2011 GALA Raffle Ticket Winners

Congratulations to all winners of the 2011 APAS GALA Raffle Ticket drawings. Winners come from many different members of Asian Pacific American Communities.
Wii winner
NINTENDO Wii Game System won by Ms. Katsuko Arimura (From Japan Community)

WESTINGHOUSE 32" Flat screen LCD HDTV won by Mr. Michael Kwon (From Korean Community)

iPad
APPLE ipad 2 won by Ms. Chanbormey Kim (From Cambodian Community)

  • WYNDHAM HOTEL Vacation Package won by Ms. Catherine Turner - Photo will be posted when available
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2011 GALA-a big success!

2011 Frank Hara Community Service Award (left to right): Dr C.V.Subramaniam (India), Neurun Chau(Cambodia), Yulia N. Pearce(Indonesia), Kay Weiss(Korea), William Sheu(Taiwan), Katsuko Arimura(Japan), Hsiaopo Cheng(China), Evelyn Escondo(Philippine), Joana M. Roger(APAS Chairwoman), Jessie Dhillon(APAS Treasurer)
2011 Ms APAS Contestants (standing-left to right): Serena Bethala(Ms India), Jackie Block(Ms APAS Coordinator), Junru Yan(Ms China), Gwendalane Ramos(Ms Philippine), Jenny Lin(Ms Taiwan), Chanbormey Kim(Ms Cambodia) (sitting-left to right): Eka Soenarko(Ms Indonesia), Sukanya Romyanon(Ms Thailand), Siemny Chuuon(MC), Guest
(left to right): Mrs Woo(Ms Korea Mom), Katie Woo(Ms APAS 2011), Sun Kim((APAS Board/Advisor)
 

Ms APAS 2011 with family, friends and supporters

Another fun evening of APAS Fundraising gala has come and gone. Thank you to everyone for all your support! Congratulations to the 2011 Frank Hara Community Service Awardees. For more information on each awardee, please read the article on

Congratulations to Ms. Korea for winning the Ms. APAS title for the Korean Community. A special Congratulation to the Korean Community for supporting your candidate to win Ms APAS contest back to back - a first in the history of Ms APAS contest. 
Congratulations to our raffle winners! We will be contacting those who were not present to make pick up arrangements. 

  • NINTENDO Wii Game System won by Ms. Katsuko Arimura (From Japan Community)
  • WESTINGHOUSE 32" Flat screen LCD TV won by Mr. Michael Kwon (From Korean Community) 
  • APPLE ipad 2 won by Ms. Chanbormey Kim (From Cambodian Community) 
  • WYNDHAM HOTEL Vacation Package won by Ms. Catherine Turner

Thank you to all for your support. We look forward to see you in our next function.    Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version  

2011 Ms. APAS Contestants

Ms. Cambodia
Chanbormey Kim
Ms. Cambodia
Ms. China
Junru Yan - 
Ms. China
Ms. Cambodia
Eka Soenarko
Ms. Indonesia
Ms. Cambodia
Katie Woo
Ms. Korea
Ms. Cambodia
Gwendalane Ramos
Ms. Phillipines
Ms. Cambodia
Jenny Lin
Ms. Taiwan
Ms. Cambodia
Sasithorn Srimeechai
Ms. Thailand
Ms. Cambodia
Carolyn Nguyen
Ms. Vietnam
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Support your candidate for Ms. APAS 2011

(left to right): Eka Soenarko (Ms Indonesia), Sasithorn Srimeechai (ex Ms Thailand), Carolyn Nguyen (Ms Vietnam), Chanbormey Kim (Ms Cambodia)
(left to right): Junru Yan (Ms China), Katie Woo (Ms Korea), Jenny Lin (Ms Taiwan)
 (left to right): Gwendalane Ramos (Ms Philippines), Sukanya Romyanon (Ms Thailand), Serena Bethala (Ms India)

Please support your community's candidate.

The winner of the Ms. APAS 2011 contest is based on fundraising with raffle tickets ($5.00 each ticket), dinner tickets, cash donations, and Gala Book Advertisements. Prices for advertisements are as follow: 

  • Diamond Sponsor:Back Cover - $3,000.00
  • Ruby Sponsor:Back inside cover - $2,000.00
  • Sapphire Sponsor:Front inside cover - $1,000.00
  • Jade Sponsor:Centerfold of program book - $800.00
  • Emerald Sponsor:Full Page - $500.00
  • Full Page - $300.00
  • Half Page - $200.00
  • Quarter Page - $100.00
  • Gala Dinner Tickets (the ticket cost is $65, $70, and $75 per person) or buy a table of 10 for your group.

