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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 42 views]
Check Out Events Happening In Our Community

You can also go to the Mayor’s Office of Diversity Affairs Website
for more information and resources.
www.diversity.slco.org

!! EVENTS !!

VISIT THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
FOR THE HAPPENINGS THIS WEEKEND

Most events are FREE and Open to the Public!!!

Go to http://www.slco.org/calendar/index.cfm?siteID=21 (Press CTRL and click)

CLASE- familia a familia
Curso para personas con familiares que sufren problemas emocionales o mentales
http://www.slco.org/calendar/eventDetail.cfm?EventID=22837&Month=4&Year=2012&SiteID=21
April 12, 2012 through May 31, 2012 From 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Utah Chinese Youth Chamber Ensemble Annual Concert
Please join us for annual concert …

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 124 views]
Why I’ll Never Return To Vietnam

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-kepnes/why-ill-never-return-to-v_b_1241016.html

Traveling through Southeast Asia, you are frequently asked where you are going. “Everywhere,” I tell people. This is my last adventure through the region. Except, I’ll be skipping Vietnam. After my experience there in 2007, I’ll never go back to that country. Never, ever, ever. A business trip or a girlfriend may force me there in the future but for as long as I can see down the road, I’ll never touch down again in that country.
No one ever wants to return …

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[15 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 212 views]
Tet 2012, the year of Dragon, Table Tennis Tournament Result

There are nine people signed up for Vietnamese table tennis tournament.
1) Minh Chau 2) Thuan Vuong 3) Duc Ngo 4) Hau Lam 5) Thanh Tan 6) Chung Nguyen 7) Adam Nguyen 8) Tan Phung 9) Bao Hoang

 (From left to right): Chung Nguyen, Tan Phung, Thuan Vuong, Duc Ngo, .., .., .., Bao Hoang, Sao Nguyen
We were randomly draw players and divided into two groups.
Group 1: Bao, Minh, Sao and Duc
Group 2: Thanh, Chung, Tan, Hau and Thuan
The first two players of each group advance into final round.
Final round: Duc, Bao, …

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[14 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 159 views]
Check Out Events Happening In Our Community

!! EVENTS !!

VISIT THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
FOR THE HAPPENINGS THIS WEEKEND

Most events are FREE and Open to the Public!!!

Go to http://www.slco.org/calendar/index.cfm?siteID=21 (Press CTRL and click)

Italian Language Class INTERMEDIATE
Please Use The EAST Entrance
http://www.slco.org/calendar/eventDetail.cfm?EventID=22379&Month=1&Year=2012&SiteID=21
January 14, 2012 From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Italian Language Class BEGINNER CLASS
Please Use The EAST Entrance
http://www.slco.org/calendar/eventDetail.cfm?EventID=22386&Month=1&Year=2012&SiteID=21
January 14, 2012 From 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM

GED / High School Completion Diploma (HSCD) Workshop
eSingleParent & YMCA Community Family Center are partnering to offer a free GED / HSCD Workshop for single …

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[11 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 132 views]
Table Tennis Tournament 2012 at Tet 2012

The 2012 Vietnamese Table Tennis Tournament will start playing this Friday 13 Jan. at 6:00 PM in “Table Tennis Training and Event Center” located at 3572 S 1950 W West Valley City.
The entry fee is $10.00 per player and the collecting fee will provide ‘ Pho’ for our TT players socialize meeting after the tournament (date & time TBA).
NOTE: Player has to pay $7 dollars admission fee if he/she is not a member of the club.
Playing format will be randomly draw the players then …

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[1 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 111 views]
Vietnamese band preserves traditional music

(Kim Raff I The Salt Lake Tribune) Lac Viet Band is a Vietnamese band that is dedicated to celebrating and preserving Vietnamese musical traditions.

Vietnamese band preserves traditional music

By Lindsay Whitehurst
The Salt Lake Tribune
First published Dec 17 2011 04:43PM
Updated Dec 21, 2011 03:50PM

West Valley City • As one of Lan Nguyen’s hands plucked taut strings of the dan tranh with pointed finger picks, the other danced delicately, creating a light yet resonant melody.
Nguyen, 60, played the traditional Vietnamese instrument with the Saigon opera for 15 …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 202 views]
Eastern Strings & Western Airs – Vietnamese National Concert

Eastern Strings & Western Airs – Vietnamese National Concert
WHAT: The Cultural Center proudly presents the unique blending of traditional Eastern and Western music with this once-in-a-lifetime musical experience.
WHEN: November 19, 2011 7 – 9 p.m.
WHERE: Utah Cultural Celebration Center 1355 West 3100 South WVC, UT 84119
WHO: Everyone is invited to come and experience Traditional Vietnamese Music blended with Western Music, free of charge.
WHY: Traditional Vietnamese Music by Master Musicians Hoang Co Thuy, Nguyen Xuan Yen (both visiting from Viet Nam), and Lan Nguyen (now a U.S. citizen), blended …

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[11 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 120 views]
Job Opportunity: Vietnamese Interpreter

Intermountain HealthCare have posted an Interpreter position for Vietnamese language  few weeks ago. This is an on call “as needed” position, this means not set hours, no guarantee minimum hours, therefore it may work  well for someone that is looking for a side job (student, etc) or someone that has flexible time.  The position is posted in the website www.intermountainhealthcare.org
Please click on the following items to access the posting.  Job Number 82754
Top right on main website:   Tools (menu)
Find Jobs
Search adn Apply (menu on left)
We require …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 173 views]
First minority elected to West Valley City council

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/52873867-78/district-incumbent-incumbents-seat.html.csp?page=2

Tom Huynh. Courtesy image

By pamela manson
The Salt Lake Tribune
First published Nov 08 2011 08:41PM
Updated Nov 9, 2011 12:21PM

Tom Huynh, a refugee from Vietnam, made history Tuesday by becoming the first ethnic minority elected to the West Valley City Council, beating his opponent by a substantial margin.
And incumbent Corey Rushton kept his seat despite voting in August to approve an 18 percent property tax hike. His opponent, John Huntinghouse, made taxes and the city’s financial situation the central issues of his campaign. The third seat …

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[15 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 104 views]
5th Annual Mayor’s Diversity Dinner

Mayor Peter Corroon’s Office of Diversity Affairs cordially invites you to its 5th “Mayor’s Diversity Dinner” on Wednesday, October 19th at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.  The event is free; however you must register to attend.

In addition to sharing a meal, guests will also share of their own experiences.  Each table of 8 will be carefully chosen to represent people from diverse backgrounds. A moderator will present the questions to be answered by all participants. This is a particularly unique aspect of the Diversity …

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