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81st Annual AYF Convention Held in New Jersey

The 81st annual AYF-YOARF Convention took place Dec. 26-30, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. More than 30 delegates attended this year, and the event was highly productive and efficient. Each district in the AYF Eastern Region was well represented. A group photo of the participants. The weekend began on Fri., Dec. 26 with the opening of the Convention, the highest legislative body of the AYF Eastern Region. The body elected its committees for the next

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AYF Junior Seminar 2017

AYF Junior Seminar Applications are up! May 26th-29th 2017 Camp Lutherlyn in Butler, PA Don't forget to sign up for this wonderful experience! Parents: Applications are available in Members -> Juniors -> Junior Applications. Seniors: Applications are available in Members -> Seniors -> Applications.

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AYF Olympic Games in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

AYF Olympics Hosted in Milwaukee Aug 31st-Sept 4, 2017 Please save the date in your 2017 calendar for the 84th Annual AYF-YOARF Olympics Games & Book your Hotel Room! Labor Day weekend, August 31st through September 4, 2017 Hosted by the Racine "Armen Garo" chapter of the AYF-YOARF Olympics Website is LIVE! www.ayfolympics.org Follow AYF Olympics on Social Media:

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AYF-YOARF’s Official Statement on “The Ottoman Lietenant”

This statement serves to inform the AYF-YOARF and Armenian community as a whole about a Turkish propaganda film that has been recently released called The Ottoman Lieutenant. Set in the Ottoman Empire, the film seems to portray a love story during World War I, but aims to alter the world’s view toward the Armenian Genocide.   The production, primarily funded by Turkey, takes an objective stance on the issue of genocide as it disguises the

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Providence “Varantian” Chapter February Recap

The Providence “Varantian” Chapter – February Recap The month of February was a great month for the Hey John Kids as we had a meeting, social, event and fundraiser. The chapters first official meeting of 2017 was on February 11th. The meeting was filled with insightful ideas and a lot of brainstorming regarding fundraisers throughout the year. We also had an educational about St. Gregory and St. Patrick given to us by our chapters educational

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