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Maronian’s ‘America We Thank You’ Launched in West Coast

GLENDALE, Calif.—On Wed., Nov. 18, California State Senator Carol Liu and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson joined the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region’s (ANCA-WR) America We Thank You and Education committees in hosting a reception, screening, and [more...]

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Back row (L-R): Rev. Jacques Tchoghandjian, Rev. Mgrdich Melkonian, Dr. Nurhan Helvacian, Rev. Joel Mikaelian, and Pastor Avetik Khachatryan. Front row (L-R): Rev. Berdj Djambazian, Rev. Haroutune Selimian, Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, Mr. Zaven Khanjian, Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, Rev. Megrditch Karagoezian, and Rev. Dr. Rene Leonian.

Executive Committee of AEWC Meets in San Francisco

By Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian The Executive Committee of the Armenian Evangelical World Council (AEWC) held its annual meeting at Calvary Armenian Congregational Church in San Francisco on Oct. 15-16. The Executive Committee dealt with the following items: Back row (L-R): Rev. Jacques [more...]

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Banquet honorees (L-R) Elmer Kaprielian (grandson of Rev. Manasseh Papazian), Dr. Dorothy Hadidian Johnson (daughter of Rev. Dr. Yervant Hadidian), Stephanie Kalfayan (daughter of Rev. Puzant Kalfayan), Arousiag Tovmassian Missirlian (wife of Rev. Edward Tovmassian), Dr. Eileen Chopourian Stephey (daughter of Rev. Dr. Giragos Chopourian), Louisa Janbazian (wife of Rev. Dr. Movses Janbazian), Andy Torigian, Levon Filian, Rev. Mgrdich Melkonian, and Zaven Khanjian (current AMAA executive director/CEO)

The Miracle of Survival: AMAA’s 96th Annual Meeting in San Francisco

By Rev. L. Nishan Bakalian For most people, the word “miracle” connotes something unexpected or incredible. But for those who believe in Jesus Christ, the word indicates that God is at work in the world, pointing minds and hearts to His mercy. Banquet honorees (L-R) Elmer Kaprielian (grandson [more...]

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Prime Healthcare

Prime Healthcare Donates $1.8 Million of Medical Equipment through UAF

GLENDALE, Calif.—Prime Healthcare Management, Inc., a division of Prime Healthcare Services, one of the largest hospital management companies in the United States, has teamed up with the United Armenian Fund (UAF) to deliver $1.8 million of medical equipment to hospitals throughout Armenia and [more...]

August 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Opening ceremonies of the AEF-renovated Darpas Village School. The regional governor awarded AEF a gold medal for renovating more than 30 schools in the Lori province of Armenia.

AEF Celebrates 65 Years of Improving Education for Young Armenians

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced that it will be celebrating its 65th year at its upcoming gala on Jan. 31, 2016, at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills. Since 1950, the AEF has been providing financial assistance to Armenian students and Armenian [more...]

August 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kansas Air National Guard, in cooperation with the United Armenian Fund (UAF), airlifted $1.4 million of medicines to Armenia on Aug. 14

Kansas Air National Guard Airlifts $1.4 Million of UAF Aid to Armenia

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Kansas Air National Guard, in cooperation with the United Armenian Fund (UAF), airlifted $1.4 million of medicines to Armenia on Aug. 14. The National Guard provided the free air transport as part of its Humanitarian Assistance Airlift on board a KC-135 aircraft. Kansas [more...]

August 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

Haigazian University benefactor Joyce Philibosian Stein with Dr. John Markarian, president, at his 90th birthday celebration

Two Pillars Keep Haigazian Standing Strong

Haigazian University would not be here today without the outstanding leadership it has had over the last 60 years. Two such passionate visionaries were Dr. John Markarian and Wilma Cholakian. It was a memorable day in 1955 when John Markarian, a young tenured religion professor at La Fayette [more...]

July 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian flanked by Tina Odjaghian, uncle Tommy Kardashian, Armen Hovannisian, and members of the Kardashian family.

ABA Celebrates Silver Anniversary

From a star-studded gala banquet to an All-Star Judge’s legal education panel and much more, members and guests of the Armenian Bar Association’s 26th Annual Meeting at the luxurious Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills were treated to a weekend that they won’t soon forget. Prof Hovannisian [more...]

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments


AAMS Accepting Scholarship Applications

GLENDALE, Calif.—The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year. The AAMS will once again award worthy healthcare students with a $1,000 scholarship to assist them in their educational endeavors. To [more...]

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

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