ANCA Burbank 10th Anniversary Banquet

On Friday, April 26, 2019, the ANCA Burbank chapter celebrated its 10th anniversary with a banquet held at Arbat Banquet Hall in Burbank. Archpriest Fr. Gomidas Torossian attended and read the message of H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate.

His Eminence commended the ANCA’s noble mission of advancing our cause and pursuing our rights, and the conviction and unwavering resolve with which its members work, praying for the Lord to bless and guide them in their service in the years to come.

Dr. Souzy Ohanian served as the evening’s MC. The keynote speaker was Tereza Yerimyan, Director of the ANCA “Hovig Apo Saghdejian” Capital Gateway Program in Washington, D.C. Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy delivered her congratulatory remarks.

The evening featured an awards ceremony. Burbank Fire Chief Eric Garcia was awarded the “William Saroyan Award for Community Activism,” the Armenian Youth Federation Youth Corps the “Karekin Njdeh Award for Youth Activism,” former chairman Zareh Khachatourian was recognized as the organization’s “Activist of the Year” and was presented with the “Vahan Cardashian Award,” and lifelong educator Kevork Sarkissian received the “Moushegh Ishkhan Award.”

 

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