MARIE NOUBAR OPHTHALMOLOGY CLINIC RE-OPENED IN YEREVAN

 

Marie Noubar Ophthalmology Clinic of the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) re-opened its doors after complete renovation on November 27. The clinic was built with the donation of founder and president of Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Boghos Noubar pasha in memory of his wife Marie Noubar. This was the first eye clinic in Armenia considered to be the cradle of Armenian oculists. Built in 1929 this clinical facility had never been renovated. Today, thanks to the initiative and efforts of the YSMU we have a completely renovated ophthalmology clinic equipped with advanced medical devices and modern technologies.

AGBU CONTINUES SUPPORTING THE REPUBLICAN INTERSCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT

 

For the third consecutive year the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) renders assistance to the Republican Interschool Chess Championship, which is organized by the RA Education and Science Ministry, RA Chess Federation and the AGBU. The main goal of the tournament is to support the development of chess in Armenia, discover new young talents and help maintain Armenia’s leading position in the world chess championships. About 15,000 schoolchildren from all the regions of Armenia and Artsakh struggle for the finals.

AGBU YP Yerevan & Fuller Center project

 

On November 14th AGBU YP, Yerevan along with The Fuller Center for Housing Armenia helped build a home for the Karapetyan Family in Geghard region of Kotayk Marz. For the last 19 years the family of 6, whose eldest son is currently serving in the Armenian Army, has lived in indescribable conditions in a cabin made of scrap metal donated by the head of the Village Authorities. However, with the help of generous donors, Volunteers and the constant support of the Fuller Center, the Karapetyan family was finally able to see their lifelong dream of owning a home come true. The AGBU YP group consisted of 23 members of the Yerevan chapter and in just a few short hours was able to bring the completion of the Karapetyan home forward by 10 days according to the father of the family. AGBU has worked with the Fuller Center for three years and helped construct homes for families like the Karapetyans all around Armenia.

AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN PARTICIPATED IN THE THIRD DIOCESAN REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY AT THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

 

From October 31 to November 3, 2009, the third Diocesan Representative Assembly of the Armenian Apostolic Church was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and with the participation of representatives from the Armenian Patriarchates of Jerusalem and Constantinople; Diocesan Primates from Armenia and the Diaspora; high ranking clergy; Members of the Supreme Spiritual Council and representatives of the laity.

AGBU AND HOLY SEE OF ST. ETCHMIADZIN YOUTH CENTERS PARTICIPATE IN A PAINTING COMPETITION IN A YEREVAN PARK

On Saturday, November 14, students of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Youth Centers participated in a painting competition on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of consecration of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians. For a whole hour, in one of the beautiful parks of Yerevan, the children painted under the curious looks of passersby. Papers, pencils, watercolors, gouache, music, interesting topics and bright faces and….an hour to paint.

 
You are here: Home About AGBU Archive 2009 Video materials

Thank you for subscription