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Volvik Announces Sponsor Exemptions for LPGA Volvik Championship

Asian News 05/15/2016 0 Comments

Star-studded field now includes local Michigander who never gave up on her dream and a 15-year-old phenom from South Korea Volvik announces two young golfers with compelling stories as the two sponsor invites for the upcoming LPGA Volvik Championship, scheduled for May 23-29 at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor. Sarah Hoffman from Saline, Mich. and 15-year-old Korean amateur…

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15th Annual APACC Gala “A Metamorphic Journey”

Asian News 05/04/2016 0 Comments

Detroit, Michigan– On Friday, April 29, 2016, APACC hosted its 15th Annual Gala at MGM Grand Detroit. Over 750 business leaders including top corporate executives from large U.S. and Asian businesses; leaders from businesses owned by Asian Americans from China, Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan, India among other countries; entrepreneurs; and political and government dignitaries joined to celebrate APACC’s success as…

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White House to Recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling “Champions of Change”

Asian News 05/02/2016 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 4, the White House will recognize ten individuals from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.” During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May, the White House and WhiteHouse Initiative on AAPIs are celebrating artists and advocates who have used…

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McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity Enrolls More Than 5,000 Seeking More Education and Skills

Asian News 04/24/2016 0 Comments

Warren Buffett commends McDonald’s for “ensuring its workers have the tools to succeed throughout their careers and that in turn makes our entire economy stronger.” McDonald’s today announced that Archways to Opportunity, its workforce education program, has enrolled more than 5,000 people since its creation one year ago. The program provides assistance in earning a high school diploma, receiving tuition…

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Metro Detroit arts and cultural organizations invited to apply for operating support grants from The Kresge Foundation

Asian News 04/19/2016 0 Comments

$4.8 million available to nonprofits in tri-county area This summer, The Kresge Foundation will award grants totaling $4.8 million over three years to small, mid-size and large arts and arts and cultural organizations in metro Detroit’s tri-county area of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Detroit Arts Support grants provide unrestricted operating dollars to organizations in the performing, visual and literary…

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MEETINGS- PRODUCTIVE AND EFFICIENT OR A ‘WASTE OF TIME’?

Asian News Cultural Awareness 03/24/2016 0 Comments

Meetings are an important part of every business day. They are used to train groups on new methods or processes, to solve problems, to develop new corporate strategies or policies and to inform large groups of the same company information.  While the meeting functions are often the same in every culture, meeting attendance is not the same across cultures. A…

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Michigan High Schoolers to help North Korean students

Asian News 03/19/2016 0 Comments

[Ypsilanti=MiAsian] Tack-yong Kim = Washtenaw International School students hosted a Korean Dinner to raise funds to help defected North Korean kids in South Korea. It sounds unusual that a five year old school became interested in a North Korean issue. The question is answered when you learn about John Park, who started a site called Everyone’s Free four years ago when he…

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