Rev. Krikor AghabalOghlu, in FAPC, USA

An Armenian pastor whose ministry is based in the Republic of Turkey will speak at the oldest Armenian Church in the State of California.
Reverend Krikor Aghabaloghlu will keynote the Spring 2008 Dinner of the First Armenian Presbyterian Church Men’s Fellowship.
The dinner event, honoring the faith and sacrifices of the Armenian Martyrs of 1915, will take place on Tuesday evening, April 29, 2008, at the church campus, 430 South First Street at Huntington Boulevard in Fresno.
The evening will begin with ethnic appetizers at 6:30 p.m. and continue with a barbecue steak and chicken dinner at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and reservations, at $10 per person, may be made by calling George Karkazian at (559) 434-9009.

The keynote speaker was born in 1957 in Arapkir, Turkey near the confluence of the Eastern and Western branches of the Euphrates Rivers. After receiving his early education in his native city and Malatya Province, Aghabaloghlu matriculated at the University of Istanbul, a state institution dating to A.D. 1453. He majored in the history of Turkey as an undergraduate and received a Bachelors of Education Degree in 1979.