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San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans builds community through communication,collaboration & celebration of the cultural heritage & diversity of our Asian Pacific Islander American communities, and advocates for APIA rights & empowerment through service, education & philanthropy.
Festivals & More

SD Chinese Historical Museum presents Photographs of the Great Wall by CHEN CHANGFEN, named by Time Magazine 1 of 10 greatest photographers in past 150 yrs; Sat 7/19, 2pm-4pm, Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B 2nd Ave; reception follows; admission $4, members & children under 12 free

VISTA BUDDHIST TEMPLE OBON FESTIVAL, Sat 7/26, Sun 7/27, 12pm-8pm, 150 Cedar Rd, Bldg B, Vista 92083; taiko performances by Jodaiko (UC Irvine), Naruwan Taiko, Shokenji Taiko of Vista Buddhist Temple; sumi-e; aikido demo; yukata fashion show; koto performance; food, games; OBON ODORI 6:30pm-7:45pm both days: everyone welcome to join dance circle, www.vbtemple.org

BUDDHIST TEMPLE of SD OBON ODORI Festival of Joy, Sat 8/2, 4pm-9pm, 2929 Market St, SD 92102: taiko performances by SD Taiko, Naruwan Taiko, Buddhist Temple SD Taiko; join weekly Obon Odori dance practices: Sun 10:45am, Wed 7pm; kids Mon 7 pm; see schedule www.btsd.net

HAWKERS FAIR street foods: Join Singapore & Malaysia in celebrating Independence Day & diversity in food & culture, Sun 8/17, 11am-3pm, Admiral Baker Rec Center, 2400 Adm Baker Rd, SD 92124; early-bird special 25 food tickets for $20 (before 8/14), $1 ea at fair; checks payable to The SingMa Club, P.O.Box 910201, SD 92191; indulge in home-cooked laksa, mee robus, mee Siam, char kwei teow, chicken rice, rendang, curry chicken, rojak, lo mee, durian puff, chendol & more...only @ SingMa's Hawkers Fair! www.singmaclub.org

Filipino American Lawyers of SD (FALSD) holds Scholarship Golf Scramble & Happy Hour Fundraiser Thurs 8/21: 4:30pm Golf Scramble; 5:30pm Happy Hour: Golf Scramble @ Sail Ho Golf Course (Liberty Station); Happy Hour at Sail Ho Golf Course. RSVP: Valerie Garcia Hong, Esq., vhong@pettitkohn.com, 858-755-8500. Net proceeds help support local law students taking CA Bar
Community News

Grief again for Malaysia Airlines MH17, shot from sky on flight between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur, tragedy that strikes countries across the globe, from the Netherlands to Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, UK, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Canada, NZ, HK

Tears and grief for lives lost in 4/15 sinking of ferryboat off coast of Jindo on trip between Incheon and Jejudo, and for their families: our hearts grieve with you

Sadness and sorrow for Sherpa guides who lost their lives 4/18 in avalanche above Everest base camp while preparing route for climbers

Thoughts and prayers for passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, missing since taking off for Kuala Lumpur-to-Beijing flight 3/8

8 million have enrolled for affordable, quality healthcare; www.coveredca.com; www.healthcare.gov, 1.800.318.2596

PACIFIC RIM PARK DAY:Led by artist James Hubbell, Pacific Rim Parks have been built around the Pacific, the Ocean we share: in San Diego; Tijuana, Mexico; Vladivostok, Russia; Jeju, Korea; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Puerto Princesa, Philippines; March 4, declared Pacific Rim Park Day by City of San Diego

API community, SDPD needs you! Join community-oriented SDPD as civilian or police officer. SDPD Multicultural Storefront works with API & African communities; mentors SD Asian Youth & East African Youth Org's. People & language skills a plus. link to SDPD

Attention overseas Singaporeans! Contact Singapore: companies are hiring: contactsingapore.sg/jobs
Alliance recognized for Excellence in "Cultural Heritage & Community Service"
The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans was honored to receive the San Diego Filipino-American Humanitarian Foundation's Excellence Award for "Cultural Heritage & Community Service" at the Foundation's annual Historical Heritage Gala.
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Race Results @ San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2014
Congratulations to Champions of Festival 2014 dragon boat races!

1st place:
           Sticky Rice Power (Khamp Thongrivong, Team Captain)
           Sticky Rice Power captures 2nd gold! 1st place winner in Festival 2013
           Sticky Rice Power 3rd place winner in Festival 2012

2nd place:
           Squirtle Squad (Randy Phomsavanh, Team Captain)

3rd place:
           Storm Born Dragons (Justin Liu, Team Captain)
Click for full race results from CompleteUp.com
Racing with the Dragons @ Festival 2014!

Ai Lao
Corazon de Dragon
Four Seas
Lighting the Way
Mekong Dragons
Musing Dragons
Pakopsin Band
Pan Pac Warriors
Pflying Pfish
Raytheon Paddle Pirates
SingMa Dragons
Squirtle Squad
Sticky Rice Power
Storm Born Dragons
Team Laos
Team Taiwan
Team Tritons - Lord Voldemort
Team Tritons Rx Liberty
The Researchers
San Diego Dragon Boat Festival Saturday, May 3, 2014, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park
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San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance Celebrates 2014 with New Dragon Boats!


Grants to the Alliance
Our deepest gratitude to San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, District 4

and County of San Diego Board of Supervisors

for their generous support of our dragon boat program.

The Alliance gratefully acknowledges QUALCOMM Incorporated for its generous support of the Alliance for Alliance mission and our San Diego Dragon Boat Festival.

Advisors & Supporters

Thank you, Dr. Chen, for guidance and counsel!
Pro Bono Services

David Cai, CompeteUp

Kaii Tu Design

Philip Chang CPA
6344 Ferris Square, Sd 92121

Ron Walker
Friends of the Alliance 2014

Good Friends of the Alliance
Grant and Lillian Tu
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Alliance 2014 Donations

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San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans
8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 214, #927263, San Diego, CA 92192
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