Happy Christmas and Joyous 2017!

by meleeneh on December 23, 2016

HAPPY CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR FROM THE DERHARTUNIAN FAMILY!
WE WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A JOYOUS AND HEALTHY 2017!

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Family highlights of 2016 (links to blog posts included):

  • Mihran is the ring boy (in an all-cream tuxedo) at Raffi and Angela’s wedding in May.
  • Argam is interviewed by Forbes Magazine, and the magazine names PicsArt one of the 20 best photo editing apps for mobile devices.
  • Mihran starts in the Blue Jay classroom in February and the Owls classroom in August at Second Generation Genentech.
  • Mihran visits the snow for the first time in Lake Tahoe in February.
  • Argam serves as AIWA panel speaker for “Shaping the Next Generation of Future Leaders” held at PicsArt in San Francisco.
  • Argam and Meleeneh attend Genentech’s Give Back Conference and see surprise performances by One Republic, The Killers, P!nk, and Justin Timberlake.
  • Meleeneh travels to Philadelphia in June to attend the Drug Information Agency (DIA) Annual Conference and sees the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
  • The DerHartunian Family travels to Armenia and Georgia during the month of July and celebrates Mihran’s Christening in Dilijan.
  • Meleeneh is appointed the Leadership in Residence (LIR) at Genentech to serve on her department’s Leadership Team for a 6-month rotation.
  • Mihran turns 2! He speaks Armenian fluently and his English skills are improving. He loves music, traveling, the car wash, airplanes, garbage trucks, fire trucks, and reading with mama. His favorite shows are Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, and Masha and Bear. He is preparing for potty training too.
  • Argam celebrates 1-year at PicsArt!
  • The DerHartunian Family travels to Sedona and Phoenix in November, goes hiking in 30°F weather, and enjoys every minute of it.
  • We learn that we will be welcoming a baby boy into our family in May 2017! (Video of gender reveal coming soon!) Mihran wants to name baby brother Tonatsar (Christmas Tree). 😀

We are looking forward to making even greater memories in 2017 and welcoming the newest member of our family! We will be ringing in the new year in Oahu- Aloha!

Love,
Argam, Meleeneh, Mihran, and Baby Boy #2

 

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