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Cookout on the Lakefront

Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Place: Griffy Lake

The last VSA event of the year will be a cookout on Friday, April 27th from 4 to 6 pm. The event will be held at Griffy Lake, and all members are encouraged to come. During the cookout, prizes will be awarded to the top 3 members based on their member points. Elections for next years executive board* will also be held at this event. Any one interested should reply to this email to learn more. Join us afterwards for the Organizational Awards at the DeVault Alumni Center for free food and farewells.


Elections

Held at the cookout.

It's that time of year again. We are getting ready to elect the next years executive board. The elections will take place at the cookout on April 27th. Anyone interested in joining the VSA executive board can reply to this email to learn more and express their interest in joining. Not sure? ***Then take a look at the executive board job descriptions here.***


VSA Fundraiser Dinner

Date: Thursday, April 12
Time: 5 pm to 8 pm
Place: Hillel Center, 730 East Third Street

Come to our fundraising dinner for pho, spring rolls, egg rolls, and dessert. Proceeds will also go towards the VietACT and Catalyst Foundation charities! More information about human trafficking and Catalyst here:
http://www.catalystfoundation.org/
http://www.vietact.org/

DATE: Thursday, April 12th
TIME: 5 pm to 8 pm
PLACE: Hillel Center right across from Swain on 3rd St.

Pho: $3
Spring Rolls: $1
Egg Rolls: 2 for $1
Che ba mau (dessert of 3 colors): $1.75
Pop: $0.75
Bottled water: $1

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Social Night and Potluck

Date: Saturday, April 14
Time: 6:30 pm - Late
Place: Cassie's Apartment - 3482 John Hinkle Pl.

There will be a VSA Social Night and Potluck on Saturday, April 14th @ 6:30 pm. The event will be held at Cassie's house at the Woodbridge Apartment Complex. The event is free to members, and non-members can attend for $3 or by supplying a food dish. Any member who brings a potluck dish will receive 2 member points. Please contact John Nguyen for rides and the type of dish youll be bringing (jlnguyen@indiana.edu). There will be poker, food, and friends, so come join us for a great night!


The VIA1 Conference

Dates: March 16 to March 18 (during Spring Break)
Place: West Lafayette, Purdue University

Travel with us as we network with other VSA's in the Midwest region and discuss issues relating to Vietnamese-Americans. There is a required online registration process and a fee of $50. The $50 includes 3 meals, a banquet, a t-shirt, and prizes. Please let Cassie know if you are planning to attend so that she can find you housing and make travel arrangements (catran@indiana.edu). See you there!

Official website: http://www.via1.org/conference2007
Facebook group: http://indiana.facebook.com/event.php?eid=2217458247


AAA Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 23
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Place: Wilkie Auditorium


CSSA New Year

Date: Saturday, February 24th
Time: 6 pm-
Place: IU Auditorium


ACC Sponsored Vietnamese Cooking Demo - Spring Rolls and Pho!

Date: Friday, February 23rd
Time: 5 pm to 6 pm
Place: Asian Culture Center

Come to learn and savor the most popular dishes of Vietnamese cuisine. If you plan on attending, please RSVP by contacting the Asian Culutre Center (acc@indiana.edu) so that we can plan accordingly. As always, the event is completely FREE. :)


Tet Nguyen Dan - Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Date: Saturday, February 17
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Place: Neal Marshall Black Culture Center

Hello all, the Vietnamese New Year is quickly approaching! Learn how to increase your luck and success for the year of the Boar while enjoying several performances and FREE Vietnamese food! Join in on the festivity by participating in games and activities to earn a chance for a prize.

If you are also interested in having the inside scoop on the traditions and customs, volunteer to get hands on experience. We're looking for activities personnel, receptionists, performers, and servers. Just reply to this email and you'll surely be rewarded fortune for your services!
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Spring Mass Meeting

Date: Friday January 19
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Place: IC, 111 S. Jordan

Hi friends!