All our candidates will raise funds to help the APAS Projects. The purchase of any raffle tickets, ads, and/or gala dinner tickets will count as votes for your candidate. The APAS Fall Gala 2011 will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on November 5, 2011, where Ms. APAS 2011 will be crowned.

For more infomation, contact your candidate:

Ms. Cambodia
Ms. Chanbormey Kim
chanbormeykim@yahoo.com
Ms. China
Ms. Junru Yan
junru2228gmail.com
Ms. India
Ms. Serena Bethala
bethalas2016@gmail.com
Ms. Indonesia
Ms. Eka Soenarko
ekasoenarko@ymail.com
Ms. Korea 
Ms. Katie Woo
hwoo1224@gmail.com
Ms. Philippines
Ms. Gwendalane Ramos
gwendalane@yahoo.com
Ms. Thailand
Ms. Sukanya Romyanon
sromyanon@chevron.com
Ms. Taiwan
Ms. Jenny Lin
linjenny03@yahoo.com
Ms. Vietnam
Ms. Carolyn Nguyen 
ctnguyen@loyno.edu
The deadline for ads/sponsorships, Gala dinner tickets, and raffle tickets is October 28 (Contact Ms APAS candidates for detail).

All checks should be made payable to APAS. They can be mailed to

APAS
3500 Causeway Blvd., Suite 1548, 
Metairie, LA 70002.

 

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2011 Annual Gala

The 2011 APAS Gala will be held Saturday, November 5th, 2011 from 6pm - midnight at the Sheraton Hotel, 500 Canal Street. New Orleans, Louisiana

The evening celebrates 32 years of Asian culture and heritage.

Events Include:
  • 3 Course Dinner
  • Ms. Apas Contest
  • Frank Hara Community Service Award
  • Fabulous Silent Auction Items
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Entertainment and Dancing
Seating:

General seating: $65; Preferred: $70; Premium: $75

Raffle:

Raffle tickets: $5 each; four chances to win the following:

  • 7-nights stay at Wyndham Resort
  • 32" Flatscreen TV
  • Apple iPad 2
  • Nintendo Wii System
You will also meet our celebrity Master of Ceremony - Ms Siemny Chhuon from our local WDSU TV Channel 6.

If you're interested in becoming a Sponsor:

If you would like to donate to our Silent Auction:

For more information contact Ms. Raj Pannu at (504) 417-3282 or emailapasnola@gmail.com

We would like to thank our donors for supporting us.

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2011 Annual Gala Document Downloads

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2010 Gala a big success!

More pictures at Brenda Sison Photography.

Another fun evening of APAS Fundraising gala has come and gone. Thank you to everyone for all your support! Congratulations to Msnb. Korea for being the first to win the Ms. APAS title for the Korean Community. 

Pictures can be viewed at Brenda Sison Photography. APAS will put up additional pictures and if you would like your pictures to be included, please send a CD of the photos to APAS' office at 3500 N. Causeway Blvd, STE 1548 Metairie, LA 70002.

Also, congratulations to our raffle winners! We will be contacting those who were not present to make pick up arrangements. 

  • 32" Flat screen TV won by Fred Wentz (Cambodian Community) - Picked up by Mr. Wentz
  • Wii Game System won by Kurt Evans (Liu Institute International) - Picked up by Vatsana
  • Digital Camera won by Anil Kukreja (Indian Community) - Picked up by Mr. Rakesh Bajaj
  • $100 Subway Gift Cards won by Mr. Brown Ticket Number: 0824
  • $100 Visa Cash Card Won by Mr. Sam Lu (Taiwanese Community) 

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2010 Annual Gala

The 2010 31st Anniversary APAS Gala will be held Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 6-11pm at the Sheraton Hotel, 500 Canal Street.

The evening celebrates 31 years of Asian culture and heritage and will feature a fabulous array of auction items, beautiful Ms. APAS contest, Frank Hara Service Award, Raffle prizes, 3-course dinner, dancing, and entertainment!

