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      April 5, 2013

      Friday  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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      103rd Annual Luncheon

      Make your lunch hour matter!


      Join the immigrant rights and social justice community for this inspirational gathering in celebration of our 103rd year of community service.  At the event, you will learn more about our recent successes, new programs and initiatives, future goals and vision, and help raise critical funds to continue our mission.

      Space is limited and RSVPs are required.  Tables seat 10, and Table Captain opportunities are still available.

      While the luncheon itself is free, there will be a request for
      ons during the program.

      Founder's Award Recipient
      United Methodist Women

      United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with over 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.  Due to a new scheduling conflict, Harriett Jane Olson—General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of UMW—will no longer be able to attend the event.  Accepting the award on behalf of the organization will instead be Yvette Richards, who serves as UMW National Board President.  

      Nasser Alumni Award Recipient
      Jok (John) Nhial
      A desire to get an education is a value that Jok Nhial has been willing to risk his life for.  Jok was born in 1985 in Bor, Sudan.  Two years earlier, a war began to rage in the southern region of the country.  By 1991, a six-year-old Jok, along with his nine-year-old brother, was forced to flee his home.  Jok and his brother became two of what the U.S. would later call The Lost Boys of Sudan.  Now an adult with degrees from Gonzaga University, Jok leads a nonprofit organization focused on education and leadership in the world's newest recognized country—South Sudan.

      Honorary Commitee Members
      Lea Armstrong      Ken Bose      Jeanne Darneille
      Billie Johnstone      Kathy LeFurgey      Kathleen Olson
      Lyle Quasim      Debbie Regala      Don Rennegarbe
      Steve Smith      Joe & Carol Stortini      Art Wang
      Rev. Bob Yamashita

      Categories: Fundraising & Charity

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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