Greek and Armenian Michiganders Raise Funds for Peters’ Senate Campaign



SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — On Thursday, October 30, representatives of the Armenian and Greek communities of Southeast Michigan, led by Raffi Urlian, Charles R. Yessaian and Ted Andris, visited Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI) and his chief of staff, Eric Feldman, in their Senate Campaign office, ahead of the November 4 election, in order to discuss issues of importance to the respective communities including: Genocide Recognition, the Nagorno Karabagh stalemate, the illegal occupation of Cyprus as well as the plight of Christians in Syria and Iraq.

In addition, this group presented a sizable donation to Peters’ race for the Senate being vacated by long time Pro-Armenian and Pro-Greek senator, Carl Levin.

This joint effort of support for candidates by the Detroit Chapters of the Armenian Democratic Liberal party, the Armenian National Committee of America and the Greek community marks a proud moment for the respective organizations in their communities.

Pictured are, from left, Charles R. and Tulie Yessaian, Ted and Dolly Andris, Congressman Gary Peters, Phil Mooradian, Paul Kulhanjian, Eric Feldman and Peter McElroy.

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