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May 1, 2014

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month activities to be held at D-M

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Airman 1st Class Chris Massey
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths)
The Desert Lightning Team will hold several events throughout the month of May to recognize Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

The Desert Lightning Team will hold several events throughout the month of May to recognize Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

The following activities have been scheduled:

 

Kick-Off Celebration at the Base Exchange – May 9, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

· Variety of Asian dishes donated by off-base establishments

· Korean Drummer and Hula Dancing troupes to perform

· Educational displays highlighting Asian heritage/theme

Airman’s Potluck at the LOFT – May 11, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

· Free potluck for dorm residents

· Food provided by the Pan Asian Community Alliance & Filipino American Sampaguita Club of Tucson

· Leadership participation welcome

Martial Arts Fun Day at the Community Center – May 16, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

· Three martial arts demonstrations/mini-classes

· Demonstrations to be conducted by Davis-Monthan Airmen and community volunteers

· All ages welcome, kids 10 years and under will be offered a minimal-contact self-defense class, kids five years and under will enjoy an Asian-themed crafts activities

Club Luncheon – May 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

· Asian-inspired meal prepared by the Club

· Tickets $12, $10 for Club Members

· The Chinese Community of Tucson Lion Dancers, volunteer Chamorro and Polynesian Dance troupes to perform

· Party favors for all attendees, theme-inspired decorations/giveaways

· Educational slide show

For more information, please contact Tech Sgt. Amanda Smith at 282-8150 or amanda.smith.3@us.af.mil. Alternately, Staff Sgt. Tara N. Mitchell can be reached at 228-3840 or tara.mitchell@us.af.mil.




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