October 7, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jenny Mankerian
tel: (818) 500-1918

SOCIAL GATHERINGS, NETWORKING MIXERS PART OF ‘ANC GRASSROOTS’ WEEKEND

GLENDALE, CA — The Armenian National Committee – Western Region (ANC-WR) has announced that participants will have the opportunity to enjoy three social gatherings throughout the ‘ANC Grassroots’ weekend, taking place at the Universal Sheraton Hotel.

On Wednesday, November 23, the Armenian National Committee Professional Network (ANC-PN) will host the “Grassroots Weekend Kickoff” cocktail mixer at the Baja Pool Bar at the Universal Sheraton.

On Friday, November 25, ANC Grassroots participants will take a special, 2-hour Hollywood bus tour before heading back for the “Lights, Camera, Activate” panel that will launch the weekend’s activities. On Friday night guests will enjoy a hosted cocktail reception in the Starview Room – a pristine space of floor-to-ceiling windows whose 21st-story vantage point offers views of the Universal Studios back lot, and the Hollywood Hills.

On Saturday, November 26, guests will enjoy an evening of dancing and festivities in the Grand Ballroom following the ANCA-WR Annual Banquet.

The three-day ANC Grassroots program is a groundbreaking weekend of workshops and panel presentations that will educate the community about civic leadership arising from grassroots efforts. ANC Grassroots will bookend the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Annual Banquet, which will take place on Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m.

ANC Grassroots and the Annual Banquet are open to interested individuals throughout the entire United States, and participants are encouraged to register early.

Tickets for the ANC-PN poolside mixer are $10, and the event is open to the public. Tickets for ANC Grassroots, which includes the Friday night cocktail in the Starview Room; as well as conference sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, which include breakfast, post-banquet dance, and a keynote luncheon on Sunday, are $150. Tickets for the Annual Banquet are $200. Those interested in attending the Annual Banquet and ANC Grassroots can purchase a package for $300.

Students with valid ID can purchase discounted tickets to the Annual Banquet and Conference.

The Armenian National Committee – Western Region is the largest and most influential 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 ANC-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of issues.

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