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Taste of Taiwan – TJCCC Annual Gala

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Taste of Taiwan

Join hundreds of other young professionals from Chicagoland area as we celebrate the Taiwanese heritage with great Taiwanese food, music, open bar & raffle.

Save $30 on TJCCC Annual Membership

A TJCCC Annual Membership worth $30 will be included in your Taste of Taiwan event ticket. As a member, you’ll gain first-hand and discounted access to practical business seminars & social networking events. In addition, you’ll also gain access to our exclusive job board where you’ll be connected to businesses throughout Chicagoland.

Dress Code

The dress code for this event will be semi-formal, but feel free to come fancy!

Select dishes included in this event

割包 (Gua bao/Steamed Pork Sandwich) by 輝月Kizuki
肉羹湯 (Pork Thick Soup) by t.m. Basil
鹽酥雞 (Fried Chicken) by 輝月Kizuki
豆花 (Tofu Pudding) by 南北和 Chinese Cafe
肉圓 (Ba Wan/Taiwanese Mega-Dumpling) by 南北和 Chinese Cafe
章魚小丸子 (Takoyaki) by 輝月Kizuki
滷肉飯 (Braised Pork Rice) by Lotus
雞卷 (Chicken Rolls) by t.m. Basil
炒米粉 (Fried Rice noodles) by t.m. Basil
雪花冰 (Shaved Ice) by 小台北 Taipei Cafe
茶葉蛋 (Tea Egg)

Restaurants (In Alphabetical Order)

南北和 Chinese Cafe

輝月Kizuki

Lotus

小台北 Taipei Cafe

t.m. Basil

Our Community Supporters

TACCGC – Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago

KAC-Chicago – Korean American Coalition – Chicago

TAP-Chicago – Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals

Lunar Ball

Ascene – Chicago’s Guide to the Asian American Community

CAMOC – Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

 

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Dog Walk at Canine Rescue

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Kick off the summer with the TAP-Chicago community service team and lend a helping hand/paw to man’s best friends at Chicago Canine Rescue! We will be walking dogs and enjoying the outdoors around the Forest Glen Woods preserve. Space is limited! . First timers and experts are welcome.

Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dog-walking-with-tap-chicago-tickets-34532282988

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TAP-Chicago Invites You To: A Night at the Symphony w/Cynthia Yeh

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TAP-Chicago has procured DISCOUNTED tickets at $35 (REG. $44) with LIMITED tickets available and on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Get your ticket on Eventbrite before Monday, May 15th

Cynthia Yeh, Principal Percussionist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, received a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Music performance degree from Temple University. Cynthia joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as principal percussionist in June 2007. She previously served as principal percussionist for the San Diego Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2007.

TAP-Chicago first met Cynthia in early-March when she was one of five panelists who participated in the “The Road Less Traveled” panel program featuring prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans in careers not generally associated with Asian Americans such as careers in the field of performing arts.

Join TAP for a special event as we invite you for a night out at the symphony with Cynthia featuring Haydn’s Symphony No. 85, a favorite of Queen Marie Antoinette, and Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto. After the concert, Cynthia gives a sneak peak behind the scenes with a backstage tour, followed by a meet and greet at Tesori!

PLEASE NOTE THAT BY PURCHASING YOUR TICKET ON EVENTBRITE, YOU ARE PURCHASING A DISCOUNTED TICKET THAT IS PRE-PAID BY TAP-CHICAGO WHO WILL BE ISSUING YOU YOUR PAID TICKET FOR THE CONCERT.

INVITEES HAVE THE OPTION TO VENMO $35 TO TAP TO AVOID PAYING THE REGISTRATION FEE ($2.92) ON EVENTBRITE. THIS METHOD OF PAYMENT IS PREFERRED.TAP’S VENMO IS “TAP-Chicago” OR “@tapchicago.” PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE THAT YOUR PAYMENT IS FOR THE FOLLOWING: “CSO EVENT”

SHOULD YOU OPT TO VENMO YOUR PAYMENT, PLEASE ENSURE TO SELECT THE “FREE TICKET” UPON REGISTERING ON EVENTBRITE THAT CONFIRMS YOU PAID VIA VENMO.

 

 

 

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TAP-Chicago Mock Interview Workshop

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Mock interviews will be scheduled based on first-come, first serve. We encourage you to register soon as space is limited.

Register on Eventbrite

A job interview does not have to be daunting once you know what to expect. Join TAP-Chicago for a mock interview session with experienced professionals from a variety of fields including accounting, computer science, consulting, and marketing. Give yourself the opportunity to interview with an experienced professional from your intended career who can provide you with insider knowledge of what to expect and how to best present yourself for your ideal job.

Interviewers and interviewees will be paired up according to the background and interest. The event will be two-fold: first, recruiters will help interviewees prepare for the mock interview and then the interviewers will conduct the mock interview. After the mock interview session there will be a networking session for everyone at the event.

 

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TAP-Chicago April Networking Mixer at AceBounce

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We cordially invite you to our April Networking at AceBounce Ping Pong. AceBounce is a new concept venue in the heart of West Loop featuring amazing cocktails and ping pong tables!

Make sure you RSVP via Eventbrite by Thursday April 20th with the FREE Early Bird ticket. General Admission at the door is $5. Contact Tuyet Ngo | Tuyet@tapchicago.org Contact Jack Lian | Jack@tapchicago.org

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Managing Your Social Media Presence

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Complimentary hot food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be served.

Register on Eventbrite.

