The JMP–L Community Development staff and Core Committee met with community members on January 30, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., to inform residents about the program and the move of its offices to New Marash. The meeting was held at the Pagour Aghasarkissian hall of the St. Sarkis Church in New Sis.
On behalf of the Community Development Program Core Committee, Aline Manjikian addressed attendees, noting that this meeting was going to be followed by similar meetings to stay continuously connected with the residents and inform them regularly about the activities of the committee throughout the year.
Afterwards, a DVD (prepared by the Community Development team) was shown, presenting the community development activities in the past year.
A Q&A session followed Ladoyan’s speech.
The last speaker was Maria Dekermenjian, a Community Development staff member, who stressed that the cooperative relation between the staff and the residents, as well as the activities in the municipal residential buildings area, will not cease thanks to the committee.