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Tag: Miss AACO

President’s Note - May 2009

AAm Readers,
Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! In celebration, we have recognized five outstanding individuals as our 2009 Asian American Heroes of Colorado. In collaboration with OCA Colorado and the Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network, we narrowed down the nominations from a pool of accomplished local AAPIs to honor Kerry Hada, Jim Hada, Daniel [...]

Asian American Women’s Leadership Program Returns on May 30th

Watch out Colorado! Intelligent and confident Asian American women are uniting again in 2009 for the Miss Asian American Colorado Leadership Program. Asian Avenue magazine and Colorado Asian Culture and Asian Network are proud to sponsor the second year of the program with its mission to showcase the leadership, service, intelligence and individual talents of [...]

President’s Note - March 2009

To this month’s first timers and to our loyal readers,
Welcome to spring! Asian Avenue magazine is planning more events than ever before and hope to see you in the near future. We are currently looking for Asian American Hero nominations to recognize deserving members in Colorado.
In May, Asian Heritage Month, we will award the 2009 [...]

Miss Asian American Colorado Duacee Lor

Congratulations to the 2008-2009 Miss Asian American Colorado (Miss AACO), Duacee Lor. As the first runner-up in the May 2008 Miss AACO event, Lor was re-crowned Miss AACO after the resignation of Amanda Igaki due to career commitments. Second runner-up Kathleen Asuncion was also re-crowned, as Miss Unity, on December 21, 2008 at John Holly’s [...]

President’s Note - February 2009

Dear Readers,
What an exciting presidential inauguration last month! We welcome President Obama and congratulate the Asian American Pacific Islander individuals who have been appointed into leading roles in his Cabinet.
We look optimistically forward to the exciting changes and developments for our nation and our local communities. You’re in for a special treat this month with [...]

AAPI Women’s Networking Luncheon

The first ever AAPI Women’s Networking Luncheon brought women together from diverse career and industry backgrounds on September 21st. At Dixon’s Restaurant in downtown Denver, attendees shared career and networking tips, conducted mock interviews, and established goals for future networking events to continue strengthening the bond between AAPI women in Colorado. Carol Ross, a career [...]

Miss AACO Amanda Igaki goes to nationals

Congratulations to 24-year-old Amanda Igaki, the first-ever Miss Asian American Colorado hosted by Asian Avenue magazine, for competing in the national Miss Asian America Pageant on Aug. 23 in San Francisco. Her trip to the national competition was sponsored in part by Asian Avenue magazine.
The national winner was Louisa Liu, a UC Berkeley psychology student. [...]