May 13, 2020
For Immediate Release
Contact: Armen Sahakyan
tel. (818) 500-1918

ANCA-WR Announces Unprecedented 2020 Virtual Gala Banquet

GLENDALE, CA – Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and health concerns, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced that the organization will hold its annual Gala Banquet virtually. The Virtual Gala Banquet is set for Sunday, October 4, 2020.

“Despite the challenges we are all facing due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, our work in service of the Armenian Cause goes on strong as ever,” remarked ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian, Esq. “We are excited to creatively leverage modern technology to deliver a spectacular and exciting virtual experience for all our guests, recognize deserving honorees, highlight the organization’s significant accomplishments in the past year as well as chart the work still ahead of us.”

The ANCA-WR Gala is eagerly anticipated each year as the premier event for the Armenian-American community, where over a thousand supporters, community leaders, public officials, and coalition partners come together annually to acknowledge and encourage the work of the organization and to pay homage to honorees whose contribution to the Armenian Cause is recognized each year. As the largest event of its kind, the annual ANCA-WR Gala serves as a catalyst to unify the community around the Armenian Cause in all its facets, highlighting the many accomplishments of the most effective and well-organized grassroots advocacy organization in the Armenian Diaspora.

More details about the 2020 Virtual Gala will be released in the coming weeks.

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region is the largest and most influential nonpartisan Armenian-American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANCA-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian-American community on a broad range of issues in pursuit of the Armenian Cause.