Cal State L.A. - Public Affairs Office News Release - 1997 Asian Support Group


Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Asst.,
Cal State L.A.
(323) 343-3047

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Cal State L.A.'s Asian Support Group Hosts its Seventh Annual Scholarship and Awards of Excellence Dinner
What & Who:
Cal State L.A. Asian Support Group presents its Seventh Annual Scholarship and Awards of Excellence Dinner in honor of Judy Chu, city councilmember, City of Monterey Park, and Eui-Young Yu, professor of Sociology and director for the Korean- American and Korean Studies at Cal State L.A. The 1997-1998 Asian Support Group Student Scholarship recipients and the winners of the C.Y. Lee Creative Writing Contest in Tribute to Joyce Lee will also be announced during the evening.

Thursday, October 30, 1997. no-host cocktails: 6 p.m., dinner program: 7 p.m.

Sam Woo Seafood Restaurant. The restaurant is located on 140 West Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel. Complimentary self parking is available at the Valley Square.

The 1997 Awards of Excellence will be presented to both Judy Chu and Eui-Young Yu for having made significant contributions to the Asian Pacific American community. Past recipients include community activist Ronald K. Wakabayashi, entrepreneur Lilly Y. Lee, businessman Andrew J.C. Cherng, actress Nobu McCarthy, community leader David Ma and pastor Hee Min Park.

Established at Cal State L.A. by noted writer C.Y. Lee, the writing contest is an opportunity to encourage and promote creative writing on Asian and Asian American themes. Five prizes will be awarded this year: a $1,000 cash prize including a staged reading for the first prize winner, a $500 second prize, a $300 third prize, and two $100 honorable mention prizes.

For information or dinner reservations, call the Cal State L.A. Alumni Relations Office at (323) 343-4980.

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