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September 22, 2016 in Annual Gala, News

Cem Ozdemir and German Bundestag to Receive Freedom Award at ANCA-WR Annual Gala Banquet

Los Angeles, CA – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that Cem Ozdemir, an individual Member of the German Parliament who is of Turkic descent, and the German Bundestag collectively will be honored with the 2016 ANCA-WR Freedom Award for their courage in resisting pressure from the Turkish government to introduce and pass a resolution formally recognizing the Armenian Genocide as well as Germany’s complicity in this crime against humanity. In an historic and unprecendented show of unity, every political party faction within the German Bundestag as well as the Federal President Joachim Gauck, the President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert, and Chancellor Angela Merkel all joined together in supporting a motion spearheaded since 2015 by Green Party Chairman Cem…

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September 16, 2016 in Annual Gala, News

Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr and the Kerr Family to be Awarded with the 2016 Humanitarian Award at ANCA-WR Gala

Los Angeles, CA – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that Golden State Warriors head coach and six time NBA champion Steve Kerr and the Kerr family will be honored with the 2016 ANCA-WR Humanitarian Award in recognition of their exemplary work through three generations, starting with the Near East Relief during and after the Armenian Genocide and continuing through the present time. The Kerr family will accept the award at the Gala Banquet on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles and a special video presentation by Coach Kerr will be shared with attendees. Kerr’s grandparents, the late Dr. Stanley E. Kerr and his wife Elsa Reckman Kerr, were instrumental in establishing the…

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September 15, 2016 in News

ANCA-Western Region Announces 2016-2018 Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA – Early this week, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2016-2018 term, consisting of an 11-member combination of returning and new volunteers: Nora Hovsepian, Esq., Chair Hermineh Pakhanians, Treasurer Souzi Zerounian-Khanzadian, Secretary Steve Artinian Sako Berberian Berdj Karapetian Joseph Kaskanian Raffi Kassabian, Esq Nareg Kitsinian, Esq. Ashod Mooradian, Esq. Anahid Oshagan, Esq. ANCA-WR staff members are: Elen Asatryan, Executive Director Tereza Yerimyan, Government Affairs Director Haig Baghdassarian, Esq., Chief Legislative Consultant Simon Maghakyan, Community Development Coordinator Lori Sinanian, Projects Coordinator “The new ANCA Western Region Board of Directors has gotten off to a strong start and is enthusiastically prepared to meet the many challenges facing our community in its pursuit…

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