FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5/4/2011

CONTACT: Anne Wang
2123445878, Ext:27
Anne.Wang@aafederation.org


Asian American Federation Celebrates 21st Anniversary at 2011 Spirit of Asian America Gala

The Asian American Federation will celebrate 21 years of serving and helping immigrant, impoverished and low income Asian American communities in need, at its annual Spirit of Asian America Gala on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at The Pierre. A highlight of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Federation will recognize 3 outstanding individuals who have made a direct impact in our communities through their professional leadership, philanthropic endeavors and/or creative ingenuity:

Linda Lam Managing Partner, Northeast Sub-Area Assurance, Ernst &Young LLP
Yong Hwa Ha 31st President Korean American Association of Greater New York and President, Solomon Agency Corporation
Judith Sheindlin Presiding Judge, Judge Judy, CBS Television Distribution
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 2011
 
WHAT: Reception at 6:30pm
Dinner & Live Auction at 7:30pm
Emcee: Julie Chang, WNYW/Fox 5
Performance by Children’s Orchestra Society
 
WHERE: The Pierre
2 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

The Asian American Federation works to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans. We collaboratively foster philanthropy in the community, undertake research to inform policies, and provide support to community service organizations. For more information, please visit www.aafederation.org.