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Posted on: April 20, 2007

[ARCHIVED] Asian American Heritage Month Celebration

The Asian American Community of Elgin (AACE) will be hosting its second annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) Celebration. This will be the first time an Asian cultural event will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Centre of Elgin Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way, downtown Elgin. The festivities begin at 6:00 PM.

A “Splendid Evening” dinner follow by cultural Asian dance performances and fashion show promises to be one of Elgin’s premier cultural and community bonding event of the year. This is a fund raising event within the greater Elgin community. Guests will enjoy an enticing experience with cash bar cocktail reception, view spirited arts and handicrafts exhibition displays and participate in fun raffles for charity.

Ticket sales are open to the public on a first contact, first serve basis limited seating.
For tickets, please contact Sue Christensen at (847) 226-4361 or visit our Web site:

AACE is a community organization consisting of Asian Americans who share a vision for multi-cultural development, preserving and promoting our cultural heritage through celebration of the arts and cross-cultural experiences. AACE is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. AACE’s vision for the future is to open the first Asian American Community Center in Elgin, to provide educational, social, and cultural programs to our elders and younger generation in the community, with the mission of sustaining, building and sharing our Asian American identity.

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