Naturalization Ceremony to be Held at the Government Center
May 22, 2009
The Asian American History Project is hosting a Naturalization ceremony on Friday, May 29, in honor of Asian American Heritage Month. It is the first Naturalization ceremony held at the Government Center, and it will take place in the Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, beginning at 11 a.m.
Scheduled speakers include Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly and General (ret.) Antonio Taguba, the 2007 Outstanding American by Choice Awardee.
The program is sponsored by Fairfax County, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Fairfax County Asian American History Project. The program is also supported by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
A reception will be held at the conclusion of the ceremony.
The Asian American History Project involves residents in the researching, recording, preservation, writing and promotion of history regarding the experiences of Asian American groups that have chosen Fairfax County as their home. The stories provide information on how, why and when different Asian immigrant groups came to the U.S. and to Fairfax County; where they have settled; and what their experiences and contributions have been to the community.
For more information, contact Christina Fullmer, Chairman’s Office, at 703-324-2321 or by e-mail.
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
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