Press Release, For Immediate Release: 6/10/2013
Stephanie Freedman (916) 319-2072
Resolution will honor the culture, contributions, and history of Vietnamese-Americans
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) introduced an Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 64, which recognizes the 25th Anniversary of Little Saigon and commemorates the historical triumphs and contributions of the Vietnamese-American community.
“I am honored to introduce this Resolution to recognize the 25th Anniversary of Little Saigon. The Vietnamese-American community is one of the pillars of my district, and it is important that the community’s contributions to California are celebrated and honored,” said Assemblyman Travis Allen.
ACR 64 commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Governor George Deukmejian unveiling the freeway signs that officially designated the Vietnamese business district in Westminster and Garden Grove as “Little Saigon”. Additionally, it recognizes the cultural and historical importance of the Little Saigon to Orange County and California.
“The Vietnamese-American community in the 72nd Assembly District is one of Orange County’s most visible and influential groups. Little Saigon, which includes parts of Westminster, Fountain Valley, and Garden Grove, serves as a powerful symbol of the American Dream and the resilience and success of Vietnamese-Americans,” said Assemblyman Allen.
Assemblyman Allen is hosting a community event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Little Saigon on June 15th at 2:00pm at the Asian Garden Mall in Westminster. For further details, you can contact his district office at (714) 843-4966 or visit his website at arc.asm.ca.gov/member/AD72/.
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