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April 20, 2000 | (Greg Hernandez)
The Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc. signed an agreement Wednesday with the U.S. Small Business Administration to begin a cooperative relationship that will help address the needs of minority businesses. The agreement will help the organization, which represents more than 3,000 local businesses owned by Vietnamese-Americans, increase participation in such SBA programs as those providing help with capital access and international trade and help to women-owned businesses.
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April 20, 2000 | (Greg Hernandez)
The Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc. signed an agreement Wednesday with the U.S. Small Business Administration to begin a cooperative relationship that will help address the needs of minority businesses. The agreement will help the organization, which represents more than 3,000 local businesses owned by Vietnamese-Americans, increase participation in such SBA programs as those providing help with capital access and international trade and help to women-owned businesses.
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April 22, 1999 | Harrison Sheppard, (714) 966-5977
A grand opening reception will be held today for the Little Saigon Small Business Development Project, which will provide consulting and seminars for local businesses at no cost. The reception, hosted by the Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc., will start at 4:30 p.m. at the Little Saigon Social & Cultural Services Center, 14541 Brookhurst St.
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October 6, 1986 | Ray Perez
The Social Service Agency of Orange County has awarded a $41,212 federal grant to a Cal State Fullerton anthropology professor to train social service professionals how to assist the county's growing refugee population. Professor Marlene de Rios and the Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc. received the grant from funds provided by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, said Tuong Duy Nguyen, executive director of the Vietnamese group.
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July 11, 1989
The Westminster City Council has awarded the Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc. a grant of $30,000 to build its Asian Senior Acculturation Center. The project is expected to begin this month and open in early 1990. It will be designed for a daily attendance of 70 to 80 senior citizens. The center will be at 1618 W. 1st St. in Santa Ana.
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June 12, 1995 | TOM RAGAN
There's an old saying in the Vietnamese community that "a man without drink is like a flag without wind," according to Chau Nguyen, the program coordinator for a substance abuse prevention program in Little Saigon. Unfortunately, he added, "some people still have that attitude."
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December 9, 1998 | Lesley Wright, (714) 966-7824
Ten local philanthropists will find themselves standing 91 feet tall today when the Block at Orange gives them a special tribute. Vertical, illuminated signs featuring residents who dedicate themselves to charity will be lighted during a ceremony. Mall officials also will donate $10,000 to each of their charities.
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March 13, 1990 | SONNI EFRON
More than 2,214 Orange County residents have signed a petition protesting the forced repatriation of Vietnamese "boat people" by the Hong Kong government, Vietnamese-American community leaders said Monday. The petitions, which are addressed to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, were presented to a U.N. adviser at a March 6 meeting in Anaheim to discuss the Vietnamese refugee problem.
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August 31, 1991 | ZION BANKS
Five Orange County women were honored by the Women's Network Alert, a coalition of activists, during the group's 11th annual Suffrage Day Luncheon at the Balboa Bay Club. Vivian Hall, co-chair of the group that meets only once a year for the recognition ceremony, said the honorees were selected by coalition founders and members because of their work on women's issues. "These women are women who contribute to Orange County and to minorities in particular," Hall said.
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February 22, 1985 | JANE GALBRAITH \f7
Eighteen people will receive awards from the Orange County Human Relations Commission for their contributions to human and civil rights issues in Orange County during the past year. The awards banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The ceremony marks the 14th anniversary of the Human Relations Commission, formed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
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October 4, 2000
A Vietnamese community agency has opened a child-care facility in Garden Grove aimed at freeing parents on welfare to find and keep jobs and to teach their youngsters in English and Vietnamese. The Phu Dong Early Childhood Development Center is the first center to offer Vietnamese language and cultural instruction in addition to English. Organizers say it is a first step toward serving some of the estimated 5,000 Vietnamese American families on public assistance in Orange County.
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