Duluth, July 12, 2017 — Over 230 guests celebrated the annual Georgia Asian Times 25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia with an awards dinner gala at Sonesta Gwinnett Place.

This year’s award featured 14 women and 11 men honorees from various ethnic Asian communities in Georgia.

Among the participants for the evening’s dinner including the Hon.Takashi Shinozuka-Consul General of Japan, Hon. Vincent Liu-Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office-Atlanta, Mayor Jimmy Burnett-City of Suwanee, Doug Hooker, Executive Director Atlanta Regional Commission, and Dr. Dan J. Kaufmann-President of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.

Honorable Charlotte J. Nash, Chairman of Gwinnett Board of Commissioners, delivers the keynote address for the evening.

Vince Bailey and Raeha Kim were masters of ceremony for the evening’s program.

Georgia Asian Times has also recognized the Asian/Pacific American Council of Georgia (APAC) with the Asian American Spirit Award for the group’s work to strengthen the community over the years.

Asian/Pacific American Council of Georgia is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit federation organization which comprised of 15 ethnic Asian member groups based in Georgia.

For a complete profile of this year’s 25 Most Influential honorees, visit https://gasiantimes.com/?p=18072

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