ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

August 9, 2003

Governor Rendell Proclaims "Korea Day"

ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora
    August 9, 2003 Saturday 10:00 AM -- 5:00 PM
Montgomery County Community College Science Center room 214
Blue Bell Country Club Grand Ballroom 6:30 PM --9:15 PM
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Sponsor: Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc. (ICAS)

Co-Sponsor: Blue Bell Country Club
Council for America My country (CAMC)
Montgomery County Community College

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Governor Edward G Rendell of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recognizes August 9, 2003 be Korea Day. Similarly, Mayor John F Street of Philadelphia proclaims that Saturday, August 9, 2003 as Korea Day.

"It gives me great pleasure to join with the Korean American community of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc. to commemorate the 100th year of Korean immigration to our Commonwealth and the United States", remarks the Governor.

"2003 marks the 100th year of Koreansí immigration to the United States. Korean-Americans are among the nationís most dynamic emergent populations and one of the fastest-growing, steadily-rising communities in our diverse City. We would like to recognize the Institute for Corean-American Studies (ICAS) for hosting the Korean Diaspora: Challenges and Issues Facing the Korean-American Community on August 9, 2003", states the Mayor.

Other persons who have also forwarded greetings to ICAS include:

The Hon Nelson Diaz Solicitor, City of Philadelphia
The Hon Barton Hertzbach* President, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia
*special guest for ICAS Reception/Dinner
The Hon Terence R McAuliffe   Chairman Democratic National Committee
The Hon Rick Santorum U S Senator
The Hon Arlen Specter U S Senator
The Hon Curt Weldon U S Representative

Blue Bell Country Club, CAMC, HanaTour Courtesy Travel Inc, ICAS Liberty Golf Classic Invitational, ICAS Youth Excellence Program, Law Firm of McMahon & McMahon, Montgomery County Community College, SK Enterprises International Inc, Sports Connection Inc

Upcoming programs:

ICAS Youth Excellence Program: Meet Governor Edward Rendell
August 22, 2003
ICAS Fall Symposium: Humanity, Peace and Security, Washington D C
October 2003
ICAS Annual Dinner
December 2003


Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President

ICAS Fellow