Garden Grove proclaims April Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the City of Garden Grove under the leadership of Mayor Bao Nguyen for recognizing April as Arab American Heritage Month. The announcement was made during the city council meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 two days after our inaugural Arab American Heritage Gala.  The primary purpose of the gala was to celebrate and promote …

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Joseph Haiek, publisher of Arab American Almanac, to be honored at Arab American Heritage Gala

The Arab American Civic Council proudly announced today it will honor a dedicated longtime community leader and historian Mr. Joseph Haiek during its first ever  Arab American Heritage Gala on Sunday, April 24at the Pacific Hills Banquet Hall in Laguna Hills. Joseph R. Haiek was born in 1932, Jerusalem, Palestine, immigrated to the United States with his family in 1967. …