10/15/08: APEX Coffee Break
10/19/08: APEX Fall Picnic


10/11/08: CIE Annual Convention/Banquet
10/18/08: AIG/Asian Breast Health Outreach RRMC
10/22/08: DAABA Night at the Museum: Awards, Corporate Counsel and Local Business
10/25/08: WorldFest - DFW International Community Alliance


10/15/08 APEX Coffee Break

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Starbucks @ Campbell and 75 (Central Expressway)
101 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080
Contact: Pei, peppe@apexdallas.org

Join us for coffee break. Come learn more about APEX or come to chat!

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/Central Expressway. 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.

10/19/08 APEX Fall Picnic

Date: Sunday, October 19, 2008
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Harrington Park, 401 West 16th Street (just North of Collin Creek Mall), Plano TX 75075
Cost: FREE for members, $5 for non-members
Please RSVP by October 15th to Stephanie, stephanie@apexdallas.org

The weather has started to cool off from the hot Texas summers. Please join us for some fun at our annual Fall picnic at Harrington Park in Plano. We will be grilling up some food and enjoying friendly games of sand volleyball and flag football. Or if you’re not into sports, just come hang out and socialize. There is plenty of open space so bring your dogs, your kids, and just have a fun day out in the park! Please RSVP to Stephanie by October 15th so we can get a headcount for food and drinks.

Directions to the park:
From downtown Dallas: Take Hwy 75 North, exit 15th street and head west (left), turn right (north) onto Alma Drive, turn right (east) onto West 16th street. The park will be on your left next to the Plano Senior Center. You will see a pavilion with picnic tables.

From the North: Head South on Hwy 75, take the 15th street exit and turn right (west) onto West 16th street. The park will be on your right next to the Plano Senior Center. You will see a pavilion with picnic tables.


10/11/08 CIE Annual Convention/Banquet

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2008
Time: 1:00-9:00 PM (panelist sessions 1:00-5:30 PM, dinner/awards 6:30-9:00 PM)
Location: Renaissance Dallas-Richardson Hotel (900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082)
Website: www.cie-dfw.org

Chinese Institute of Engineers – DFW Chapter (CIE) is hosting their annual convention and banquet featuring keynote speaker: Mr. Jeffrey Fegan, CEO of DFW International Airport.

10/18/08 AIG/ Asian Breast Health Outreach RRMC

Date: Saturday 10/18/2008
Race Location: North Park Center , 8687 N Central Expressway, Dallas , TX 75225
Race Time: 8:00 a.m. for 5K Run/Walk
Registration Cost: $30 for adult, $20 for age 12 & under (Registration fee includes a tee shirt and a bib)

Asian Breast Health Outreach Project at Richardson Regional Medical Center will join AIG AGLA in the 2008 Dallas Race for the Cure.
Contact: Asian Breast Health Outreach Project at RRMC: Frances and Doris (972)498-8601; francesl@richardsonhealth.com

Online Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 12, 2008 until 11:59 PM
Last minute walk up registration at North Park Center and Luke's Locker Dallas on

Go to http://www.komen-dallas.org/race

1. On the right hand side of the screen, click on "Join an existing team"
2. Type team name "AIG/Asian breast health outreach project RRMC"
3. Click on "Search for a team", scroll down and look for our team name in the search result
4. Click the "JOIN" button on the right hand side
5. Select your participation designation (Team participation for adult $30)
6. Fill out necessary forms and follow the online process
7. Make sure you choose the right size of your team tee shirt (shirts and bibs will be mailed to you in October)
8. Sign and pay! You have joined the team.
9. After Registration, go to your Race Center and invite your friends to either join the team or make a donation.

10/22/08 DAABA Night at the Museum: Awards, Corporate Counsel and Local Business

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Crow Collection of Asian Art ( 2001 Ross Street , Dallas , TX )
Host: Dallas Asian American Bar Association
Website: www.daaba.org

Contact: Hope Shimabuku at HShimabuku@munsch.com or Leona Hammill at LHammill@munsch.com.

10/25/08 WorldFest - DFW International Community Alliance

Date: October 25, 2008
Location: Addison Circle Park (under the Addison water tower)
Time: 12 noon to 10 pm
Website: http://www.dfwinternational.org/WorldFest/

DFW International Community Alliance invites individuals and organizations to share their global arts, cultures, games, and traditions in WorldFest.

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