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热烈庆祝2013韩国新年 “Sae-hae-bohk mahnee bah-duh-sae-yo” ..The Korean New Year was celebrated by the community of Charlotte on January 5, 2013 at Halton Theatre, Downtown CPCC. The Year of the Snake celebration, organized by the Korean Association of Charlotte, started at 5 pm with delicious traditional dinner. Kimchi is a standard for any Korean meal, as is an array of banchan (side dishes), such as seasoned soybean sprouts. “The best part of Soll for me was sneaking into the kitchen while the mothers were occupied and peering into the huge pot of rice cake soup (dduk gook) boiling over the fire,” Lee writes in her cookbook, Eating Korean. Dduk Gook is by far the most important food eaten for Soll. Made from pulverized rice, the cakes have a texture like a giant noodle and for Soll are always round, a shape that represents the sun.” This year menu had an abundance of dishes, from potato noodles, beef briskets to salads, finishing with a traditional sweet orange. Participants had a chance to see old friends, reacquaint wit long- time friends or simply made new one. It was a time for reminisce and reconnections. Animated people filled the gorgeous and spacious theater, restless waiting for the festivity to start at 7pm. The program had three parts. This year moderators were husband and wife team, Moses Sye and Maija Sye. Pastor Hyung Woo Park, from the Korean Hope Church of Charlotte offered the Opening Prayer. The Invocation was presented by Pastor Dong Wook Kim, President of NC Korean Churches Association. The Korean Anthem and American National Anthem was sung by Soo Jin Ridgell accompanied by pianist Robert Ridgell. H. S. Pang, President of the Charlotte Korean Association welcomed all participants, members of the community and their guests. The Honorary Guests were introduced by Mr. Pang. The evening continued with Mr. Heong

Soo Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta, expressing congratulations to the community. Jin Chul Yoo, President of Federation of Korean Associations (Southeast), addressed the encouragements for the year to come. The New Year’s Address was introduced by Byung Joon Pak, President of Federation of Korean Associations, Southeast; it was followed by a well disserved recognition award ceremony, announced by Mr Pang, President of the Charlotte Korean Association. A special Ceremony was held for the Proclamation of January 7, 2013 as Charlotte KoreanAmerican Day. Messages were presented by LaWana Mayfield( City Council) and Major Rodney Collins ( Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Dept). These also concluded first part of the celebration. The second part of the event was introduced by the moderators, Moses and Maija Sye; It begun with a speech Ho Keun Jung, President of Federation of Korean Associations, Carolina. The first performance on the program by Charlotte Samulnori Club, and included drums and a dance by a performer wearing a hat with long narrow paper attached to it, which constantly swung in a sinuous way. The drum-play and Jaban turning were outstanding. The music continued with Charlotte Korean Senior’s Chorus. Elegant Korean traditional costumes delighted the eyes while words of familiar songs encourage the audience to sing. Another great performance followed; Young Ae Ma delighted the audience with her voice, music and skills.

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January 2013 (2)

Meeting of the Minds: Cross-Continental Providence

“Bridging the Pacific”

Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce 亞洲商會

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Chair : Dr. John Chen, President : Jerry Tucker 1(866) YES-ASIA

Emeritus Presidents 1st: Dr.Ki-Hyun Chun, 2nd: Dr. Nini Bautista, 3rd: Dr. Jian X, Zhang, 4th: Dr. John C, Chen

Asian cultures represented in Charlotte encompass over 13 nations. One of the missions of the CAACC is to unite all of these groups to better service the public. Asian history spans thousands of years and its culture is rich and diverse. The CAACC strives to provide business opportunities and to promote business actiAvities through cultural events, such as the annual Asian Festival & Dragon Boat Races each spring and Asian celebrations in the Fall that display our resources and share with you our ethnic qualities. Forty years ago, there were less than 200 Asians and only 8 Asian businesses in the Regional Charlotte Area, but this number has grown to 55,000 Asians and 870 businesses directly involved with Asians. Considering average gross sales of $520,000 a year per business, the Asian population of this area is generating $452 million in revenues, contributing greatly to the regional economy. We invite you to join the CAACC for unique resources, and then cross the bridge between the East and the West.■ Dr. Ki-Hyun Chun (Founder & the first President)

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Time remains secured in our domain. It is the law of nature and we cannot deny it. Beautiful moments seem to pass too quickly as we just watch them vanish right in front of our eyes. And those moments do not repeat themselves ever, or do they? Pictures can depict the smile that you had years ago, but it won’t bring back the very memories—true excitement, mere happiness or even love. As we search for the return of those precious memories, the law of nature fails, sometimes, for your own benefit. Love has no borders. You meet someone. And you know very little about that someone but it feels familiar as if you have experienced this very moment before. Maybe because of that little speech she made or even the way you reacted to it. And only for that split second, you truly remember the long lost feeling of yours. This is their story: Danielle Choi was born in South Korea on


March 9th, 1981. Thousand miles away, Vicenzo Antignani is born in Southern Italy on March 11th, same year. At her age 15, Danielle moves to US and later pursues her PhD in Blacksburg, VA and there she meets Vincenzo. There they meet for the first time, though they don’t really talk to each other. But on a special occasion, Vincenzo becomes more serious about Jesus and the two get to know each other more and more, going to bible study and church together. On January 5th, 2013, those lovely two stood against each other, face to face, and proclaimed their love—the sanctity of marriage—amongst numerous friends and families. The pastor reminded them, “God renews us,” he continues, “and only as we continue to be renewed in God’s grace and His power, we will have peace and genuine joy in Christ. I invite you, all of you, to share this great news and you shall have no less, but everything.” ■

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Asians Celebrate the Year that Was by Dr. Nini RB Bautista,

Nini quizzed the group on Christmas trivia from around the world, with her luscious fruit centerpieces, as prizes for the winners.The exchange gift game was enjoyed by all, a tweak on the 'elephant's tale" whereby the guests passed the exchange gifts around, to the left or right, as called for by the "tale" told by Dr. Nini. Finally the raffle prizes of two $50 gift cards donated by Asst Treasurer Yi Tao( won by Andrea and Linda)

plus other minor prizes rounded up the evening festivities. The group was able to leave before the traffic jams from the Belk College Bowl at the nearby Belk Stadium, won by the Cincinnati Bearcats over Duke University. The group enthusiastically looks forward to the Year of the Snake 2013 and wishes everybody a year of peace, joy and prosperity. ■

2013 FACC Officers Oathtaking The Carolina Asian American Community of the Carolinas capped the Year of the Water Dragon 2012, with an annual Holiday Event.The Christmas dinner was held on December 27 at the latest addition to the restaurants( Room 112 on Tryon, 18 Asian Bistro on Rea Road, Jade/ Ballantyne Center, Koi on Providence) of the John & Andy Chen Family, the EMZY Uptown, a Sushi & Asian Fusion place, located at the Duke Energy Center. Chairman Dr. John Chen ( winner of the first Global Citizen Award of the Charlotte International Cabinet in May) and President Jerry Tucker ( recently named to the Board of the Leadership Team of CBI, taking over from Dr. Nini ) led the group consisting of VP Lina Kweman with hubby Pepper Ingram ( a perennial CAACC volunteer), VP Linda Yu, who just arrived from China where their Phoenix Chinese Cultural Arts Group garnered a spot among the 10 Best Performances at the International Competition ( Congratulations, Phoenix !!), PRO Andrea Lee, John Zhang,( owner of the Red Bowl Restaurant chain, who accompanied Mayor Anthony Foxx on his China trip) who also hosted some of the Chinese officials during the May Asian Festival and the Asian delegates to the National Democratic Convention in September like the Chens, & HD Shah,( both members of the CAACC President's Council), with wife Megan, & Dr. Nini. Other

members of the Board, like Founder & Honorary Chairman Dr. Ki Hyun Chun, Past Chair & Past Prexy Jian Zhang, VP Nimish Bhatt, VP Doris Tan, Treasurer Pauline Chan, Yi Tao, Tony Zhang & Past Sec. Sana Louis, Council members Eric Wu, Minh Tranh, Ting Li were unable to attend due to sickness, travel, jobs, etc. The BOD of CAACC were joined by the current President of FACC, Lita Joaquin and Past President Rudy Joaquin, who was one of the original founders of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, more than 25 years ago.They were also the organizers of the first Filipino Gala in Charlotte, in 1988 ( designated as The Year of the Filipino Americans in the United States ).They reprised their roles at the successful FACC Silver Gala of the FACC on November 10 at the Blake Hotel this year.Rudy pledged to help the CAACC, when Dr. Nini encouraged those present to volunteer their time and talents to serve on the Boards of the many non- profit and civic organizations in Charlotte, so that the Asians will have a voice at the table of these mainstream organizations. Incoming FACC officers were also present, President-elect Florami Lee with husband Wyatt, Treasurer Amira Issa( an active paddler of the Dragon Boat team) with her nieces visiting from Canada, Queenie & Joy Quintanmilla. As promised, the event was fun- filled and stress -free ( no speeches), as Dr

The new set of officers of the Filipino American Community of the Carolinas for 2013 will take their oath of office on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 1 pm at the Asian Library. They will be sworn to office by the Chairman of the Comelec, Past President Steve Mirman. To be inducted are the following:: President- Florami Cordero Lee 1st VP- Joannes C. Ave 2nd VP- Janet Pichon Hixson Treasurer-Amira Issa Secretary- Rose Andaya Hughes Auditor- Jeric Jarical PRO- Christine Mager Representatives... Mecklenburg : Jay de Leon, Ligaya Magno, Linda Judson North: Amelia Bell, Prexy Perdiz South: Larissa Escobal, Grea Penilla East- Sony Krupp West: Muffy Therrion, Maria Lynn South Carolina: Malou Vitug At the preliminary meeting of the

Executive Board held in December, 2012, a tentative schedule of the signature events of the FACC was proposed.These are the "Getting to know you" event/Acquaintance party; Spring Fling/Easter Egg Hunt; Asian Festival/Dragon Boat Festival/Miss Asia Carolinas; Mayflower Festival, Mothers Day celebration; Independence day Picnic/Father's Day/Senior Citizens Day; Annual Gala Night, Christmas Party/Election, etc.. The new officers pledged to work closely with both the old and the new members of the FACC, whose numbers have increased significantly over the years, with newcomers to Charlotte who have relocated because of their jobs, retirement or family reasons.A wider representation is in place, to better serve the diverse community's needs. With the impending approval of the tax exempt/tax deductible nonprofit organization of the community, the Filipino American Spirit, Inc. it is hoped that the Filipino American community can better assist those in need here and in the Philippines. Together, we can. ■

