Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

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Record Crowd Celebrates Third Annual Immigrant Heritage Awards

Close to 400 people came to honor the Chinese Hospital Health System, Senator Dianne Feinstein, author and community volunteer Linda Frank, "mentor capitalist" Vish Mishra, and SF Ballet principal dancer Yuan Yuan Tan at the third annual AIISF Immigrant Heritage Awards on September 28. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee introduced Senator Feinstein, who spoke about the importance of telling the Angel Island story to many generations of Americans. Journalist Thuy Vu emceed, and Assemblymember Jerry Hill was guest auctioneer. Thanks to event co-chairs Doris Him Grover, Sharon Seto and Gerrye Wong and all of our committee members and volunteers for making the event a smashing success!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senator Feinstein, Board Member Heather Fong, Board President Buck Gee, and Executive Director Michael McKechnie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor Ed Lee, Emcee Thuy Vu, Assemblymember Jerry Hill, Judge Ed Chen, Senator Dianne Feinstein and dinner co-chair Gerrye Wong

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