SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS:

 

Asian-American Resource Center in collaboration with API Coalition and the County of San Bernardino Department of Behavior Health host the 2nd Annual Asian-American Pacific Islander Family Wellness & Fun Night at the County of San Bernardino Health Services Auditorium in Rialto, California.

Asian-American Resource Center thanks the API Coalition and the DBH of their exceptional leadership, deciation and commitment to the divised communities and embracing all cultures to support the Asian-American Pacific Islander Family Wellness and Fun Night.

 

Invocation by Venerable Sokha Chan, Chief of Monks of the Khmer Buddhist Society

 

The Event MC: Dr. Hanh Truong and Hoa Nguyen

 

May Farr, Behavioral Health Commissioner and Rasmey Sam, AARC

 

Jose Marin,Field Rep. of Supervisor Josie Gonzales and Veronica Kelley, Deputy Director of DBH presented a Proclamation to API community leaders: Pastor Dean, Venerable Sokha Chan, Sister Minh and Rasmey Sam.

 

Sister Minh, Venerable Sokha Chan, Rasmey Sam, and Pastor Dean presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Veronica Kelley, Deputy Director of DBH.

 

Sister Minh and Rasmey Sam presented a New Year Dragon to Veronica Kelley, Deputy Director of DBH.

 

Hula Halau Ohina O'Mea Nani performs Pa'e Moku, an ancient Hula war dance.

 

Victoria performs a beautiful Tahitian routine to a song of Mati.

 

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association of San Bernardino performed the Vietnamese Lion Dance to bring good luck, prosperity, and good fortune.

 

Dr. Truong teased the lion with a traditional offering.

 

Annie displayed beautiful fans to symbolize butterflies, flowers and sea waves during her dance.

 

Khmer Buddhist Society of San Bernardino dances performed the traditional Cambodian Coconut Dance.

 

Taiko Mix performed a high energy Japanese drum performance.

 

Indonesian Dancers performed a traditional Indonesian dance called Tor-Tor to describe their daily life, happiness, reflection, prayer and expectations.

 

The Filipino dancers imitated movements of tickling birds as they walk between grass stems or dodge bamboo traps set by rice farmers.

 

Asian-American Resource Center's Vovinam Martial Arts group demonstrated forms and techniques of the traditional Vietnamese Martial Arts.

 

Pichara, Fashion Show coordinator, thanked the community volunteers for an outstanding show.

 

Paprhi showed traditional clothing from Bangladesh.

 

Poushali showed traditional clothing from Bangladesh.

 

Ana showed traditional clothing from Bangladesh.

 

Victoria and Sue showed traditional clothing from Cambodia.

 

Timothy showed traditional clothing from Cambodia.

 

Kylie and Soriya showed traditional clothes from Cambodia.

 

Soriya showed traditional clothing from Cambodia.

 

Virakthyda showed traditional clothing from China.

 

Rob showed traditional clothing from Philippines.

 

David showed traditional clothing from Philippines.

 

Kloey and Chey showed traditional clothing from Hawaii.

 

Karen showed traditional clothing from Indonesia.

 

Jai and Yeelong showed traditional clothing from Hmong.

 

Meelia and Ashley showed traditional clothing from Hmong.

 

Sophia and Jessilyn showed traditional clothing from Japan.

 

Rumi and Hana showed traditional clothing from Japan.

 

Annie showed traditional clothing from Korea.

 

Gwee showed traditional clothing from Thai.

 

Tina showed traditional clothing from Vietnam.

 

Katie and Virakboth showed traditional clothing from Vietnam.

 

Traditional Asian cuisine served at Asian-American Pacific Islander Family Wellness and Fun Night.

 

Asian-American Resource Center staff and volunteers served the community at the Asian-American Pacific Islander Family Wellness & Fun Night.

 

Cinco De Mayo Celebration was held on Friday May 4th, 2012 at the Asian-American Resource Center

Community members enjoying the Cinco De Mayo festivities which included traditional Mexican performances, food and dancing.

 

Cinco De Mayo celebration attendees enjoying the dance performances.

 

Community volunteer dancers

 

Celebration included a dance performance by community members.

 

Community Volunteer Dancers: Nancy Sanguino and Claudia Alvarez

 

Dancer, Claudia Alvarez, performed displaying a beautiful traditional dress.

 

AARC Staff: Jenny and Pichara

 

Nancy Sanguino danced in a tradtional dress.

 

Traditional food including tacos, beans and rice were served to community members at the celebration.

 

Dancer and community volunteer, Claudia Alvarez, with AARC staff: Pichara and Debi.

 

Pedro Sanguino and Nancy Sanguino attended the celebration.

 

 

 

Cambodian New Year Celebration was held on Saturday April 21th, 2012 in collaboration with the Temple of the Khmer Buddhist Society in San Bernardino, California

Welcome to the Cambodian New Year Celebration in San Bernardino, Califronia

 

MC Pichara and Lin

 

Monks attended the Cambodian New Year Celebration event

 

Venerable Sokha Chan (Chief of Monks) and Rasmey Sam (AARC President-CEO) presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Supervisor Josie Gonzales

 

Assemblywoman Wilmer Carter presented a Certificate of Recognition to Rasmey Sam, AARC President-CEO

Venerable Sokha Chan (Chief of Monks and Rasmey Sam (AARC) Pesident-CEO presented Gift to San Bernardino Mayor Morris

 

Children Community Volunteers for the Cambodian Cultural Fashion Show

 

Adult Community Volunteers for the Cambodian Cultural Fashion Show

 

Dancers of the Khmer Buddhist Society of San Bernardino

 

Community Volunteers demonstrate a Tradional Cambodian Game Bos Chuong

Asian-American Resource Center Staff and Volunteers

 

Chinese & Vietnamese New Year Celebration held on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012, at Asian-American Resource Center

 

AARC Staff

 

AARC staff and community members

 

Community participants of the Chinese & Vietnamese New Year Celebration

 

 

AARC staff preparing to serve traditional food

 

Participants enjoying a traditional New Year's meal

 

 

Hula Performance

 

Tahitian Dance Performance

 

AARC staff with community members and Hula performers

 

Upcoming Events 2018

Cambodian New Year Celebration at Khmer Buddhist Society Temple on April 14th & 15th at 9:00 a.m. located at 1595 Hardt Street, San Bernardino,CA 92408.

Thai/Khmer/Lao New Year Celebration at Paudma Monastery of Fontana Temple on April 28th & 29th at 9:00 a.m. located at 8677 Mulberry Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335.

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ASIAN-AMERICAN RESOURCE CENTER


1133 South “E” Street
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Office: (909) 383-0164
Fax: (909) 383-7687 

 

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