Now in our 5th year, we honor deserving members of the Asian American community, the unsung heroes, the shining stars, the selfless leaders at the 2013 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony. We need your help for nominations! Each selected 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).
Award Ceremony + Brunch:
Saturday, June 1st, 2013 | 10:00am to 12:00pm
Kings Land Chinese Seafood
2200 West Alameda Avenue #44, Denver, CO 80223
Master of Ceremonies: Chris Jose, FOX31-KDVR
Special Performance by 2012 Miss Asian American Colorado, Stephanie Vi Nghiem
Cost: $20/Person and $15/Student or Senior
PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE EVENT HERE!
If you prefer to mail a check, please download this form here!
Send the form along with a check payable to CACEN to:
CACEN | PO Box 221748 | Denver, CO 80222
We are excited to announce the 2013 Asian American Heroes of Colorado!
Angela Cho, Korean
Korean Community Advocate and Former CFO of Asian Pacific Development Center
Clarence Low, Chinese
Board Chair of Asian Chamber of Commerce
Namita Khanna-Nariani, Indian
Founder and Artistic Director of Mudra Dance Studio
Jie Zheng, Chinese
Founding Board Member and Former President of Natl Assn of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Colorado
Aspiring Hero Award (under age 35):
Joie Ha, Chinese
University of Denver Student, Community Activist
Lifetime Achievement Award:
Kimiko Side, Japanese
Mile High Japanese American Citizens League
Life of Denver-Takayama Sister City Committee
Eugene and Kimiko Side Scholarship
Each selected hero will be presented a certificate of recognition and be featured in the May cover story of Asian Avenue magazine. Attend the annual award ceremony to enjoy a dim sum lunch, honor this year’s heroes and hear their inspiring stories!
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.