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  1. Armenian-American fellowship named for Fresno nativeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Groong

    Fresno Bee, CA July 9 2016 Armenian-American fellowship named for Fresno native The Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellowship provides training, networking skills and opportunities to meet professionals in the public policy sector BY ASHLEIGH PANOO The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region announced the launch of the Walter and Laurel Karabian Fellowship, in part honoring Walter Karabian, a Fresno native. The fellowship, based in Sacramento, aims to prepare the next generation of Armenian-American leaders by offering leadership and professional skills during a nine-month experience, the committee said.

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  2. Armenian foundation working on plans for Saroyan's Fresno house-museumRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Groong

    Fresno Bee  – An Armenian-based organization bought William Saroyan's house in central Fresno last year with plans to turn it into a museum. Few details were released about the project.

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  3. Armenian foundation working on plans for Saroyan's Fresno house-museumRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Groong

    Fresno Bee, CA June 28 2016 Armenian foundation working on plans for Saroyan's Fresno house-museum Intellectual Renaissance Foundation working with architects, designers BY BONHIA LEE An Armenian-based organization bought William Saroyan's house in central Fresno last year with plans to turn it into a museum. Few details were released about the project.

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  4. Saroyan against HemingwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Groong

    The publication of William Saroyan's first book in 1934 drew the ire of Ernest Hemingway, who felt insulted by Saroyan's remarks in "Seventy Thousand Assyrians". In January 1935 edition of Esquire magazine Hemingway poured harsh criticism on Saroyan.

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  5. California Armenian Home breaks ground on $42 million expansionRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Groong

    California Armenian Home breaks ground on $42 million expansion 10:36, 17 Jun 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan Fresno Bee – The California Armenian Home broke ground Thursday on a $42 million expansion that will more than double the capacity of the southeast Fresno senior living community. The expansion will add a three-story structure with 110 independent and assisted living apartments inside, 12 two-bedroom and two-bathroom duplex cottages and a 36-bed memory care building for those with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

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  6. His Holiness Aram I receives three Armenology expertsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Groong

    Antelias – 08 June 2016. During the week His Holiness Aram I met three experts on Armenian History, language and culture: Prof.

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  7. The forgotten hero who killed the Armenian Genocide's mastermindRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Groong

    Huffington Post April 25 2016 The forgotten hero who killed the Armenian Genocide's mastermind 04/25/2016 11:44 am ET Chris Bohjalian Last Friday morning, Rep. Jim Costa placed a wreath in Fresno, California's Masis Ararat Cemetery at the grave of an Armenian who died peacefully in San Francisco 56 years ago. Most Americans are more familiar with the Peloponnesian War than they are with the fellow Costa remembered.

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  8. Fresno leaders honor victims of Armenian genocideRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Groong

    ABC 30, Fresno, California April 23 2016 Fresno leaders honor victims of Armenian genocide FRESNO, Calif. -- A flag raising event took place at City Hall in Downtown Fresno Friday in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.

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  9. Valley Armenians pay tribute to those killed in the Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Groong

    Your Central Valley, Fresno April 23 2016 Valley Armenians pay tribute to those killed in the Armenian Genocide By Alex Backus Fresno, Calif Thousands in Fresno are paying tribute to those killed in the Armenian genocide. 1915 marked the beginning of the massacre on 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Turks.

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  10. Armenian Genocide anniversary marked at Fresno City HallRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Groong

    Armenian Genocide anniversary marked at Fresno City Hall 10:04, 23 Apr 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan A ceremony Friday at Fresno City Hall commemorated the 101st anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide, in which as many as 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire over several years, the Fresno Bee reports. For the oldest members of the Armenian diaspora in Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley, the wounds and memories of the genocide are particularly acute, as it was their parents and grandparents who lived through the systematic deportations and killings in their historic homeland.

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  11. Anniversary of Armenian Genocide marked by various events in FresnoRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Groong

    Anniversary of Armenian Genocide marked by various events in Fresno 11:55, 20 Apr 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan This week marks the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Scholars cite 1915 as the year when the Ottoman Turkish government began a systematic execution of Armenians living in what is today modern Turkey.

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  12. Howard Watkins: History, Faces, and PlacesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Groong

    Community photographer Howard K. Watkins is a retired attorney who has now taken over 300,000 phorographs documenting primarily people, places, and events in the greater Fresno/Clovis area for over 40 years. He is the designated Photo Laurete for both the City and County of Fresno and is donating his collection to Fresno State's Madden Library.

