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October Newsletter and Upcoming Events

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TAP-ATL has a lot of great events planned for the month of October.


Fall Picnic @ Blackburn Park – 10/18

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Come out to our Fall TAP-ATL picnic at Blackburn Park on October 18th! Food and drinks will be provided. We will be playing fun games and sports! If you have any games that you want to play, feel free to bring them as well!

The cost is $10 if you pay in advance or $15 at the door. Children under 6 are free!

Where: Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30319
When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/919776728051642
Tickets: http://www.tap-atl.org/calendar/event-registration/?ee=2

Hope to see you all there!


Resume Review and LinkedIn Profile Photo – 10/22

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TAP-ATL will be hosting a professional event at The One Sushi+. We will have HR staff from various top companies around Atlanta including Home Depot to review resumes and offer tips so that you can put your best foot forward to get your next job. Get one on one time with recruiters from top Atlanta companies. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity!

We will also be offering LinkedIn profile photo headshots.

Come out and join us for great fun and mingling. FREE appetizers and $5.00 drink specials will be provided so come early!

Special Guests include:
Bic Koun: Home Depot
LanNhi Nguyen: Radius Online
More to come….

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Where: THE ONE SUSHI +, 2523 Caldwell Road NE, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30319
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 6:30pm
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/672338169540281


Reminder: Taiwanese Cookbooks for Sale!

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Please support TAP-ATL by buying a Taiwanese Cookbook (click here for pictures). Learn how to cook your favorite Taiwanese dishes. These are also great gift items for friends and family members. We are selling them at a discounted price of $20 per book but we will need 20 pre-orders before we can place the order. If interested in pre-ordering a cookbook, please email info@tap-atl.org.

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Fall Picnic @ Blackburn Park – Tomorrow! + More

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Fall Picnic @ Blackburn Park – Tomorrow!

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TAP-ATL Fall picnic is TOMORROW at Blackburn Park! We will have burgers, hot dogs, veggies, soda and more. We will be playing fun games and sports! If you have any games that you want to play, feel free to bring them as well!

Pay by 11:59pm tonight for only $10! Prices at the door will be $15. Children under 6 are free! Click the links below to prepay and RSVP!

Look for us by the gazebo!

Where: Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30319
When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/919776728051642
Tickets: http://www.tap-atl.org/calendar/event-registration/?ee=2

Hope to see you all there!


Resume Review and LinkedIn Profile Photo – 10/22

2014-10-18 Free Rapid Resume Review & Linkedin Profile Photoshoot Blog

TAP-ATL will be hosting a professional event at THE ONE SUSHI +. We will have HR professionals and recruiters from various companies around Atlanta, including Home Depot, to review resumes and offer tips so that you can put your best foot forward to get your next job. We will also be offering LinkedIn profile photo headshots. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity!

We only have 30 resume review spots so sign up soon! Registration link is below!

Come out and join us for great fun and mingling. Starting at 6:30 PM, THE ONE SUSHI + will be offering FREE appetizers and $5.00 drink specials will be provided so come early!

Special Guests include:
Bic Koun: Home Depot
LanNhi Nguyen: Radius Online
Jenny Yi: Radius Online
Will Ngo: Global Recruiters Network
Henry Huang: Cherry Bekaert

We look forward to seeing you all there! Bring multiple copies of your resume!

Where: THE ONE SUSHI +, 2523 Caldwell Road NE, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30319
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 6:30 PM
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/672338169540281
Register for Review: http://www.tap-atl.org/calendar/event-registration/?ee=3


Reminder: Taiwanese Cookbooks for Sale!

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Please support TAP-ATL by buying a Taiwanese Cookbook (click here for pictures). Learn how to cook your favorite Taiwanese dishes. These are also great gift items for friends and family members. We are selling them at a discounted price of $20 per book but we will need 20 pre-orders before we can place the order. If interested in pre-ordering a cookbook, please email info@tap-atl.org.

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August Newsletter and Upcoming Events

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TAP-ATL has a lot of great hings planned for the month of August.


August TAPpy Hour at Sweet Auburn BBQ – Tomorrow 8/14

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Please join TAP-ATL for our August TAPpy Hour at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Yes, this is the same Sweet Auburn BBQ that you see at food truck parks. They recently opened a store in Virginia Highlands with a bar and extended menu.

