Next CAPITAL Meeting: July 9, 2016

Join us at our next CAPITAL meeting on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Sacramento County Sheriff Department’s community room located on 7000 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95823 from 9-11 a.m. Come early to join us for snacks and networking at 8:30 a.m. Below is the agenda:

  1. CAPITAL’s CelebrASIAN of Unity Dinner (August 25, 2016)
  2. Uber
    • Seeking Asian Pacific Islander drivers
  3. Sacramento Transportation Authority (Jeffrey Spencer, Executive Director)
    • Measure B
  4. Voter Registrar Info (Jose Farreras, Election Supervisor)
  5. Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center (Anne Luong, Community Outreach Manager)

Other 2016 CAPITAL meeting dates:

  • September 24, 2016
  • November 19, 2016

September CAPITAL Meeting Recap

A huge turnout at the CAPITAL meeting this morning with over 71 organization representatives, Sac State students and community members. 

Cal Expo announced that The Global Winter Winter Wonderland is coming back this year with a new theme, ice skating rink, food court and shopping area. They also updated on their State Fair Farm program which is open to K-6 students on Tuesdays and Wednesdays focused on hands on growing, planting and tasting. 

We were also joined by Sacramento State’s new president, Dr. Robert Nelsen, to speak on his goals for increasing graduation rates, campus programs, and new building constructions, and future partnership with local school districts to prepare our high school students before entering college. 

Join us at our next meeting on November 21, 2015. 


CAPITAL at ARI 13th Annual Lunar New Year Dinner

Asian Resources (ARI) held their 13th annual Lunar New Year Dinner at Happy Garden Restaurant to fundraise for their Summer Youth Employment Program and celebrate the contributions of community members.

Congratulations Rick and Cassandra Jennings on receiving the Community Service Award and Dean Lan for receiving the May O. Lee Award.

CAPITAL at SACC 22nd Annual Installation and Awards Dinner

Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC) held their 22nd Annual Installation and Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency on January 23, 2015. CAPITAL is proud to sponsor SACC and support their work in developing the Asian Pacific Islander businesses in Sacramento.

Honorees of the evening included the following:

  • Corporate Steward Award: UC Davis Health System
  • Small Business of the Year: dealsnapt
  • Community Service Award: Dr. Alex Gonzalez, President of California State University, Sacramento
  • Ambassador of the Year: Kao Saephanh, SAFE Credit Union

Photo: (left to right) Rick Wong, Dr. Sonney L. Chong (Capital President), Mona Pasquil (Former Lieutenant Governor), Nai Saechao (CAPITAL Communication Committee Chair), and Viliami Tuivai.

2015 CAPITAL Meeting Dates

The dates have just been confirmed for the 2015 CAPITAL meetings. Meetings are held at he Sheriff Central Station located at 7000 65th Street, Sacramento. Join us for coffee and snacks at 8:30 a.m. before the meeting starts at 9 a.m.

The following are the meetings dates for 2015:

January 31
March 14
May 9
July 11
September 12
November 14

See you all the next meeting!

2015-16 CAPITAL Officers

The 2015-16 CAPITAL election results are in and the suspense is over!

Please welcome the following officers to CAPITAL’s executive cabinet:

Dr. Sonney L. Chong | Chair
Georgette Imura | 1st Vice Chair
Linda Ng | 2nd Vice Chair
Stephanie Nguyen | Secretary
Joyce Eng | Treasurer

Check back for updates on the soon to be appointed members-at-large. Congratulations to all!