GLENDALE–The gala banquet marking the 100th humanitarian airlift of the United Armenian Fund–scheduled to take place Saturday–September 26 at the Century Plaza Hotel–will be broadcast live by Horizon Television and KLCS channel 58–announced UAF Executive Director Harut Sassounian.
Attending the banquet will be President and First Lady Robert and Bella Kocharian–His Holiness Karekin I–Catholicos of All Armenia’s–His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia–benefactor Kirk Kerkorian–American Red Cross president Elizabeth Dole and comedian Jay Leno.
The live coverage will begin at 9 p.m. on KLCS channel 58 and will feature all presentations and speeches during the banquet. Horizon television will also update viewers on the arrival of the president and the two catholicoi to the Southland.
"This is an exciting and unique opportunity for the Armenian-American community–since all facets of the community will be able to share in this special moment and collectively take part in this historic occasion," stated Sassounian.
The public is urged to check local listing for channel information.