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ANC-WR Board Member Meets with Governor Schwarzenegger

SACRAMENTO–Armenian National Committee’sWestern Region Board Member Hovannes Boghossian and his wife Silva Boghossian were invited to a reception honoring the Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California. Over 100 people attended the event, including former State Assembly Speaker and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and various other elected officials. “Governor Schwarzenegger

ANC-WR Summer Interns Learn About The Power of Media at Asbarez and Horizon TV offices

GLENDALE–Armenian National Committee-Western Regopm Internship-Externship Program participants on August 7 toured the Asbarez and Horizon TV offices where they were introduced to the day to day operations of Armenian American media outlets. Led by Ara Khachatourian, the English Edition Editor of Asbarez, and Harry Vorperian, the General Manager of Horizon TV, the interns learned about

Hacob Shirvanian to Be Honored At ANC-Western Region Banquet

LOS ANGELES–Longtime community activist and Armenian National Committee supporter Hacob Shirvanian will be honored with the ANC Legacy Award at the organization’s banquet this fall. The honor is among the organization’s highest awards and is being granted to Shirvanian for his decades of support for the ANC. The banquet, which is set to be a

ANC-WR to Honor Sen. Robert Menendez at 2007 Annual Banquet

LOS ANGELES–On occasion, an elected official in Washington, D.C. rises so far above the fray and serves the interests of justice, liberty and freedom, that it makes all Americans proud beyond belief. United States Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, who has placed a legislative hold on genocide denier Richard Hoagland’s nomination to serve as

ANCA Leo Sarkisian Intern Focus: Dzovak Kazandjian

WASHINGTON–Dzovak Kazandjian, a member of the South Bay ANC and a participant in this year’s Leo Sarkisian Internship (LSI) program, is in Washington this summer working to advance the Armenian Cause. Dzovak was selected in May of this year to be one of four individuals from California to serve in the distinguished ANCA "Leo Sarkisian"

ANCA Welcomes House Adoption of Sudan Divestment Measure

WASHINGTON–In yet another blow to Khartoum’s genocidal regime, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation this week which would protect the rights of states to divest from Sudan and prohibit U.S. government contracts with companies that disproportionately benefit the Sudanese government, reported the Armenian National Committee of America. The legislation, H.R.180, which was sponsored by

ANCA Intern Focus: West San Fernando Valley’s Shant Hagopian

WASHINGTON–Shant Hagopian, a member of the West San Fernando Valley ANC and a participant in this year’s Leo Sarkisian Internship program, is in Washington this summer supporting the Armenian Cause. Shant was selected in May of this year to be one of four individuals from California to serve in the distinguished ANCA "Leo Sarkisian" Internship

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