Reginald Wong, Jr. “Reggie,” 68, passed away on April 3, 2011. A wake service was held on April 6 at Wing Fook Funeral Home in Boston; interment took place at Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North American Chinese Basketball Tournament 2011, In care of Boston Knights Chinese Athletic Club, 162 Lincoln St, Boston, MA 02111.
AACA 2011 Gala
Asian American Civic Association (AACA) invites you to the Annual Gala 2011 to celebrate forty-four years of service to the immigrant communities in Massachusetts on Thursday, June 9, from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Mayor Thomas M. Menino will serve as the Honorary Chair this year. Madge Meyers, Executive Vice President of State Street Corporation and Cynthia J. Wachs, Vice President of the Boston Plaza Hotel, will serve as Gala Co-Chairs. Chef Ming Tsai will be this year’s Community Service Award recipient. The evening will feature a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, an elegant dinner, exciting performance, and dazzling raffles. For sponsorship opportunities or tickets, please contact Chealyn Tim, firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-426-9492 x212.
Little Peace, 5th Annual Dessert Tasting
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Vietnamese American Community Center
42 Charles St.
(MBTA Red Line Fields Corner Station)
Help support local social justice organizations and taste the creations of our community’s best bakers!
Tickets: $20 in advance / $27 at the door / $10 children (ages 10 & younger). Purchase tickets at: www.aarw.org/dessertnight
Event organizers are asking volunteer bakers to create scrumptious tidbits – sweet or savory. All bakers will receive a complimentary ticket to the event and need to register in advance. For more information, please contact email@example.com
Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz office hours
Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz’s next office hours in Chinatown will be held on April 19, 2011 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM at the Chinatown YMCA, 8 Oak St. West, Boston, MA.
Senator Chang-Díaz encourages any resident or interested party to attend and discuss any community, regional, or statewide issue that may concern them. Any questions regarding the Senator’s office hours should be directed to her Deputy Chief of Staff, Stephanie Everett, at 617-722-1673 or Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you cannot attend these office hours and would like to speak with the Senator, please contact her office at 617-722-1673 or stop by her State House office, located in room 413-C on the Fourth Floor of the State House for assistance at any time.
Neighborhood Days at the MOS
Free Admission to Museum of Science’s Race Exhibit on “Neighborhood Days” will be held fom now until May 12,. Residents of many Massachusetts cities with heavy immigrant and minority populations may visit the Museum of Science’s much-discussed exhibit, “Race: Are We So Different?” free of charge after 2:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.
The offer is open to all residents of Boston, Cambridge, Everett, Malden, Revere, Somerville, Chelsea and Quincy. Residents must show a valid picture I.D., (or a student I.D. plus a utility bill with name and address). Children 3 -17 accompanying adults are also free. Link to exhibit info: www.mos.org/exhibits_shows/current_exhibits&d=4438
Foreign Affairs essay contest
Essay Topic: “Is the decline of the West inevitable?”
Entries due: July 1, 2011
Foreign Affairs publishes articles by today’s leaders and thinkers that tackle the most pressing issues in international relations. Foreign Affairs wants to give tomorrow’s leaders the opportunity to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that shape their world. In the second annual Foreign Affairs Essay Contest, a panel from the Foreign Affairs editorial staff will select one undergraduate’s essay to be published on the Foreign Affairs Web site. The winner will also receive a prize of $1,000, and five honorable mentions will receive a free year-long subscription to Foreign Affairs.
Entries must be submitted by July 1, 2011.
For more details, please refer to http://www.foreignaffairs.com/discussions/news-and-events/student-essay-contest-2011
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