On January 19, 2009, the AAPI community’s Pearl Presidential Inaugural Gala will take place at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington, DC. Tickets have already sold out, but Asian Americans for Obama is holding a contest for two tickets to this historic event.
As a supporting organization for the event, AAFO is helping to raise money for the Pearl Gala. The individual or organization who raises the most money on behalf of AAFO will win two tickets to the Pearl Gala (with a minimum fundraising goal of $500). To participate, please e-mail Ramey Ko at email@example.com.
For additional details about the Gala, go below the fold.
The Honorary Gala co-chairs are Senator Daniel Inouye, Senator Daniel Akaka, Former Secretary Norman Y. Mineta and Congressman Mike Honda, DNC Vice-chair and Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.
A morning conference will include discussions about voting results, the political appointment process and the legislative issues for the next Congress. The evening gala will begin at 7 p.m. and end at midnight. Enjoy fine dining and entertainment showcasing various Asian countries. Place your winning bid in an auction featuring precious gems and other commemorative inaugural items. Proceeds from the auction and sales will be for the benefit of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. Top off the evening with a sumptuous dessert reception and dance the night away.
For more information, visit www.PearlGala.com.