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One 7 School

One7 Academy marked the completion of the fourth year, meeting in Dr. Chun's Asian Library. One7 Academy had the privilege of adding three new students this year. Gyslen, Soli and Huyien all started their first year with One7's private school this fall. Our school continues to grow with international flavor as the new students bring cultural diversity from Eritrea, Congo, and Vietnam. H'su, Kiet, Tri, Bria, Lizeth, Ana, and Jennifer are returning from last years class. We are blessed to have such a diverse group of students, which includes two African, five Asian, two Hispanic, and one African American. A true picture of the unity, in race and culture, that makes our world so beautiful. Doctor Chun has graciously and faithfully invited our Academy back each year, playing a vital role in the education of these students. The support of Dr. Chun has been instrumental in One7 providing a top notch education to these amazingly gifted students. One7 is so grateful for the investment, and partnership the Chun group has provided to our girls. The One7 Ministry which birthed the Academy and was created by David and Mary Catherine Garrett six years ago responds to the needs of Charlotte's increasing number of refugees and immigrants. This faith-based ministry, located near Eastway and Shamrock Dr. reaches out to young children and teens through a weekly activities, soccer teams, after school tutoring and unconditional love. Practical assis-

tance such as food, clothing, furniture , and the support necessary when adapting to a new home and country, is extended to the families. The ministry complex, a haven of acceptance and friendship in the midst of a harsh, confusing environment, welcomes and embraces people of any nationality and nurtures brotherhood and fellowship through Bible study, worship, service, and fun. "Loves is an action," the watchword of the ministry, playing out in every aspect. A natural extension of the ministry, the school serves children struggling with language acquisition in addition to academics. Field tips this year to the Charlotte Symphony, Children's Theater, Harvey Gantt Center, Reed Gold mine, Billy Graham Library, and the Greek Festival enhanced the students knowledge base and experience while service to crisis Assistance and Brian Center Rehabilitation and Nursing center along with several other community service projects provided the girls plenty of opportunities to serve. Instruction is geared to individual levels and paces., Encouraging each student to achieve personal goals at an appropriate rate. With this philosophy, the student's significant progress measured to date attests to the value of a low student/teacher ratio and a positive, loving , and encouraging environment. Over the past few years One7 has been fundraising in order to build a home for the One7 Academy. In 2011 One7 was able to purchase 4.5 acres of land on Eastway drive for the future development of our school and outreach center. We are excited to see God provide for our permanent site, as construction on our school starts January of 2013. This new Academy that will

What Is T4T Among Immigrants & Refugees? Christ For All Peoples is offering special training sessions. Learn how T4T (Training for Trainers), an Asian born outreach to a new people group in love, evangelism, discipleship, home group, church planting, leader development process, has been successfully adapted in America. It is a process that often starts with outreaches of gifts and acts of kindness, and maybe the well known Jesus Film DVDs that has won so many overseas. This is targeted to reach immigrants, 1. How do I enter a new field (of people)? How do I reach out in love (gifts, acts of kindness) 4. How do you gather them into disciple making groups / churches How do you develop and multiply leaders? refugees, and those in need, mostly in our apartments. The original Chinese T4T movement grew to 2 million baptisms in under 10 years planting around 80,000 churches. This particular approach now is operating in multiple millions in India, South Asia, Africa, Mideast, and other places. It has been documented by missions research and is proven to have the capacity to work in cultures of all the major religions, languages, and unreached people groups. You get an overview of T4T at One Charlotte area Korean pastor who just got back from a missions trip to India was very excited when T4T was mentioned because he had just seen 100 house churches planted in only 10 days by participating in a movement by T4T train-

er Kahgn Hee. The person who trained Kahgn Hee, Jeff Sundell, is now working to train in the Charlotte area along with those he already has trained to reach internationals and those in need, especially in apartment complexes. Churches are also encouraged to adapt them as mission target areas. On January 8 or 10 will start training opportunities in the Charlotte area that will run for several months by a successful T4T practitioner Jeff Sundell who was 2.Fishing: Who do I share with? What do I say? If they believe, how do you make them into disciples? 3.Following: Who do I share with? What do I say?

be completed by March of 2013 will provide us with the opportunity to expand our Academy and include more children. One7 will always be grateful to Dr. Chuns

and the staff at the Asian library even after the move is complete, because of the investment and sacrifice shown towards our girls. â–

a missionary in Asia. If interested, contact Dr. Thomas Belk, 704-996-8900, tommy. (only in English). (Chose 7am, 9am, or evening on either day.) Jeff Sundell was a Southern Baptist missionary in South Asia for 10 years. Jeff, through his group of people trained, was responsible for planting many churches in Nepal, India, and South Asia. Since he has returned home three years ago the number of these churches more than doubled (over 10,000). Several leaders with their own movements came out of this with even more multi-generational churches. Since his return Jeff has been training leaders in over 20 US cities to reach America's tens of millions of immigrants and refugees. He is especially interested in unreached people groups who somehow have their people here in America. â–

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Rosary Prayer Group Meets at the Joaquins

by Dr Nini Bautista

The Holy Infant Jesus ( Santo Nino) and Lady of Guadalupe Rosary Group held its last meeting of the year on December 8, 2012 ( Feast of the Immaculate Conception) at the founder's home, of Mr. & Mrs. Rudy & Lita Joaquin. The Infant Jesus or Santo Nino de Cebu is the oldest Catholic religious relic venerated in the Philippines,as it was given in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan (a Portuguese explorer/discovererof the Philippines, under the employ of the King Charles V of Spain) to Humamay, principal wife of Rajah Humabon, Chieftain of Cebu upon their conversion. It even antedates the Infant Jesus of Prague( Czech Republic) venerated by pilgrims all over the world, given by St. Teresa de Jesus of Avila to a Spanish noblewoman, who gave it as a wedding present to her daughter in Bohemia and given to the Order of the Discalced Carmelites in 1628 at the Church of the Our Lady of Victory on Mala Strana.Prague. The Virgen of Guadalupe, or Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe is the Patroness of Mexico. On Dec. 9 & 12, 1531, the Virgin Mary appeared to an Aztec convert, Juan Diego, and asked him to build a shrine in her honor. The Bishop demanded more proof and Juan Diego came back with roses given by Our Lady, hidden in his cloak, where also the image of The Virgin of Guadalupe was imprinted. Thus

the Basilica was built in Tepeyac outside of Mexico City, a popular pilgrimage shrine of the faithful not only of Mexico but of all Catholics world wide. In 1935, Pope Pius XI approved the patronage of Our Lady of Guadalupe over the Philippines. It was only in relatively recent times, on January 22, 1999 that Pope John Paul II proclaimed the Virgin of Guadalupe as the Patroness of the Americas. The prayer group is composed mostly of retirees from New York, New Jersey, Washington, who have come to make Charlotte/Waxhaw their home: Oscar & Carmelita Banting, Lilia & Roger Ramos, Florie & June Flores, Mickey & Marcelo Bueno, Igna & Ludy Anguilo, T. Altiveros plus the Charlotteans Doris & Boging Mata, Linda Judson, Miloy & Jaime Sison, Don & Mercy Mangana, Manny & Jovette Sabenicio. After the rosary prayers and the sumptuous dinner prepared by Lita,( who is also the 2012 FACC President) shared with guests: Don & Nellie Ocampo,Joe & Susan Aquino, James & Mae Armstead, Dell Amor, Dr. Nini, they enjoyed some camaraderie and fun with the exchange of funny gag gifts. They also practiced singing the Christmas carols for their performance, organized by Linda Judson, the following day at a Nursing Home in South Charlotte, to bring some holiday cheer to the resi-

The Vietnamese Association of Charlotte The Vietnamese Association of Charlotte would like to invite you to come to our annual Tết event. Our mission is to promote the Vietnamese culture and traditions, encourage the younger Vietnamese generation to stay close to our roots and keep our culture alive for the years to come. Like previous years, in addition to Tết festivities, we will be hosting Miss Vietnam of the Carolinas on Saturday, January 21, 2012. You may support us in one of three ways: - Be our sponsor - Be our audience - Be our contestant PRIZES: 1st Place: $1,000 2nd Place: $300 3rd Place: $200 Miss Congeniality: Free 1-Year Skincare with Hong Hanh Beauty Center Miss Photogenic: Free Photoshoot with Thienla Photography *Contestants' Glamour Shoot to compete for Miss Photogenic will be sponsored by THIENLA PHOTOGRAPHY. If you are interested or know someone Law Office of Tin Thanh Nguyen, PLLC Văn Phòng Luật Sư Nguyễn Thành Tín

who may be interested in being a contestant, here are the eligibility requirements: - Be 16-26 years old (under 18 needs parents'/ guardians' consent) - Wear 1 Ao Dai and 1 formal dress - Must pay the *refundable* registration fee of $30 - Be NC or SC resident - Be at least 25% Vietnamese - Never been married or have kids ~DEADLINE TO REGISTER: JANUARY 1st Questions/concerns or to register, please contact: -Justine Cát-Tường Nguyễn 704.763.4341 - Kristy Vân Nguyễn 336.270.9746 Be our sponsor, supporter, or audience and you will definitely bring home sweet memories. Do not stay home and wonder who was there or how it went. Please come and be a part of this remarkable Tết event. So...invite family and friends! ALL ARE WELCOME! Entrance fee for Tết: FREE!!! Come celebrate Year of the DRAGON! We are looking forward to seeing you on Saturday, January 21, 2012. Warm Regards, ■ Vietnamese Association of Charlotte.


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dents. Lerma Hill of the Queen of Peace Rosary, also performed some folk dances. There are about nine Filipino rosary prayer groups in Charlotte and the environs, organized with the help of Paul & Nena Amigo. They meet monthly to pray for the community and for special intentions.The groups are South Rosary, North (University) Rosary,Marian Group, Queen of Peace, Albemarle Rosary, Rockhill Rosary, Servants of the Rosary, Our Lady of Fatima, & teh Holy Infant Jesus and Lady of Guadalupe. They also celebrate the annual Rosary Fiesta, founded by Cynthia del Mundo, in the month of October, designated as the Month of Our Lady of the Rosary. Filipinos believe that the families who pray together stay together. Philippine Ambassador Jose Cuisia, a Marian devotee himself, also said during his visit on September 3, 2012 ( for the National Democratic Convention), that this devotion of the community to the Virgin Mary is the glue that keeps the community in peace and harmony together. ■

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2012 was a blessed year for the Lee family

By Lena Chun Lee.J.D.

My father asked me to share our good news of our new addition to our family, Alyssa Mi Sook Lee was born on December 19th, 2012 at 6:25 pm weighing 7 pounds .2 ounces & was 19 1/2 inches long. My parents flew in from Charlotte, NC and my sister came in with her family from Chicago to be with our family when Alyssa was born and to spend Christmas together in NJ. My brother already works in NYC so it was a short trip for him to be with us at the hospital in Hackensack. My father in law & mother in law also drove up to see Alyssa while we were in the hospital. I feel so very grateful to have such wonderful family. My mother and sister helped out so much while I was in the hospital & stayed for almost 2 weeks. My mother cooked multiple meals for the family everyday & kept us all nourished and made me a lot of meyukgook which is a seaweed broth that Koreans serve to renourish women after childbirth. We are so incredibly blessed to have her as well as our first daughter Elyse "Ellie" Hyunsook Lee. I wanted to share our difficulty in getting pregnant the first time & to share how blessed we are to now have 2 little girls in our lives. God is so good! After getting married in 2005, my husband Danny & I decided to wait a year before having children. We wanted to travel and take time as newlyweds before starting a family. We traveled extensively during this year & started to try to get pregnant soon after our 1 year anniversary. After 5 months of no news, we decided to make sure there were no issues. After getting thoroughly checked out, we continued to try for another year... still no news. Then we went to fertility doctor after fertility doctor to try to get help. It was at that time that they classified us as "unexplained infertility". Two doctors then recommended that I get a myomectomy,

which is surgery to remove fibroids. I had a large fibroid which they did not feel was impeding the ability to get pregnant but it was blocking the view of one of my ovaries so that monitoring me during fertility treatment would be difficult on one side. I had a myomectomy done in late 2008, we then tried to get pregnant naturally for a few more months & then got more aggressive with treatment. We went through 4 treatments of IUI all of which were unsuccessful and then finally 1 treatment of

pregnant began to fade & then a peace came over me that I hadn't felt in several years. Several weeks later, I went into my doctor's office to get checked out since I was bleeding irregularly. I thought I was having issues after all the hormone treatments of IVF that I had just gone through. It was at this time that they did a blood test & the doctor's office called to tell me that I was pregnant! I did not believe them when they called to tell me the news. After try-

most beautiful little girl. I was 38 when Ellie was born. My husband asked me to stay home to take care of Ellie and wanted to try to have another baby. It was hard for me to stay at home since I always envisioned myself working and having a career, I was an in-house attorney. Also, to be quite honest, working is much easier than taking care of a child. I had and continue to have so much respect for women who choose to stay at home with their children. When Ellie was 18 months old, my husband & I started to try for another child and to our amazement, we got pregnant naturally very quickly. I am now 40 & just had our 2nd baby girl. It amazes me how God has worked in our lives and has blessed us mightily. Alyssa is a wonderful, beautiful, healthy baby girl and Ellie has been adapting quite well to her little sister. Whenever we go out Ellie tells everyone, "I'm a big sister now" and gives her little sister hugs & kisses. Hopefully this continues to last though it's only been 2 1/2 weeks. I wanted to share our story of infertility to give hope to others who are struggling. Since many are getting married later infertility seems to be a common problem. I myself personally know over 25 couples that have had issues with pregnancy. All of them now have children. For some it just took an extra year or 2 but there is 1 couple that took 10 years to finally have a child but all of them are now parents of beautiful children. God is faithful and we just need to trust in His good timing and in His will ■

