The Asian American Chamber of Commerce organized an appreciation meeting to recognize members, supporters and sponsors on March 7, at the KIA conference center in Philips Arena here.
KIA motors sponsored the KIA room recently to Atlanta Hawks.
A large section of the Asian community — mainly business executives and government officials — also celebrated a joyful Chinese New Year of the Boar. Earlier the AACC board meeting that was held in same premises, re-elected Subash Razdan as its president. The board also welcomed the four new member chambers representing Thai, Indonesian, Malaysian and Pakistani in Georgia. Razdan was a catalyst for launching of new member chambers. Razdan told India Tribune that that this year was a banner year for fundraising and also enrolling many new corporate members, government agencies, and business associates. Later the attendees enjoyed watching the basketball game between Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards. The grand finale was the sweet victory of Hawks over Wizards.
Rosemary Jones of TBS emceed the proceedings. Coco Cola Co, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., and Atlanta Hawks sponsored the triple event. The combined events with Chinese New Year of the Boar, membership/sponsorship appreciation and the basketball game were an evening to remember.
Georgia State Representative Charlice Byrd said that the Asian Chamber would an asset to the community and would help bring awareness to everyone in Georgia especially at the state level.