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BARI NEWS Nov 15, 2012 INSIDE THIS ISSUE: EMPLOYMENT

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GREEN IN YEREVAN Though we are surrounded by autumn reds and golds in Yerevan right now, there are still some places where you can find green. Here are some organizations and shops that offer organic food and products in any season in and around Yerevan. One of the most eco-friendly companies working to provide fresh organic agricultural products is the Green Lane NGO, www.greenlane.am. Their mission statement reads, “We work to help farmers improve and sustain their businesses and to make our contribution to securing healthy and safe agriculture products for consumers!” Our Embassy Commissary works with Green Lane to provide organic products to our employees. A favorite green spot in Yerevan is The Green Bean Coffee Shop (thegreenbean.am). It opened only a couple of months ago but has already earned its place in the heart of many. 100 percent smoke free, featuring fresh baked goods, soups, and organic coffees and teas, they are not merely a coffee shop. They advertise, “Our beans are roasted fresh, and held in sealed containers until they are brewed fresh for you, our friends and customers.” Visit this beautiful café right in the center at Amiryan 10. The Green Day Organic Store (organicclub.am) is the best place for advocates of healthy food and organic products. The store was created by the USDA CARD Foundation. The products in this store include tea and coffee, desserts and chocolate, pasta, oils and dressings, cosmetics and cleaning supplies. Find this store at Azatutyan Ave 1/21, up the Cascade and behind Victory Park. If you are looking for fresh organic cosmetics, one of the most pleasant stores to visit is Fresh Line. The products include shampoos, face creams, masks, soaps, and other skin care products. The shop has also skin care products for babies. See their Facebook page for products http://www.facebook.com/FreshLineArmenia, and visit their store in Yerevan’s center at Moskovyan 28. HyeLandz Eco Village Resort (www.hyelandz.com) is a beautiful place outside Yerevan where you can enjoy a day or more in an ecologically friendly atmosphere. They describe the property, “Although all the houses are fully equipped with all the modern conveniences you'd expect for comfort and ease, you’ll find it much more interesting to spend the whole day outside, in the splendid surroundings of the resort. HyeLandz is a fantastic resort where you and your family can see a great variety of domestic animals, plants and trees. ” HyeLandz is located in Geghadir village.

The Bari News is a newsletter published every Thursday by the Community Liaison Office of the United States Embassy in Yerevan. The CLO publishes articles, announcements, and occasionally unpaid commercial offers judged of general interest to the Mission community. Contributions are welcome from all members of the community, but are subject to editing and approval by the CLO and the Management Officer. Neither the CLO nor the U.S. Embassy endorses or makes any representations about the private events, activities, or advertisements featured in the newsletter.


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AMERICAN EMBASSY YEREVAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO: POSITION: OPENING DATE: CLOSING DATE: WORK HOURS: SALARY:

All Interested Candidates/All Sources Industrial HVAC Technician November 2, 2012 November 16, 2012 Full-time: 40 hours/week *Ordinarily Resident (OR) - FSN-7; *Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): - FP-7

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia is seeking an individual for the position of Industrial HVAC Technician in the Facilities Maintenance Office (FM).

FOREIGN NATIONAL STUDENT INTERN ANNOUNCEMENT—Public Affairs Section American Embassy, Yerevan Opening Date: 11/05/12; Closing Date: 11/19/12 Duration of Internship: 6 months Work Hours: 10-20 hours per week Compensation: There is no compensation for volunteer work. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Deal with logistics related to meetings, visits, arrangement of events, etc. Handle correspondence. Make phone calls and help with filing. Maintain, update and follow up on Contact Database. Assist Public Affairs Section with special projects. Must have fluency (level IV) in English, Armenian, and Russian. Must be computer literate. Must be familiar of the current political-economic situation in the country. Must possess general office management skills.

