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.
HOST COMMITTEE MEMBERS
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
EVENT SUPPORTERS and SPONSORS (To Date)
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
*CELEBRATING 19 YEARS OF CITIZEN DIPLOMACY*
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: _______________________________________________________________________
City, State and Zip: ____________________________________________________________________
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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
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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. ______________________________________________________________________________________
Contributions are deductible to the fullest extent of the law: FEIN:[masked] Reserve Your Table or Seats Now
MAY 29 +SPACE IS LIMITED+
Bridging Two Cultures Awards Dinner
Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel
609 Sutter Street
*Event and Corporate Sponsorships Available*