Iranian organization "most exemplary" in
PRESS RELEASE - 5/24/1999
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The Asian Reporter Scholarship and Awards Selection Committee has unanimously
selected the Andisheh Center for its contribution and tireless effort on
behalf of the Iranian community, as one of the community's Most Exemplary
Volunteer Organizations in Oregon.
The Committee has also recognized Dr. Malekeh Taleghani as the Community's
most exemplary volunteer activist.
The awards will be presented during the Asian/Pacific-American Heritage
Month Scholarship - Awards Banquet, to be held on Friday May 28, 1999 at
the Legin Restaurant, 8001 SE Division St. in Portland, at 6:30 pm.
United States Congressman David Wu and State Senator John Lim will be
presenting the awards.
Fifteen other organizations including; Fillipino American National Historical
Society, Vietnamese Language School, Oregon Commission on Asian affairs,
Oregon State University, Asian American Foundation of Northwest, Muslim
Educational Trust, and Indian Cultural Association are also recognized.
Andisheh Center is a year and a half old not for profit cultural/social
organization for Iranians of the greater Portland Metropolitan. For more
information on the center's charter and activities please visit: http://andisheh.org
To attend the awrd ceremony and for more information on the event, please
contact The Asian Reporeter at 503-283-4440.