2016 Plate by Plate Ticket Launch Mixer
Join us at SPEAR Steak and Seafood House on June 21st for an exclusive chance to purchase pre-sale tickets for our 2016 Plate by Plate tasting benefit! This event is sure to sell out and this is your chance to buy tickets at absolutely the lowest price. Attendees must be present to purchase tickets at this price point and tickets will be available online shortly after.
When: Tuesday, June 21, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Where: SPEAR Steak and Seafood House, 800 W. 6th Street, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Admission: $10 Suggested Donation
Happy Hour: Extended until 8:00PM!
SPEAR is a contemporary new American restaurant in the heart of Downtown with a striking dining room with beautiful lighting and cozy décor. Join us as we check out one of the most gorgeous restaurants in Los Angeles and support our 2016 beneficiary partner, APAIT!
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Save the Date for 2016 Plate by Plate Los Angeles
August 6, 2016
Wallis Annenberg Building at the California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Vietnamese Rainbow of Orange County Sensitivity Training
During our May Steering Committee meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming Hieu and Lucy from the Vietnamese Rainbow of Orange County (VROC) for Sensitivity training. During this training, they spoke about the difficulties of the coming out process for the members of the LGBTQ community and had everyone participate in an interactive activity. It was an extremely impactful experience and we are so happy that they were able to come by! To learn more, please visit VROC's website.
PbP is a Community Supporter of APAHM
The Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) will be rounding off the end of heritage month with "Pacific Bridge", a FREE high energy family-friendly entertainment event that invites some of the most renowned Asian Pacific American (APA) artists, and entertainers for an evening of celebration and live-performances. The event will debut on May 21, 2016 on the steps of City Hall.
Pacific Bridge is part of a series of events LA APAHM is hosting throughout the month of May to highlight that APAs are part of the fabric of the City of Los Angeles and reinforce the 2016 LA APAHM theme "We Are LA."
In addition to live performances and entertainment, Pacific Bridge will host some of Southern California's most popular food trucks, interactive photo booths, free giveaways, and many other ways for attendees to get involved with the celebration.
PbP & APEX Mixer
PbP-LA steering committee members had a fantastic time meeting APEX board members at Chaya. Thanks for a wonderful night and we look forward to working with you guys in the future!
2016 Asian Pacific Film Festival
On April 23rd, PbP-LA cosponsored the film "Love?" at the 2016 Asian Pacific Film Festival hosted by Visual Communications. This film is a collection of short stories that explore what happens when you follow your heart, including an innovative film exploring LGBTQ issues/themes.
Volunteer of the Month: May
Eileen Ung's goal for PbP this year is to reach the fundraising goal and help the team build groundwork for years to come. This being her first year in PbP speaks volumes to the dedication and commitment she has towards PbP and her fundraising team. When she is not volunteering, you can find her crunching numbers as a financial analyst at Union Bank in Downtown Los Angeles. If you work in the DTLA area and is searching for a lunch buddy, Eileen is your go to person!
Over the course of her involvement with PbP, some of her favorite moments include bonding with her fellow team members and getting to know other Steering Committee members. However, something her fellow team members may not know is that she use to be a diehard Kpop fan. When you get a chance, ask her who her secret celebrity crushes are. Aside from her Kpop and celebrity obsessions, Eileen enjoys spending time at concerts, comedy shows, and open-mic nights. For all the PbP foodies, the next time you are looking to try a new restaurant or coffee shop, Eileen is the perfect person to go with, she may even teach you something new from a latest podcast she follows. Eileen has left a lasting impression on her fellow team members in the short time she has been with PbP and we look forward to her continuous involvement. Keep up the great work!!
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