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January 2013 (7)

Publisher’s Corner

Walk Fast and Firm

When I was young, most of my class mates had a life goal. When we were asked by the teacher, the students would say they wanted to be a teacher, a scientist, a general, or a lawyer. But nowadays, young people don’t seem to have any goal, even though they are sophomores or seniors in college. I believe the reason is because they did not read and were never inspired by literature. Those who have a goal differ from those who do not in two ways. The first way is in the manner they walk. Those without a goal walk slow and aimlessly while those with a goal walk fast, firm and with purpose. The second way they differ is in their eyes, particularly in their pupils. Those with no goal lack focus looking here and there and are easily distracted while those with a goal look ahead with precision and determination. These differences occur because those without any goal have no direction to guide them in life. However, when it comes to goals, it is never too late because age does not matter. If you live a life set by goals, your journey begins anew with each new goal no matter how old you are. The mayfly is known to live only one day. If that fly is born on a rainy day, it will never fly. An ant that lives on the back of an elephant will never know the difference between the ground and the elephant’s back. We only know what we experience and our experiences differ even though we may live during the same period and place. Therefore, the human intellect is limited by time and space. One person can experience only so many things in his or her lifetime. However, by reading literature, one can benefit from the life experiences and insights of many different people who have lived through many different experiences, thereby overcoming the limitations of one life time. Reading great literature connects us to other worlds and is the key to unlocking the mysteries and lessons of those worlds. In today’s information age with com-

puters and the internet, we have access to whatever facts on whatever topic we can think of. Although the internet might provide data, it does not nurture your intellectual capability the way that reading literature will do. Information and facts do not provide any deep insights into the human condition. Those who read often when they are young provide nutrition to their intellect to last a lifetime. Works of great litera-

ture provide a young mind with nutrients that will carry from the root to the vines that will flower into fruit to enrich them for a lifetime. When we think of the greatest scientist of the last century, Einstein is the first person who comes to mind. However, when he was young, his school teachers were ready to give up on him because he could not focus and was a scatterbrained problem child. However, when his parents directed him toward reading, his inner genius developed and he became the father of the Theory of Relativity. When we think of the most influential person in recent history, Bill Gates is among the most notable figure that comes to mind. Bill Gates has said that the small neighborhood library is what made him the man he is today. When he was young, he would read for at least one hour of everyday, two to three hours a day on weekends even on busy

By Dr.Ki Hyun Chun days. He has said that the one hour he spent reading when he was young was more important to him than any hour he spends now because it formed him into the person he is today. That hour of reading when he was young was an investment in his future that paid off exponentially. Books contain boundless treasures and are the best fertilizer for life. In this fast-paced world, things are changing

all the time and we are forced to adapt to such change. However, great works of literature contain universal truths about humanity that will always remain constant and enrich the soil of life that will lead to a bountiful harvest. Great literature can inspire you, can instill a sense of passion, love and compassion within you. And with love and compassion for life, you will experience color, sound, smells, shapes and all the senses in life with more vibrancy, see their

beauty and it will in turn strengthen your passion for life even further. It is within this context that people should determine their goals in life. The decision of what goal to achieve should be informed by love and compassion, which will in turn lead to a more abundant life full of joy. Such a decision should not be done lightly. A strong will is required to set and achieve any goal worth pursuing. When I was young, I was inspired by the story of the life cycle of an eagle. The story goes that by the time an eagle reaches its 40th year, its long talons are no longer flexible and it can no longer grab prey. Its long and sharp beak becomes bent so that it can no longer eat, and it’s thick feathers make it difficult to fly. The eagle is left with a choice to undergo a painful transformation that will last 150 days or to die. The transformation requires the eagle to fly to the top of a mountain where it will break its beak and talons off until new ones grow. When the new talons grow, it then plucks out the old feathers until new, lighter feathers appear. After such transformation, the eagle can live another 30 more years. Although I have since learned this story of the eagle is a myth, it still provides a poignant illustration of the kind of will required in setting and achieving a worthwhile goal. In this New Year of 2013, I encourage my readers to make a New Year’s Resolution to read one book of literature per month in order to finish at least 12 books per year. I know it will be hard to finish the first three books, but after three books, the rest can be done more easily. This is my New Year’s Resolution. Let’s read, be inspired, and walk fast and firm as only those with a goal do. ■

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Phoenix Arts Ensemble Performed at the Global Chinese Talents Dance Competition

The Global Chinese Talents Competition held at Huaxia Art Center was an exciting and unifying opportunity for Chinese dancers from all over the world to display their passion for their ethnicity and dancing. This is the third in the series of the “2012 Culture China” -- Global Chinese Talents (Dance) Competition, is sponsored by The State Council’s Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, and China Dancers Organization, and Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) Organization. Our local Chinese Phoenix Arts' dance “Kangding Love Song (溜溜的康定) ” was awarded the “Ten Best Performance Award” at the competition. This dance was selected to enter the final competition tow month ago, the participating members are dance team leader Xueyao Zhang, Zhihong Zhang, Yanzhu Li, Linda Yu and XiaoSong He. After two months of practice under the instructor Xueyao's directions, The group

brought their beautiful dance moves and enthusiastic attitude from Charlotte to the global competition. In spite of the unexpected illness in two dancers, the team focused well on the dance routine and performed with their personal best on stage during the competition. Support from local people in Charlotte was a crucial part of this phenomenal accomplishment. The team leader Linda Yu sincerely like to take this opportunity to thank the following friends and company who supported this mission: Jennifer Yu and her firm, Anne Chen, Jenny Yang, Dr. Nini Bautista, Ming Shi, Jian Qiu, Dr. Guoen Zhou, and those who didn't want to mention their names. Among those who participated in Awards Ceremony are the Chinese Famous artists such as Weiwen Yan, Jun Chen, Junting Zhao, ect. Their spectacular performance to the colorful Awards Ceremony made a wholesome finish to this global event. Guangdong TV station filmed the whole awards ceremony which would be aired nation-wide at designated times. ■ by Zhihong Zhang

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1st and 3rd Saturday Each Month 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (meditation) 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (lecture and discussion) Chua Phat Hue: Buddha’s Wisdom Temple 11502 Idlewild Rd, Matthews, NC, 28105 Meet in the white house to the right of the driveway on the temple grounds. Please park in the parking lot. For more information: e-mail or register at “Living a Life of Mindfulness”

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January 2013 (9)

Asian News in 2013

Asian Student Association of UNC Charlotte

Do you have any talents? Asian Student Association of UNC Charlotteis hosting our annual "Hello Asia" Asian Cultural Event on April 6, 2013. We are looking for talents to show our community that showcases Asian or Asian-American culture. To download an application, please go to our like page :) (just click at the link above!) We are hoping to host a great event this year and we need your help! So Thank you! Rob Mady

Please take the time to join us for the Peaceful Dragon’s Chinese New Year Dinner. This formal banquet, held at the Center City Holiday Inn, is when our most important promotions take place. There will be cocktails at 6:30, followed at 7:00 by dinner and awards ceremony, with the night ending in dancing and fun. Tickets will be available in December, but mark your calendar now –we hope every Peaceful Dragon student and family member will be there as we present awards, do formal promotions, and more. Followed by dancing with dj. Here is a quick-pick at the 2 months calendar: Saturday, January 5 •Quarterly

Cleanup Day, 9am-3pm Saturday, January 12 •Children's Promotion Ceremony, 11am-12:30pm Friday, January 18 • Parents Night Out, 6:30-9pm Saturday, January 19 • Adult Promotional Testing, All Blocks, 11am Thursday, January 24 • C h i l d r e n ' s Makeup Promotion, 5:30pm Saturday, January 26 •Shaolin Yoga Workshop, 12-4pm Wednesday, January 30 •Adult Makeup Test, 6:30pm Saturday, Feburary 9 •Chinese New Year Festival, 11am-2pm Saturday, February 9 •Chinese New Year Dinner , 6:30pm to .... Additional 2012 Special Events are posted at specialevents.shtml

Chinese Students and Scholars Association

CSSA at UNC Charlotte is a non-profit, non-political student organization. Our main mission is to promote the cooperation and communications among the Chinese students and scholars and all other organizations and individuals. We hold many events around the year, many of which are closely related to our Chinese culture and the everyday life of us students. We have about 300 students and scholars at the university, who are the most active and creative Chinese crowd around Charlotte. CSSA at UNC Charlotte aspires to bridge our vibrant group to other groups through actively seeking cooperation with other organizations and individuals President: Lukun ZhengOrganization


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January 2013 (10)

, Happiness and Enduring Friendships Happy New Year!... And to all, thank you for your encouragements and support in 2012 End note: my favorite quotes for this season Encouragement “There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.” George Adams “Christmas! 'Tis the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial fire of charity in the heart.” Washington Irving Gratitude “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the that no one from the party had more fun and heart and not in the mind.” Lionel Hampton took so many pictures than me. Due to limited “Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an anspace, and being “to cute to publish” some will tiseptic” John Henry not make the cut. However, below I will share some, with my wishes to all for a Healthy, Prosperous and Happy New Year. At the edge of the New Year, I am wishing you a gentle journey through this sacred time, graced by the gifts of peace, love and joy. May your days be a journey of blessings and good fellowship for you and those you love. May your house be blessed, and all who enter there. May there come to you at this time an abundance of the precious things of life: Health Charity “Certainly it is a heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind to move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.”Francis Bacon Grateful, Roxanna ■

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夏樂凤凰艺术团載譽歸來 【本報訊】(本報通訊員 张志红/ 文;张雪瑶/圖) 由国务院侨务办 公室、中国舞蹈家协会、华侨城集 团主办,华夏艺术中心承办的 “2012 文化中国·全球华人中华才 艺(舞蹈)大赛”在一片紧张、热 烈、团结的氛围中于 11 月 30 日在 深圳华夏艺术中心圆满落下帷幕。 国务院侨办副主任何亚非,国务 院侨办宣传司司长郭锦玲,副司长 王士彤,中国舞蹈家协会副主席冯 双白,中国舞蹈家协会副书记罗 斌,中央芭蕾舞团团长冯英,中央 民族歌舞团副团长丁伟,广东省侨 办副主任郑建民,华侨城集团公司 党委副书记、纪委书记苏征,华侨 城股份有限公司总裁助理、工会主 席栾倩等领导出席了的颁奖典礼, 并上台为获奖选手颁发奖座和证 书。 著名艺术家阎维文、陈军、邵俊 婷、武帅、黄英专程赶来献艺庆 贺,为此次颁奖典礼增添风采。 本地夏洛特凤凰艺术团的舞蹈“溜 溜的康定”非常荣幸地获得了决赛 的资格。这个舞蹈由张雪瑶编导及 领舞(圖 1),张志红,李妍姝,郁 青和贺骁松等参赛队员,在张雪瑶 老师的指导下,经过两个月的刻苦 训练,以优美的舞姿,最佳的精神 面貌,向祖国人民展示了夏洛特华 人的风采。比赛前几天,凤凰的这 支特殊的五人队伍中,有两个队员 (李妍姝,贺骁松)病倒了。她们 带病上场比赛,心里想的只有自己 的团队,只有拿出自己最佳状态, 才能不影响“凤凰”的整体水平。 在队友的热情帮助,鼓励和支持 下,她俩把病情掷于脑后,专注排 练,顺利完成了比赛,每位舞者都 表现出了她们的最佳水平。

