TAA/Minnesota Chapter (明州台灣同鄉會)

From: TAAMN 明州台灣同鄉會  <taamn.org@gmail.com>
Date: January 20, 2017 at 1:23:57 PM CST
To: taamn-mailing-list@googlegroups.com
Subject: Lunar New Year Party is tomorrow 新年晚會

A Friendly Reminder:


Lunar New Year Party is tomorrow, starting at 3:00 PM for guest registration.

Below is a rough schedule:

  1. Registration
  2. New year greeting and red envelopes
  3. Youth Award
  4. Program and prize drawing
  5. Dinner

Please note that the first top prize will be drawn soon after the program starts AND the winner must be present to win.

請注意晚會3點開始來賓登記, 上等獎將在節目開始時抽出, 抽中者未在場視同放棄。


To be able to purchase the member-discounted tickets, you have to go to  https://www.memberplanet.com/taamn and click  Join our group to become a TAAMN online member (free) first.

Although the payment service is done by PayPal, you can pay with your credit card by clicking “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” below the PayPal login prompt.

Again, here are the different options for the ticket purchase:


  1. Member only online tickets (login needed): https://www.memberplanet.com/events/taamn/2017lunarnewyearparty
  2. Non-member online tickets: https://www.memberplanet.com/events/taamn/2017lunarnewyearpartyfornonmembers_1
  3. Mail-in registration form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5jLWS5sLYgmUEROT2loRDQtbDA/view?usp=sharing

Also, please help nominate our next Minnesota Taiwanese Foundation committee members here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdi6OmvSIAtp0QR4x2xS2pHXCi69ZWbrzK5XPFahp_F5qHeZA/viewform

Finally, registration for on-site consular service by TECO:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXSaDeDFR6AYH_JZaJnwNJlo5INV3IjhYtEkeuKYaAi



Dear Friends,


Lunar New Year is fast approaching.  We will have a wonderful party on Jan 21 Saturday PM. There will be great program, delicious food and great door prizes. Please send your registration by Jan 16 for early bird tickets.

Among the door prizes are Delta Airlines ticket 機票, gift cards 禮劵, red envelopes 紅包, total worth more than $900, and delicate gift items 精美禮品 from TECO and OCAC Culture Center.

The tentative menu includes the following delicious dishes:

炸子雞 Crispy Chicken or 雞肉串 Teriyaki Chicken Skewer

炸蝦丸 Crispy Fried Shrimp Ball

魚香豬肉茄子炸豆腐 Shredded Pork Eggplant with Fried Tofu in Garlic Sauce

洋蔥肉扒 Pork Chop with Onion

雪豆炒牛肉 Beef with Peapods

魚球麻婆豆腐 Ma Po Tofu with Fish Fillet or 江南松子魚 Fried Fish with Cantonese Sauce

清炒豆苗 Stir Fried Pea Tips

時菜素鴨 Mock Duck & Vegetable

豉油皇炒河 Bean Sprout & Scallion Chao Fun or 蔥薑撈麵 Ginger & Scallion Lo Mein

菠蘿包 Custard Bun

Also TECO will be providing consular service (領務服務 http://www.roc-taiwan.org/uschi/cat/9.html) at our party site IF there is enough interest. Please use the following electronic form to indicate the service(s) you need (有意接受芝加哥辦事處領務服務者, 請填具下表) by Thursday Jan 12 : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXSaDeDFR6AYH_JZaJnwNJlo5INV3IjhYtEkeuKYaAiwoMxA/viewform



From: TAAMN 明州台灣同鄉會  <taamn.org@gmail.com>

Date: January 19, 2017 at 3:48:21 PM CST

To: taamn-mailing-list@googlegroups.com

Subject: 2017 TAAMN Youth Award Winners


Dear Friends of TAAMN,


We are pleased to announce 2017 Youth Award winners: Daniel Li in Community Service category; Kevin Chen and Taryn Tao-Hwa Hillerud in Special Talent category.

Daniel Li is a 12th grader at Bloomington Kennedy High School.  He has volunteered with Loaves and Fishes at least once a week for many years and has completed more than 100 hours of service. He is the son of our member Lei Sun.

Kevin Chen is a sophomore at Wayzata High School. Kevin has many talents. His accomplishments include winning the 2nd place in US Chess Federation – National High School Championship, 1st place in US Chess Federation – Amateur North Reserve Section, and Silver Medal in National German Exam Level 1. He is the son of our member Mia Chen.

Taryn Tao-Hwa Hillerud is a talented 7th grader at Black Hawk Middle School.  Her accomplishments include winning recognition in Original Poetry Category at Chippewa Valley Book Festival’s Young Writers Showcase, and Honors Award for piano performance at Luther College’s Dorian Keyboard Festival. She is the daughter of our member Andrea Chung Hillerud.

The awards, including $200 check and a certificate each, will be presented at Lunar New Year Party at St; Paul Student Center, on January 21 Sat. before 4 pm. Please make your best effort to receive the award.

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone for supporting community activities.



Posted in 01/2017