The Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans (CAPM) will host its annual dinner celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 4, 2012.
The dinner will include CAPM’s 2012 Annual Leadership Awards. The awards will honor those individuals or organizations who:
Achieved excellence in his or her field
Contributed to the well-being of the Asian and Pacific Islander Community
Displayed leadership to advance social, economic, or educational spheres for people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent living in Minnesota
The award categories are:
Outstanding contribution in any field showing vision and leadership
Lifetime Service Award
A committee of Council board members and community members will determine the number of awardees. Past recipients include the India Association of Minnesota, Hung D. Phung, Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong, Hedy Tripp, and Madame Bounxou Chanthraphone.