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中华才艺(舞蹈)大赛从启动到预 赛、复赛、决赛,历经五个月,比 赛内容为中国民族民间舞蹈和中国 古典舞,设单、双、三人舞与群舞 两大组别。2012 年 7 月 1 日大赛正 式启动,由国务院侨办向各使领馆 相关部门发通 知,组织当地华 人社团举行初 赛,遴选优秀节 目报送主办单 位。海外侨胞踊 跃报名,共有 200 多支队伍参 加预赛;第二阶 段由中央民族歌 舞团副团长、国 家一级导演丁伟 领衔北京、深圳 两地的专家评审


小组经过认真的评审,从世界各地 选送的节目视频中选出了 33 支队 伍参加最后的决赛。决赛于 11 月 28 日在华夏艺术中心举行,来自美 国、加拿大、澳大利亚、英国,西 班牙,马来西亚、菲律宾等 11 个 国家的 29 个参赛作品依次登台献 艺。 进入决赛的每一件作品都经过精 心编排及反复打磨,代表着全球各 赛区华人舞蹈者的最高水平。伴着 康定情歌翩翩起舞的李家大姐,温 文尔雅的傣族小姑娘,“每逢佳节 倍思亲”的海外赤子,辽阔梦幻的 草原牧歌,清新优雅的吟春雨,歌 颂女战士们的红梅赞„„。 演出中,选手们展示了中国传统 舞蹈与现代元素的积极融合,音乐 起伏与灯光变换的相互呼应。 此次舞蹈大赛不仅是一场舞蹈的 竞技,更是众多优秀作品的大汇 演,不仅为海外华人舞蹈爱好者提 供一个展示才艺、相互交流的平 台,也为观众献上了一台台丰盛的 文化大餐,更为弘扬中华优秀文 化,促进民族民间舞蹈艺术在海外 的发展与繁荣作出了重要贡献。 广东电视台应大赛组委会的邀 请,全程录制了最后一天的颁奖典 礼晚会,将择日向全国播放。

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莫言身着中山装发表演说 “讲故事的人”


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奖得主莫言在瑞典学院发表领奖演讲。 莫言的演讲主题是“讲故事的人”在约 40 分钟的演讲中,莫言追忆了自己的母 亲,回顾了文学创作之路,并与听众分 享了三个意味深长的“故事”。 莫言讲的最后一个故事。这是许多年 前我爷爷讲给我听过的:有八个外出打 工的泥瓦匠,为避一场暴风雨,躲进了 一座破庙。外边的雷声一阵紧似一阵, 一个个的火球,在庙门外滚来滚去,空 中似乎还有吱吱的龙叫声。众人都胆战 心惊,面如土色。有一个人说:“我们 八个人中,必定一个人干过伤天害理的 坏事,谁干过坏事,就自己走出庙接受

没有人愿意出去。又有人提议道:“既 然大家都不想出去,那我们就将自己的

惩罚。” 于是大家就将自己的草帽往庙门外 抛,七个人的草帽被刮回了庙内,只有 一个人的草帽被卷了出去。大家就催这 个人出去受罚,他自然不愿出去,众人 便将他抬起来扔出了庙门。故事的结局 我估计大家都猜到了--那个人刚被扔出 庙门,那座破庙轰然坍塌。 莫言說,「因为讲故事我获得了诺贝 尔文学奖。我获奖后发生了很多精彩的 故事,这些故事,让我坚信真理和正义 是存在的。今后的岁月里,我将继续讲 我的故事。」

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2012 年 6 月 20 日,我回到北京准备进行我 的新计划。然而,一件让我完全没有准备的


什么原因,自己掉下去了。是什么原因导致 结石移位呢?医生解释不了,但是我清楚!

事情在 7 月 6 日(星期五)发生了。




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这期间,我在北京 BICF 国际教会的礼拜中,

当天早晨,我妈妈起床后感到腹部有些疼 痛、恶心、呕吐,我们以最快的速度赶到急 诊部。急诊大夫看了情况后,他要求住院大

无奈、茫然、无所期待、不知所做,一切都 麻木了!突然,我想到祷告,向天父祈求! 求神施展大能,医治妈妈的病,这在圣经和

听到一首让我非常感动的歌曲,它就是《奇 异恩典》。看到我妈妈一天天康复,我们怎




到浑身发抖、打寒战,测量后知她已经处在 39 度的高烧状态。急诊大夫只好先收进抢救

我振作起来,怀着忠肯、诚实、盼望的心, 跪在门口的石阶上开始向神祷告„„




的情况很严重,是急性胆总管炎。目前最好 的办法是做穿刺手术,将胆管内的炎症液体 排出来,之后再实施手术。但是,目前是星

小时,未来到底怎样?会发生什么事情?真 是度分如年呀!我开始计算着剩余的一分、



做这个手术的,只能等到下个星期一排队。 目前高烧不下,一旦失控,接下来就要面对 更高烧、血压下降,那时,只有一个选择,


文所讲的道理,或者更直接的说就是有虚拟 和疑惑感。然而,过去近四个月的生活经 历,让我从心里完全理解和接受这二段经文




功的希望。就是手术成功,本院也没有床位 安排。”所以,他建议:“1. 通知在北京的 亲人,来看看老人,以防今后没有机会。2.

我期盼我们的祷告被神垂听,求神怜悯妈 妈,神迹在妈妈身上发生。





到我这里来的,必定不饿;信我的,永远不 渴。 马太福音7:7你们祈求,就给你们。寻找,就 寻见。叩门,就给你们开门。7:8因为凡祈求 的,就得着。寻找的,就寻见。叩门的,就

自信、绝非我们平常人可以说出来的,但 是,从个人的理解上,总是觉得这话与我们 生活的现实之间,还有一层让我说不清的迷 雾在中间,让我理解不透、体会不清这段经

面前。 2012 年 1 月 15 日我在 Peninsula Baptist Church 洗礼成为基督徒,此后,我便以一个



这一回,洪昭光教授聊了新话 题,也把老话题讲出了新意。 他谈饮食:这个季节经常有人问我吃 什么好, 其实有什么菜就吃什么菜, 别吃反季节蔬菜就行; 他谈锻炼:本来走路是一种很简 单的锻炼方式,结果有人弄出 15 种走 路方法,搞得太复杂了;

他谈养心:人要给自己定位,不 要越位;要自信,但是不要自负; 要有梦想,但是不要有妄想;要有 决心,但是不要有野心; 他谈幸福:很多“海归”夫妻走路 都是手牵手,北京本地的夫妻走路总是 前后岔开一到两米――我们应该“向海 归学习”„„ 这一回,洪教授说了很多很多,但核 心只有一句话――“养生有个原则:就 是不刻意,不随意,但要注意。”凡事 不要刻意,养生也是,一刻意就把简单 问题复杂化了。

养生有个原则就是不要刻意,不 要随意,但是要注意。比如,我早 上爱吃燕麦粥,速溶的,用开水冲 一大碗,然后焖一会,再放微波炉 热一分半钟,让它稀烂,好消化― ―我每天都吃这个,但也吃一些馒 头、面包、鸡蛋,没有说燕麦好就 天天喝燕麦粥。我不挑食,什么

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养生的核心原则是大道至简。一 百个百岁老人有一百种活法。很难 说怎么活就一百岁。他们共同点就 是:心地善良,心胸开阔。 低热量的膳食是健康的法宝。 想要健康,最主要的就是合理膳 食。什么叫合理膳食?一天要吃两 千四百卡路里、三百毫克胆固醇、 饱和脂肪酸小于 30%、盐 6 克、油 25 克„„这么多数字我们怎么记得 住?合理膳食八个字就够了:什么 都吃,适可而止。

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我现在吃饭,把“一荤一素一菇”放 在一个菜里,肉片、蔬菜加点黑木耳就 可以了。动物蛋白里最好的是牛奶、 鸡蛋、鱼肉、鸡、鸭、鹅肉都很 好,然后是猪、牛、羊肉。菜叶比根 茎含的维生素要多,所以, 一定要吃带

叶菜,颜色深的比浅的营养更好。 现在很多中年人没有时间运动,我给 大家介绍一个最简单的保健操,是苏东 坡发明的,叫做“你拍一我拍一,一直 拍到七十七,深呼气下蹲起,十点十分 去看戏”。 (下期续)



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*New 연방하원의원 Mr. destined our lives for His glory and our Robert Pittenger 로부터 good. 마음으로 희망찬 새해를 맞으셨으리라 믿습니다. 저희 한민족은 어려울수록 용기와 인내로 한인 Community 에 보내 Seollal is a time for being grateful for an난관들을 헤쳐 나왔고 서로에 의지해 수많은 위기들을 극복해 왔읍니다. 저력은 무시할 수 없는 cestors and to be with family and 온 신년인사 서신: 힘이고 새로운 환경을 개척하는 원동력이라 생각합니다. 새해에는 사랑과 평화 그리고 "O LORD, how manifold friends. May you and your family know 자신감으로 충만한 한해가 되시길, 건강하고 만사가 형통하는 풍성한 한해가 되시길 진심으로 are they works! In wis- that His plans for you promise you 기원드립니다. 샬롯 한인회는 그동안의 관심과 후의에 깊은 감사를 드리면서 미래지향적인 future and the certain성숙한 hope that dom hast thow made them all: the earth and eternal 한인회로 거듭나기 위한 노력을 다해 나가도록 하겠읍니다. 지역동포사회의 권익신장과 is full of thy riches." Psalm 104:24(KJV) we may abide with Him now and 위상증진을 위해 최선을 다하도록 상생의 지혜로 서로를 God bless you.배려하고 Greetings to미력이나마 my Korean brothers and하겠읍니다. sis- forever. 칭찬하는 건전한 한인동포사회 분위기 정착을 위해 개혁과 변화를 주저하지 않겠읍니다. ters. We are blessed to begin this New 여러분의 변함없는 봅니다. 날마다 새롭고 날마다 새로운 가운데 주님의 Congressman-elect Robert Pittenger Year know that애정과 the 격려를 God of기대해 creation has

대망의 2013 년 계사년 (癸巳年)이 밝았읍니다. 저마다 새로운 각오와 목표를 세우고 설레는

가호가 실로 충만한 한해가 되시길 바랍니다. 새해 복 (福) 많이 받으십시요! 감사합니다.

