03/11/06: APEX In Action: Vickery Meadow Learning Center Paint & Assemble
03/16/06: Mini-Lecture Series: Career Building Module II: Career in the legal fields
03/22/06: APEX Coffee Break
03/31/06: APEX After 5: The Corporate Edition


03/25/06: CIE Business Seminar: Doing Business in China


03/11/06 Vickery Meadow Learning Center Paint & Assemble

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2006
Time: 9:00AM - NOON
Location: Vickery Meadow Learning Center, 6329 Ridgecrest Road, Dallas, TX 75231
RSVP: Stephanie, stephanie@apexdallas.org

APEX in Action is the name for the Community Service part of our organization. Come and join us as we take Action to make a difference in our community.

The Vickery Meadow Learning Center needs our help to paint two of their classrooms and assemble a desk. We will have some basic painting supplies available, but if you have some extra paint brushes/rollers or a tool box available please bring them if you can.

Vickery Meadow Learning Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of our community through adult literacy classes. Literacy enhances personal freedom, helps with job security and strengthens families. For more information, visit www.vmlc.org.

03/16/06 Mini-Lecture Series: Career Building Module I: Career in the legal fields

Speaker: Albert Tan, Haynes and Boone
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2006
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Location: Haynes and Boone, 901 Main Street, Suite 3100, Dallas, Texas 75202
Phone: 214-448-1890
Cost: FREE
RSVP: Min, min@apexdallas.org. Please RSVP by Monday, March 13 to guarantee a seat.

Mr. Tan from Haynes and Boone will share his insights on what it takes to become a successful attorney and offer tips on how to pick the right law school and survive it.

Biography of Mr. Albert Tan

Mr. Tan's practice focuses on debt financing and cross-border transactions with an emphasis on representation of domestic and foreign financial institutions in the United States and foreign direct investment and project development transactions in the Asia-Pacific region. His experiences include negotiating and documenting secured and unsecured credit facilities, joint ventures, and project development transactions in China, Korea, the Philippines , Thailand, and the United States. Mr. Tan has practiced in Hong Kong , where he served on secondment from the Firm, as Chief Counsel for Greater China of Caltex Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of ChevronTexaco). He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Firm's Attorney Diversity Committee.

Mr. Tan received his LLM from Georgetown University Law Center and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Mr. Tan has received numerous honors over the years. To name a few: "Texas Rising Stars" (Law and Politics, Texas Monthly, 2004 and 2005) and "Best Lawyers under 40" (National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2003).

03/22/06 APEX Coffee Break

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Time: 8:00 - 9:00pm
Location: Starbucks @ Campbell and 75
Contact: Shirley, shirley@apexdallas.org

If you're new to APEX or interested in joining the organization, then please come out and meet us at Starbucks on Campbell and 75 in Richardson. This is a chance for YOU to get to know the officers and the organization better. We'll be there sipping on coffee and ready to muse on any topics.

If you're a regular member and just need a simple pick-me-upper in the middle of the work week, please also feel free to come out and enjoy a mocha latte or espresso with us.

03/31/06 APEX After 5: The Corporate Edition

Date: Friday, March 31, 2006
Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm
Location: Carsons Live, (Dallas Tollway, exit Frankford) 17727 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287
Contact: Wendy, wendy@apexdallas.org / Shirley, shirley@apexdallas.org

APEX Dallas invites you and your friends to our first happy hour of the year! Joining the festivities are Asian professional groups from: Accenture, Deloitte and Touche, Chinese Institute of Engineers, American Airlines, Frito Lay, Raytheon, Verizon, Brinker International, and SMU Alumni Association. Enjoy a complimentary dinner buffet from 6-8pm and drink specials until 9pm. Be sure to arrive early as it's ladies free all night and cover for men after 8pm.

Look for us at the section especially reserved for APEX.

Click here for the event flyer.


03/25/06 CIE Business Seminar: Doing Business in China

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2006
Time: 1:30 - 4:00pm
Location: Schimelpfenig Library (5024 Custer Road, Plano, TX 75023, Tel. 972-769-4200)
Contact: Monica Wang, monicaw@nortel.com, 214-336-4120

China, as the world's leading country of economic growth, is full of business opportunities. For the past decade, as we can see, China has been successful in importing advanced technologies and attracting business and technology professionals to its homeland for establishing a stronger economic system. In the foreseeable future, China will continue this policy to ensure its competitive edge of economic growth.

For more info, visit http://www.cie-dfw.org/groups/groups_business/event/document.2006-03-06.3041219483/document_view?.

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