Tasty snacks and special cocktails will be available for purchase. Come enjoy good food and drinks with good company!

For more information about Sweet Auburn BBQ, visit their website at http://www.sweetauburnbbq.com/.

Where: Sweet Auburn BBQ, 656 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/316670931839498

Hope to see you all there!


Mandarin Dinner Series at Ah-Ma’s Taiwanese Kitchen – 8/27

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Looking for more opportunities to practice your Mandarin? Make your parents proud and come 練習中文 with us over a delicious dinner!

Join us for this month’s mandarin dinner series at Ah-Ma’s Taiwanese Kitchen, a new Taiwanese restaurant in Midtown by Piedmont Park. The owners have agreed to open the restaurant on their off-day just for our TAP ATL members to enjoy an exclusive $20 tasting menu featuring delicious Taiwanese street food dishes that are yet to be added to the regular menu. This event is limited to the first 20 to RSVP on the Facebook event. If all 20 seats have been filled, additional RSVPs will be added to the wait list and will be notified if more space becomes available.

Where: Ah-Ma’s Taiwanese Kitchen, 931 Monroe Dr. Suite A-108, Atlanta, GA 30308
When: Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at 6pm sharp
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1455692474702123


Dragon Boat Festival with Newell Rubbermaid – 9/13

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It’s Dragon Boat Season!

TAP will be joining Newell Rubbermaid’s team this year for the Dragon Boat Race at Lake Lanier on September 13, 2014. This is an excellent opportunity to network with current employees at Newell Rubbermaid and also a great chance to just have some fun! There is a casual boat for people that are rowing for fun and competitive boat for people that want to win! Anyone who is interested is welcome to join the team! If rowing is not your thing, come to the practices and race to cheer on the team!

Practice Dates:
Saturday, August 9th: 10:00am – 11:30am
Sunday, August 17th: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Saturday, August 23rd: 10:00am – 11:30am
**Not required to attend all three practices, but is strongly encouraged.

Race Date:
Saturday, September 13: 7:00am – 4:00pm

Grill out lunch will be provided after all practices.
Wear appropriate water sports attire, sunscreen, sunglasses, etc.

Please email Michael (michael@tap-atl.org) if you wish to join the team or come to any practices. A head count for lunch is needed.

Where: Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club (LCKC), 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30506
When: Mornings of August 9, August 17, August 23, and September 13
RSVP: Michael (michael@tap-atl.org) or
https://www.facebook.com/events/814125411944697

For more information about the Dragon Boat Race, visit http://www.dragonboatatlanta.com/


Reminder: Taiwanese Cookbooks for Sale!

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Please support TAP-ATL by buying a Taiwanese Cookbook (click here for pictures). Learn how to cook your favorite Taiwanese dishes. These are also great gift items for friends and family members. We are selling them at a discounted price of $20 per book but we will need 20 pre-orders before we can place the order. If interested in pre-ordering a cookbook, please email info@tap-atl.org.

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July Newsletter and Upcoming Events

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TAP-ATL has a lot of great hings planned for the month of July.


 July TAPpy Hour at The Painted Pin – 7/16

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Just a reminder that our July TAPpy Hour is tomorrow at The Painted Pin. The Painted Pin is an upscale boutique bar, bowling and entertainment venue in an industrial warehouse in Buckhead’s Miami Circle. Click here to check out their website.

Where: The Painted Pin, 737 Miami Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Hope to see you all there!


 Walking Tour of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum – 7/26

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Have you heard about Atlanta’s BeltLine and want to learn more? Do you have a passion for trees, native grasses, and wildflowers? Are you a fan of the city’s in-town neighborhoods, and would you like to learn more about their history and what makes them special?

If any or all of the above applies to you, then come immerse yourself in one of the most transformative urban projects of our time by taking a Docent-led Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum Walking Tour.

Where: Parish Foods & Goods, 240 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.
When: Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

RSVP Required: Availability for the tour is limited. TAP-ATL has secured 12 spots for the 7/26 tour. Please email info@tap-atl.org if you would like to attend.


 Reminder: Taiwanese Cookbooks for Sale!

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Please support TAP-ATL by buying a Taiwanese Cookbook (click here for pictures). Learn how to cook your favorite Taiwanese dishes. These are also great gift items for friends and family members. We are selling them at a discounted price of $20 per book but we will need 20 pre-orders before we can place the order. If interested in pre-ordering a cookbook, please email info@tap-atl.org..

