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    Armenian Relief Society of Western USA
    517 W. Glenoaks Blvd. | Glendale, CA 91202-2812 US
    Phone: (818) 500-1343 | Fax: (818) 242-3732
    Email: [email protected]

    ARS Celebrates the Year of the Armenian Mother

    Performers Nune Avetisyan and Hovannes Shahbazian entertained to
    celebrate the `Year of the Armenian Mother' and raise funds for
    Armenian Relief Society (ARS) programs in the Western United States on
    December 8, 2013, at the Brandview Banquet Hall in Glendale,

    ARS-WUSA Regional Executive Chairperson Lena Bozoyan presented the key
    address, praising mothers and ARS members for their motherly love, for
    providing hope, warmth, confidence and security for the organizations
    and people of the community. Read More

    Needy Children Receive Gifts

    The ARS-WUSA Social Services, assisted by Santa Claus, distributed
    toys to needy children on December 27, 2013.

    The ARS Regional office in Glendale was buzzing with young children,
    who were happy to receive gifts.

    Regional Executive Chairperson Lena Bozoyan and Social Services
    Director Sona Zinzalian spoke to the children.

    Shipments to Armenia

    Forty (40) palettes (one container) of athletic shoes and 40 wedding
    dresses were shipped to Armenia in November 2013.

    The wedding dresses are for a rental program to be administered by ARS
    of Armenia, so young women may have the opportunity to wear nice
    dresses, while rental income is generated for the Armenia Regional

    ARS Chapters Fed the Homeless or Sorted Food at Shelters

    Upcoming Events

    The ARS Winter Wonderland Festival will take place from February 1 to
    2, 2014 at St. Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church grounds, 500
    S. Central Ave., Glendale, CA 91204. The hours are 11 a.m. to 10
    p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

    Exercise and Raise Funds for ARS at the5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March
    8, 2014, or theMarathon on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

    The ARS Alla Levonian's Concert will be held on March 29, 2014 at the
    United Community Church in Glendale.

    The ARS-WUSA 30th Anniversary Gala will be held on Friday, May 2,
    2014, at 8 p.m. at the Taglyan Ballroom in Hollywood. Check Events

    You Can Make a Difference byDonating to ARS Programs

    Your donation will help our Saturday schools, Social Services, Child,
    Youth and Family Guidance Center, ARS Syria Fund to heat homes, ARS
    Javakhk Fund and ARS Armenia Funds. Donate Now

    Check our web site for more information regarding upcoming events,
    press releases, photo albums, contact information, etc. Website

    Check and Like our Facebook (
    page. Check our YouTube ARS Voice Channel

    Supporting ARS Schools Is Supporting Armenian Language & Culture


    The ARS Regional Executive extends its heartfelt sympathies to Maria
    Kasbarian, a teacher at the ARS Anahid Chapter Saturday School, for
    the loss of her daughter Vana, who was a student at the school and
    passed away on December 18, 2013.