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Here’s Why…

By Arev Dinkjian It’s 5:30 in the morning, and I’m standing outside of my church. It’s still dark. A bus pulls up, and I introduce myself to the driver. We review the trip itinerary for the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Junior Winter Olympics (JWO) as AYF Juniors start to arrive with their [more...]

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Hospitable

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee Hospitable. Definition: friendly and welcoming to strangers or guests. This year’s Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic Games are here in Downtown [more...]

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Something Armenian in Barcelona

Special for the Armenian Weekly By Ani Khachatourian In early January, I landed in Barcelona not knowing a single soul in the city. I would be living in a foreign country for the upcoming four months—in an area with no Armenian community (to my knowledge)—for the first time in my life. ‘I [more...]

March 16, 2017 // 4 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: Affordable

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee $120/night. That’s not a typo. Hyatt Regency Milwaukee in Downtown Milwaukee $120/night (plus tax) is all you will pay for a single, double, triple, or [more...]

March 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

The AYF-YOARF Providence ‘Varantian’ Chapter February Recap

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— February was an exciting month for the “Hey John Kids,” who held a members’ meeting, a social, a special event, and a fundraiser. Members of the Providence AYF receiving their awards (Photo: Mark Phillips) The chapter’s first official meeting of 2017 was on Feb. 11. The [more...]

March 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 AYF Olympics: ‘Oor eh? Hos eh!”

2017 Armenian Youth Federation Senior Olympic Games, Hosted by the AYF-YOARF Racine “Armen Garo” Chapter, to Take Place in Downtown Milwaukee That’s right! This year’s Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic Games are here in Downtown Milwaukee and hosted once again by the AYF-YOARF [more...]

March 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 Camp Javakhk Counselor Applications Now Available

  Apply to Camp Javakhk 2017 Today WATERTOWN, Mass.— The counselor application for the 2017 Camp Javakhk organized by the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern United States is now available. Camp Javakhk campers (Photo: Camp Javakhk) Camp Javakhk, founded in 2012, consists of multiple [more...]

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF Camp Haiastan 2017: Staff Wanted!

  By Taleen Donoyan Although the winter woes are upon us, the summer season is fast approaching and Camp Haiastan of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Eastern Region United States has already begun preparations for its 2017 camp sessions. Camp Haiastan 2017: Staff Wanted! The 66th year of [more...]

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

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