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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