Asian American Heritage Day is quickly approaching! Below is the tentative agenda for May 3,2017. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. Remember to get your RSVPs to me as soon as possible. You may either email me at Rebecca.Szeto@house.texas.gov or call (512)463-0486. Hope to see y’all on May 3rd!
State Representative Angie Chen Button
Capitol Office 4n.5
Asian American Heritage Day at the Texas Capitol
Hosted by State Representatives Angie Chen Button, Hubert Vo, Gene Wu, Sarah Davis, Rick Miller, Dennis Paul, Giovanni Capriglione, Jeff Leach
State Senators Van Taylor, Don Huffines, and Borris Miles
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Texas Capitol Building
9:00-9:30AM Guests arrive at Texas Capitol. Buses can unload and pick up passengers in the designated loading area on Brazos Street between 12th and 13th Streets, east of the Capitol. Buses can park on Trinity Street. Cars can park in the Capitol Visitors’ Parking Garage, located on 12th Street between Trinity and San Jacinto. Meet in the Capitol Auditorium See Map 1and 3 .
10:00 AM Guests should arrive in the Texas House Gallery, located on the 3rd floor on the west wing of the Texas Capitol. See Map 2.
10:30 AM Guests will be recognized by an official Resolution in the Texas House of Representatives.
11:00 AM Guests should arrive in the Texas Senate Gallery, located on the 3rd floor on the east wing of the Texas Capitol. See Map 2.
11:30 AM Guests will be recognized by an official Resolution in the Texas Senate.
12:00 PM The official Asian American Day Reception begins in the Member’s Lounge (E2.1002). Complimentary food and drinks will be provided. Please eat your lunch outside of the member’s lounge if there is no seating See Map 4. Doors will open at 11:15 AM.
12:20 PM Guests should arrive at the Capitol Auditorium (E1.004) for invited speakers.
12:30 PM Comptroller of Public Accounts Glen Hager will speak.
1:00-1:45 PM State Representatives Button, Vo, and Wu will speak (more elected officials may be added).
1:45-2:15PM Land Commissioner George P. Bush will speak.
2:15 PM Guests will break to optional activities.