The Children’s Center Council of Friends held their second annual holiday charity dinner earlier this month. The dinner took place at the chic Ojakh restaurant in Yerevan. The council of Friends is a group of government officials, civil servants, and members of Armenia’s businesscommunity who support FAR’s Children’s Center.
Mrs. Bella Kotcharyan, Armenia’s former first lady, opened the program by thanking all supporters of FAR’s Children’s Center. The beneficiary children provided entertainment for the guests, and charitable contributions totaled to almost 5.5 million AMD. In early 2010, The Children’s Center and the Council of Friends will propose a plan for the allocation of the funds.