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TAP-Chicago May Happy Hour at Market


Kick off the summer right!!!

Come join your favorite TAP-Chicago friends as we kick off the summer at Market. We have reserved a semi-private area on their rooftop for you!! With gorgeous skyline views and plenty of space to sit and sip, it is the perfect place to enjoy a perfect summer night or catch an NBA playoff with a couple of new/old friends. Light appetizers will also be provided so make sure you get there on time!


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TAP-Chicago Fitness and Dragon Boat Conditioning

Before you join that gym membership this winter, consider generating momentum for that New Year’s resolution by working out with 25 other friends once a week. Tough it out with members of TAP-Chicago’s Dragon Boat team and friends every Sunday for 12 weeks starting January 13th and ending March 31st, 2013.


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2013 Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival


Be a part of the 2nd Annual Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival, held at Lake Arlington Park, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The combination of the culture of Chicago and the spirit of dragon boating guarantees participants and spectators an one-of-a-kind racing experience.


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TAP-Chicago 5th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration - February 23rd

The TAP-Chicago 5th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration will be held on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at the beautiful National Hellenic Museum in Chicago’s West Loop. The celebration will be the largest holiday gathering of Asian American young professionals and friends in the Chicagoland area.

The event will feature a delicious 10 course dinner, networking, DJ, dancing, photobooth, performances, raffle, and open bar. If you haven’t attended a TAP-Chicago event before, there’s no better time than the Year of the Snake to meet new friends!

Space is limited for this unique event and tickets have sold out the previous 4 years. We have a very limited number of tickets left. Make sure to get your soon!

Tentative Schedule

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cocktails and Networking, Lion Dance, and Opening Remarks
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Dinner, Traditional Chinese Dance, Taiko Drumming, Hip Hop Dance Crew, Raffle
10:00 – 11:00 pm Networking and Dancing
11:00 pm and On After Party at Tantrik

Businesses interested in sponsorship and silent auction donation opportunities should view the sponsorship packet and contact Hauwei Lien, Sponsorship Coordinator at hauwei@tapchicago.org | 302.559.5948 or Daisy Yang, Silent Auction Coordinator at daisy@tapchicago.org | 616.308.8271.

Host Committee (in formation)

Anica Wu, Anne Fan, Anny Chou, Autumn Chim, Chen Chen, Daisy Yang, Edwin Nam, Frank Jiang, George Dong, Grant Wu, Hauwei Lien, Jennifer Peng, Jonathan Chu, Karen Chiu, Karen Huynh, Karen Hwang, Norm Leong, Patty Shih, Paul Ko, Phil Liou, Phil Ren, Pirada Molina, Sam Chae, Shannon Sung, Shelley Xu, Shenny Wu, Sue Chang, Tiffany Huang, Tina Ho, Tracy Lin, Yenchih Tsai

Community Partners

Asian American Chicago Network (AACN), DePaul Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Korean American Coalition Chicago (KACC)

Marketing Partners

JAConnect (Japanese American Service Committee), JETAA Chicago (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Alumni Association), Northwestern University Asian American Alumni Association (NU-A5), Project Vision, UChicago Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)

Want to become a host or community partner? Other questions? Call or email:

Shannon Sung 312.961.3883 | shannon@tapchicago.org
Patty Shih 773.203.6536 | patty@tapchicago.org
Hauwei Lien 302.559.5948 | hauwei@tapchicago.org

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/533836896640658/

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February Happy Hour with YNPN


Join TAP-Chicago, YNPN, and 100+ new and old friends for our February happy hour at The Grid, one of the newest venues in River North. We have reserved half of the bar space with two of their famous ventless fireplaces floating atop massive leather booths and a state of the art Funktion-one speaker system. The Grid’s rustic décor, exposed brick and vintage timber ceilings provide an amazingly unique and intimate setting. A perfect spot to relax fireside after a long day of work.


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Professional Sales Skill Development with TAP-Chicago

Join TAP-Chicago and John Martin of Sandler Training to learn about the science and psychology of sales and help take your career to the next level.

Many people hear the word “sales” and automatically associate it with the negative stigma of pressuring, manipulating, and pushing people into making a purchase. And yet, a lack of sales skills is cited as one of the biggest impediments to career advancement and entrepreneurial success.


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Horizons for Youth Outing to Journey World


TAP-Chicago members will be pairing up with children from Horizons for Youth (grades K-7) as they explore the miniature city and explore a variety of careers by role-playing.



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Happy Hour + Fundraiser for High Jump

High Jump, Fundraiser, TAP-Chicago, Chicago, EventAfter an incredible 2012, TAP-Chicago is keeping the momentum going in 2013. Our inaugural social event of the year promises to be fun and meaningful. We love giving back to the community, and this month is no different. We are teaming up with High Jump, one of Chicago’s leading academic enrichment programs for talented and motivated middle school students with limited family income.


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Holiday Party and Toy Drive w/TJCCNA

The bad news: due to a scheduling conflict, Howl at the Moon is not able to host our event.

The good news: our new venue is the brand new 3rd floor gallery space at Hubbard Inn, which is a huge upgrade in style, quality, and comfort compared to our original location. We are pleased to announce the revised details for our December Holiday Party and Toy Drive! (more…)

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TAP-Chicago Flag Football: Badasses in the Snow

All the real badass NFL teams play outdoor in the snow! This is your chance to be as badass as Briggs, Urlacher, Suggs, Von Miller, JPP, oh, and Sam Gordon (for the ladies out there). Join TAP-Chicago for a fun-filled night of coed flag football…in the snow! (But with my luck, it’s going to be nice, sunny, and only slightly chilly.) We made a few changes to the rules. These rules are designed to facilitate a fun, female friendly game, and a good workout. Please ask if anything is unclear. (more…)

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