ARMENIAN RELIEF SOCIETY, INC.
CENTRAL EXECUTIVE BOARD
Armenian Relief Society, Inc. Telephone: 617-926-589
Central Office Fax : 617-926-4855
80 Bigelow Avenue E-Mail: [email protected]
Watertown, MA 02472 Contact Person:Hamesd Beugekian
P R E S S R E L E A S E
The ARS Central Executive Board Organizes its Second Seminar
The ARS Central Executive Board is organizing its Second Seminar,
which will discuss issues concerning primarily the Middle Eastern
entities. Among the focal points are items concerning modernity and
related issues concerning Armenian women as well as general subjects
related to regional and Pan-Armenian realities. The Seminar will be
followed by a pilgrimage to Deir Ezzor.
The Seminar will take place from April 30th to May 2nd, 2004, in
Beirut, Lebanon, with the participation of members belonging to the
Middle Eastern entities.
The following are the subjects to be discussed at the Seminar under
the general theme of “Voluntary Organizations in the 21st Century”, a)
‘Organizational’– speakers: Houri Najarian and Dickie Torigian; b)
‘Educational’-speaker: Khachig Shahinian; c) ‘Social’-speakers: Mary
Arevian and Tamar Der Bedrosian; d) ‘Non-Governmental Organizations’
-speaker: Seta Hedeshian and Hamesd Beugekian; e) ‘Diaspora-Homeland’
-speaker: Hovsep Ghazarian; f) ‘Javakhq’-speaker: Viken Avakian.