The City of Cleveland Community Relations Board, led by Asian Liaison Chia-Min Chen, hosted an Asian Heritage Day Celebration on May 28, 2014 in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda.
Pastor Grady Stevenson served as Master of Ceremonies.
Pastor Grady Stevenson
Michael Sreshta played the National Anthem on the saxophone to begin the 2014 celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage in the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall.
Cleveland Community Relations Director Blaine Griffin introduced Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson at the annual Asian Pacific Heritage celebration in the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall.
Cleveland Community Relations Director Blaine Griffin
He said that the Asian community always has great participation and representation.
Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson
The Mayor presented a proclamation honoring Asian heritage Day to Chia-Min Chen and Margaret Wong.
Mayor Jackson, Chia-Min Chen and Margaret Wong
Margaret Wong was the keynote speaker.
Margaret Wong giving keynote address
Over 60 Asian community groups and organizations participated. Chia-Min Chen called them up to the stage one at a time and each gave an elevator speech explaining their organization.
After all the groups were called up, CRB Asian Liaison Chia-Min Chen called up Debbie Hanson from ClevelandPeople.Com to explain how to work with that website to promote Asian and other communities.
Margaret Wong and Mayor Jackson
Closing Prayer by Pastor Grady Stevenson
On the following pages you can see more information including photos and videos of each of the 60+ organizations that were represented. You can also see photos from the event on the People Page.
Asian Heritage Day in Cleveland - People Page
Asian Organizations in Cleveland - Page 1
Asian Organizations in Cleveland - Page 2
Asian Organizations in Cleveland - Page 3
Asian Organizations in Cleveland - Page 4
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