Posts made in May, 2014

AAPI Heritage Month

Posted on May 12, 2014 in APA, celebrations, Community Service, Educational, Pacific Islands, Steering Committee | 0 comments

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan will proclaim May Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month this evening, May 12th, in the City Council Chambers.  Several members of the Partnership will be on hand to accept the proclamation, including Co-Chairs Juliana Laughter and Andrea Amonick, Steering Committee Members and Past Co-Chairs Sum Nguyen, Daniel Oh and Jane Sarmiento and Ex-Officio Member Gloria Williams. Member Jane Sarmiento forwarded the following Proclamation from Washington: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)...

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Ferry Sewol Disaster – Jindo, So Korea

Posted on May 12, 2014 in Humanitarian Efforts, Korea | 0 comments

The Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership donated $500 in May to this special fund.  Please consider giving to the families of the students who lost their lives.  They are truly devastated. AFP – April 22, 2014 — Young students will not be able to rejoin the loving arms of their families.  Over 100 people have died in the ferry Sewol that capsized April 16th, and bereaved families wait sadly for news of hundreds still missing, feared submerged in the waters.  Of the 476 people on board the Sewol, approximately 325 were students and teachers from a high school near Seoul, who...

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What is Guyuria?

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Educational, Food, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

Guyuria — a hard cookie made in Guam — just like Alexa Davis remembers them! Alexa will give a mini cultural presentation on Guam at the next Partnership regular meeting, May 27th, 4:30 PM, at the Aurora Municipal Center.  Plan to join us!

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