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Monday, December 8, 2014

Happy Holidays

OCA Colorado wishes you and yours a very Happy Holiday Season!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Annual General Election

The Annual General Election will be held on 
Saturday, October 25th, 11:00am 
The Empress 

OCA Colorado member's that have paid their dues are eligible to vote.

Would you like to be more involved with OCA Colorado?  We would be happy to have you run for a board seat.  Please contact us to let us know that you are interested at ocacolorado@gmail.com.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Moon Festival Dinner

Thank you to everyone that attended our Annual Moon Festival Dinner. It was an evening filled with friendly faces and delicious food.  We hope that you will join us next year for this fun event.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Moon Festival Dinner

 Join us for your Annual Moon Festival Dinner!

Enjoy a 10 course dinner with friends old and new. 

Super Star Seafood Restaurant
2200 W Alameda Avenue
Denver CO 80223
$28 per person

RSVP by August 30th 
Benny Cheng 303.888.0777
Johnny Poon 303.856.6981

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Annual Community Picnic

Come celebrate summer at the annual AAPI summer picnic/pot-luck!
Saturday, June 28th
Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton 80123, Shelter G

It is a potluck so be sure to bring a dish to share.  The main dish will be provided by the sponsoring organizations. This is a great event to get acquainted with many of the amazing Asian Community organizations in the Denver area.

Please contact Johnny Poon to RSVP by June 21st

Please bring school supplies (see list below) or 
a new or gently used backpack to support 
This great non profit organization collects backpacks and school supplies to give to homeless and disadvantaged Denver Public Schools students.  Without these donated backpacks these students resort to using plastic grocery bags to carry their belongings.

Sponsoring Organizations:

Denver Kunming SisterCities

National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)

Basic School Supply List:

Box of pencils, Box of colored pencils, Box of markers, Box of crayons, 4 Spiral notebooks‐wide lined, 1 pair of scissors, 2 bottles of glue, 3 sturdy pocket folders to be used for homework, Composition Book

Middle School/ High School (6th‐12th)
1 Binder Set of dividers, Notebook Paper, Pencils to last the whole year, Package of Pens (blue, black, red), 1 Small bottle of glue, 1 Pair of scissors, Ruler (with both inches and metric measurements, 1 Highlighter, 1 Pencil pouch, 2 Composition Notebooks, 4 Spiral Notebooks, 4 Folders, Calculator, Compass/protractor, Colored Pencils

Monday, May 5, 2014

Dragon Boat Festival

The 2014 Dragon Boat Festival is soon approaching, and OCA Colorado would like to invite you to help command the OCA team, the DragonFlies, ​during this​ famous ​event​​! ​ We will be in the Flag Catching race this year, to be held in Sloan's Lake on Saturday, July 19th. Practices will also be held at Aurora Reservoir, times to be determined.

Sign-up for current OCA members is $10, and will include a free team t-shirt. Sign-up for non-OCA members is $25, and will include a free one-year membership to OCA in addition to the team t-shirt.

If you're interested in joining in the fun with us, please  email ocacolorado@gmail.com with your name and phone number. We will contact you shortly thereafter!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

2014 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Award Ceremony

Each year, heroes are selected by a committee comprised of members from OCA Colorado, Asian Chamber of Commerce, Asian Avenue magazine, Mile High Japanese American Citizens League, Colorado Asian Pacific Youth Association, Asian Pacific Development Center, Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network, and National Association of Asian American Professionals – Colorado, Asian American Journalists Association and Theatre Espirit Asia.

Now in its 6th year, we honor deserving members of the Asian American community, the unsung heroes, the shining stars, the selfless leaders at the 2014 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony.

Young Hero Award (under age 35):
Harry Budisidharta, Chinese-Indonesian American
President of Mile High Japanese American Citizens League
Colorado Super Lawyer – Rising Star
Ivy Hontz, Caucasian American
Former Board and Secretary of Asian Chamber of Commerce
9Health Fair Site Coordinator
Peter Lee, Korean American
The National Unification Advisory Council
Volunteer for Korean Heritage Camp
Peggy Lore, Chinese American
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success, University of Colorado – Denver
Former Director of Asian American Student Services
Nai-Li Yee, Chinese American
Former Principal and Teacher at Colorado Chinese Language School
Former Chair of Chinese American Council of Colorado
Lifetime Achievement Award: 
Frank Sakamoto, Japanese American
Board member of the Mile High Japanese American Citizens League
Japanese American Association of Colorado
Each hero will be presented a certificate of recognition and be featured in the May cover story of Asian Avenue magazine. There are two special awards: Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Hero Award (under age 35).

Each selected hero will be presented a certificate of recognition and be featured in the May cover story of Asian Avenue magazine.

Purchase tickets here.

Award Ceremony + Brunch:
Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 10:00am to 12:00pm
Empress Seafood Restaurant
2825 W Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80219

Master of Ceremonies: Chris Jose, FOX31-KDVR
Cost: $25/Person and $15/Student or Senior

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration

Thanks to all of those that helped to make our Annual Lunar New Year celebration a success!  We hope the year of the horse is healthy, happy and prosperous for you and your family.