Public Memorial Program
In Honor and Celebration of
Join us as we celebrate and pay tribute to the life and work of Richard Kloian, founder of the Armenian Genocide Resource Center, an invaluable resource to the Bay Area ANC and the pursuit of the Armenian Cause. In 2002, the Bay Area ANC awarded Richard Kloian with its "Local Hero" award for his tireless work on behalf of Armenian Genocide scholarship and education.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
St. Vartan Armenian Church, 650 Spruce Street, Oakland, CA 94610
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Church Service and Requiem - "Hokéhankist"
1:00 p.m.: Memorial Program and Luncheon - "Hokéjash"
(commemorative remarks, readings, Congressional & State messages, multimedia presentations)
Open to the public, free of charge / Luncheon provided by La Méditerranée
The Kloian family has requested gifts in Richard's memory be made to The Genocide Education Project, in order to help fulfill Kloian's fervent desire for the expansion of instruction on the Armenian Genocide in American schools.
Remembering Richard Kloian:
"Richard Kloian was a GIANT on behalf of Armenian Genocide recognition and memory"
Prof. Israel W. Charny, Executive Director, Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide, Jerusalem
For more on Richard Kloian, search "Kloian" at www.reporter.am & www.asbarez.com