*New NC 주지사 Mr. Pat McCrory 로부터 한인 샬롯 한인회 회장 방호상 배상 Community 에 보내온 신년인사 서신: Dear Friends: Happy New Year!I commend you for recognizing the importance of spending this time with family and other loved ones, reflecting on the year past

존경하는 미 동남 부 한인 동포 여러 분! 2013년 희망찬 새 해가 밝았습니다. 올 한 해도 우리 동포 여러분 모두에게 희 망이 샘 솟는 실로 복 된 한 해가 되기 를 기원 합니다. 지난 한 해 어려운 여건 속에서도 모 국 대한민국과 미동남부 한인 동포 사 회의 번영과 발전을 위해 여러분들께 서 염려 해 주시고, 또 애써 주신 것에 대해 진심으로 감사의 말씀을 드립니 기쁜 성탄과 희망찬 새 해를 맞이하여 각 사회 단체 및 동포여러분 그 동안 보내주신 성원에 감사드리며 지난 한 해 어려운 여건에서도 많은 관심에 머리

케롤라이나 한인 동 포 여러분 안녕하십니 까? 다사다난 했던 한 해가 저물어 가고 희 망찬 새 해가 다가옵 니다. 다양한 문화 속 에서 우리 동포끼리 먼저 따뜻한 시선 을 교류하고 어떠한 고난과 역경 속에 서도 자부심과 긍지를 가지고 보람 있 게 살아 가는 민족이 바로 한국인이라

고 생각합니다. 어느 곳에 있더라도 우 리 동포들이 열심히 노력하고 사회에 초석이 되어 내일을 정진하며 서로 우 정을 나눌 수 있게 이웃이 되길 기원하 며 새해에는 동포 여러분 가정에 행복 과 화목이 넘치는 힘찬 한 해가 되기를 바랍니다. 다시 한번 깊은 감사를 드립 니다. 캐롤라이나 한인회연합회 회장 정 호근

대망의 2013년 계 사년 (癸巳年)이 밝 았읍니다. 저마다 새로운 각오와 목표 를 세우고 설레는 마 음으로 희망찬 새해 를 맞으셨으리라 믿 습니다. 저희 한민족은 어려울수록 용 기와 인내로 난관들을 헤쳐 나왔고 서 로에 의지해 수많은 위기들을 극복해 왔읍니다. 저력은 무시할 수 없는 힘 이고 새로운 환경을 개척하는 원동력 이라 생각합니다. 새해에는 사랑과 평 화 그리고 자신감으로 충만한 한해가 되시길, 건강하고 만사가 형통하는 풍 성한 한해가 되시길 진심으로 기원드 립니다. 샬롯 한인회는 그동안의 관심

과 후의에 깊은 감사를 드리면서 미래 지향적인 성숙한 한인회로 거듭나기 위한 노력을 다해 나가도록 하겠읍니 다. 지역동포사회의 권익신장과 위상 증진을 위해 미력이나마 최선을 다하 도록 하겠읍니다. 상생의 지혜로 서로 를 배려하고 칭찬하는 건전한 한인동 포사회 분위기 정착을 위해 개혁과 변 화를 주저하지 않겠습니다. 여러분의 변함없는 애정과 격려를 기 대해 봅니다. 날마다 새롭고 날마다 새 로운 가운데 주님의 가호가 실로 충만 한 한해가 되시길 바랍니다. 새해 복 ( 福) 많이 받으십시요! 감사합니다.

and celebrating all the rich potential of the 밝아 오는 계사년을 맞 year ahead. 아 한인 동포 여러분들 As a representative of the Charlotte area 께 가정의 행복과 강건 in the state House of Representatives, I 함을 늘 함께 하시길 기 thank you for your contributions to our 원합니다. community in 2012. May 2013 be a year 지난 한 해를 돌이켜 of great peace and progress for you! 보면 세계의 경기침체와 더불어 불안 In you service, 정한 미국 경제와 대통영선거 등 분주 NC Governor-Elect Pat McCrory 함 속에서도 저희 동포 사회는 지속적 인 노력과 헌신으로 지역 사회의 견실 다. 저는 우리 한인 동포 사회가 지금처럼 한 발전을 유지 시켰던 한 해로 기억 다 함께 힘을 합쳐 서로 도우면서 우리 됩니다. 어려운 여건과 호나경 속에서 의 앞길을 헤쳐 나간다면 머지 않은 장 도 최선을 다하여 주류 사회에 선한 한 래에 우리 모두 지금 보다 더 큰 번영 인동포 사회를 발전 시키고 화합하며 과 발전을 이룩할 수 있을 것임을 굳게 물심양면으로 후원해 주심을 감사 드 확신하고 있습니다. 다사다난 했던 한 다시 한번, 여러분 모두의 가정에 건 해가 훌쩍 지나가 강과 웃음이 넘쳐 나고 그리고 소망 고 희망찬 새 해가 하시는 모든 것들이 뜻 하신 대로 이루 밝았습니다. 타인의 어지는 행복한 한 해가 되기를 손 모아 눈에 티는 보지만 기원 드립니다. 자신의 돌보를 못 보고 간혹 적반 하장격으로 교계를 비 주애틀란타 총영사 김희범 난하고 지역 사회를 비판하는 색안경 숙여 깊은 감사를 드립니다. 을 이젠 그만 벗었으면 하는 간절한 바 계사년 새 해에도 하시고자 하는 일 모 램입니다. 필자 역시 허물 많은 부분이 두 성취 하시고 가정과 사업에 행복과 있음을 자인합니다. 건설적 비평은 약 건강이 항상 가득 하시를 주님 앞에 기 이 되나 상대의 흠과 아픈 부분을 파 원합니다. 새 해 복 많이 받으세요! 헤치려는 좋지 못한 저의는 없었으면 샬롯 노인회 이 봉석 회장 합니다.

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립니다. 올 한 해에도 저희 한인회는 노인회 어르신들을 잘 섬기고 목회자회의 목 사님들의 기도의 힘을 입어 한인 동포 사회가 더욱 아름답고 화목하도록 이 끌며, 웨이크대학 의대와의 공동연구 결과를 바탕으로 한인들이 갖고 있는 건강 문제에 대한 정보를 용이하게 얻 을 수 있도록 최선의 노력으로 경주 할 것입니다. 새해에는 동포 여러분의 하시는 일마 다 하나님의 선한 인도하심과 축복이 가득 하시길 기도 드립니다. 그린스보로 인근지역 한인회장 최승룡 이제 대망의 2013년 뱀띠 해를 맞아 뱀같이 지혜로워라(마10:16) 교훈 하 신 대로 좋은 쪽으로 교계도, 지역사회 도,특히 지역사회와교계가 너그럽게 이해 하고 포용과 관용으로 상대를 용 납하고 품어 주는 풍토가 조성되었으 면 하는 마음 간절합니다. 희망의 새해 성서의 교훈을 소개합니다(엡 4:3132). 희망찬 새해 모든 이에게 주님의 풍성한 축복을 기원 드리며... 애틀랜타 크리스챤타임즈 사장/ 혜모 선교회.혜모 복지재단 대표/ 락힐열방 선교교회 담임 목사 강준원

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대망의 2013년을 맞이하여 제 24 대 샬롯 한인회(회장 방호상) 주관으 로 “샬롯 한인 신년 대잔치”가 1월 5 일 (토) 오후 5:00부터 CPCC 대강당 (1201Elizabeth Avenue,Charlotte NC 28235)에서 개최 되었다. 본격적인 한인 대잔치 행사에 앞서 샬 롯 한인회 현직 회장을 맡은 방호상 현회 장과 전기현 전회장. 김 진경 전회장과 샬롯 한인 천주교회, 핸더슨 교회, 샬롯 한인장로교회, 제칠일 안식일 교회, 샬롯 소망교회, 샬롯 열린 교회와 현재 음식점 을 운영하고 있는 화룡식당, G-MART 내 한국 식당과 차아나윙 식당등이 샬롯 한인 신년 잔치 행사에 참석한 500여명 의 샬롯 한인들을 위해 식사를 정성껏 마 련하였고, 많은 분들이 저녁 식사를 하며 오랜만에 만난 지인들과 신년 인사와 그 간 안부를 전하는 등 교제의 시간을 나누 며 즐거운 시간을 보냈다. 이 후 서인창(Moses Sye), 서마야 (Maija Sye) 부부의 사회로 진행 된 1부

고 샬롯 노인회의 합창단이 구사한 우리 전통 가요를 불러 청중들로부터 많은 박 수 갈채를 받았다. 신년잔치 제2부의 3번째 순서로는 평 양 공연 예술단의 마영애 단장이 아름다 운 양금 악기로 “아리랑 련곡”을 선보 이며 우리나라의 전통음악의 진수를 보 였고, Ms. Rieca Yao가 샬롯 한인회 신 년 잔치를 축하 하기 위해 중국 전통 무 술인 “Taichi & Sword 시범”을 공연 하였다. 특히 2부 순서 중 열광의 분위기를 잠

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행사가 7시 부터 현재 NC 한인교회 협 의회 회장직을 맡고 있는 김 동욱 목사의 개회 기도를 시작으로 애국가와 미국 국 가, 순국선열에 대한 묵념등의 국민 의례 를 거친 다음샬롯 한인회 회장인 방 호상 씨의 새해 인사말을 시작으로 본격적인 신년 대 잔치가 시작 되었다. 이번 신년잔치는 특별히 애틀랜타 김 흥수 애틀랜타 부총영사가 참석하여 이 번 행사를 위해 수고하신 샬롯 한인회 임 직원 및 기타 많은 분들에게 감사의 말과 샬롯 한인들에게 새해를 맞이 하여 축원 을 전하였고, 유진철 미주 한인총연합회 회장과 박병준 동남부 한인연합회 회장 이 축사와 격려사 및 신년사등을 전하였 다. 이와 더불어 인근의 그린스보로의 최 승룡 한인회장, 랄리의 장대현 한인회장, 진병준 전회장, 콜럼비아의 정호근 한인 회장, 그리고 박상근 동남부 한인회연합 회 전회장, 전 캐롤라이나연합회 박용성 전회장과 각 지역 단체장등이 이 자리에 참석하여 많은 축하를 해 주었으며, 특히 9명의 샬롯 한인회의 회장을 역임한 박 익삼, 성열삼, 한진구, 박상근, 손환, 박용 성, 성열문, 이철, 전기현 전 회장등이 참 석하여 많은 후원을 보냈다. 이어진 1부 마지막 순서는 샬롯 한인 회의 방호상 회장의 주관으로 그동안 이 곳 샬롯 지역의 발전과 많은 한인들을 위 해 많은 수고를 아끼지 않은 UNCC의 오

제 24대 샬롯 한인회는 그간 모범적이 고 근면하며 성실한 한인 Community 를 시(市)에 적극적으로 알리고 각종 봉사활동과 높은 준법정신, 교육열등 의 모범 Citizen으로서의 공로를 인정 받아 샬롯시장 Anthony R. Foxx로부 터 Community사상 최초로 2013년 1 시 가라 앉히기 위해 2013년 1월 7일을 월 07일을 샬롯 한인의 날로 제정받고 “샬롯 한인의 날”로 제정하고 선포하 이의 준수와 선포를 샬롯시에 사전 공 는 기념식을 샬롯장로교회의 나성균 목 표하였다. 샬롯 한인회는 자랑스런 마 사의 주도로 거행 되었다. 이 기념식에 는 LaWana Mayfield 시위원과 Major Rdoney Collins Mecklenburg County Sheriff가 시장을 대신해서 축사를 낭독 한 후 지역 원로와 주요 인사, 그리고 희 망을 상징하는 어린이 등 총7명으로 구 성 된 대표를 선별하여 7가지 축원을 담 은 기원과 함께 타종식을 가졌다. 이를 계기로 향 후 더욱 높은 한인 사회의 위 상과 발전된 모습을 기대하면서 더욱 견 의 아름다운 색소폰 연주로 우리에게 많 고한 단합을 만들어 갈 것으로 기대 된 이 알려져 있는 전통 가요를 연주 하여 박수 갈채를 받았고, 이어서 Dragon 다. 이어진 순서로는 샬롯 색소폰 동회외 Champion TKD Academy의 단원들이

