Detroit Armenians Raise $40,000 for ARS Artsakh Relief

DEARBORN, Mich.—Led by Detroit’s five Armenian Relief Society (ARS) chapters—“Maro,” “Shakeh,” “Sybille,” “Tsolig,” and “Zabelle”—a benefit concert for Artsakh (Karabagh) relief was held on June 11, under a tent on the grounds of the Armenian Community Center of [more...]

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chicago-Armenian Community Celebrates Armenia’s Independence

Guest Speaker Lernik Hovhannisyan Discusses Artsakh By Berj Gueyikian The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Chicago “Christapor” Gomideh organized an evening in celebration of the 98th anniversary of the independence of Armenia on June 4 at the Shahnasarian Hall of the Armenian Community [more...]

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

The New Clergyman

‘From the warm ashes of our ancient heroes May there arise heirs worthy of them, To give a new life to our people.’ —Beshiktashelian On Oct. 9, 2015, the Very Reverend Father Ghevont Pentezian arrived in Chicago and immediately began his duties as the new clergyman of the All Saints Armenian [more...]

May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

ANC-IL Commemorates 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

ANC-IL Chair Raffi Killian Presides over Remembrance GLENVIEW, Ill.—On Sun., April 24, more than 500 members and clergy of the greater Chicago Armenian community joined together at the All Saints Armenian Church in Glenview, to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Beyond the Centennial in Metro Detroit

DETROIT, Mich.—On April 23, the Metro Detroit community came together to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.  The event was held at the Dearborn Performing Arts – Michael Guido Theater in Dearborn, Mich.  Around 600 people attended the event, which headlined guest [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Racine Armenians Commemorate 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

RACINE, Wisc.—Racine Armenians held a series of events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Unexpectedly, the first event, an information session, was held on Sun., April 3, following the April1-2 Azeri offensive into Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR). Armenian [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

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