2006 Annual Banquet
5th Anniversary Celebration


Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006          Time: 6PM to 9PM

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

 2006 AAARI Annual Banquet

Ticket Price

Student: $35 each | Member: $80 each
Over 65 Years Old:
$80 each

$100 each w/ Complimentary Membership for 2007


The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) of The City University of New York will be holding its 5th Anniversary Celebration at Gala Manor in Flushing, Queens, the heart of New York City’s largest Asian American community. We are proud to have Chancellor Matthew Goldstein as our honorary banquet chairperson. Please come and join us to celebrate our past and present achievements and support our future endeavors. Your unwavering support will enable AAARI to continue to “Build the Bridge Between CUNY and the Asian American Community.”

This event will feature Ms. Vivian Lee, from WNBC News Channel 4, who will serve as our mistress of ceremonies. Throughout the evening, a delicious ten-course banquet dinner will be served and accompanied by song and dance performances, in addition to a silent auction and raffle drawing.

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 2007


Honorary Annual Banquet Chairperson
Dr. Matthew Goldstein
Chancellor, CUNY


 Mistress of Ceremonies
 Ms. Vivian Lee
 Reporter, WNBC News Channel 4


Mr. Jay Hershenson
 Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations, CUNY





 Mr. David Ng
 Executive Editor, New York Daily News



Dr. Hiroko Karan
Executive Director, Research & Sponsored Programs,
Medgar Evers College, CUNY







2006 Annual Banquet


Banquet Program


Silent Auction / Raffle



2006 Annual Banquet Committee

Matthew Goldstein

Mistress of Ceremonies
Vivian Lee

Co-Mistress of Ceremonies
Ms. Loretta Chin

Office of the Chancellor
City University of New York

Robert Isaacson

Alex New
Wen-Parker Logistics

Marc Z. Kramer
NY Daily News

Richard Rothbard
CUNY Research Foundation

Margaret Chin
Asian Americans for Equality

Dolores M. Fernandez
Hostos Community College, CUNY

David Chen
Chinese-American Planning Council

Brian T. Cohen

Ben Corpus
Baruch College, CUNY

Ricardo R. Fernandez
Lehman College, CUNY

Russell K. Hotzler
New York College of
Technology, CUNY

Edison Jackson
Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Virginia & Herbert Kee

Christoph M. Kimmich
Brooklyn College, CUNY

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

Eduardo D.Marti
Queensborough Community
College, CUNY

Pyong Gap Min

James L. Muyskens
Queens College, CUNY

Brian Schwartz

Betty Lee Sung (2)

Pearl Tam (3)

Police College Alumni

Thomas Tam (2)

Regina S. Peruggi
Kingsborough Community
College, CUNY

Allan Wernick
CUNY Citizen & Immigration Project

Antonia Yuille Williams
Con Edison

Gregory H. Williams (2)
City College of New York, CUNY

Suki T. Ports

Susan Wong (3)

University Student Senate

Anheuser Busch

ASR International Corp.

Baruch College, CUNY

Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

Brookdale Center on Aging -
Hunter College, CUNY

China Sprout

Chinese Consolidated
Benevolent Association

City College of New York,
CUNY - School of Education

CPC HIV / AIDS Services

CUNY Central Office

CUNY Graduate Center

CUNY-Research Foundation


Gala Manor Restaurant

Good Day Travel Inc.

Hostos Community
College, CUNY

Hoy Sun Ning Yung
Benevolent Association

LoCicero & Tan, Inc.

Transcendent International

Wen-Parker Logistics

Apple Computers

Confucius Pharmacy &
Surgical Supplies

Dell Computers


Visiting Nurse Service of NY

Frances Chan
Joann Lee Chow
Miu Ying Fong
Ho Fat DBA May May Co.
Barbara Hsiung
Anne Kong
Lin & Associate Architects
Milga Morales
Kazuo Yamazaki

Planning Committee

Zhao Chen
Nehru E. Cherukupalli
Loretta Chin
Annie Koshi
James Lap
Betty Lee Sung
Thomas Tam
Marie Ting
Susan Wong

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