Asian American Heroes of Colorado 2015

Posted on May 29, 2015 in #coloradoasian, APA, Awards, celebrations | 0 comments

 2015 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards and Dim Sum Brunch
Sat., May 30th, 10AM – 12PM
Empress Seafood Restaurant
2825 W Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80219

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COST: $30 Adult/General | $20 for Student
TICKETS: http://planetreg.com/coheroes2015

Award ceremony will include recognition of 2015 Asian American Heroes of Colorado, acceptance speeches, acknowledgment of participating organizations, dim sum brunch, a commemorative video and more. Come to hear their stories; come to feel inspired!

Now in its 7th year, Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network recognizes Asian American Heroes of Colorado. This year’s heroes are:

Young Hero Award (under age 35):
Suzuho Shimasaki, Japanese American
Director At-Large of Colorado Public Health Association
Health Equity Committee Chair, Mile High Japanese American Citizens League

Soyon Bueno, Korean American
Director of Asian American Student Services at University of Colorado Denver
Commissioner for Denver Asian Pacific American Commission

Fran Campbell, Filipino American
Commissioner for Denver Asian Pacific American Commission
and Denver Immigrant and Refugee Commission
Founder of “This is Me” Program for Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families
Former President of Filipino American Community of Colorado

Yang Chee, Hmong American
Leader, advocate and spokesperson for Hmong community
Founder of Lao-Hmong American Coalition

Howie Solow, Caucasian American
Founder of Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu Association and
Academy of Chinese Cultural and Martial Arts
Co-Founder of Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Gloria Williams, Filipino American
Treasurer of National Federation of Filipino American Associations Region 5
Former President of Filipino American Community of Colorado

Congratulations to the awardees!  The Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership is proud to be a sponsor-in-part.