A large circle of Homenetmen members and supporters gathered at Ferrahian’s Avedissian Hall on December 14–to celebrate the organization’s 85th anniversary.
Armenia’s General Consul Gagik Kirakossian–past and present Homenetmen Central Executive members–as well as various chapter representatives were among the guests.
Co-emcees of the event were Los Angeles Chapter scout member Arshag Mahinian–who delivered opening remarks in Armenian–and Pasadena scout member Aline Aposhian–who made her opening remarks in English.
The keynote speaker was long-time member Jirair Sarkissian.
Homenetmen Regional Executive member Vicken Tavitian–Central Executive member Manuel Marselian–and Western Prelate Moushegh Mardirossian presented messages on the organization’s historic event.
Haroutiun Parseghian was honored for his dedication in establishing chapters throughout the region.
Details of this event will be covered in next week’s Saturday edition of Asbarez–on the Homenetmen page.