2016 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Award Ceremony and Brunch

By Asian Avenue magazine (other events)

Saturday, June 11 2016 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

8th annual Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony and Brunch
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: Empress Seafood Restaurant, 2825 W. Alameda Avenue Denver, CO 80219
Tickets: $30 General | $20 Students

Award ceremony will include recognition of 2016 Asian American Heroes of Colorado and the lifetime achievement award, acceptance speeches, acknowledgment of participating organizations, banquet dim sum brunch, a commemorative video and more. Come to hear their stories; come to get inspired!

Congratulations to the 2016 Asian American Heroes of Colorado!

Young Hero Award:
Bryan Yee, Chinese American
Committee Member of National Association of Asian American Professionals Colorado, Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers, Asian Health Alliance of Colorado

Ramina Kashani, Iranian American
Founder and Executive Director, Colorado Children's Noruz Foundation

Eun Moredock, Korean American (NOT PICTURED)
Chair, Korean American Community Foundation of Colorado
Former Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration

Giselle Rushford, Filipino American
National Executive Director of National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), Member of Board of Directors NaFFAA Region V

Lily Shen, Chinese-Taiwanese American
Vice Chair of Board, Asian Pacific Development Center
President, Colorado Chinese Language School

Pam Sweetser, Caucasian American
Founder and Executive Director, Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families
Commissioner, Denver Asian Pacific American Commission