|US – China Peoples Friendship Association |
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2012
CONTACT: JohnPaul Jourard
9090 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074
713-9950123 x143 (Tel)
EVENT 6th Annual U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association-Houston Chapter Gala and Ambassador Awards Dinner
DATE & Thursday, November 8, 2012
TIME Registration @ 6:00PM, Program @ 6:30 PM, Dinner @ 7:00PM
LOCATION Kim Son Restaurant Downtown
2001 Jefferson Street
Houston, TX 77003 713-222-2461
PROGRAM Awards: Friendship Ambassadors - Lloyd W. Graham, Superintendent of Schools, La Porte ISD
For supporting a school district wide global studies program that included a Student Field Trip to China, hosting students from Nankau High School and hosting a luncheon for representatives of the Tianjin Municipal Governement.
Dr. John M. Rudley, President, Texas Southern University President Rudley traveled to Beijing to sign an agreement with the Chinese Government to establish an international Confucius Institute at the university.
Keynote Speaker: Greg Meyers, Trustee, Houston Independent Independent School District Board of Education, District VI Assistant Secretary
Musical Entertainment: Ms. Sylvia Yan, internationally renown traditional Chinese instrument player of the dizi, bawu, hulusi, Xiao and paixiao.
Silent Auction: Benefits scholarship program.
The US-China Peoples Friendship Association is a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization and functions on people-to-people diplomacy between Americans and Chinese. The Houston USCPFA chapter, one of 55 chapters spanning the United States, is one of the most active in the U.S., sponsors many local events and informs local members of activities of interest such as film showings, exhibits, local temple tours,Chinese traditional music concerts and other Chinese cultural happenings.
A wide variety of memberships is available at reasonable cost (and includes the quarterly US-China Review magazine) as well as three levels of corporate and individual program sponsorships. Information will be available at the dinner event and on the chapter website: www.uscpfa-houston.org.
For more information, contact: JohnPaul Jourard, 713-995-0123 Ext. 143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.