음으로 이를 기념하여 오는 2013년 1 월 05일 신년 대잔치에서 어린이와 노 축하합니다! 인에 이르기까지 각계각층 !대표 7인으 로 7가지 축원을 담아 다함께 축하 했 다. 모범적 Korean-American으로서 의 상징적인 의미와 함께 한인사회의 위상증진에 새로운 이정표가 될 것으로 기대하며 더욱 발전하고 단합하는 한인 사회의 바른모습으로 이어지기를 기원 해 본다. ■

우리 전통 무술인 태권도 시범과 태권 체 조를 공연하였다. “싸이의 강남 스타일 댄스를 경연대회”에서는 어린 아이부터 어린이들까지 무대에 올라와 각자의 장 기를 선 보이며 열띤 경쟁으로 인해 재미 를 더하였다. 2부 끝 순서에는 샬롯 한인회 장학위 원회에서 마련한 장학생 시상식을 가지 며 이번에 선발 된 장학생들에게 총 장학 금 10,000불과 장학 증서를 증정하며 2 부 순서를 마쳤다. 연이어 3부에서는 한인 교민들의 본 격적인 흥을 돋구는 장기 및 노래 자랑 대회가 열려 모든 사람들이 즐거운 시간 을 보내며 2013년 신년 행사를 성공리에 마무리 했다. ■

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January 2013 (20)

교회 소식 The Church’s News

샬롯 베다니 교회 담임: 임종백 목사 1) 성탄 이브 및 성 탄축하 말구유 예 배 성료 12월 24일 오후에 온 성도들이 함께 모여 친교를 가진 뒤 크리스마스 이 브 행사가 있었다. 유초등부, 유스 성 가대에서 다채로운 발표가 있었고 유 스들이 만든 영화 상영도 있었다. 매년 자체 제작되는 영화를 보며 즐거운 시 간을 가졌다. 25일 오전에는 말구유에 오신 아기 예수님께 경배하는 성탄 예 배가 있었다. 2)새해 맞이 축제

샬롯 제일장로교회 담임: 최유찬 목사 1). 공동의회 임영 준장로 선출 지난 12월2일 주일 2부 예배후 열린 공 동의회에서 임영준 집사가 장로로 선출 했다. 시무 장로 대상자가 사양하는 관 계로 노회의 요구에 따라 현재 두분의 장로들과 시무직을 이어가는 신임투표 를 거쳐 모두3 분의 장로들이 2013년 도 당회원으로 교회를 섬기게 된다. 2). 제사장 모임 12월15일(토) 오후 7:00에 제일장 로교회를 사랑하는 장로님들의 모임 이 있었다. 본교회에 출석하는 교단을 총 막라한 장로들(18 가정)의 모임으 로 앞으로 교회 5개년 계획과 2013년 도 목회및 사역계획을 함께 나누고 의

남부 한인장로교회 담임: 송성섭 목사 지난 12월 23일 김성래 장로가 교 회 성가대를 지휘 하던 중 노출혈로 쓰러져 현재 샬롯 CPCC 옆 장로병원 에 입원 가료 중이다. 주위의 많은 사 람들에게 큰 충격과 놀라움을 주었던 김 장로는 다음날 깨어나 사람들을 알 아 볼 수 있었다고 한다. 샬롯 한인회 전직 회장을 역임했던 김회장은 현재

12월 31일 오후 7:30부터 온 교우들 이 함께 떡국을 나누고 민속 축제 한 마당을 가지며 세배 드리기도 하고, 한 해 동안의 교회 영상을 본 후에 11시 부터 새해 맞이 예배를 드렸다. 3)신년 축복성회 1월 2일(수)부터 4일(금)까지 3일동 안 매일 오후 8시에 "하나님의 축복 되 어 온 세계를 축복하자"라는 주제로 신 년 축복성화가 열렸다. 교우들이 많이 참여하여 아브라함의 축복을 받기를 받았다. 4)제 9기 가정공동체 제자 훈련 베다니교회의 가정공동체 제자훈련이 1월 6일부터 훈련원서 교부 및 접수 가 시작 되었다. 이번 훈련은 1월 13 일 오리엔테이션을 시작으로 1월 20 일 주일부터 2월 10일까지 실시 될 예 정이다. ■ 견을 듣는 시간이었다. 특히 총회에서 20년이 넘게 사역하는 김선배 목사를 모시고 장로교 목사들의 의무와 책임 에 대해 특강을 가지는 시간도 있었다. 3). 성탄절 특별행사 예수님이 오신 기쁨을 표현하는 장으 로 만들고자 교회 안팎을 교구별로 담 당하여 꾸미고, 12월23일 오후 2:00 에는 교구, 부서별 찬양축제가 있었다. 25일 오전 10:00에는 온 성도가 연합 하여 성탄 축하예배를 드렸다. 4). 송구영신예배 12월31일(월) 오후 10:30 부터 송구 영신 예배를 드렸다. 먼저 한시간 가 량을 2012년도를 회고하며 회개와 결단의 기도와 찬양의 시간을 가진후 11:30부터 예배를 드렸다. 특히 2012 년을 되돌아보고 2013년을 계획하는 영상이 제작되어 새롭게 다짐을 하는 시간이 있었다. 이 동영상은 본교회 사 이트를 통해 볼 수도 있다. ■

샬롯 드림 교회 담임: 정 지호 목사 "드림교회(담임 정지 호 목사)에서는 2013 년을 하나님의 은혜와 도우심으로 출발하고 자 "만남과 섬김의 축 복"이라는 주제로 신 년부흥 사경회를 1월 18일부터 20일까 지 드림교회당(3316 Pleasant Plains Rd., Matthews NC 28105)에서 재미 한인예수교 장로회(고신) 총회장인 박 대근 목사를 강사로 모시고 열릴 예정 이다. 강사인 박대근 목사는 Biblical Theological Seminary를 졸업하고, California Graduate School of Theology에서 명예신학박사를 받으셨고 현 재 예수 비전교회를 담임하고 계시며 재 미한인예수교 장로회 총회장으로 수고

하고 있다. 이번에 나눌 말씀들은 18일(금)오후8시, 꼭 만나야 한다(You must meet Him)눅5:1-11 19일(토)오전6시, 하나님, 나의 하나 님!(God, My God!)출3:7-8 19일(토)오후8시, 인생이 무엇입니 까?(What is your life?)시39:4-7 20일(주일)12시40분, 기념비적인 봉사 (Memorable deed)막14:3-9 라는 제 목으로 말씀을 선포한다. 20일(주일) 오후5시, 주의 일(The Lord's work).고전15:58 그리고 이번 집회의 마지막 시간인 20 일(주일)오후5시에는 교회 설립에서 부 터 지금까지 한결 같이 교회를 변함없이 섬겨온 이선완집사의 장로 장립식, 이미 자 집사의 권사 취임식이 거행된다. 기 쁨과 감동이 있는 이번 신년부흥사경회 와 임직예배에 샬롯지역 모든 목회자와 성도들을 초청합니다. ■

58세이다. 초근 NC주위에 많은 한인들이 뇌출 혈이나 비슷한 병으로 고생 하는 분들 이 늘고 있다. 물론 나이기 많아서 고 생하는 분도 더러 있지만 젊은 나이에 스트레스로 인하여 쓰러진 분들도 많 다. 오랜 이민 생활의 편치 못한 많은 심리적인 문제가 모든 병의 독인 것 같다. 또한 거의 모든 한인들이 건강 보험이 없기 때문에 평소 건강 관리를 철저하게 해야 한다. ■

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January 2013 (21)

샬롯 한인 장학위원회 장학금 지급

노인회 소식 The News of Korean Senior Association 샬롯 노인회(회 장 이봉석)에서 는 임진년을 마 감하며 금년 한 해 동안 교회기 관 단체, 지역사 회 단체, 샬롯 한 인동포여러분, 노인회의 임원 및 회원 여러분의 변함없 이 사랑과 정성에 대해 깊은 감사를 드 린다고 전하며 12월 월례회를 개최했고 다음과 같은 의결 사항등을 발표 했다. 1. 2012년도 수입 지출에 대한 결산을 모든 회원들에게 보고했다 2. 금년 회장선거에 관해 김 수학 선거 관리 위원장이 이번 선거에 입후보자가 없어 정관 제4장 6조에 의거 이사회에 서 이봉석 현직 회장을 만장일치로 천 거하였고, 정기총회에서 정회원 30명중 20명이 참석하여 투표 한 결과 20명 전

원이 임준 하여 이봉석 회장이 재선 되 었음을 공포 하였다. 3. 샬롯 노인회 회장으로 재선된 이 봉 석 회장에게 최기수 장로가 축하 화환 을 증정했다. 4. 이 봉석 회장은 회원 여러분들의 적 극적인 지지로 회장에 당선됨을 감사하 며 그간 임직원 및 회원님들의 협조와 봉사로 우리 노인회가 성장하고 있음을 감사 드렸으며, 노인들의 복지증진과 특 히 노인들의 권익 신장과 봉사 활동 등 을 통해 본회 발전에 기여하는 것을 최 우선 과제로 삼고 더욱 노력할 것을 다 짐하면서 새해 만복이 깃 드시길 주님 앞에 기원 드린다고 당선에 대한 인사말 을 전했다. 5. 정월 시무식에 핸더슨선교교회의 전 선화 귄사가 노인회원들을 위해 제공한 만찬에 대해 깊은 감사를 전했다. ■

제13대 샬롯 한인 노인회 회장 당선 공고 샬롯 한인 노인회 선거관리 위원회에서는 13대 한인 노인 회장으로 이봉석씨가 당선되 었음을 공고 합니다 샬롯 한인 노인회 선거관리 위원회 위원장 김 수학

회장 취임식

The Korean Scholarship Committe

우리 동포 자녀들이 이 땅에서 큰 꿈 과 희망으로 키우며 그들이 더 큰 이상 을 실현 할 수 있도록 음과 양으로 그들 을 지원 하기를 염원 했던 “샬롯 한인 회 장학 사업”이 올해로 2회째를 맞이 했다. 제 23대 김진경 전 한인회 전 회 장의 헌신적인 노력과 심재운 Continental Poultry,Inc 대표와 전기현 Chun Group,Inc 대표 외 몇몇 독지가 의 출연으로 시작한 장학 사업이 제 24 대 한인회에서도 꾸준히 사업을 이어가 며 우리 동포자녀들의 진취적인 교육을 돕는데 지속적으로 노력을 하고 있다. 심재운 대표와 전기현 대표는 작년에 이 어 올 해 역시 장학금 $5,000씩을 한 인회에 전달 하여 샬롯 장학사업위원회 를 통해 많은 학생들에게 장학금을 지 급 할 수 있게 하였다. 장학금 지급은 샬 롯 한인 장학 위원회인 The scholarship committee에서 현재 UNCC에 교

■ 일 시: 2013년 1월 18일 (금) 오전 11시 ■ 장 소: 1520 Clanton Rd.Charlotte, NC 28208 ■ 연락처: 704-478-6415 • 704689-8013

한스Han’s태권도 도장 US Teakwondo 지난 12월8일 한스 유에스 태권도장( 도 행사는 동남부태권도협회임원, 지 관장 한태동)에서는 지난 12월 8일 자 역 교회와 RED CROSS, 암센터 임원 선모금 행사를 개최하였다. 이날 태권 들이 참석한 가운데 모든 순서를 성황 리에 마쳤다. 이번행사를 통해 모금된 수입금 전액은 RED CROSS가 담당하 는 태풍샌디 피해자들과 암과 싸우고 있는 도장 학생에게 전달되었다. 한스유에스 태권도장에서는 한국인이 라는 자부심을 가지고 지역사회에 조 금이라도 도움이 될 수 있길 바란다고 언급하면서 이번을 계기로 매년 자선 행사를 개최할 예정이라고 밝혔다. ■

샬롯 밀알 선교단 밀알 3대 기본 목표

■ 전도: 장애인에게 복음을 전한다 ■ 봉사: 장애를 돕는다. ■ 계몽: 장애인에 대해 바로 알린다.

