Here are some interesting AGBU-related tidbits from the last few weeks via the web:
- Via AGBU Armenia Bulletin (08/13/08):
CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVES AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN [NOYAN TAPAN, 08/12/08]
Catholicos of Cilicia Aram I on August 10 received the President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Berge Setrakian in St. Astvatsatsin Monastery.
During the meeting, the interlocutors spoke about issues of great importance to the Armenian people, a number of programs being implemented within the framework of Armenia-Diaspora cooperation, and about the AGBU’s work in Armenia and the Diaspora.
His Holiness was appreciative of the above-mentioned activities beneficial to the nation, which the AGBU carries out, especially in the spheres of education and culture.
- Toros Shnorhavorian, a senior at AGBU High School in Pasadena, CA, has been selected as the “student senator” and will represent the 21st Senatorial District at the August 2008 session of the Sacramento Leadership Experience. The Leadership Experience is a four-day event at which high school students from throughout the state learn what it’s like to be a real state senator (source Pasadena Star News);
- Buenos Aire’s Liga de Jovenes (Youth League) has a new YouTube channel, check it out here—their latest short video (00:15) from the AGBU World Games is posted below;
- There are a number of videos on YouTube from various participants in the World Games last month; and
- The AGBU-United Nations SIG thanks everyone for helping to make their Thursday, July 24th benefit successful.