Join TAP-Chicago for a Social Media Professional Skills Module in downtown Chicago on April 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Our two speakers, Katie Molchan and Rachel L. Schaller, will discuss ways to manage your social media presence as a job seeker and an employee, and what employers can consider when making employment decisions. Ms. Molchan will also provide tips and advice on how to improve your social media footprint (e.g. Linkedin, the modern resume) in order to get the coveted job that you want.

Rachel L. Schaller is an attorney at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister with extensive employment litigation and counseling expertise, includes but not limited to employment disputes, class actions, and breach of contract. Ms. Schaller is also a legal author, having frequently published employment articles for Workforce Magazine and the 2013 through 2016 supplements to Chapter 13 (Disability) of the Employment Discrimination Law treatise. Ms. Schaller received her Juris Doctorate from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Katie Molchan is a Senior Consultant with the Beacon Hill Staffing Group with nearly seven years of experience in helping applicants find the right jobs across many industries. Prior to Beacon Hill, Ms. Molchan also placed candidates in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and Anaheim while at Action Figures Convention Staffing. Ms. Molchan is also an expert on Linkedin Profile management, having presented at universities in the Chicagoland area on the topic. Ms. Molchan received her BA from Columbia College Chicago.

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TAP-Chicago Goes to King of the Yees

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Join TAP as we go to the King of the Yees at the Goodman Theatre on April 29th (2pm Sat) ! Learn more about King of the Yees, please visit:https://www.goodmantheatre.org/season/1617-Season/King-of-the-Yees/

We have 15 seats reserved at a group discounted rate of $25 each for the main floor ($5 OFF the original ticket). You are welcome to join us for drinks/snacks after the show!

Please RSVP via eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tap-chicago-goes-to-king-of-the-yees-tickets-33740641166

Questions?
Contact Matt Maa at matt@tapchicago.org

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TAP-Chicago Networking Mixer at Patron’s Hacienda

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TAP (Taiwanese American Professionals), KACC (Korean American Coalition of Chicago), and TJCCC (Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago) invites you to a joint networking mixer on Thursday, March 16th at Patron’s Chicago in River North. There will be a complimentary “make your own” tacos and nachos bar for attendees. Join us for a night of drinks and fun with TAP, KACC, and TJCCC!

Early bird (available until 3/15) – free
General admission (or at the door) – $5

Other specials during the happy hour event will include:
$6 Don Julio Blanco Luxury Margaritas
$6 Don Julio Anejo Manhattans
$6 Don Julio Blanco Mojitos
$50 Off Bottles
1/2 Price Appetizers

Patron’s Chicago is an authentic Mexican restaurant featuring traditional Mexican dishes, sports cantina showing all of the UFC and Boxing events, and nightclub nights on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The bar offers specialty cocktails, craft, domestic and imported beers along with hand-selected wines and over 56 varieties of tequila served individually in a flight, or by the bottle.

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Chang (kchang511@gmail.com)
Tuyet Ngo (tuyet.t.ngo@gmail.com)

RSVP Here. Facebook event Here.

 

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TAP-Chicago Lunar New Year Celebration & Mixer at 2Fun Chinese

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TAP-Chicago cordially invites you to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year with us at 2Fun Chinese on Thursday, February 23rd! Located within Chicago’s bustling West Loop neighborhood, 2Fun Chinese pairs New Asian fare with Midwestern hospitality for an award-winning concept. 2Fun was recently featured on Chicago Eater Magazine as one of Chicago hottest new restaurants not only because of its scene reputation or stylish guests, but because it has amazing food as well! Don’t miss this chance to mix, mingle and network with new/old friends with us this month!

We are pleased to announce that at this month’s happy hour, we will be teaming up with Chicago’s largest Asian American Fundraiser, Lunar Ball, to raffle off two FREE tickets. Be there to have a chance to attend Lunar Ball on March 25th.
There will be drink specials as well as delicious complementary BBQ Pork Buns and Pickled Cucumbers appetizers passed during the happy hour.
Make sure to register as soon as possible! Early Bird ends Monday February 20th. $5 GA and at the door.

For more information contact:
Yuange Yang | Yang@tapchicago.org
Andrew Huang | Andrew@tapchicago.org

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The Road Less Traveled Panel Program

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TAP-Chicago’s Leadership & Professional Development Committee presents, “The Road Less Traveled” on the evening of March 2, a panel program featuring prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans in the fields of performing arts, law enforcement, politics, and the culinary arts.  The program will focus on the individual and personal stories of each of the speakers through a vibrant discussion and Q&A session where audience members will have the opportunity to further engage with guest speakers.

Moderated by 1871’s own Vanessa Yeh (Manager, Brand Experience), panelists of this program include:

Stephen Chung – Commander, 9th District, Chicago Police Department

Theresa Mah – Illinois State Representative, 2nd District, Illinois House of Representatives

William Song – Chef/Restaurateur, bopNgrill

Norman Yap – Actor, Chimerica

Cynthia Yeh – Percussionist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

This event is sponsored by 1871, Clarity Partners, and Mr. Pak’s.

REGISTER BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW:

http://theroadlesstraveled.eventbrite.com/

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS ON FEBRUARY 24TH! GET YOUR TICKET TODAY!

Questions?

Email them to Connie Yip at connie@tapchicago.org.

SPONSOR WEBSITES:

1871
https://1871.com/

Mr. Pak’s
http://www.wisepakfoods.com/

Clarity Partners
http://www.claritypartners.com/

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