U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, entered a remembrance in to the official U.S. Congressional Record for local community leader Linda Sarno, who recently passed away.
Chairman Royce worked together with Sarno to advocate for the advancement of Southern California’s vibrant Filipino American community.
The statement can be viewed here, or read below:
“Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize the passing of community activist and civic and religious leader, Atty. Linda Sarno, who passed away on February 1, 2016.
“Atty. Sarno was a beloved community organizer and leader who supported the development and professionalism of Filipino American businesses and raised awareness and appreciation for Filipino culture and cuisine in Southern California. She started initiatives in the community to promote the advantages of green technology, health, and conservation both in business and everyday life.
“She was co-founder and director emeritus of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County where she encouraged young entrepreneurship, and was also actively involved in the Asian Business Association of Orange County.
“Atty. Sarno will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and our community.”
Source:: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce