Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Regirstry’s “Match for Life 2012” Gala was held on July 15 at the Hilton Hotel in Glendale, Caloifornia. The Annual Gala Banquet honors volunteers, individuals, and businesses that have stood out for their support of the mission of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry. The Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Dz. V. Yardemian attended the event on the Primate’s behalf and extended Archbishop’s blessings to the event’s organizers.
Themed “White Carnival,” the gala was emceed by ABMDR Chairman Mark Geragos, Esq. The honorees included:
Salpi Mankerian – Woman of the Year
Boris Baghdararian, M.D. – Man of the Year
Ilin Boghoskhanian – Volunteer of the Year
Amalia Kiureghlian – Volunteer of the Year
Armond Mehdikhani – Volunteer of the Year
Sasoun Bakery – Business of the Year