Watch Fox 11 Los Angeles’ Good Day L.A.’s coverage of the Armenian American Museum Inaugural Gala on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood.
Fox 11 Morning News Anchor/Reporter Araksya Karapetyan served as the Master of Ceremonies for the Armenian American Museum Inaugural Gala. During her remarks to the capacity crowd, Karapetyan shared her personal story of immigrating to Southern California from Gyumri, Armenia and expressed her hope for what the Museum can accomplish for the next generation of children.
More than 1,000 donors, supporters, clergy, public officials, and community leaders attended the Armenian American Museum Inaugural Gala. The Museum’s highly anticipated event was held at the prestigious Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood.
The Inaugural Gala was dedicated to honoring the Glendale City Council for securing premier land for the landmark project as well as California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino, California State Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, California State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, and California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon for securing major funding from the State of California. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger also surprised the audience with a $1 million check presentation for the cultural and educational center.
Learn more about the Armenian American Museum and Cultural Center of California at https://www.ArmenianAmericanMuseum.org.
Source: Fox 11 Los Angeles Good Day L.A.