WESTMINSTER, Calif.—On September 10, Armenian National Committee of America-Orange County representatives met with Westminster City Council candidate, Dr. Kimberly Ho at her campaign headquarters.
During this informative and productive meeting Dr. Ho presented her plan to improve the financial condition of the City of Westminster and expressed a strong interest in working with all the various groups within the city. ANCA OC representatives discussed concerns of the Armenian American community in Orange County including those living in Westminster, CA, and the potential to encourage young Armenian Americans to become more engaged in and involved in local politics.
Dr. Kimberly Ho is very familiar with Armenians and the culture and history, most notably the Armenian Genocide. She is planning a visit early next month to the Armenian Center, Church, and school to get better acquainted with the Armenian community. Many of the Armenian families in orange County regularly attend Sunday services at Forty Martyrs Armenian Church, AGM Armenian school, and the Armenian Center where most of the community organizations also have their offices including the Armenian National Committee of America – Orange County chapter.
“Dr. Kimberly Ho will be an excellent city councilwoman in and for the city of Westminster and a great friend to the Armenian American community,” said Garo R. Madenlian an active member of the local and regional ANCA.
ANCA OC is the Orange County chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, Western Region, and part of the most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of activists and supporters, and activists throughout Orange County and affiliated organizations and institutions in the region, it advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of local and national issues.
Photo: ANCA Orange County chairman Garo Madenian with Dr. Kimberly Ho