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2023 Asian Lunar New Year Celebration

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February 18,2023 marks another year for our 28th Annual Celebration Dinner. Pan Asian Community Alliance takes a moment each year to honor individuals in our community who demonstrate a continued effort to serve the Pan Asian Community in Southern Arizona through their professional, artistic, educational involvement, volunteer work, etc.

Pan Asian Man of the Year
2023 Nicolas Subong

Pan Asian Woman of the Year
2023 Nancyann Kamaluonalani Tinnell

2022 Tap Gaoteote
2020 Ross Iwamoto
2019 Eric Stapp
2018 Hideyoshi (Yoshi) Delgado
2017 Harold Don
2016 Carlson Takiah
2015 Lee Lambert, JD
2014 Peter Chan, CLU, MBA
2013 John Kai, Jr.
2012 Howard Eng, MS, DrPH, RPH
2011 David Le
2010 Paul Gee, M.D.
2009 Jason Wong
2008 K.C. An
2007 Frank Chan
2006 Theodore Tong, PharmD.
2005 Henry Oyama
2001 Ernie Menehune
2000 Honorable Harry Gin
1999 Lawrence C. Leung

2022 Cecille Damasco Muller
2020 Sheena Smith
2019 Mariefaye Subia McGuire
2018 Mari Kaneta
2017 Susan Tsutsumida Herold
2016 Lourdes Leyva O'Heir
2015 Luz Stapp
2014 Patsy Lee
2013 Cheryl Biagini
2012 Estrella "Ester" Havey
2011 Maria Hooker
2010 Lily Sanford
2009 Karen Falkenstrom
2008 Nancy Tom
2007 Cynthia L. Klingberg
2006 M Craig
2005 Madeline Ong-Sakata
2002 Lorraine Lee
2001 Sushila Umashankar, Ph.D.
2000 Chanda Sawant Budhabhatti
1999 Esther Don Tang

Friend of Pan Asian Community
2023 Myra Leiala Hayes

Friend of Pan Asian Community- Organization
2023 ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America)

2022 Christy Friske-Daniels
2020 Carolyn Sugiyama Classen
2019 Claudia Kaercher
2018 Denni Ann Gershaw-Smith
2017 LeAnn and Jerry Stimson
2015 Peter Rhee, MD
2014 Sylvia M. Lee, Ph.D
2013 "Gary" Yen H. Low
2012 Teresa Jun
2011 Daisy Rodriguez Pitel, Ph.D
2010 Steve Leal
2009 Victor Wong
2008 Tina L. Johnson
2007 Mr. Les M. Gin
2006 Ms. Nancy Montoya
2005 Mr. Harry Gee
2002 Ms. Dorothy H. Finley
2001 Mary Belle McCorkle, Ed. D.
2000 Ms. Shirley C. Scott

2022 AZ AANHPI for Equity
2020 Island Plate Lunch Restaurant
2019 FASCOT-Filipino-American Sampaguita Club of Tucson
2018 OCA Tucson-Asian Pacific American Advocates
2017 Asian Pacific Community in Action, Phoenix
2016 Southern Arizona Asian American
Pacific Islanders Health Coalition
2015 Pio Decimo Center
2014 Pima County Attnorney's Office
2013 Market on the Move(MOM)
2012 Dragon's View Asian Cuisine
2011 Su-Wen Chang, DDS
2010 Tucson Chinese Association
2009 INNOVA Environmental Engineering, LLC
2008 American Home Mortgage
2007 Raytheon Asian Pacific
2006 Tucson Unified School District
2005 State Farm Insurance
2004 Access Tucson
2003 Desert Diamond Casino / Tohono O’odham Gaming
2002 Wells Fargo
2001 Pima Prevention Partnership
2000 Tucson Electric Power Co.

What is it like to attend a Pan Asian Lunar New Lunar New Celebration? - You ask. Not only do you get to meet a variety of Tucson and Southern Arizona's whose who, but we feature performances from local Asian inspired venues. Special thanks to the Tucson Chinese Association Lion Dance group & the Korean Drum Dancer. The excellent 3 buffet stations provide authentic Asian cuisine expertly prepared by Marriott. Our celebrations are open to the public. If you are interested in attending next years event, please contact us to be added to the mailing list. More Infoo>


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