* 주위에 “ 장애인이나 도움이 필요한 분 ”이 있으면 연락주시기 바랍니다. 최선을 다해 섬기겠습니다. 1015 S. Trade St. Matthews, NC 28105 연락처 704-281-8318,

지소장:김 기영 목사

수로 재직중인 오 해수 장학 위원장을 비롯하여 UNCC 교수단들이 엄격한 심 사 규정을 거쳐 장학금 수혜자들을 선 별하여 전체 $10,000의 장학금을 지급 하였다. 금년들어 2회째를 맞이 한 장학 사 업은 샬롯 장학 위원회가 많은 신청자 중 신청규정을 잘 준수하고, 학업성적 이 우수하며, 정성스럽게 essay를 작 성한 학생들에게 높은 점수를 주었고, 또한 가정형편이 좋지 못하여 학업수행 이 어려운 학생들도 충분히 고려 하여 장학금을 지급하였다고 한다. 샬롯 장 학 위원회에서는 향후에도 지속적으로 장학 사업을 확대 발전 시키겠다는 계 획을 수립하고, 더욱 더 많은 학생들에 게 큰 희망을 심어주고, 용기를 북돋아 주기 위해 많은 한인 사업가들과 독지 가들이 이 사업에 참여 해 주길 희망한 다고 전해왔다.■

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January 2013 (22) Carmel Baptist Japanese Ministry 1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Matthews, NC 28105 Rev. Kenji Takami (980) 322-4321 e-mail:

Carmel Baptist Chinese Ministry 1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Matthews, NC 28105 Rev: David Lee (704) 847-8575 e-mail:

Agape Chinese Baptist Church 1500 Suther Rd. Charlotte, NC 28213 Pastor: Edmond Chan (704) 455-2813 (704) 549-8215

Charlotte Chinese Baptist Church 7225 Pence Rd. Charlotte, NC 28215 Pastor: Steven Wang (704) 536-6700

Vietnamese Baptist Church 4301 Howie Circle Charlotte, NC 28205 Pastor: Paul Hung Nguyen (704) 231-3594

Vietnamese Faith Baptist Church 9733 Plaza Road Ext. Charlotte, NC 28215 Senior Pastor: Dai Van Nguyen (704) 563-7847

Charlotte Presbyterian Church 701 Scaleybark Rd. Charlotte, NC 28209 Pastor: Sung Kyun Na (704) 529-0900 (704) 877-6642

The First Korean Presbyterian Church 6930 Wallace Rd. Charlotte, NC 28212 Pastor: Yu Chan Choi (704) 531-2552

Southern Korean Presbyterian Church 3619 McKee Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270 Pastor: Sung Sub Song (704)-841-0821

Mok Yaung Presbyterian Church 2024 Sam Newell Rd Matthews,  NC 28105 Pastor: Dong Min Shin (704) 542-3514

Charlotte Church of the Nazarene 8614 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226 Pastor: Dong Il Jang (704) 759-8229 (704) 839-1574

Dream Presbyterian Church 3316 Pleasant Plains Rd. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Ji Ho Jeong (704) 847-9880, 287-2278

Beacon Korean Methodist Church 9212 Bryant Farms Rd. Charlotte, NC 28277 Pastor : Sun Jin Kim 980-819-8493, 603-505-0195

Interfaith Indonesian Fellowship 2940 Commonwealth Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205 Pastor: Jusuf Mandey Contact: Maureen Laloan (704) 248-6983

Filipino Int’l Community Church 185 S Trade St. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Van Joven Pamintuan (704) 231-2271

Cambodian Methodist Mission 4305 Monroe Rd. Charlotte, NC 28205 Pastor: Samuel Om (704) 376-3467

First Hmong United Methodist 6401 Hickory Grove Rd. Charlotte, NC 28215 Pastor: Cher Lue Vang (704) 545-8264

Vietnamese Assembly of God 4525 E. WT Harris Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28215 Pastor: Timothy Tran (704) 568-9522 (704) 362-1554

St. Joseph Vietnamese Catholic 4929 Sandy Porter Rd. Charlotte, NC 28273 Rev: D. min. Tan Van Le (704) 504-0907

Centerview Lao Baptist Church 4307 Eddleman Street Charlotte, NC 28208 Rev: Bounthavone Sombatsaphay (704) 509-4989 (704) 277-4183

Bible Baptist Church 255 South Highway 21 Bypass Fort Mill, SC 28089 Pastor: John Stone (571) 438-3852 (한 수현)

Myanmar Community Church 1451 Briar Creek Road Charlotte, NC 28205 Pastor: John Byhna (704) 449-3012

Holy Rosary Group Holy Rosary Groups of Charlotte & vicinity Paul Davis Amigo (704) 541-9485

Asian Churches & Religious Org. Sarang Church (Pentecostal Holiness) 331 West Sugar Creek Rd. Charlotte, NC 28213 Pastor: Joseph Chung (704) 598-5255 (704) 258-3568

Global Hope Church 3417 Ludman Way. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Hyung Woo Park (704) 322-3101 (704) 281-0080

Statesville Korean Presbyterian Church 221 Ivyrun Ct. Statesville, NC 28625 Pastor: Song Choi (704) 924-9772 (704) 873-6275

Peace Church 5201 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC 28210 예배시간 : 주일 12시 30분 Pastor: Eung Ju Lee (704) 236-7194

Henderson Mission Church 286 8th Ave Cramerton, NC 28032 Pastor: Dongwook Kim (704) 823-7743 (704) 823-0041

Charlotte Korean SDA Church 3120 Sam Newell Rd. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Ray Tai-Kook Chung (704) 849-7787 (704) 641-2550

Rodem Presbyterian Church 15008 Lancaster Highway Pineville, NC 28134 Pastor: Eun Joo Kim (704) 307-5442

All Nations Church 301 S. Davidson St. Charlotte, NC 28202 Pastor: Eul Ki Jung (704) 332-9930 (704) 717-2920

Bethel Korean Church of Charlotte 7121 Delta Lake Dr. Charlotte, NC 28215 Pastor: John C. Kim (704) 566-7173 (704) 599-3063

Carolina Korean Church 1201 Matthew Township Parkway Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Seung Hwan Kim (704) 488-1187

Open Church of Charlotte 1015 S. Trade St. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor:Young Chang Cha (704) 849-2661 (704)763-6242

Korean Global Mission Church 1329 Stallings Rd. Matthews, NC 28104 Pastor: Daemun Lim (704) 821-6637 (704) 451-4908

Matthews Presbyterian Church 2024 Sam Newell RD. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Sebo Kwon (704) - 249-8986

All Nations Mission Church 1320 India Hook Rd. Rock Hill, SC 29731 Pastor: Joon Won Kang (803) 366-3107 (704) 665-6243

Chinese True Buddhist Society 5909 Monroe Rd. Charlotte, NC 28212 Contact: Pauline Lee (7040 567-2000

Cambodian Buddhist Temple 219 Owen Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28213 Master: Duong Cheang Contact: Manary Tan (704) 596-6628

Phat Hue Buddhist Temple 11502 Idlewild Rd. Matthews, NC 28105 Chua Phat Hue Venerable: Thich Phap Hue (704) 321-9098

Wat Lao Buddharam 1824 Todville Rd. Charlotte, NC 28214 Ven. Phra Singkham Ban Lusak (704) 391-5540 Contact: Mr. Done Vongsavanh (704) 499-3717

Chinese Tzuchi Foundation 11626-B Wilmar Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28273 Contact: Karren Wu (704) 281-8060

Lien Hoa Vietnamese Buddhist Temple Thich Chan Phuc 6510 Lake Dr, Charlot, NC 28215 (704) 537-1126

Carolinas Christian Assembly/Indian Church Rev.Dr. K.C.paul, MA,MS,M.Div,Phd 12601 Idlewild Rd NC 28105 (704) 771-1414

Asheville Korean Baptist Church 2905 N. Rugby Rd. Hendersonville, NC 28791 Pastor: Yeun Wok Kim (828) 684-0173 (828) 702-2412

Wesley United Methodist Church 3715 Rea Rd. Charlotte, NC 282226 Pastor: Hyeong Jae Lee (704) 408-0909 (828) 702-2412

Bethany Presbyterian Church 1805 E. 7th St. Charlotte, NC 28204 Pastor: Jong Baek Lim (704) 375-3501, (704) 844-6175

Wheat Mission in Charlotte 1015 S. Trade St. Matthews, NC 28105 Pastor: Ki Yeong Kim (704) 281-8318

Others © New Life Church (704) 341-7710 5008 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226 © Calvary Church 704) 564-9131 5804 Pineville-matthews Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226 © Grace Korean Church 704) 965-1004 124 Georgia Valley Ave. Delmont, NC 28102 © Korean Central Baptist (704) 567-1565 / 578-5678 8823 Albemarle Rd , Charlotte NC 28227 © Gastonia Baptist Sung chun, No (704) 865-9845 © Mustard Seed Church Young seo, Kim (980) 253-3956 © Lake Norman Preb Church Young IL, Cho (980) 258-3521 © Serving Church Chong Han, Ji (704) 954-2145

* 신규, 수정사항 있으면 신문사로 연락주시기 바람

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January 2013 (23)

Asian Business Directory Asian Embassies

Chinese Embassy Indian Embassy Indonesian Embassy Japanese Embassy Korean Embassy Philippines Embassy Singapore Embassy Taiwan(Am. Affairs Off.)


202-338-6688 202-939-7000 202-775-5200 202-238-6700 202-939-5600 202-467-9300 202-537-3100 202-362-6144

—––— North Carolina ——–

Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce 704-332-5656 Chinese-American Assn. of Charlotte 704-322-3327 Filipino-American of the Carolinas 704-366-4401 Filipino-American of Salisbury 704-536-1803 Filipino American Assn of the Triad 704-854-0895 Philippine American Assn of Raleigh 919-489-0505 Philippine Club of Fayetteville 910-482-4620 Filipino Western, Asheville 828-274-7536 Hindu Center (India) 704-535-3440 India Association 704-545-3727 Indonesian Association 704-458-8532 Jap.-Ame. Assn. of Charlotte 704-333-8099 Korean Assn. of Charlotte 704-214-0860 Korean Assn. of Fayetteville 910-286-7518 Korean Assn. of Greensboro 336-327-3672 Korean Assn. of Raleigh 919-931-4747 Lao-Ame. Assn. of Charlotte 704-533-2634 NC Korean Church Assn. 919-621-6220 NC Korean Culture Assn. 919-848-6110 Tai.-Ame.Assn. of Charlotte 704-588-1004 Vietnamese Assn. of Clt. 803-526-2133

—–—– South Carolina —–––

Filipino Assn.of Columbia Korean Assn. of Columbia Korean Assn. of Greenville Philippine American Assn of Greenville

803-781-9509 803-419-1144 864-223-7271 864-297-4576

Accountants - CPA

Chan Pauline,CPA Chun, Ki-Hyun, Ph.D.LLD,CPA Lee, Jung Sook, CPA Lee. C. W. MBA., CPA Zee, Sylvester L., CPA

704-540-0027 704-332-5656 704-364-3667 704-607-7260 704-467-1965

Food Wholesale

Big “L” Food Service


Cultural Centers

Carolina Asian Culture Center International House The Peaceful Dragon Tea House

704-334-3450 704-333-8099 704-504-8866

Chang, Kristen Aekyung Chun, Daniel Li, Benjamin M. Kim, Douglas H. Nguyen, Tin Suhr, Paul

