APAS values partnerships with local businesses like Pho Orchid. Thank you, Dave Nguyen of Pho Orchid for his continuous generosity. We appreciate the dedication and contributions Dave has devoted to the Asian Pacific American Society of New Orleans. In addition to providing food in APAS community outreach programs, Pho Orchid donated a portion of their sales to APAS during Asian Heritage Month. Our 2022 chair person, Dr. Jung, presented Dave, APAS Vice Chair, with an appreciation award for contributing to our community.

APAS is possible because of our volunteers and partnerships like this. Thank you to Dave and his team at Pho Orchid!


The New Orleans French Market has been collaborating with APAS to bring the annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival back to the live stage since 2022. Cultural performances, community booths, and various cuisines are showcased at the free festival to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Performers and vendors of all APAS communities are welcome and encouraged!

The French Market also welcomes APAS members and friends to participate in other festivals they host. Read more.


The Asian-Pacific American Society (APAS) of New Orleans (www.apasnola.com) teamed with Toastmasters District 68 (www.d68tm.org) for the purpose of teaching effective speaking skills to the persons of all the member communities of the APAS umbrella group, to give voice to the centuries of tradition that has been brought to America and especially to New Orleans. The club is not limited to members of APAS, but open to all who wish to learn the art and the skills of effective speaking.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization: cost is low, the program is structured to learning skills, and you set the pace of progress. Toastmasters is truly International, with clubs in Europe, the Americas, and many cities of the Pacific Rim from Beijing to New Delhi.  

We welcome you to visit our club. The World is closer than you think.

March 2016


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