I feel I am able to communicate
well and I have a good grounding
in people skills.......Basically
all humanity is the same!
The foundation of this blog was cemented by the Assassination of Hrant Dink on 19.01.07. I was listening to Setrak Setrakian’s rendition of Arno Babajanian’s composition, Elegy. So
moved by Hrant’s shortened life by the virtue of speaking his mind that I wrote the poem, ‘Without You’ with Hrant's family in mind. The subject matter of the recognition of the ‘Genocide of the Armenians in 1915,’ is very much at the heart and the minds of Armenian's Internationally.
I want to say: 'Thank you,'
to Keith for the Creation
and Launch of,
and Armenag for the sources
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Los Angeles, CA - Friday, September 30, 2011 marked the launch of Armenia Fund's 14th International Telethon campaign. The live 12 hour program is set to air on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2011 and will raise funds for the development of drinking and irrigation water systems in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic).
“Thanks to your generous donation, 26,880 residents of Artsakh received round-the-clock supply of fresh, clean drinking water in their households. This is a tangible, real accomplishment that changed the lives of 26,880 people for the better. Additionally, 33,210 acres of land are being irrigated allowing people in Artsakh to grow fruits, vegetables and grains as well as keep livestock” stated Ara Aghishian, Chairman of Armenia Fund, Inc.
Armenia Fund U.S. Western Region Chairman Ara Aghishian, Esq.
The dinner reception, hosted at the residence of Armenia Fund U.S. Western Region Chairman, Ara Aghishian and his wife Julia, attracted long time donors and supporters of the Fund. The event has become a tradition where the official logo of the telethon is unveiled, kicking off the campaign and rallying the greater Armenian-American community around one mission: to help strengthen Armenia.
Graphic Artist Edik Balaian
The honor of unveiling the official Telethon 2011 Logo, designed by Los Angeles based graphic artist Edik Balaian, was given to Mr. Levon Kiradzhyan, a long time Armenia Fund donor, who has donated more than 253 times, since the organization’s inception.
Present at the event was the Honorable Hranush Hakobyan, Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia, the Honorable Grigor Hovhanissian, Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles, as well as representatives of Armenia Fund’s Corporate Board.
The Honorable Hranush Hakobyan, Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia
Armenia Fund, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation established in 1994 to facilitate large-scale humanitarian and infrastructure development assistance to Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh. Since 1991, Armenia Fund has rendered more than $250 million in development aid to Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh. Armenia Fund, Inc. is the U.S. Western Region affiliate of “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund. Tax ID# 95-4485698