GRANADA HILLS, Calif.–Congressman Brad Sherman joined supporters of the Armenian National Committee – Political Action Committee on June 1 at a fundraiser held for his Congressional campaign in Granada Hills, California. The event, which drew a strong crowd of politically aware individuals, was hosted by longtime ANC leader Nishan Bostanian and his wife Nairi.
"I am dedicated to the effort to recognize the Armenian Genocide in the House of Representatives," remarked Congressman Sherman. "I will continue to work for foreign aid for Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh and for a fair American foreign policy in the Caucasus. My friends at the ANC-PAC have provided valuable support and counsel in that effort," the Congressman added.
ANC-PAC supporters from throughout Los Angeles County attended the event in support of Congressman Sherman’s re-election campaign. The Congressman has been a longtime supporter of issues important to his constituents in the San Fernando Valley. The Congressman is well known for his work in ending the denial of the Armenian Genocide and promoting a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabagh.
Congressman Sherman was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1997 with the full support of the ANC-PAC. Congressman Sherman’s Congressional District in the San Fernando Valley includes Northridge, Granada Hills, Tarzana, Burbank and other areas with a high concentration of Armenian Americans. Congressman Sherman is a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and presently serves as the Chairman for the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade.
The Armenian National Committee – Political Action Committee (ANC-PAC) has announced plans to host a fundraiser in support of Congressman Adam Schiff’s re-election campaign on July 5, 2007 in Los Angeles. The event will be held at the home of longtime ANC-PAC supporters Harout and Vicky Marashlian in the city of Burbank.
"The ANC-PAC is excited to be hosting an event for one of the best leaders the Armenian American community has ever had in the U.S. Congress, Adam Schiff," commented ANC-PAC spokesperson Ara Papazian. "Congressman Schiff’s leadership on so many issues important to his constituents in California’s 29th Congressional District is deeply appreciated by the ANC-PAC," Papazian added.
The ANC-PAC’s event will be held on July 5th at 7 p.m. Donations levels are set in the following categories; Platinum Sponsor: $2,300, Gold Sponsor: $1,000 and Individual tickets: $200. Please make all checks payable to Schiff for Congress. To RSVP for this very special event individuals are encouraged to contact the Angineh Babaian at the ANC-PAC at (818) 521-4901.
Congressman Schiff represents California’s 29th Congressional District, including the communities of Alhambra, Altadena, Burbank, Glendale, Griffith Park, Monterey Park, Pasadena, San Gabriel, South Pasadena and Temple City. The Congressman was elected in November 2000 after the most costly House race in U.S. history. Prior to his election to the House of Representatives, Congressman Schiff completed a four-year term as State Senator for California’s 21st State Senate District. Adam Schiff is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. Adam, and his wife, Eve have two children, Alexa Marion and Elijah Harris.
The ANC-PAC is a non-partisan federally registered political action committee established to support campaign committees for Members of Congress who share the values of the Armenian American community. The ANC-PAC is at the forefront of efforts to ensure that the voice of the Armenian American community is clearly heard in our nation’s capital. The ANC-PAC continues a century old tradition of Armenian Americans engagement on the public policy issues facing national political leaders, both in the U.S. Congress and the White House.