Glendale, CA – To celebrate the holiday season and wrap up a year of legislative success and historical victories, the Armenian Council of America hosted a holiday party and open house on Sunday, December 14 at the ACA office in Glendale.

Among the many guests, dignitaries and community leaders who enjoyed the festivities was Congressman Adam Schiff who expressed his gratitude to the Armenian American community for all their years of support for him and his legislative work in Washington. He reiterated his love for the Armenian community and discussed the importance of civic involvement.

Glendale City Clerk Ardashses “Ardy” Kassakhian, Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustee Scott Svonkin, Mary Manoukian, representing Assemblymember Mike Gatto, former Assemblymember Anthony Portantino, Glendale City Council candidate Vartan Gharpetian, Los Angeles City Council Candidate Rostom Sarkissian all stopped by to wish everyone a joyous and prosperous holiday season.

“I’m very proud of our organization and all we have accomplished this past year,” said ACA Chairman Sevak Khatchadorian. “Although we have achieved a great deal of success, our work is not over. We should utilize this opportunity to work even harder in the upcoming years to not only advance Armenian causes, but to also invigorate the future generations of Armenian Americans who will carry the baton of advocacy into the future and beyond.”

The Armenian Council of America is a grassroots organization dedicated to working with all political leaders, offering Armenian related news, analysis and resources for policymakers, media, students and activists, advocating issues important to Armenian Americans. The Armenian Council of America aims to strengthen U.S. – Armenia and U.S. – Nagorno Karabakh ties, the development of programs promoting sustainable economic growth and good governance in Armenia, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship.

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