Community Service

Farewell to Consul General of Japan Makoto Ito

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, Community Service, Japan | 0 comments

Saying farewell to Consul General Makoto Ito, Consulate General of Japan at Denver — the Partnership Co-Chairs Andrea Amonick and Chance Horiuchi enjoyed Mr. Ito’s and his wife Grace’s ‘gracious’ hospitality!      

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FUN Partnership Annual Meeting

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in #auroraasian, Community Service, Food, Leaders, Photography, Refugees, Steering Committee, Youth | 0 comments

How can you resist these smiling faces? You won’t want to miss the Annual Meeting of the Partnership!  It’s always a fun time with Friends, with good food and an excellent program, as an added bonus!   The details follow, but first realize that you will enjoy a six-course meal at the NEW Kim Ba Vietnamese Cuisine, located at the NEW Pacific Ocean Marketplace in Aurora.  Picture Me Here will give the keynote.  You will also hear some delightful stories and see the images of Bhutanese youth who documented their journey from a refugee camp in Nepal to resettlement in Colorado....

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Host Families for Chinese Students

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in APA, China, Community Service, Educational, Youth | 0 comments

Host Families for Chinese Students Needed Coming this week:  16 Chinese students to visit in Denver from July 19th to 23rd. They are leaving for New York on 24th in the morning. Still needed:  three families to host six girls.  Interested in hosting?   Receive a stipend of $100/student. Thank you for your help! CONTACT: Yutai Guo, (720) 300-8473

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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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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.,...

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