BURBANK–The Armenian National Committee of Burbank will host its 3rd Annual Banquet on Sunday, May 18 at 5 p.m. at Arbat Banquet Hall, 711 S. San Fernando Road in Burbank. The evening will include a social hour, silent auction, dinner and program.
All profits from the event will go to the ANC’s Washington, DC office, to continue the fight for justice for the Armenian Genocide, a stronger Armenia, and a free and independent Nagorno-Karabakh.
ANCA Executive Director, Aram Hamparian, will be in attendance, as will the event’s Honorary Chairman Assemblymember Paul Krekorian.
This annual tradition draws more than 300 ANC supporters, who attend to hear updates on various efforts the ANC is undertaking at all levels of government, to listen to political leaders and to simply pay tribute to volunteers, who have made the ANC Burbank one of the most active local affiliates in the country.
At this event, the ANC Burbank is honored to have the Honorable Adam Schiff, U.S. Representative, CA 29th District, as it Keynote Speaker.
Congressman Schiff is the co-sponsor of HR 106, the Armenian Genocide Resolution, passed last year in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
San Fernando Valley Congressman Brad Sherman will also be joining the banquet to share his remarks. He has has been a strong spokesman for HR 106 and an important member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The ANC of Burbank is one of the most accomplished chapters of the Armenian National Committee of America, which is the largest and most influential Armenian-American grassroots organization, actively advancing the concerns of the hundreds of thousands of Armenian-Americans.
The ANC of Burbank promotes and serves the local community by working and developing grassroots programs, such as: voter registration projects, social services, partnerships with public schools on education regarding the Armenian Genocide, and community relations.
For more information, please visit: www.burbankanc.org or call Silva Kechichian at: (818) 445-0704 & (818) 562-1918.