YAPA

An organization dedicated to empowering Asian-Americans and serving the communities at large by promoting unity and cultural diversity through education, social networking, leadership development and community service.

YAPA's GOAL:
To serve as a bridge between Eastern and Western cultures, joining various ethnic communities together to share our resources inter-generationally, to create opportunities and effect positive change in the community at large.

AACC St. Louis USA Mission to Hong Kong

August 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce St. Louis is scheduling a mission to Hong Kong’s World SME Expo!

The World SME Expo is a conference aimed to enhance small and medium sized business owners’ competitiveness in the global marketplace. The trip is December 1st to 6th, 2014. See attached fliers for more details.

AACCSTL 2014 December Business Mission to HK (July 24)

WSME 14 – Brochure (Bilingual version)

AACC 1st Annual Golf Gathering

August 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

The first annual AACC Golf Gathering is approaching. Join us for some fun under the sun.
Event includes an authentic Indian lunch, dinner, raffles, and tournament prices.

Time: September 3rd, 2014
Place: Norman K. Probstein Golf Course in Forest Park
Sign Up: Contact Tanya Charumilind at Tanyac7@gmail.com

Want to be a sponsor? Contact Johnny Wang at Johnny.wang@stlsonleonard.com or 314-259-4531

Dillon BBQ 2014

August 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

We had a grand time at the Dillon BBQ! Checkout our pictures.

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August Events

August 17th, 2014 | No Comments »

Join us for two exciting events!

Repertory Theater Food Truck Event

Come for some delightful food, brought to you by the Repertory Theater.  Attending the event will be “Bombay Food Junkies”, “My Big Fat Greek Truck”, and “Pie O My!”

Also featuring music from WoolfPak.  Come and win tickets to the theater’s upcoming shows! Check out more at Repertory Theater’s website.

Location: 130 Edgar Road, St. Louis MO, 63119
Time: Thursday, August 21, 4 PM – 8 PM

 

Edward Jones Diversity Expo

Location: West Atrium 12555 Manchester Road St. Louis, MO 63131
Time: Wednesday, August 27th, 4:30 PM

 

 

Making Waves

June 1st, 2014 | No Comments »

We had a grand time at Hiro’s.  Check out our pictures below.

Special thanks to Thong from OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates for these pictures.

Models from our Fashion Show
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Nhi “Kate” showing her strut
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Susan holding a pose
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OCA St. Louis and sponsors
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YAPA Members
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YAPA Fund Raising

May 15th, 2014 | No Comments »

Join YAPA for our Annual Fund Raising Event!

Making Waves: An Evening of Food, Fashion, and FUN Raising

Make a wave of difference by networking with professionals in St. Louis who care about the community! Enjoy a 5-course dinner menu at Hiro Asian Kitchen on Washington Avenue and see what’s trending this summer in professional attire during the Fashion Show from some of the areas most recognized retailers. Following dinner is a Silent Auction that will have you capturing the spirit of St. Louis!

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Date: May 29, 2014
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM

Hiro Restaurant
1405 Washington Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63103

Menu includes:
Pork bao,Taiwanese Wok-Stir Rice Noodles with shiitake and mock duck,
Pork belly & Leeks with wok-stir pickled tofu, Malaysian Curry Chicken,
Tofu & Seasonal Vegetables

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Purchase your tickets no later than Monday, May 26th 2014!

Program:
Doors Open at 5:30PM
Dinner at 6:30PM
Fashion Show at 7PM
Silent Auction at 7:30PM

Pricing:

  • General Admission: $35/person
  • Gold Sponsorship Level: $100
    • VIP seating reservations
    • Individual or Business Name recognized in text on the program and a table card recognition privileges included.
    • This level allows only 1 guest to attend with proof of sponsorship.
  • Platinum Sponsorship Level: $200
    • Same as Gold Sponsorship privileges.
    • VIP seating reservations, a public “shout out” announcement, and 1 additional complimentary ticket.
    • The complimentary ticket requires a discount code entered in a separate transaction. When sponsorship is complete, a YAPA leadership member will contact you with a code to redeem the pass.

Note: This is a cash bar event. Please arrive early for best parking.

Purpose:
To support YAPA as a community resource for anyone interested in staying connected with other professionals, businesses, and community organizations for:

  • Clients who are new to St. Louis looking for a connection in St. Louis
  • For recruiters interested in adding to their talent pool of qualified candidates
  • To branch out to graduating students looking to stay and work in St. Louis.

If you have any questions, please contact YAPA President Thomas Chang at info@yapastl.org.

 

April 10th Networking Event

March 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

Join us for our next social networking event!

Time: April 10th, 5 – 7 PM.
Location: Bar Italia in Central West End.
Address: 13 Maryland Plaza, St Louis, MO 63108

Vietnamese Family Dinner

September 18th, 2013 | No Comments »

Come to enjoy a delicious Vietnamese family dinner and help out charities.

Fourth Annual Asian Career Networking

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments »

The 4th annual Asian Career Networking event is upon us! Please check out the flyer below.

Join us for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

May 24th, 2013 | No Comments »

Please join Team “CollaborAsian for the Cure” to fight breast cancer by registering for the Susan G. Komen Race held on Saturday, June 15th. Together, we can make a difference!

To register with the YAPA Team:
http://www.komenstlouis.org/site/TR/Race/General?team_id=44660&pg=team&fr_id=1150

Look forward to seeing you there!