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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

PROJECTS IN KARABAKH

The programs implemented in Karabakh by the AGBU in the past several years include the construction of a new apartment building for war veterans and widows, the reconstruction of Stepanakert School #7 and the renovation of the Alex Manoogian Street in the NK capital. As part of the Karabakh Repopulation Project initiated by the Union's France District AGBU started the rebuilding of the village of Norashen ...
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NORK, ARAPKIR AND MALATYA CHILDREN’S CENTERS

In February 1993, AGBU and the Holy See of Etchmiadzin joined forces to establish three Children's Centers in Yerevan. These Centers provide art, computer, crafts, dance, gymnastics, history, language and music programs to local children after regular school hours and during the summer. All three Centers also house a chapel and host weekly church services and Bible studies.
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HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

AGBU's partnership with the Holy See of Etchmiadzin ensures that our common Armenian spiritual heritage survives for future generations. The construction of the largest Armenian church in the world, St. Gregory the Illuminator in Yerevan, was financed by AGBU donors. AGBU donors have also funded the following projects: renovation of the Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral, construction of Erebuni, Holy Trinity, St. Anna and St. Sarkis churches in Yerevan; St. Hagop Church in Gyumri..
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ARMENIAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (APO)

Recognizing the importance of the performing arts, AGBU has supported the 110-member Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) since 1992. Annual grants are allocated for weekly concerts, new instruments, administrative costs, salary supplements, international guest artist appearances and special festivals.
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ULTRASOUND CENTER

In 1996, the Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Education Institute and AGBU, under the direction of AGBU Central Board Member, Dr. Levon Nazarian, Professor of Radiology at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, USA, established ultrasound departments serving thousands of patients at the Oncology and Erebuni hospitals. Four years later, AGBU and Jefferson opened a new ultrasound training center at the Yerevan State Medical University.
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HYE GEEN PREGNANT WOMEN’S CENTERS

With the aim to improve the health of pregnant women and reduce the alarming rates of infant mortality and complicated pregnancies in Armenia, the Pregnant Women's Center in Gyumri opened its doors in June 2002 thanks to AGBU Hye Geen of Southern California. The success of the program resulted in opening a second Center in Vanadzor, Armenia in 2006.
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AGBU-YSMU LEVON AND CLAUDIA NAZARIAN RADIOLOGY CENTER

A radio-diagnosis and therapy center opened at Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi on March 31. President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan was present at the opening ceremony. The official opening ceremony was also attended by the President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Berge Setrakian, AGBU Council of Trustees member Nazar Nazarian, AGBU Central Board...
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ARMENIAN VIRTUAL COLLEGE

The Armenian Virtual College (AVC) is a new venture that aims to provide Armenians throughout the world with a state-of-the-art online Armenian curriculum, regardless of age, country of residence, or knowledge level. Thanks to advancements in technology, AVC allows students to learn new material at their own pace through the Internet, as well as meet with tutors and classmates during specific...  
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REPUBLICAN INTERSCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

In 2008, AGBU began sponsoring the Republican Interschool Chess Championship. This project is the initiative of the Armenian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the Republic of Armenia's Ministry of Education and Science, and AGBU enjoys the status of Vice President of the Championship's organizing committee.
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NEW CHANCELLERY BUILDING OF THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

On April 5, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians presided over a Home Blessing service for the new Chancellery building of the Mother See, and a celebration in honor of the Benefactors, Mr. and Mrs Nazar and Artemis Nazarian, of the United States. The Pontiff of All Armenians led Mr. and Mrs. Nazarian and guests to...
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