Awards

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 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...

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Nominate an APA Hero of Colorado

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in APA, Awards, Leaders | 0 comments

Nominate a 2014 Asian American Hero of Colorado! In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network (CACEN) and Colorado’s APA organizations, recognize Asian American Heroes of Colorado each May at the Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony. Each year, selected recipients of the Asian American Heroes of Colorado award are highlighted in the cover story of Asian Avenue magazine and awarded a certificate from the Selection Committee, comprised of leaders from Colorado’s APA communities. We encourage you to nominate deserving friends, family members, neighbors, teachers, mentors and community volunteers in 2014. Download the application here (www.cacenetwork.org). Email questions to: info@cacenetwork.org. The nomination deadline is Monday, March 31,...

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Fran Campbell Wins MLK Award

Posted on Jan 15, 2014 in Awards, Community Service | 0 comments

Congratulations to our Friend Fran Campbell, of the Filipino American Community of Colorado, who will receive the Martin Luther King Jr. Business Social Responsibility Award this month! Read her spotlight feature in Asian Avenue magazine. The following recipients of the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Social Responsibility Awards will be recognized on Friday, January 17, 2014: Geta Asfaw Frances Campbell Murugan Palani, Xcel Energy Tim Gill Guillermo “Bill” Vidal Trailblazer: The Honorable Dorothy Rupert Dr. Derek Barber King, Sr., nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will attend this year’s award presentation and deliver the keynote address. “Daddy” King (Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr.) once said that outside of his son Martin, Derek is the best orator in the...

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