St. Gregory’s to Host Champagne and Chanel Luncheon

St. Gregory’s Armenian Church of Philadelphia is hard at work organizing a truly original event sure to be enjoyed by all attending. On Sun., Sept. 21, at 2 p.m., a “Designer Bag Bingo” luncheon will be held at St. Gregory’s Founders’ Hall.  Fifteen lucky women will win designer bags, [more...]

July 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Irina Lazaryan

Lazarian Joins Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation

The Howard Karagheusian Foundation recently announced the appointment of Irina Lazarian as its new managing director. The foundation, formally known as the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corp. (HKCC), was founded in 1921 in New York City by Mihran and Zabel Karaghuesian in memory of their [more...]

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Zaven Khanjian

Zaven Khanjian Appointed Executive Director of AMAA

Dr. Joseph Zeronian, president of the Board of Directors of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), announced the appointment of Zaven Khanjian as its new executive director/CEO effective Sept. 1. Zaven Khanjian Khanjian was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria. He grew up in the [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

(L-R) Armenian Embassy First Secretary Karen Israyelyan, Hayk Arsenyan, Jake Bournazian, and Louisa Baghdasarian

Knights, Daughters of Vartan Feature Arsenyan at Embassy in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Last month, the Knights and Daughters of Vartan, Washington, D.C. chapters, featured world-acclaimed pianist Hayk Arsenyan at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia. (L-R) Armenian Embassy First Secretary Karen Israyelyan, Hayk Arsenyan, Jake Bournazian, and Louisa Baghdasarian [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

A scene from the networking seminar hosted by the ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program and the AGBU Young Professionals D.C. chapter. (Photo by Alina Sarkissian)

ANCA, AGBU YP Partner in Networking Seminar

WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Young Professionals (YP) D.C. chapter joined forces recently to offer a hands-on training seminar for Washington-based public policy [more...]

July 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

George Avakian

Colgate University Awards Honorary Doctorate to George Avakian

HAMILTON, N.Y.—George Avakian, a legendary jazz producer, recording industry innovator, and music historian, received an honorary Doctor of Letters from Colgate University at Colgate’s 2014 commencement on May 18. George Avakian “George Avakian has provided the soundtrack for generations [more...]

July 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

From Top Left: Tamar Alexanian, Raffi Karakashian, Anahis Kechejian. Front Row: Alina Sarkissian, Inna Mirzoyan, Sevan Agopian.

ANCA Interns Take Washington DC by Storm

WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) 2014 “Leo Sarkisian” interns quickly immersed themselves in the full range of Armenian American advocacy activities, as the program kicked off its 29th season of youth leadership training in the nation’s capital. [more...]

July 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Guests with Ambassador Mnatsakanyan (third from right)

ARF, ARS Hold Reception in Honor of Amb. Mnatsakanyan

NEW YORK (A.W.)—On Thurs., June 26, community leaders gathered at a reception hosted by Virginia Davies and Willard Taylor to welcome Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, the Republic of Armenia’s newly appointed ambassador to the UN. Guests with Ambassador Mnatsakanyan (third from right) Attending the event, [more...]

July 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

Participants in the luncheon

ARS ‘Agnouni’ Hosts Mother’s Day Luncheon

NORTH BERGEN, N.J.—The annual Mother’s Day Luncheon sponsored by the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) “Agnouni” Chapter of New Jersey is always an event not to be missed, which held true again this year when, on Wed., May 14, more than 100 supporters attended the event at the elegant Waterside [more...]

June 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Scholarship recipient Ani E. Bournazian

Virginia D. Bandazian Scholarship Fund Announces Recipients for 2014

After her passing in 1997, the heirs of Virginia D. Bandazian—Ardemis B. Jerikian, her daughter, Melanie B. Kerneklian, her daughter, and Bedros C. Bandazian, her son, and their respective spouses, John M. Jerikian, Dr. Murad Kerneklian, and Estelle G. Bandazian—established the Virginia D. [more...]

June 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

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