See the US Embassy Yerevan website for details http://www.usa.am/cms/announcements.php


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CULTURAL EVENTS CALENDAR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15 19:00 Flowers of Evil. Mimodrama in 1 act / State Pantomime Theater 21:00 Yeva Sujyan & Alien Time / Stop Music Club FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 19:00 Guitar Music Night. Grigoryan Samvel / Naregatsi Art Institute 20:00 Solosits Irina Zakyan, soprano; Hovhannes Ayvazyan, tenor / Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall 21:00 Vordan Karmir / Stop Music Club SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 12:30 14:00 The Real Friend. Ruben Marukhyan. Musical Performance / Yerevan State Marionette Theatre 20:00 In Memory of John Cage / American University of Armenia , Akian Art Gallery 20:00 Music Cascade: NAIRI. Five Years on Stage / Cafesjian Center for the Arts 21:00 Another Story / Stop Music Club SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 21:00 The Drive Dreamers / Stop Music Club

Find more events here: http://www.toms.am/ http://www.yerevanguide.am/ http://www.visitarm.com/culturalevents.html http://www.cmf.am/Calendar


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The Shuka section of Bari News is intended for the personal use of employees of the US Embassy Yerevan. Bari News carries no paid advertising but occasionally includes commercial or other special offers judged to be of interest to the Embassy community. The submission deadline is the Monday before publication. All late submissions will be published in the next issue. Please submit items as unformatted text by email to CLOYerevan@state.gov. You must include your name, telephone number and/or email address. Ads will run for two consecutive issues and may be resubmitted once after one month. AUTO Honda Accord for sale: 2005 Japan made, free of import customs tax in Armenia, since the car is more than 3 years in Armenia (but not used), 85,000 km on the European roads, 2,000 liter petrol engine, sport model. Mechanical transmission, blue color, 6 air -bags. Please call: 091 225 634 (Maria). 15,000 USD (negotiable)

FOR SALE: BMW320i 1993/1994. 240,000 km. In good condition. Tax paid. $2900.

HOUSEKEEPER/ NANNY HOUSEKEEPER/NANNY: Liana Sahakyan seeks a position as a part-time housekeeper and/or nanny. Liana has experience as a housekeeper, personal shopper, babysitter and nanny. She is highly dependable and shows up to work without fail. Liana understands English and is fluent in Russian and Armenian. She can be reached at (099) 77 11 59 or 26 85 95. HOUSEKEEPER: Lilia Asatryan has worked with American families for ten years. Lilia keeps the house sparkling clean. She is a fantastic cook and her ironing looks professional. She is punctual, scrupulous and highly recommended. Lilia speaks enough English to communicate about her work. Call her on her cell phone 091 66 49 83 or at home 28 32 65. FOR SALE FOR SALE: Full Snowboard Package. Rossignol “Digger” Snowboard (116cm). Burton “Grom” Bindings Small (shoe size 2-6). LTD Boots (Size 6). The Snowboard is lightly used, no damage, base and deck surface scratch free. Bindings are 2 seasons old and in great shape. Boots are solid and lightly worn. This is my sons “starter” board, he has outgrown it but board has a lot of life left.. Asking $150. Call 098-474-227 FOR SALE: Clothes steamer (110VOLT/1800VATT) New - 70 USD. CONTACT 098 11 91 22.

FOR SALE: Sports Nutrition Supplements - Shakeology http://www.shakeology.com/ "The healthiest meal of the day", 3 Greenberry flavor 30-serving 2 lb. bags - $105 each or $300 for all three (retail $120/bag). Accelerade Sports Drink http://www.pacifichealthlabs.com/fuel/ accelerade-protein-powered-sports-drink.html 4:1 ratio of carbs to protein. Call or SMS 098 432 842 FOR SALE: Arc'teryx Men's Gamma Polartec softshell jacket (lightly used, older model); size: XXL; http://arcteryx.com/Product.aspx?EN/ Mens/Jackets/Gamma-MX-Jacket; Breathable, articulated soft shell jacket; ideal for alpine climbing and backcountry activities; 5 pockets (2 chest, 2 hand-warmer, 1 left arm); color: taupe; price: 25,000 AMD (~$60). Call or SMS 098 432 842 FOR SALE: Stride Rite Girl’s Shoes. Size 6W. Never been worn; excellent brand recommended by US podiatrists. $40. Girls Black Patent Leather Shoes. Size 5.5. In impeccable shape. 3000AMD. Ikea Coffee Cups. 5 white/5 royal blue. In very good shape and barely used. 3000AMD for 10. English/Russian Dictionary. Brand new. Produced by Oxford. 4000AMD. Retails at $38. For further details, please contact mollywynnowen@gmail.com


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