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Asian American Hero Awards

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss Honors Community
WHEN: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Press opportunity with Supervisor Kniss and honorees: 11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Luncheon and Awards: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Fatima Restaurant, 10125 Bandley Drive, Cupertino
WHAT: The event honors members of the Asian-American community in recognition of their commitment and contribution to leadership, the arts, education, health and human services, and volunteerism. Awards also go to outstanding community organizations that have made a difference in the community.
WHO: Liz Kniss, District 5, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. Various organizations and local elected officials will be present to honor the recipients listed below.


Mr. Jim Sugai, Los Gatos, Arts

Ms. Moy Eng, Palo Alto, Arts

The South Asian Heart Center, Mountain View, Organization or Agency

The California Arts Association, Cupertino, Organization or Agency

Ms. Sue Barrie, Mountain View, Education

De-Anza College’s Intercultural and International Studies, Cupertino, Education

Ms. Sarita Kohli, San Jose, Health and Human Services

Ms. Jill Kuendig, San Jose, Health and Human Services

Ms. Pragati Grover, Saratoga, Leadership

Mr. Masao Kawashima, San Jose, Leadership

Tiffany Lau, San Jose, Volunteerism

Ken Saxton, Sunnyvale, Volunteerism

Mr. Warren Iwamura, Sunnyvale, Volunteerism

Mr. Pradeep Joshi, Milpitas, Special Recognition for Senior Services


Media Contact: Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, District 5, (408) 299-5050
Posted: November 1, 2011