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AACI Annual Fundraiser: Better Together

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The Better Together annual fundraiser is our opportunity to thank the amazing donors and sponsors who have joined with us in the commitment to serving the health needs of our diverse community. We look forward to a great night of food and friends, as well as to share stories about the deep impact that our supporters make.

AACI Annual Fundraiser: Better Together
Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054


6:00pm Reception and Silent Auction
7:00pm Dinner and Program 

Annual Fundraiser: Better Together
Early Bird Tickets - $150 Until September 20, 2015
Tickets - $175 After September 20, 2015

If you have any questions, please call Andrew Knaack at 408-975-2730 x107 or email

AACI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID #94-2292491.Your contribution, less the estimated value of $77 per dinner ticket, is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Gordon N. Chan Leadership Award
Dr. Jerry Hiura
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS)
In addition to being everyone's favorite dentist, Jerry co-founded Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) in 1994 to be a leading platform for APA theatric arts. Jerry's love of the arts has led to multiple leadership roles on the California Arts Council, San Jose Fine Arts Commission, and Arts Council of Silicon Valley. He has also served on AACI's Board of Directors and we are proud that he is this year's Gordon N. Chan Leadership honoree.
Community Trailblazer Award
Chi Am Circle Club
Chi Am Circle Club is a non-profit Asian American women's organization that began in 1965 bringing a positive impact to a variety of community organizations. Composed of women leaders in the community, Chi Am Circle Club this year celebrates 50 years of influence in Silicon Valley. This year alone, Chi Am Circle Club awarded 30 high school graduates with $83,700! AACI is proud to honor Chi Am Circle Club with the Community Trailblazer award.
Business Trailblazer Award
Kim Delevett
Community Affairs & Grassroots Regional Leader
Southwest Airlines
Kim has been Corporate Community Affairs Manager at Southwest Airlines since 2007. Kim has embarked on an inspirational personal journey to uncover the details of her past in Vietnam, before she was adopted by a family in the U.S. Her perseverance to understand her past amidst the history of the Vietnam War, coupled with her commitment to using her position with Southwest Airlines to support diverse communities in Silicon Valley makes her our Business Trailblazer hero.

Master of Ceremonies

Mike Inouye
News Personality
NBC Bay Area

Introducing LIVE Auction

We are excited to announce the first ever AACI Live Auction! You can feel good about bidding for exclusive experiences, knowing that it will be going towards a charitable cause.

Sneak peek of one of our live auction items: A trip for 4 to Disneyland including airfare!

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Better Together 2015

Please fill out registration below to purchase ticket(s). $150 Advance Individual Ticket sale ends September 20, 2015. Individual Tickets purchased after September 20, 2015 are available for $175.

Please RSVP by September 30, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Unit: 1 $150.00 ea.

I wish to give an additional contribution of:  $

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