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  13. Valley Armenians hold prayer for victims of border conflictRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Groong

    TV, Fresno April 10 2016 Valley Armenians hold prayer for victims of border conflict Dozens of people were killed in fighting at the border of Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces. FRESNO, Calif.

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  14. Prayers sent from Fresno to Armenians attacked in breakaway regionRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Groong

    Fresno Bee April 11 2016 Prayers sent from Fresno to Armenians attacked in breakaway region Prayers sent to families of Armenian soldiers killed and wounded in region of Nagorno-Karabakh Pain of conflict felt across the globe to Fresno By Paul Schlesinger The halls of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church in downtown Fresno echoed with somber prayers during a special Sunday service for the Armenian soldiers killed during fighting in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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  15. Former US Ambassador to Armenia John Evans to Speak in Fresno April 25Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Groong

    RELEASE Armenian Studies Program Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator California State University, Fresno 5245 N Backer Ave PB4 Fresno, CA 93740-8001 Tel: 559-278-2669 Fax: 559-278-2129 Web: John M. Evans, former United States Ambassador to Armenia, will be the guest of the Armenian Studies Program for a special evening talk on his new book at 7:30PM on Monday, April 25, in the Leon and Pete Peters Educational Center Auditorium , on the Fresno State campus. Ambassador Evans, who recognized the Armenian Genocide while U.S. Ambassador, was dismissed from his post by the State Department.

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  16. Dr. Lern Ekmekcioglu Lecture at Fresno State-April 18Read the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Armenian Studies Program Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator California State University, Fresno 5245 N Backer Ave PB4 Fresno, CA 93740-8001 Tel: 559-278-2669 Fax: 559-278-2129 Web: Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu to present on - Survivors into Minorities: Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey ' Dr. Lerna Ekmekcioglu, McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , will give a presentation on =80=9C Survivors into Minorities: Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey ' at 7:30PM on Monday, April 18, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus.

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  17. Award-winning author shares latest book on Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Groong

    Award-winning author shares latest book on Armenian Genocide 10:18, 25 Mar 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan The story of three siblings fleeing the 1915 Armenian genocide will be the focus of a book reading at the Armenian Museum of Fresno, the museum said, Fresno Bee reports. Award-winning author Dana Walrath will read from her latest book on the Armenian Genocide, `Like Water on Stone,' on April 6 at 7 p.m. in the museum housed in the University of California Center at 550 E. Shaw Ave. The anthropologist will also share excerpts of her book's animation by the Tumo Center in Yerevan, Armenia.

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  18. Calendar of Events - 03/24/2016Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Groong

    GROONG's Calendar of events What: Knight of Vartan Man of the Year Night When: Mar 30 2016 6:30pm Where: Misc: Sponsored by Knights of Vartan, Yeprad Lodge, Fresno, CA. This year the Knights of Vartan, in conjunction with the Daughters of Vartan, are honoring two outstanding leaders in the Armenian community.

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  19. Madden Library exhibition to feature pioneering Armenian artist from IstanbulRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE January 6,2016 News contact: Cindy Wathen [email protected] Henry Madden Library 559.278.1680 www.FresnoStateNews.com Madden Library exhibition to feature pioneering Armenian artist from Istanbul The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State will present a retrospective exhibition of artwork by Kristin Saleri - a pioneering 20th century artist of Armenian heritage who lived in Istanbul - from Feb. 6-May 31 in the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery and Pete P. Peters Balcony gallery. Despite the challenges presented by her gender and ethnicity, she secured her place as a member of the founding generation of modern art in Turkey.

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  20. 'Our Village' to Screen April 1 in FresnoRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Armenian Studies Program Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator California State University, Fresno 5245 N Backer Ave PB4 Fresno, CA 93740-8001 Tel: 559-278-2669 Fax: 559-278-2129 Web: CineCulture and Armenian Studies Program to Feature `Our Village' by Director Yelena Arshakyan The CineCulture Series and the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, are sponsoring a special screening of the film `Our Village' at 5:30PM on Friday, April 1, in the Leon and Pete Peters Educational Auditorium , on the Fresno State campus. Director Yelena Arshkayan will be visiting from Armenia to discuss the film after the viewing.

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