Come join us for some great food at the International Center and hear about the many exciting events we have planned for this semester. This is an opportunity not only to meet the new 2006-2007 Board but also to learn about the many benefits of being a VSA member. So start your next Friday night off in the presence of some great food, great friends, and an overall great organization.

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VSA Bowling Night

Date: Tuesday, November 28th
Time: 9:00 PM-11:00
Venue: Classic Lanes (map)

If you would like a ride please contact Brandon (information above) and we hope to see you there! Rides will most likely be transported from the Main Library to the venue.

If you are a VSA member we will cover shoes and your first three games. If we play even longer it only cost $1 per additional game. If you are not a VSA member you can become a member for only $12 and receive a membership card to discount to over 16 restuarants and markets at IU. If you attended our BBQ membership is only $9. We hope to hear from you soon.


Cultural Celebrations: A Vietnamese Wedding

Date: Friday, November 10
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Place: McNutt Dining Hall


Come join us for a fun filled wedding night with free food and great performances! There will also be a donation box for a charity helping build schools in Vietnam.

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Basketball Games Fundraiser

Let us know if you are interested in helping us out with fundraising at the IU basketball games. Shifts for fundraising run from two to four hours long. Please let us know which days you could help us out with. If you're signing up for the Nov. 5th game, we would like to know by Oct. 30th.

Sunday, Nov. 5th, 1 pm
Friday, Nov. 10th, 8 pm
Friday, Nov. 17th, 8pm
Sunday, Nov. 19th, 2pm
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 8pm
Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 7pm
Sunday, Dec. 17th, 8pm


Volunteer Meeting: Designing Decorations

Date: This Sunday, October 29
Time: 7:00pm
Place: 3482 John Hinkle Place of Woodbridge Apts.
--Call Connie (219.309.7938) or Cassie (219.309.4158) for directions or a ride


2nd Annual Halloween Party

Hosted by AAA, FSA, HKSA, ISA, JSA and KSA)
Date: Saturday, October 28
Time: 10:00pm-2:00pm
Place: KRC Catering & Banquet Hall (the corner of 3rd Street and College Ave)
-- Come before midnight to get in for $7, or after and get in for $10! Remember: it's 18 to get in, 21 to get down!!!


Volunteer Meeting

Date: Saturday October 21
Time: 5pm
Place: Asian Culture Center

If you're looking for a way to build up your member points to get the grand prize, then here's your biggest chance. We're looking for members who are willing to shake some booty, get dirty, and get sweaty... Ok maybe not so much along those lines but we are in need of dancers, decorators, and flyer posters for our upcoming large VSA Night. Come to the meeting to learn more and sign up or email us at vsa@indiana.edu. FOOD will be served as always :)


Coffee Hour - Crossing Over Misconceptions

Date: Friday October 20
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Place: Leo R. Dowling International Center

Looking for a way to save yourself from another trip to Starbucks? Then come join us for some FREE PIZZA and delicious VIETNAMESE COFFEE! The program includes our peers speaking on their experiences about coming over to the United States and a short group discussion afterwards about multiple cultural identities.

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VSA Barbeque

Date: Saturday October 14
Time: 1:00-4:30pm
Place: Campus View Field

Our first members event! Members attend for FREE and friends can come for just $3. If your friends BRING SOMETHING to share, then they get in for FREE too. Craving Frisbee, football, or soccer? Get it here too! Come early to help set up if you would like to get some points!


Mass Meeting
Date: Friday September 29
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Place: IC, 111 S. Jordan

Hi friends!

Come join us for some great food at the International Center this Friday from 7:00-9:00pm and hear about the many exciting events we have planned for this semester. This is an opportunity not only to meet the new 2006-2007 Board but also to learn about the many benefits of being a VSA member. This years membership card has SEVENT EEN participating restaurants and groceries offering up to 10% in discounts. So start your next Friday night off in the presence of some great food, great friends, and an overall great organization.

See you all there,

Cassie, Tyler, Brandon, Chi, Yun, Connie, and Jun
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