ACAA Raffle Drawing Held in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. (A.W.)—The drawing of the ACAA raffle was held at the Armenian Community Center in Detroit on Nov. 10, with more than 80 church and community leaders and members present.

Community leaders during the raffle drawing
Community leaders during the raffle drawing

The event was MC-ed by Manoug Der Hovagimian, who invited raffle committee member Talin Daghlian to deliver remarks. Daghlian thanked the Detroit “Azadamard” Gomideh for hosting the event and providing the necessary support.

Below are the names of prize winners and their prizes:

1st Prize: ACAA Armenian Heritage Cruise XVI for 2 people (valued at $2,500), donated by the ACAA Armenian Heritage Cruise. Winner: ticket #00595, Mr. and Mrs. David and Mireille Kerkerian from Boca Raton, Fla.

2nd Prize: Kazakz Rug, hand-made in Armenia (valued at $1,800), donated by Kazanjian Carpet Gallery.

Winner: ticket #00376, Mr. and Mrs. Kevork and Zovinar Narinian from Glenview, Ill.

3rd Prize: Wool Carpet, made in Armenia (valued at $1,200), donated by Tufenkian Foundation. Winner: ticket #00550, Aram Parseghian from Sunnyside, N.Y.

4th Prize: Men’s Raymond Weil Watch (valued at $599), donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Demirjian, Mastercraft Jewelers. Winner: ticket #00568, Linda Tarzian from Ridgewood, N.J.

5th Prize: Artwork by Anoush Anna Karganian, pastel on paper (valued at $500), donated by Gallery Z of Providence, R.I. Winner: ticket #00557, Ara Caprielian from Rego Park, N.Y.

6th Prize: Olive Branch Plate by Michael Aram (valued at $199), donated and signed by Michael Aram. Winner: ticket # 00199, Takouhie Tarpinian from Old Tappan, N.J.

The ACAA 2012 Raffle Committee congratulates the above winners and extends its sincere gratitude to the donors of these gifts, to the Armenian Community Center of Greater Detroit, and to all its supporters.

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