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Welcome to the Los Angeles Chapter Chapter of the Triple X Fraternity.  This year’s officers include Brothers Gary Zakarian, Master; Guy Injayan, Junior Master; Sam Donebedian, Jr., Recording Secretary; Derik Ghookasian, Corresponding Secretary; Ron Roopenian, Treasurer; and Steve Chalebian, Sergeant of Arms.

 2017-2018  Los Angeles Chapter Contact/Corresponding Secretary:

Bro. Derik Ghookasian
Email: derikg@ararathome.org

How to Use this Site:  Use the drop down menu at the top to get a list of officers, visit our history, see upcoming events, and how to contact us.

A little about us – The Los Angeles Chapter joins with its sister chapters in congratulating all Trexmen in the survival and vitality of the Fraternity, and looks forward to continued social and fraternal success.

The Los Angeles Chapter has been proud to host numerous Conventions over the years, and has graciously lent many of its leaders to guide this Fraternity as Grand Master, namely Bros. Mardie J. Bakjian, Paul Bozajian, Henry Zakian, Andy Bakjian, Heront Jay Julian, Herb Elmassian, Joe Kellejian, Sr., Ray Hovey, Joe Zorigian, Aram Poladian, J. Gregory Avedesian, David Maseredjian, Mel Shanoian, Nick Nigosian, Jeff Hazarian, Vaughn Vartanian, and John Casparian.

Now a little recent photo history…

2018 CENTINENIAL CONVENTION  – FRESNO

The 100 year celebration of the Triple X Fraternity occurred at the 89th Annual Convention hosted by the Fresno, Selma, and Sequoia Chapters of our fraternity.  Thirty Nine members of the Los Angeles Chapter attended the convention along with their families resulting in a participation of over 52 persons from our fraternal family in Los Angeles.  Highlights of  Convention included the Los Angeles Chapter receiving the CHapter of the Year trophy as received by Master Michael Mooradian from Grand Master Gregg Chorbadjian.

 

Chapter of the Year 2018

MIDTERM CONVENTION – FRESNO

A strong showing at the Midterm convention with PGMs Greg Avedesian, Nick Nigosian, Mel Shanoian, Jeff Hazarian, Vaughn Vartanian and John Casparian, along with Grand Secretary Shant Dergazarian, Master Michael Mooradian, and Brothers Gary Zakarian, Mike Kourtjian, PM John Missakian, Vaughn Vartainian, Jr., Michael Nigosian, Ralph Dergazarian, and Boghos Patigian.

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VOLUNTEER DAY – LOS ANGELES FOOD BANK – March 10, 2018

Los Angeles Brothers and families join others in volunteering at the Los Angeles Food Bank.  From hand packing pairs, to sorting and distributing commodities completed a fufilling day of giving back.  Following the service, the group reconvened at Phillipes for fellowship and fun!

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INSTALLATION BANQUET – 2016

Some photos of the 2016 Installation Banquet – A great time was had by all.  Grand Master Greg Safoyan from the Palm Desert Chapter joined our chapter event along with 6 of our Past Grand Masters.  The evening recognized the installation of Brother John Missakian as Master of the Los Angeles Chapter this year along with his officers.  Brother Michael Mooradian was honored with the prestiges Ken Khteian Award for Trexman of the Year 2016.  Brother Jimmy Gondjian was awarded a Life Time Achievement Award for his longstanding service to our Chapter.  Jimmy’s award highlighted a raffle ticket in recognition of his inherent ability to win all the raffles!!

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Brother Michael Mooradian and his wife Cheryl Kaprielian Mooradian showing the Ken Khetian Award.

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A tribute to our lost Brother James Gondjian who passed into peace in December 2017.

 

DAY AT THE RACES – 2018

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Brother Estephanian” horse blowing the Exacta…its only money…as long as we are having fun…right?

2018 CHAPTER MEETING BBQ

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Where there’s smoke…Brothers grilling for the chapter and enjoying some fraternal bonding.

 

2018 ARMENIAN OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT

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Brothers getting ready to Tee Off!

2018 WIVES NIGHT OUT

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An evening at the Holiday Bowl was a good time for all our brothers and our wives!

2018 TREX  MIDTERM – FRESNO

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2017 Ararat Picnic

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The entire Chapter provides work of management and labor for the Ararat Armenian Home’s annual fundraising picnic.  Brothers and their wives are everywhere from shishing, cooking, BBQ, serving, washing, etc.  A great time for all!!

2017 STAG

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The Brothers gathering for the annual Stag in Palo Mesa – fun times of brotherhood and golf!

2016 Family Christmas Party

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Armenian Home annual Christmas Party – how the children anxiously wait for Santa Claus!