Lifelong ANC of Merrimack Valley Activist Joseph Dagdigian to receive Cardashian Award at Gala

BOSTON, MA — The Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) will be honoring long-time ANC of Merrimack Valley activist Joseph Dagdigian with the ANCA Eastern Region Vahan Cardashian Award at its 17th Annual Gala on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel.

The annual Vahan Cardashian Award is given to an ANCA-ER activist(s) who demonstrates long-standing leadership and success on behalf of the Armenian Cause. The award is named in honor of the late Vahan Cardashian, who led the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia (ACIA), the precursor to the Armenian National Committee of America.

“We are honored to present the ANCA Eastern Region Vahan Cardashian Award to Mr. Joseph Dagdigian – Unger Joe – an extremely deserving individual whose dedication to the Armenian community and cause is admirable. He will join a long list of deserving activists whose work has been the backbone of our efforts for decades. We look forward to recognizing him and the other deserving activists at our gala in Boston on October 7,” said gala chair Ara Nazarian.