APAS is a 501c(3) non-profit umbrella organization of 16 Asian communities that preserves and educates
Asian culture and history in the greater New Orleans area since 1979.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
APAS 2017 Annual Gala
Tornado Relief Project
On February 7, 2017, a large area of New Orleans East was struck by an EF3 tornado with winds estimated at over 150 mph. The area extended along Old Gentilly Road and Chef Menteur Highway almost to the junction with Interstate 510. Ten thousand homes, many destroyed, were without electric power for an extended period.
People needed help, and APAS wanted to help in some way. The immediate need, APAS was told, was personal toiletries: soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, towels, washcloths, deodorants, etc.
A supply of the necessary items were purchased and brought to the Baymont Inn, 6859 West Bank Expressway, Marrero, La., on February 10, 2017. Ms. Lisa and her employee assembled the products into individual gifts for distribution.
A group of our members, Ms. Sun Kim, Ms. Thuy Vu, Ms. Anh Vu, Mr. George Jackson, and Mr. Ben Tsai, met at the Baymont Inn on February 11, 2017. The items were placed in Mr. Tsai's van and taken to a collection point at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in New Orleans East. Ms. Sun Kim remained to help with the distribution.
Volunteers Appreciation Luncheon
at Baymont Inn & Suites in Marrero, LA