Date: Friday, October 26, 2007          Time: 6PM to 10PM

Place: Gala Manor Banquet Hall
37-02 Main St. (Entrance on 37th Avenue), Flushing, NY 11354
Directions to: Restaurant & Parking Lot

 2007 AAARI Annual Banquet

Ticket Price

Student: $35 each | Member: $80 each
Age 65 & Older:
$80 each

$100 each w/ Complimentary Membership for 2008


The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) of The City University of New York will be holding its 6th Anniversary Celebration at Gala Manor Banquet Hall in Flushing, Queens, the heart of New York City’s largest Asian American community.

The success of this fundraising dinner depends upon your support. Your contributions through ordering a ticket, purchasing a table or placing an advertisement in our banquet journal will enable AAARI to continue to serve friends and members of the Asian / Asian American community. Please join us for this special event.

Support the work of AAARI, and become a part of our annual banquet committee:

Diamond - $3,000
*Commitment - Table of Ten with Free Full Page Advertisement


Ruby - $2,000
*Commitment - Table of Ten with Free Half Page Advertisement


Pearl - $1,500
*Commitment - Table of Ten with Free Quarter Page Advertisement


Jade - $1,000
*Commitment - Table of Ten w/ Complimentary AAARI Membership for 200



Honorary Banquet Chairperson
Dr. Matthew Goldstein
Chancellor, The City University of New York

Mistress of Ceremonies
Ms. Michelle Yu
Sports Reporter, NY1 News
Co-Author, China Dolls: A Novel

Co-Mistress of Ceremonies
Ms. Blossom Kan

Attorney at Law
Co-Author, China Dolls: A Novel

Banquet Honoree
Dr. Selma Botman
Executive Vice Chancellor & University Provost, The City University of New York
Member Photo
Banquet Honoree
Hon. Ellen Young
Member, New York State Assembly
22nd Assembly District

Banquet Honoree
Mr. Rao Anumolu
President & CEO, ASR International Corp.

Banquet Honoree
Dr. K. York Chynn
Clinical Professor Emeritus of Radiology, Columbia University
  KY Chynn Book Award Recipients
Dr. W. Scott Morton
Dr. Charlton M. Lewis
Co-Authors, China: Its Culture & History






2007 Annual Banquet


Banquet Program


Silent Auction / Raffle



2007 Annual Banquet

Honorary Banquet Chair
Matthew Goldstein

Mistresses of Ceremonies
Blossom Kan
Michelle Yu

Office of the Chancellor (2)
City University of New York

Alex New
Wen-Parker Logistics

Antonio Perez
Borough of Manhattan
Community College, CUNY

Angela Anselmo

SEEK Program
Baruch College, CUNY

Rao Anumolu
ASR International Corp.

Brian T. Cohen

Ricardo R. Fernandez
Lehman College, CUNY

Otis O. Hill

Russell K. Hotzler
New York College of
Technology, CUNY

Christoph M. Kimmich
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Terrence F. Martell
Weissman Center for International Business - Baruch College, CUNY

Eduardo D.Marti
Queensborough Community
College, CUNY

Gail O. Mellow
LaGuardia Community
College, CUNY

James Muyskens
Queens College, CUNY

Regina S. Peruggi
Kingsborough Community
College, CUNY

Brian B. Schwartz

Vicki Shu-Smolin
OCA-NY Chapter

Betty Lee Sung

Thomas Tam (2)

Kathleen M. Waldron
Baruch College, CUNY

Allan Wernick
CUNY Citizen & Immigration Project

Carolyn Williams
Bronx Community College, CUNY

Gregory H. Williams
City College of New York, CUNY

Susan Wong

Baruch College, CUNY
Bodhi Brigade

CUNY Central Office
CUNY Graduate Center
CUNY Research Foundation
Hostos CC, CUNY
Hoy Sun Ning Yung
LaGuardia CC, CUNY
Manning Pharmacy
NYC College of Tech, CUNY
New York Historical Society
Wen-Parker Logistics
York College, CUNY

American Symphony Orchestra
Apple Inc.
Dell Computers
Ling Skin Care
New Victory Theatre
New York Giants
New York Jets
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
Rubin Museum of Art

Meena Alexander
Linda T. Chin
Paul Mak
Ernest Mar
Eva Tan

Planning Committee
Susan Wong (Chair)
Zhao Chen
Nehru E. Cherukupalli
Wing Sze Cheung
James Lap
Lene Skou
Tricia Sung

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