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Salute To Vietnamese Community

The Board of Directors of the San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee
Cordially Invite You To Attend
a Celebration of Asia/Pacific Heritage Month and Citizen Diplomacy between the people of San Francisco and Ho Chi Minh City

MC: William Lee (former Chief Administrative Officer for San Francisco)

Remarks: Former Mayors Frank M. Jordan and Willie L. Brown (Invited)

Keynote Speaker: Robert G. Gish, MD, President of Robert G. Gish Consultants, LLC.
Dr. Gish maintains ethical and long-standing relationships with industry as a specialist physician, translational and clinical research scientist, and expert educator in liver and liver transplant programs, including hepatitis B and C that are rampant in the Asian community. These collaborations have produced many improvements to patient care and public health over Dr. Gish's 30-year career. Dr. Gish dedicates at least 500 uncompensated hours every year in voluntary leadership roles for professional and advocacy organizations in the U.S., as well as in Vietnam. He supports several nonprofit organizations' liver disease awareness, prevention, detection, and treatment programs.

Award Categories Youth, Business, Literature, Humanitarian, Diplomacy, Healthcare, Performing Arts, Charitable Work

Thursday, May 29, 2014
6 PM Cocktails + 7 PM Dinner and Program
Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California 94102 Parking Available at the Sutter Stockton Garage or at the Olympic Club Garage Business Attire or National Dress

San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee
“Bridging Two Cultures”

The San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of International Trade and Commerce will recognize and present awards to individuals and organizations that have contributed to the improvement of the Vietnamese American and the Vietnamese communities, enabled the Committee to effectively carry out its mission, as well as aided in the preservation of Vietnamese Art and Culture.

Proceeds for this year’s dinner will go toward the building of the committee’s educational, healthcare, culture, biotechnology, trade and other programs.

Mark J. Chandler Bernard W. Burke John Kelson, Esq.
Duyen T. Nguyen, Esq. Joseph H. Tran David Duong
Edward M. Smith Frederick E. Jordan, PE John Nguyen
Bui Duy Tam, MD Howard Hoover, CPA Philip T. Nguyen
Hon. Frank M. Jordan Kim Mai Robert N. Johnson
Ron Tazhibi Kim D. Nguyen Brian J. Larkin

Mayor’s Office of International Trade and Commerce Sister Cities International, DC
Sister Cities International – NORCAL Chapter Finest Printing
Hotel Rex – San Francisco Sao Bien Restaurant
Weintraube Tobin


Yes, we support your work and want to learn more!
I/We will attend the Bridging Two Cultures Awards Dinner on May 29, 2014

Enclosed is a check for $_____________.

Please reserve space for me as an event sponsor in the name of ______________________________________

Contact Name: _______________________________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________________________

City, State and Zip: ____________________________________________________________________

Telephone: _______________________________ Email: ____________________________________

Email: ______________________________________________________________________________ Presidential Circle - $20,000 Ambassador’s Circle - $ 5,000
Secretary’s Circle - $10,000 Consul General’s Circle - $ 2,500
Diplomatic Circle - $2,000
The above levels include a table for 10 Please send me ______ tickets at $150.00 per ticket. + I cannot attend but, I would like to contribute $ ______________ Make checks payable to: San Francisco- Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee
Mailing Address and Contact Information: 268 Bush Street, #2708 + San Francisco, CA 94104
Email: [masked] Phone: (415)[masked]

The Committee is a non-political educational people-to-people program. It is organized under the laws of the State of California, and is recognized as an educational (501)(c)(3) non-profit corporation by the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. FEIN:[masked]

Please include the following individuals at my table: 1. ______________________________________________________________________________________
2. ______________________________________________________________________________________
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Contributions are deductible to the fullest extent of the law: FEIN:[masked] Reserve Your Table or Seats Now
Bridging Two Cultures Awards Dinner
Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco
*Event and Corporate Sponsorships Available*

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  • George S.

    We have about 100 people atending this event. Hope to see some of you there.

    Please rsvp to [masked] before 2:00PM Thursday!

    May 28, 2014

  • George S.

    We will have a Vietnamese singer and a dance troupe.
    Pope Francis in honoring one of our awardees in Vatican City this weekend.

    Come and bring some friends to this fantastic event

    May 24, 2014

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  • George S.
    Giam Doc Dieu Hanh, Organizer,
    Event Host

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