Category: Armenia Tree Project

‘ArmComedy’ Sells out in All Three Cities

‘ArmComedy’ Sells out in All Three Cities

WASHINGTON — “ArmComedy” benefit shows, co-hosted by the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) and Armenia Tree Project (ATP), sold out in all three tour locations —Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Incorporating Armenian and American politics, comedians Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan brought political satire and shared cultures to new audiences in the US. “With […]

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

Tickets Now Available for ‘ArmComedy’ Benefit Events in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco

BOSTON — Tickets are now available for the “ArmComedy” performances in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco hosted by the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America. Political satirists Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan, co-creators, co-writers and co-hosts of “ArmComedy,” will perform for the first time in the United States at Winchester Town […]

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

WINCHESTER, Mass. — The Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) will host the “ArmComedy” duo of Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan for their first-ever comedy performances in the United States. ArmComedy’s benefit events will be held in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Tickets go on sale to the general public […]

A Record Breaking Year for Environmental Education in Armenia

A Record Breaking Year for Environmental Education in Armenia

By Ani Melkonian YEREVAN and WATERTOWN — Environmental education has been one of the strategic priorities of the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) since 2005, with trainings and workshops conducted all over Armenia. Thousands of schoolchildren visit ATP’s two education centers sponsored by the Ohanian Family of Boston. The centers — one located on the grounds […]

ATP Honors Genocide Centennial by Launching ‘Living Century Initiative’

ATP Honors Genocide Centennial by Launching ‘Living Century Initiative’

WATERTOWN — Around the world, people have been asking: “April 24th has come and gone. What’s next for the remembrance of the Armenian Genocide?” Armenia Tree Project has initiated a new campaign called the Living Century Initiative, which enables Armenians to plant trees in remembrance of the Genocide. “Through the Living Century Initiative, we are […]

$1.8 Million Anonymous Donation to Three Armenian Organizations for Humanitarian Projects in Armenia

$1.8 Million Anonymous Donation to Three Armenian Organizations for Humanitarian Projects in Armenia

LOS ANGELES — An anonymous benefactor recently donated nearly $1.8 million to three nonprofit organizations that operate in Armenia: Armenia Tree Project (ATP), Armenian American Wellness Center (AAWC) and Armenian EyeCare Project (AECP). Each organization received one-third of the generous gift. “Too few help Armenia,” the anonymous donor said when explaining the rationale for his […]

ATP Provides Fruit Trees for Syrian-Armenian Refugees in Artsakh

ATP Provides Fruit Trees for Syrian-Armenian Refugees in Artsakh

YEREVAN — The ongoing civil war in Syria has had a negative impact on its entire population, and its 80,000 Syrian-Armenians are no exception. Since 2011, a large number of Syrian-Armenian refugees have moved to Armenia not only because it is their ancestral homeland but also because its migration policies and repatriation program made the […]

Jeanmarie Papelian Joins ATP as New Executive Director

Jeanmarie Papelian Joins ATP as New Executive Director

WATERTOWN —The Executive Committee of the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) announces the hiring of Jeanmarie Papelian, Esq., as executive director of the organization. Managing Director Tom Garabedian is retiring as part of a planned transition of the leadership team after ATP’s 20th anniversary celebrations last year. Papelian is an experienced non-profit volunteer with more than […]