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VFA honors 2 people, 1 church

VFA honors 2 people, 1 church


Rifka Bahaman (left) and Trang Tu

Two people and a church were awarded in the March 20 Vietnamese Friendship Association’s 2014 benefit dinner at the UW HUB Ballroom. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 14 | 3/29-4/4Comments (0)

Vietnamese Friendship Association celebrates fourth annual benefit dinner

Vietnamese Friendship Association celebrates fourth annual benefit dinner


VFA Board Member Richard Hultquist with board members Jenny Brown and Jennifer Duong. (Photo provided by Seattle VFA)

The Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA) celebrated its fourth annual benefit dinner on June 8 at Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton. The dinner raised $55,000, meeting the organization’s fundraising goals for the event and exceeding the goals from last year. The dinner drew about 380 guests. VFA Saturday English School and summer youth program volunteer Ky Ly was awarded the Golden Hedgehog Award, recognizing a youth demonstrating leadership and commitment to service. Richard Hultquist was awarded the Golden Banh Mi Award, recognizing a long-standing ally to the Vietnamese community. Helping Link Executive Director Minh-Duc Nguyen was awarded the Golden Spring Roll Award, recognizing him as a life-long advocate of the Vietnamese community. VFA also offered a grand prize drawing for a cruise with Holland America.(end)

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 31 No 29 | 7/14-7/20Comments (0)

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