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.: Community Connections Program

Armenian Interns, June 8 - July12, 2000

O.P.E.N. was privileged to provide host families and intern sites for four of the ten interns from Armenia. At the conclusion of their internship a reception was held at IRIS in Kellogg, Iowa. IRIS has a contract with USIA to bring interns from the former Soviet Union, now Commonwealth of Independent States.

Nancy Mott (hostess), Narine Aleksanyan, Intern and Carolyn Hobbs (hostess)

Nancy Mott (hostess), Narine Aleksanyan, Intern and Carolyn Hobbs (hostess)

Tina Ehler, Peg Ehler, Narine Aleksanyan, Tricia Ehler and William Ehler. (The Ehler's were hosts)

Tina Ehler, Peg Ehler, Narine Aleksanyan, Tricia Ehler and William Ehler. (The Ehler's were hosts)


Arsen Totosyan, intern and Ron Wickham mentor

Arsen Totosyan, intern,
and Ron Wickham mentor

All interns: Never Sargsyan,  Arsen Totosyan, Artyom Alexanyan, Sargis Havakimyan, Arpik Hakobyan, Serozh Gulakian, Aretik Neksisyan, Narine Aleksanyan, Krist Marukyan and Garik Sergeyan

Never Sargsyan, Arsen Totosyan, Artyom Alexanyan, Sargis Havakimyan, Arpik Hakobyan, Serozh Gulakian, Aretik Neksisyan, Narine Aleksanyan, Krist Marukyan and Garik Sergeyan


Never Sargsyan and Judy Anderson

Never Sargsyan and Judy Anderson

Artyum Alexanyan and Arsen Totosyan

Artyum Alexanyan and Arsen Totosyan


Armenian dance

Armenian dance

Bob Anderson, President of IRIS, Arsen Torosyan and Ron Wickman

Bob Anderson, President of IRIS, Arsen Torosyan and Ron Wickman


Mr. Robert Anderson, President of IRIS and Vladimir Bassis, Director of the program, present certificates to Arsen Torosyan, Narine Aleksanyan, Serozh Gulakian, Garik Sergeyan, Arpik Hakobyan, Artyom Alexanyan, Sargis Havakimyan, Krist Marukyan, Never Sargsyan and Aretik Nersisyan

Mr. Robert Anderson, President of IRIS and Vladimir Bassis, Director of the program, present certificates to Arsen Torosyan, Narine Aleksanyan, Serozh Gulakian, Garik Sergeyan, Arpik Hakobyan, Artyom Alexanyan, Sargis Havakimyan, Krist Marukyan, Never Sargsyan and Aretik Nersisyan


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