08/21: CIE/USA DFW Chapter 2004 Annual Convention
08/29: APEX "On the Lake" Social


00/00: Dallas Summer Musicals: Special Ticket Prices Save 50% all summer!
08/07: DFW Youth Speech Contest
08/09: Free Cinemark Movie Tickets on Purple Signal, AM 1150! given away tonight!
08/15: Asian Democrats Network "Open Meeting"

08/21: CIE/USA DFW Chapter 2004 Annual Convention

Date: Saturday, August 21st
Time: noon to 9:00 pm
Location: West Galleria, Dallas
Cost: free
Contact: James Song, james@apexdallas.org

The CIE/USA-DFW is proud to invite all of us at APEX Dallas and APEX Toastmasters to their 2004 annual convention. Great seminar sessions and panel discussion for Q&A await for your attendance in the afternoon, all at free of charge.

Theme: “Global Transformation – Technology Innovation”

Opening Keyonte Speaker: Dr. Peter Pao, Chief Technology Officer and VP Engineering, Raytheon Company
Dinner Keynote: Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Senior VP, Technology and Strategy, IBM

Members and non-members are all welcome to attend our dinner banquet at very reasonable charge. Please register early by 8/15 to get early bird discount. See seminar and fee details on our web http://www.cie-dfw.org. To register, directly go to http://www.cie-dfw.org/Convention_2004_Reg.htm


Date: Wednesday, August 25
Time: Reception at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Adams Mark Hotel

Lone Star Ballroom
400 N. Olive Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Contact: james@apexdallas.org

The Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce announces the 2004 Awards Banquet honoring notable accomplishments by Asian American entrepreneurs and businesses, community volunteers and educators, as well outstanding contributions by Dallas companies to the Asian American community.

The awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at the Adams Mark Hotel, Lone Star Ballroom, 400 N. Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201. The banquet will start with a reception at 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and will be followed with dinner and an awards program from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

The 2004 Awards Banquet recognizes outstanding Asian American individuals the following categories; Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Culture, Music, Journalism, Science, Education, Technology, Community Service, and Medicine. Nominators must be a member of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, but nominees need not be a member. Previous awardees have included Lawrence Loh, Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa, a professor from UT Southwestern Medical Center who recently discovered the first human gene that controls sleep and waking; and Dr. Yoshio Nishi, Senior Vice President of Texas Instruments who has been awarded more than 50 patents in the US and Japan.

For additional information regarding sponsorship, tickets, and nominations, please contact Irma Kusuma, Event Coordinator, at 972-241-8250 or e-mail at events@gdaacc.com.

About the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce:
The Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce (GDAACC) is a non-profit organization formed in 1986 by the Asian American business community of Dallas. The organization seeks to develop leaders, promote community awareness and develop business opportunities for its members. The GDAACC assists and promotes Asian American businesses and helps broaden cultural awareness


08/29: APEX "On the Lake" Social

Date: Sunday, August 29th
Time: 1:30 - 5:30 pm
Location: Just For Fun @ Lake Lewisville
Meeting Spot: The dock at Just For Fun
Cost: Members $10 / Nonmembers $15
Contact: shirley@apexdallas.org

Beat this Texas heat and cool off with us at the lake! Join APEX for a fun-filled afternoon as we head up to Lake Lewisville. We've rented a party barge (with water slides) for the afternoon. We'll have some munchies but this event is BYOB. Please bring your own drinks (alcohol is allowed), food, coolers, and water toys (can you say Super Soakers!?!). There will also be a CD player and grill on board as well.

Max capacity is 50, so please RSVP if you plan to attend…only the first 50 to respond will be allowed on the boat. We'll be boarding the boat at 1:30pm, so don't be late!

Pier 121 Marina
1481 East Hill Park Rd.
Lewisville, TX 75056
(972) 370-7700


1. From McKinney head south on Hwy 121. Turn right on East Hill Park Rd. one mile past Main St. in The Colony. The turn is just before the railroad bridge.

2. From Dallas, go north on I-35E take Hwy 121 (exit #448). Turn right towards McKinney. After about 5 miles you'll pass under the railroad bridge. Make the next U-turn to go back to the bridge. Turn right at the bridge.

3. From Ft. Worth, take Hwy 121 north towards Lewisville. Hwy 121 splits just before Lewisville into Hwy 121 and Hwy 121 Business. You may take either road. Five miles after you pass I-35E you'll pass under the railroad bridge. Make the next U-turn and go back to the bridge. Turn right at the bridge

To RSVP, please email shirley@apexdallas.org



00/00: Dallas Summer Musicals
brought to you by Purple Signal Chinese Radio

Save 50%* off ALL shows in the 2004 Dallas Summer Musicals (excludes Lord of the Dance and Little Shop of Horrors)

Offer good on price levels 5 – 8 and on all performances except Fri. and Sat. evenings
(please view seating chart on www.dallassummermusicals.org)

Discount is available at The Box Office at 542 Preston Royal Shopping Center, ticketmaster.com or by calling 214-631-ARTS. Discount is not available at Ticketmaster outlets. When purchasing tickets on ticketmaster.com please type in REACH (case sensitive) in the Special Offer box or in person and by phone please refer to REACH to receive the 50% offer. While supplies last.


08/07: DFW Youth Speech Contest

Date: Saturday, August 7th
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: Richland College Sabine Hall, Room S103
Cost: $5

Objective: To promote interest in public speaking and provide an opportunity for youth to enhance their presentation skills by competing.

Eligibility: All students from 1st to 12th graders in Fall, 2004.
Registration Deadline: Register by WEB before July 31st 11 P.M., 2004
REGISTRATION & details: WEB on-line registration only at http://www.cie-dfw.org
Sponsors: Texas Dragon Toastmasters Club, Chinese Institute of Engineers, Asian American Citizens Council, Texas Instruments, Richland College
Contact: sheree_tsai@yahoo.com

For more information regarding the DFW Youth Speech Contest, please download the following document.

08/09: Free Cinemark Movie Tickets on Purple Signal, AM 1150

Date: Monday, August 9th
Time: 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
brought to you by Purple Signal Chinese Radio
Radio Channel: Purple Signal, AM 1150
Cost: Free to the listening public

Listen every Monday from 8 PM to 8:45 PM for a chance to win two free movie passes to Cinemark, please register and listen for your name on Purple Signal, AM 1150.*

One lucky winner will be picked randomly and announced between 8 PM and 8:45 PM tonight on Purple Signal Chinese Radio.

For AM radio listening and for best reception, a radio with an AM antenna is advised.

*while tickets last


08/15: Asian Democrats Network "Open Meeting"

Date: Sunday, August 15th
Time: 3 pm – 5 pm
Location: "Chopsticks" Chinese Restaurant
(southeast corner of Parker and Independence, behind Radio Shack and the coin laundromat)

- Open to the public
- Snacks/drinks (on your own, $2 each)
- Action rallies, Meet the Candidates, Q&As

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