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ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH, 2014

During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we celebrate the accomplishments of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, and we reflect on the many ways they have enriched our Nation. Like America itself, the AAPI community draws strength from the diversity of its many distinct cultures -- each with vibrant histories and unique perspectives to bring...

Galloping in Style at the St. Patrick’s Night Parade

Rough Riders’ St. Patrick’s night parade
SACA (Suncoast Association of ChineseAmericans) dragon boat team celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 15, 2014 by participating in the Rough Riders’ St. Patrick’s night parade in downtown Ybor City (Tampa), Florida. This St. Patrick’s night parade was the largest in the southeast region. It’s like New Orleans style Mardi Gras in Florida! Over 20,000 people crowed downtown Ybor City...

The Power of the Dragon: Bridging a Gap

Dueling Dragons
Founded in 2011, The Dueling Dragons of Orlando Dragon Boat Team (aka “Cops and Kids”) is an unlikely partnership between at-risk teens and officers from the Orlando Police Department who have joined together to become a one-of-akind, competitive, year-round racing team. The Kids come from the City of Orlando’s Operation Positive Direction, Parramore Kidz Zone, and the Orlando Parks...

Mayor Jacobs and Orange County Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Mayor Teresa Jacobs was joined by Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, Property Appraiser Rick Singh, District 3 Commissioner Pete Clarke, District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson, District 5 Commissioner Ted Edwards and Congressman Daniel Webster at the Second Annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs provided the keynote speech at the County’s Second Annual...

2nd Annual Walgreens Space Coast Dragon Boat Festival Presented by PepsiCo

This is the 2nd annual dragon boat festival in Space Coast and it has grown bigger and bigger with more than twenty teams competing in three different divisions. Part of this annual event includes a great festival on-land for colleagues, friends and family to take part in. With free admission for spectators, they will be able to enjoy a variety...

Mills 50 Art Box Repainting Project

The art box, painted by Lee Vandergrift, includes color, creativity and fun.
Mills 50 solicited donations from businesses and residents to fund the repainting of five “art boxes”, after the City of Orlando replaced them with new utility cabinets. Many thanks to the generous donors who made the repainting project possible: Amy Rossi Allstate Insurance/ Jennifer Loveitt, David Bernatavitz, Dr. Puxiao Cen, Magdalena Dalsjo, Jeanette Dixon, David K. Gibson, Pauline Ho,...

Ending the Lunar New Year with Historical San Francisco Parade

San Francisco Parade
At precisely 5 p.m. on February 15, San Francisco locals and visitors alike excitedly pressed up against the metal, grill fences that were all lined up along the parade route, ready to end the Lunar Year celebrations with a loud and lengthy bang. All were ready for the explosive display of marching bands, mardi-gras-esque floats, lion dancers, and the...

The Asian American Population in Florida

2010 Census
The Asian population increased more than four times faster than the total U.S. population. According to the 2010 Census, the Asian population grew by 46.5%, faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010. The 2010 Census reported 308.7 million people in the United States, a 9.7 percent increase from the Census 2000 population of 281.4 million. Of the...

Indonesia Mapalus Kawanua Florida Anniversary Picnic

Indonesian American
The weather was perfect and Indonesian people were well represented 15 March 2014 at the Mapalus Kawanua Florida, MKF, first anniversary picnic at Wickham Park Melbourne. Hundreds of people from as near as Fort Meyers, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, and West Palm Beach, and as far as California, Colorado, New York, and New Hampshire celebrated Indonesian Minahasa culture as they...

Asian American Night at the Amway Center 2014

AACC Magic Night
Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) On March 5, 2014, the Orlando Magic hosted Asian American Night at the Amway Center  when the Magic played the Houston Rockets.  The Asian Community was well represented by Jeremy Lin of the Rockets. Jimmy Missouri, Account Executive with the Orlando Magic played a big part in coordinating this event along...
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