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ANC-WR Kicks off Spring Internship Session

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee Western Region (ANC-WR) Internship-Externship Program (IEP) commenced its spring session on January 22nd. Participating in the regional program are three students from Crescenta Valley High School. Assigned a range of projects, the participants will work with ANC-WR staff and board members between now and early May. The spring session interns

LA Kings, ANC-WR to Host First Ever Armenian Heritage Night

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles Kings are offering a special Armenian Heritage ticket package to their fans for the Kings – Atlanta Thrashers game at STAPLES Center on February 16. Fans who purchase the Armenian Heritage Package will receive a discounted ticket to the game, along with a pass to a private post-game party at Club

Genocide Survivor Ghazaros Kademian Passes Away

LOS ANGELES–Ghazaros Kademian, a longtime ANCA supporter and one of the oldest remaining survivors of the Armenian Genocide passed away on January 24 at his home in Glendale, California. Kademian, who was born in the historic city of Zeitoun in 1907, lived a life full of faith and dedication. Over the past several years he

Washington Abuzz like Never Before

The nation’s capital is abuzz with activity, excitement and sheer anticipation of the Presidential Inauguration. A visitor from Central New York called it a "happy place," while one Virginia resident said she had not seen the city like this "ever." To walk around the city is like participating in a national celebration. The laughter and

ANC Gears Up for Massive Voter Registration Drive

LOS ANGELES–An unprecedented voter registration drive has been put under way by the Armenian National Committee-Western Region (ANC-WR) for the upcoming local and state elections in Southern California. Volunteers, led by Voter Registration Coordinator Christopher Yemenidjian will be coordinating the drive in an effort to increase Armenian American voter registration throughout the greater Los Angeles

ANC-WR’s Look Back at 2008

LOS ANGELES–Over the course of the past year, the Armenian National Committee-Western Region ushered in new heights of progress and development in community efforts. A few highlights of the year included record-breaking attendance for the annual banquet, town hall meetings across the western United States, the controversy surrounding Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch and the further advancement

ANC-WR Intern Mikael Kourinian Secures Position with Civilian Research and Development Foundation

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region announced this week that ANC-WR Internship Externship Program (ANC-WR IEP) participant Mikael Kourinian has accepted a position with the Civilian Research and Development Foundation. The CRDF is a non-profit, public/private hybrid organization founded under the auspices of the National Science Foundation and through the authorization of the United States

ANC-WR Intern Mikael Kourinian Secures Position with CRDF

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region announced this week that ANC-WR Internship Externship Program (ANC-WR IEP) participant Mikael Kourinian has accepted a position with the Civilian Research and Development Foundation. The CRDF is a non-profit, public/private hybrid organization founded under the auspices of the National Science Foundation and through the authorization of the United States

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