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Volunteer for the WWAAC Conference and Awards – 9/27

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Who’s Who of Asian American Communities is looking for volunteers for their annual Conference and Awards Ceremony on September 27th. If you are available at any of the below times and would like to volunteer, please contact Myles Villoria with your email, phone number, and avaliablity so he can get you into the schedule.

9AM – 11AM Setup
11AM – 12PM Registration
12PM – 2PM Luncheon
2PM – 3:45PM Conference
3:45PM – 6PM After Conference Activities
6PM – 8PM Awards Ceremony
6PM – 8PM VIP Presidential Suite Setup

If you volunteer and do not have duties during the black tie awards show, you are more than welcome to be part of the audience.

For more information about WWAAC, visit their website at http://wwaac.com/.

Where: Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 all day
Contact: If interested in volunteering, email Myles Villoria with your information and avaliablity and tell him you are from TAP-ATL.

 

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CANCELLED: Earth Day on the Beltline Event

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Due to the rain and mud, TAP-ATL has decided not to attend this event. We feel that these conditions would create an unnecessary risk for our members. Please fee free to attend on your own. Thank you for offering to volunteer. Hope to see you at our next event!

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FREE Wine Tasting on 4/17 & Beltline Cleanup on 4/19!

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Please don’t forget to join TAP-ATL on our two upcoming events this week.  On Thursday, April 17, we will be hosting a FREE Wine Tasting, Networking and Real Estate Seminar at Total Wine & More (Perimeter location).  On Earth Day, April 19, we will be joining several organizations in removing bamboo on the Atlanta Beltline. Each participant must register separately by clicking here.  See below for complete details.  Hope to see everyone there!

Wine Tasting and Real Estate Seminar – 4/17
Earth Day on the Atlanta Beltline – 4/19

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TASA Night Market Rescheduled to 4/11

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***This event HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED due to rain and will NOT happen on 4/4***

Join TAP-ATL at the Taiwanese American Student Association’s (TASA) Night Market event on Friday, April 4, 2014. This is a student-run simulation of the hustle and bustle of Taiwan’s infamous late night street markets. Various clubs from Georgia Tech and Emory University will be setting up food and game booths in the BioTech Quad. Come to experience and reminisce about the night markets in Taiwan that we all love.

TAP-ATL will have a booth and will be selling red bean cakes and t-shirts.  If you are interested in volunteering at our booth, please email Wellington Tzou.

If you are driving, W23 – State Street Visitor Parking Lot is the closest parking deck to the Bio-Tech Quad ($3 for 2 hours).

When: Friday, April 11, 2014 from 6-8pm.
Where: Georgia Tech BioTech Quad Courtyard, 315 Ferst Dr. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.
Contact: Wellington Tzou.

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April 2014 Newsletter and Event Updates

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TAP-ATL has some great events planned for this April. See below for more information!


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TASA Night Market - 4/4

Join TAP-ATL at the Taiwanese American Student Association’s (TASA) Night Market event on Friday, April 4, 2014. This is a student-run simulation of the hustle and bustle of Taiwan’s infamous late night street markets. Various clubs from Georgia Tech and Emory University will be setting up food and game booths in the BioTech Quad. Come to experience and reminisce about the night markets in Taiwan that we all love.

TAP-ATL will have a booth and will be selling red bean cakes and t-shirts.  If you are interested in volunteering at our booth, please email wellington@tap-atl.org.

If you are driving, W23 – State Street Visitor Parking Lot is the closest parking deck to the Bio-Tech Quad ($3 for 2 hours).

When: Friday, April 4, 2014 from 6-8pm.
Where: Georgia Tech BioTech Quad Courtyard, 315 Ferst Dr. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.
Contact: Wellington Tzou at wellington@tap-atl.org.


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Wine Tasting & Real Estate Seminar - 4/17

TAP-ATL will be hosting a free wine tasting and real estate seminar on Thursday, April 17, 2014 featuring Becky Nguyen (Associate Broker, red&co REAL ESTATE) and Holly Walther (Senior Mortgage Banker, Heritage Bank Mortgage).

Registration begins at 6:30 pm followed by the wine tasting and presentations from Becky and Holly. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentations.

Participants will be entered to win a door prize at the end of the presentation.

Topics for the presentation include:

  • Values and benefits of home ownership
  • Statistics of Atlanta market homes
  • What to expect when applying for a loan
  • How to plan financially for home ownership

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Registration starts at 6:30 pm. Free wine tasting begins at 7:00 pm.
Where: Total Wine & More (Perimeter Location), 124 Perimeter Center W, Atlanta, Georgia, 30346.
Contact: Jenny Chang at jenny@tap-atl.org.


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Earth Day on the Beltline – 4/19

Join TAP-ATL this Earth Day, Saturday, April 19th, 2014, in removing invasive bamboo and debris from the Northeast Hiking Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine.

With the popularity of the Eastside Trail, this stretch of interim hiking trail is getting more and more use. With your help, we will continue to improve the experience as people use the Atlanta BeltLine to connect between Piedmont Park and surrounding amenities.

Registration: Each participant must register separately by clicking here.

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9am-12pm.
Where: Volunteer check-in will be near Park Tavern restaurant, 500 10th Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (corner of 10th St. and Monroe).
Contact: Michael Wang at michael@tap-atl.org.

Non-driving Directions

By MARTA:

  • Take Bus Route 36 or 99 which makes multiple stops along 10th Street near Piedmont Park.
  • Walk from MARTA Midtown Station: Depart the train and head East on 10th Street. Park Tavern will be on the corner of 10th St. and Monroe.

Walk or Bike: Another way to enjoy the Atlanta BeltLine! Walk or ride your bike on the Eastside Trail to the meeting area.

Earth Day on the Atlanta BeltLine is organized by volunteers and community representatives from Keep Atlanta Beautiful, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Trees Atlanta, Park Pride, and the Atlanta Community ToolBank. Breakfast for volunteers will be provided by District 6 Councilmember Alex Wan. Water provided by Keep Atlanta Beautiful..

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March 2014 Newsletter and Event Updates

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Thank you for joining Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) of Atlanta! We will now be sending out updates and news through our new mailchimp newsletter.


March Tree Planting

Tree Planting on Mar. 22, 2014

We will be planting trees with Trees Atlanta this Saturday in Candler Park. It will be lost of fun and the weather forecast looks to be very nice. Wear closed-toed shoes (no sandals). Work gloves will be provided. Please contact Michael Wang when you get to the park.

We will probably end up eating at the Flying Biscuit in Candler Park for brunch/lunch.  Hope to see everyone there!

 

 

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Sign up to Volunteer at Lunar New Year Festival!

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TAP Atlanta! LOOKING for VOLUNTEERS for the LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL at the Chinese Culture Center for Feb 1st and 2nd.  Volunteers get free entrance to the festival and you’ll probably score free food from the stands we’ll be helping with.  Our goal is to help our community and to spread the word about TAP and upcoming events. We are trying to get T-shirts available for purchase by New Year so keep an eye out for that.

Please fill out the times you are willing to volunteer (you can fill multiple shifts as well). If you can only stay partially for a shift, let us know in the comments area.

Click here to sign up.

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