Events Include:

  • 3 Course Dinner
  • Ms. Apas Contest
  • Frank Hara Service Award
  • Fabulous Auction Items
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Entertainment and Dancing

Seating:

General seating: $65; Preferred: $70; Premium: $75

Raffle:

Raffle tickets: $5 each; five chances to win the following:

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Digital Camera
  • Wii System
  • $100 Gift Card
  • 20 $5 Subway gift cards

If you're interested in becoming a Sponsor:

For more information call (504) 831-1148 or email apasnola@gmail.com

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Support your candidate for Ms. APAS 2010

Back row (left to right): Judy Wang (Ms. China), Ilada Techahongsa (Ms Thailand), Cristina Copping (Ms Philippines), Karuna Nhem Chau (Ms. Cambodia), Christina Ngo (Ms Vietnam) 
Front Row (left to right): Nicole Yee Lee (Ms Taiwan), Sarah An (Ms Korea), Jackie Block (Ms Indonesia)

Please support your community's candidate.

The winner of the Ms. APAS 2010 contest is based on fundraising with raffle tickets ($5.00 each ticket), dinner tickets, cash donations, and Gala Book Advertisements: 

  • Gala Book Advertisements Back Cover - $1500
  • Back inside cover - $500.00
  • Front inside cover - $1,000.00
  • Full Page - $300.00
  • Half Page - $200.00
  • Quarter Page - $100.00
  • Gala Dinner Tickets (the ticket cost is $65, $70, and $75 per person) or buy a table of 10 for your group.

All our candidates will raise funds to help the APAS Projects. The purchase of any raffle tickets, ads, and/or gala dinner tickets will count as votes for your candidate. The APAS Fall Gala 2010 will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on November 13, 2010, where Ms. APAS 2010 will be crowned.

For more infomation, contact your candidate:

Ms. China
Ms. Judy Wang
judy.wang.2011@gmail.com
Ms. Thailand
Ms. Ilada Techahongsa
lttylee@yahoo.com
Ms. Philippines
Ms.Cristina Copping
ccopping@cox.net
Ms. Cambodia
Ms. Karuna Nhem Chau
karuna.nhem@stmsaints.com
Ms. Taiwan
Ms. Christina Ngo
Christina_ngo2002@yahoo.com
Ms. Thailand
Ms. Nicole Yee Lee
nikki30765@yahoo.com.tw
Ms. Korea 
Ms. Sarah An
itssarahan@yahoo.com
Ms. Indonesia
Ms. Jackie Block
jblock@stoneoil.com
The deadline for ads/sponsorships, Gala dinner tickets, and raffle tickets is November 10th.

All checks should be made payable to APAS. They can be mailed to

APAS
3500 Causeway Blvd., Suite 1548, 
Metairie, LA 70002.

 

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Past APAS Galas

Year Date Location Chairman
1979-1990 No Gala
1991 Nov. 2 Hilton Riverside DONG YUP KIM
1992 Unknown Hilton Riverside DONG YUP KIM
1993 Nov Ozanan Inn KIEM DO
1994 KIEM DO
1995 LI SCHON SHIH
1996 Oct. Airport Hilton Hotel LI SCHON SHIH
1997 Nov. Hyatt Regency Hotel SUBHASH KULKARNI
1998 Oct. Sheraton, Armstrong Ballroom SUBHASH KULKARNI
1999 March 11. Airport Hilton LUCY CHUN
2000 Oct. 21. Sheraton-Armstrong Ballroom LUCY CHUN
2001 Sept. 8. Audubon Tea Room RAJ PANNU
2002 Sept. 7. Audubon Tea Room RAJ PANNU
2003 Sept. 13. Hilton Riverside, Napoleon Ballroom SUN KIM
2004 Sept. 18. Hilton Riverside Grand Ballroom SUN KIM
2005 n/a No Gala due to Katrina RAJ PANNU
2006 Nov. 4 Sheraton Hotel, Grand Ballroom RAJ PANNU
2007 Sept 29 Sheraton Hotel, Grand Ballroom VATSANA CHANTHALA
2008 Sept 20 Hilton Hotel Riverside VATSANA CHANTHALA
2009 2000:  Nov 14
  
JW Marriott
Aida J. Grace, Philippines 
PAT LEE
2001: Ramona Ramos, Philippines
2002: Bernadette Borja, Philippines
2003: Margaret XD Nguyen, Vietnam
2004: Catherine Moreau, Philippines
2005: No Gala due to Katrina 
2006: Urvi Shah, India
2007: Rosalyn Nguyen, Vietnam
2008: Tu Vy Nguyen, Vietnam     
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GALA SPONSORS

Thank you to the following sponsors:

  • International Foods 
  • Kumon 
  • Maritech Commercial
  • Pediatrics Kid-Med, LLC 
  • American Association of Indian Professionals
  • Subway
  • Harrah's
  • JW Stone
  • PAWAL
  • Pho Orchid
  • NOLA ENT
  • Kamran Koobehi
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