On the 60th wedding anniversary of Dr. Vartkes and Mary Najarian, at a gala banquet in Glendale, California, and in the presence of family and friends, their son Ara Najarian informed the guests about the formation of $500,000 charitable trust to be used for education and health, preferably for the military families of Armenia and Karabakh.
Dr. Vartkes and Mary Najarian both graduate of AUR moved to the United States sixty two years ago. They have been very active in helping Armenia in the health field.
The Najarians are also parents of councilman Ara Najarian, as well as Armen, Raffi, and Maro Yacoubian. They have nine grandchildren.