunnel to City Hall. Participants held banners, flags, and posters demanding recognition and [more...]

April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Providence ARF Centennial Memorial Dinner to Take Place on April 24

The Providence Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Armenian Genocide Centennial Memorial Dinner will take place on Fri., April 24, at the Omni Providence Hotel. It is hosted by the Armenian Cultural Association of America, Inc. The emcee for the evening is the Honorable Scott Avedisian, mayor [more...]

April 19, 2015 // 0 Comments


Student Essay Contest Launched to Honor Centennial

BOSTON, Mass.—In honor of the April 2015 Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, a new essay contest, titled “The Ultimate Triumph of Humanity: Survival and Reemergence in the Face of Genocide,” is being launched for students across New England. The contest calls for students to write a [more...]

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The ARS has raised $100,000 for Armenian schools in Syria.

Marachelians Donate $50,000 to ARS

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) recently announced the generous donation of $50,000 by Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marachelian of California to the ARS. In keeping with the wishes of the benefactors, the sum will be equally allotted to cover two projects: the [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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CYSCA, Lesley University to Host Robotics Education Panel

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On Tues., April 21, the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) and Lesley University host a panel discussion on robotics education as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival. The moderator will be Sue Cusack, an assistant professor at Lesley University’s [more...]

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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App Released to Inform Public about Centennial Events in Boston

BOSTON, Mass.—The Massachusetts Committee to Commemorate the Armenian Genocide has launched an app for iOS and Android devices to inform the public on the history and legacy of the Armenian Genocide and to serve as a platform to keep the community abreast of upcoming Boston-area events and [more...]

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

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