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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

California State Controller John Chiang Praises ANC-WR Grassroots Efforts

LOS ANGELES–Members of the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region (ANC-WR) met with California State Controller John Chiang on Tuesday, August 7, 2007. Those in attendance included State Controller John Chiang, ANC-WR Board Members Souzi Zerounian-Khanzadian, Aida Dimejian, Leonard Manoukian and Raffi Hamparian and ANC-WR Executive Director Andrew Kzirian. The meeting was held to discuss

East Valley ANC Meets with Congressman Howard Berman

VAN NUYS–Members of the East San Fernando Valley ANC and ANC-WR on August 21, met with Congressman Howard Berman (D-28). The meeting was held to discuss issues of concern to the local Armenian American community in the San Fernando Valley. Those in attendance included ESFV member Teresa Petrosyan, ANC-WR Board Member Avo Ovayan, ANC-WR Executive

Utah ANC Discusses H. Res. 106 with Congressman Cannon

PROVO, Utah–Members of the Armenian National Committee of Utah (Utah ANC) and the Armenian National Committee ‘s Western Region recently visited the office of Congressman Chris Cannon in Provo, Utah to discuss issues of concern to the local Armenian American community. Congressman Chris Cannon represents the 3rd Congressional District of Utah which covers areas of

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