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June Newsletter and Mandarin Dinner Series

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TAP-ATL has a lot of great hings planned for the month of June.  Please see below for the launch of our new Mandarin Dinner Series along with a few announcements.


Mandarin Dinner Series on 6/11

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Looking for more opportunities to practice your Mandarin? Make your parents proud and come 練習中文 with us! TAP’s new Mandarin Dinner Series brings people together to practice Mandarin over a delicious dinner. Come learn some new words or practice old ones, speak or listen in on conversations in Mandarin, socialize and meet new people, or discuss Taiwanese culture, foods, or stories. Everybody’s welcome, from beginner levels to fluent, so come out and join the fun!

Where: Bento Cafe, 5495 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Ste A-4, Norcross, GA 30093
When: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


New TAP-ATL Cultural Chair

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Please join us in welcoming Jocelyn Ho, TAP-ATL’s new board member. Here is some more information about Jocelyn.

Jocelyn was born and raised in Florida. A double Gator, she graduated from the University of Florida with an undergraduate degree in piano performance and a law degree. Go Gators! After graduating from law school, Jocelyn worked at a law firm in Florida. She eventually journeyed to Atlanta for a new job and a new city.

Jocelyn spends her free time exploring Atlanta (especially the restaurants!), practicing yoga, cooking, and drinking bubble tea. She stays close to her Taiwanese roots by speaking to her relatives almost exclusively in Taiwanese and watching Taiwanese dramas. She is excited to be joining the TAP-ATL board and is looking forward to celebrating and promoting Taiwanese-American culture in the Atlanta community.


Taiwanese Cookbooks for Sale

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Please support TAP-ATL by buying a Taiwanese Cookbook (click here for pictures). Learn how to cook your favorite Taiwanese dishes. These are great gift items for friends and family members too. We are selling them at a discounted price of $20 per book but we will need 20 pre-orders before we can place the order. If interested in pre-ordering a cookbook, please email info@tap-atl.org.

 

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May Newsletter and Upcoming TAPpy Hour

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May TAPpy Hour

Our May TAPpy Hour will be held at the Candler Park Flying Biscuit on May 15 at 7:00 PM. A big thank you to Joseph and Matthew Hsiao for letting us use their restaurant to hold the event.

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Reminders

First Generation Story Corp Recording:

If you know any first generation Taiwanese Americans interested in doing the Story Corp recordings on May 10, they will need to let us know by Friday, May 2. If interested, contact info@tap-atl.org.

Cultural Chair Opening:
Applications for Cultural Chair are currently live. if your are interested, please go to the following link.

 


Fundraiser for the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association

ITASA is doing a fundraiser called the Taiwan Necklace Project. ITASA has partnered up with jewelry designer Shannon Shiang to create a Taiwan necklace. All information on how to order is on the flyer:

Necklace details:

  • Pendant: 0.75”
  • Chain: 16”
  • .925 sterling silver
  • Made in NYC
  • $35 each + $5 shipping

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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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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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T-Shirt Voting Reminder

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Hope everyone had a great Christmas!  Please remember that the deadline for the t-shirt design contest is on the 31st! All designs have to be submitted to David Lin.

Also, please remember to save the date for our Announcement Party on 1/16. We will be introducing the full board as well as our plans for the year. More details to come. Have a great NYE and see everyone in the new year!

Click here to vote..

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Announcements 12-18-13

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A couple of big announcements for the month of December.  On January 16, 2014, TAP-Atl will be hosting our official Announcement Party. We will be introducing the full board as well as going over everything that we plan to do for the year. Please be sure to save the date. Location TBD.

We are holding a t-shirt design contest. Winner of the contest will receive a $100 gift card. Below are some guidelines to the contest:

  1. Design must be no more than 2 colors.
  2. Design must include the TAP-Atl logo. (please email David Lin for a copy of the logo)
  3. Design must be submitted before 12/31/13 to David Lin.
  4. You can submit multiple designs.

The board will select 5 finalist designs and post them to Facebook for voting. Design with the most votes will win the $100 gift card.

Direct any questions to Wellington Tzou.  Please like our Facebook page if you have not done so by clicking here.

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