2014 Seminar - NJ

ARS of Eastern USA concludes a successful seminar

On Nov. 1, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA conducted its Regional Educational Seminar at the Hovnanian School in New Milford, N.J. It was hosted jointly by the four New Jersey ARS Chapters—Agnouni, Bergen County, Shakeh, and Spitak.  The day started with a rich spread for breakfast. The ARS anthem was sung by […]

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Queenie and Al Bagian’s Enduring Impact on the ARS

Two years have already passed since the somber days that forever deprived the Armenian-American community from the cherished presence of a remarkable couple, Takouhi and Albert Bagian, whose impact on our Philadelphia community, and particularly on the Armenian Relief Society (ARS), will be long evoked with feelings of nostalgia and a deep sense of gratitude […]

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Aleppo Prelate briefs Boston Community and thanks ARS

Published by the Armenian Weekly on October 30, 2014 WATERTOWN, Mass.—Under the Auspices of the Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA, Inc., the Greater Boston community gathered at St. Stephen’s Apostolic Church in Watertown, to hear the briefing from visiting Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, on the latest developments in Syria and the devastating conditions […]

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Lowell ARS loses a beloved 65-year member

By Tom Vartabedian Lowell — Throughout most of her life — at least 65 years of it — few have given more to the Armenian Relief Society than Rose Narzakian. Whether it was collecting food and supplies for relief victims, tending to a booth at the Lowell Folk Festival each July, answering the call of […]

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Artsakh Freedom Fighters Honor Ungh. Angele Monoogian in Yerevan

By Tom Vartabedian  A funny thing happened to Angele Manoogian on her way to Yerevan last month. Not only was her flight re-routed to Warsaw—that’s Poland!—but her luggage didn’t arrive until a week later. “Try living out of a carry-on and you get the picture,” she laughed, condoning such a calamity. “Somehow it always works […]

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