LAS VEGAS, NV – The Armenian Council of America (ACA) met with freshman Congressman Cresent Hardy to discuss Armenian-American causes and issues and provide him with an update regarding the rapidly growing Armenian-American community in Southern Nevada.

“As an elected representative of a growing Armenian American constituency, I am excited about working with the ACA to advance issues that the community holds close to their heart’s,” said Congressman Hardy. “I am committed to the prosperity of the 4th Congressional District and pledge my support for the Armenian American community. As a testament to that commitment, I have decided to join the Armenian Caucus.”

“It was truly an honor to discuss with Congressman Hardy, issues that are important to the Armenian American community,” said ACA Chairman, Sevak Khatchadorian. “His willingness to support our causes, and desire to help the community are commendable, and we are looking forward to working with the Congressman on many projects.”

Congressman Hardy was elected to serve as representative of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District which encompasses most of northern Clark County, part of Lyon County, and all of Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye and White Pine counties.

The Armenian Council of America is a grassroots organization dedicated to work 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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