336-855-5700 919-260-4985 704-527-0878 704-504-0962 704-461-1527 919-876-4707


Asian Groceries

Jin’s Market Asia Oriental Grocery Han’s Oriental Food International Super Market New Century Overseas Oriental Food G Market Grand Asia Market Luck Oriental Market

704-341-1112 704-375-1215 704-597-8817 704-509-1799 704-921-1716 704-522-9111 704-321-4048 704-821-0891 704-568-8949

Home Accessories

Olivia Wong’s


Internet Solution

Zak Kacho C-Tech(Daniel)

Martial Arts

Facente, Christopher Kim, Ju Hoon Pak, Sang K. Pang’s U.S Taekwondo

704-347-5081 980-939-5032


704-502-1443 704-888-1108 704-543-5926 704-650-7650 704-258-9087 704-545-8264 704-608-2191 704-576-6000 704-400-7744 704-332-9320 704-502-2726

Restaurants (Charlotte, NC )

–——— American, French ———–

Bernardin.s Green Tomato Buffet

704-332-3188 704-535-1818

Baoding Chinese Cuisine Chian Wing(Special Noodle) Ginbu 401 Dim Sum Dragon Court Fujo GadoGado Great Wall of China, South Jade JoJo China Bistro Koishi Panda’s Den Royal Panda Shun Lee Palace Tin Tin Tomi Wan Fu Red ball

704-552-8899 704-643-1212 704-372-2288 704-569-1128 704-596-0228 704-954-0087 704-844-8686 704-542-5409 704-369-5088 704-541-6488 704-442-9886 704-567-0088 704-587-3996 704-366-2025 704-341-2293 704-759-1288 704-541-1688 704-282-2300

—––—— Chinese ———––

–—– Indian —–—

704-545-7438 704-332-7000 803-327-9000 704-867-7600

Bombay Grill Jaipur Maharani

704-334-3450 770-986-8220 770-451-4509 704-364-8887 704-449-0321

Kabuto Japanese Steak House Kobe Japanese House Tokyo Japanese Restaurant Sushi-ya japan Mizuho Japanese Restaurant Tokyo Japanese Restaurant Hanaya Garden


The Asian Herald The Korean Christian Times World Journal China Star Carolina Korea Journal

E.Balcita. McGary & Asso. Fu, Kevin Lee, Eva - Allen Tate Yu, Anne-Home Vision realty Yu, Linda-Keller Williams CherLue Vang, Golden Key Smita. B. Parekh Home mortage Lee, Maria Han, Michelle Coco Niu Brenda J. Shi

704-542-3933 704-643-1421 704-370-2455

––— Japanese ———

704-529-0659 704-896-7778 704-541-1788 704-295-7633 704-543-4081 704-541-1788 704-891-4150

Osaka Room 112 Coral Sushi Simplee EMZY Nikko Nakato J.J. Wasabi’s

704-849-0028 704-335-7112 704-895-6880 704-543-4081 704-348-428 704-370-0100 704-543-8899 704-799-0068

G Mart Restaurant Cho Won Garden GaChi Bistro Karaoke Bar Inter-net Coffee House Fish Wing

704-536-5848 704-845-6119 704-535-6632 704-334-1523 704-331-0740

Cuisine Malaya


–——— Korean —–——




––— Filipino ——

Tropical Escape


Monsoon Thai House, Hwy 51 Thai House, Univ. Thai Orchid Thai Taste On East Blvd.

704-533-6778 704-542-6300 704-717-8006 704-364-1134 704-332-0001

–—— Thai —–—

–——— Vietnamese ———–

Ben Thanh Pupusa Pho 98 Pho Hoa Saigon Bistro Saigon Palace

704-566-1088 704-537-8475 704-643-1243 704-536-7110 704-536-5888 704-529-0098


Charlotte Chinese School Chinese Language Tutor Japanese Language School Timothy School


704-243-2515 980-939-9408 704-333-8099 704-591-4872

Cargo Brokers Int’l. - Tun Young 704-357-3079

Translating & Interpreting


704-717-0043 / 888-721-2077

Travel Agencies

Da Fa Travel Free Spirit Travel J.C. Tour & Travel

919-790-6898 704-568-8744 800-239-1232

Carolina Asian Culture Center 701 Scaleybark Rd. Charlotte, NC 28209 Sunny Chun (704) 334-3450 Pastor Sam Na (704) 529-0900

Boat People SOS, Inc.

(704) 567-2320

Branch Manager/Outreach Coordinator Linh Quach (704) 596-2157

Central Piedmont Community College International Programs and Services Dotty Holly (704) 330-6127 (704) 330-6456

UNC Charlotte International Student/Schlar Office (704) 687-2000 Debbie Wilson - Administrative Assistatn (704) 687-7781

Korean Business Directory 동남부한인회연합회(박병준) 캐롤라이나연합회(정호근) 803-238-6315 주아틀란타총영사관 404-522-1611~3 샬롯 목회자협의회(장동일) 704-759-8229 샬롯한인회 (방호상) 704-214-0860 샬롯교회협의회(이응주) 704-236-7194 샬롯청년회의소(전도범) 704-906-5262 아시안도서관 704-334-3450 샬롯노인회 (이봉석) 704-689-8013 샬롯영남 동호회 (안상호) 704-562-7031 그린스보로한인회(최승용) 336-324-5536 랄리한인회 (장대현) 919-349-9542 훼잇빌한인회 (유재진) 910-286-7518 콜럼비아한인회 (정호근) 803-238-6315 그 린 빌 한 인 회 ( 이 현 주 ) 843-299-8677 한국식품점(Korean Grocery) 빼빼로식품 704-845-2107 G MART 980-321-4048 진식품 704-341-1112 한식품 704-814-8822 좋은마켓 704-510-8922 럭키식품 704-568-8666 부동산(Realtor) 박종호 부동산 704-737-7203 데이빗 리 부동산 704-408-9947 이 마리아 부동산 704-576-6000 미쉘 한 부동산 704-400-7744 임영준 부동산 704-560-0312 김하중 부동산 704-532-8222 배혜진 부동산 704-577-9309 최희수 부동산 704-351-6422 한진구 부동산 704-376-3825 최미숙 부동산 704-814-6255 전수진 부동산 704-649-2964 최종은 부동산 704-839-1575 김미선 부동산 704-575-5994 뉴라이프 부동산 704-877-7712 박에스더 704-208-9006

황미선 부동산


병원(Hospital) 유종현 M.D. 704-663-7500 하명록내과 704-799-8182 박정필 카로프랙틱 704-841-1701 송호준 카이로프랙틱 704-321-7963 정기수 신경과 704-316-5388 치과(Dentist) 정승수 치신경과 704-792-9637 김수훈 치과 704-935-2700 정치과 704-594-9808 Tommy Kim 치과 704-948-5684 박치과 704-573-1198 한의원(Asian acupuncture) 중화 한의원 704-543-9243 에버그린한의원 704-540-7471 녹십자 한의원 704-540-6900 융자(Financing) 김연화 융자 704-280-0437 전도범 융자 704-537-1909 초이스융자 704-320-8999 데이빗오융자 704-926-5683 법률사무소(LawOffice) 장애경 변호사 336-855-5700 김동현 변호사 704-504-0962 벤자민 리 변호사 704-527-0878 박영민 변호사 704-556-9161 천미성 변호사 919-783-8999 서승해 변호사 919-864-7110 태권도/검도(Martial Art) 용인대 태권도 (우성제) 704-841-7555 김문갑당수도/해동검도 704-568-8666 방호상 태권도 704-867-7600 유에스 태권도 704-544-7500 김주훈 태권도 704-332-7000 박상근 태권도 803-327-9000

한스유에스태권도 자동차정비(Auto 이코노자동차종합정비 FM 자동차정비 스피디 자동차종합정비

704-752-9400 Repair) 704-889-3266 704-536-0519 704-544-4665

에이스 종합정비 704-566-7887 Park 자동차써비스 704-998-7042 공인회계사/세무(CPA) 전기현 공인회계사 704-332-5656 최기호 공인회계사 704-847-7208 이정숙 공인회계사 704-364-3667 이천우 공인회계사 704-334-5082 / 607-7260 최종구 공인회계사 704-541-0527 김하중 회계사무소 704-532-8222 한진구 회계사무소 704-376-3825 보험(Insurance) 박종호 보험 704-737-7203 삼성종합보험 704-537-3722 김시영 보험 704-737-9207 제이씨보험 704-334-5082 하나종합보험 704-968-2597 데이빗양 보험 704-839-3692 도서관(Library) 아시안헤럴드도서관 704-334-3450 식당(Restaurant) 초원가든 704-845-6119 오사카 704-849-0028 스시야재팬 704-295-7633 Simplee스시 704-543-4081 화룡 InterKorea 704-321-1750 미용실(Hair Salon) 현미용실 704-562-3847 안나 미용실 678-907-0999 Bela K 미용실 704-293-2631 유니스 미용실 704-779-5006 여행사(Travel) NC Travel 910-868-2400 JC Tour & Travel 704-451-1236 서울국제여행사 800-458-2242 청소(Cleaning)&건축(Construction)

유비엠 청소회사


KLEEN UBM US 건축 에이스건축 Ahn's 페인팅 Song's 페인팅 대한엔터프라이즈

704-527-2363 704-363-0106 704-615-8584 704-752-3885 704-808-0983 704-258-0614 704-309-0439


C & H Imports P & Y Trading US Trading J & P Trading Updales, Inc

704-525-5108 704-392-4849 704-375-0506 704-394-8453 704-399-6211


엘리스 꽃집 Todd’s Flowers

704-339-0633 704-332-5167


샬롯 한국인쇄소

704-527- 0901 간판 (Sign)

디지탈싸인그래픽스 US Signs & Graphics 이코노싸인

704-333-9399 704-771-6681 704-375-1552

기타 (Others)

컴퓨터수리 뉴에어(에어콘,히팅,냉동) 대농기계(세탁장비,수리) 프로전기,냉난방 남가이버핸디맨 C2 Education 샬롯 아이비학원 피아노조율 그린월드조경 코리아나농장 금은보석 Gold man Camel Jewelry 디모데한국학교 휴대폰 개인과외지도(Tutoring) 바이올린 레슨 웅진코웨이 대리점 닥터권교육센터 샬롯밀알선교단

980-939-5032 704-661-5699 704-942-5555 704-771-8507 704-516-5681 704-544-2511 704-608-2297 704-644-5285 704-699-7956 704-882-9533 704-569-0017 704-544-2511 704-591-4872 980-230-6906 704-965-9084 267-939-0222 704-375-1215 704-849-7926 704-281-8318

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January 2013 (24)

First Asian Church in Charlotte Established on Aug 28, 1977

Pastor : Sung Kyun Na (나 성균 목사)

704-529-0900 704-877-6642

Charlotte Presbyterian Church (PCA) 샬롯장로교회 701 Scaleybark Rd., Charlotte, NC 28209

Traditional Chinese Restaurant

Butler and Quinn, PLLC Areas of practice: Criminal Law & Immigration 刑法及移民 형법 및 이민 Luật hình sự nhập cư Kriminal Law & Imigrasyon 4801 East Independence Boulevard Suite 700 . Charlotte, NC 28212

Phone: (704) 569-9800 / Fax: (704) 569-9866

First Asian Church in Charlotte Established on Aug 28, 1977

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Awarded 5 STARS (HIGHEST RATING) by The Charlotte Weekly in 2008 Rated "Charlotte's BEST Chinese Restaurant" by Rated Best Of Voted CITY'S BEST by AOL Cityguide WINNER - Best of Citysearch Proud to have the famous "Chef Chan" as our Head Chef since 2002 Private Meeting Rooms/Party Rooms & Upstairs Banquet Room available

10719 Kettering Dr. Charlotte, NC 28226


Triangle Executive Business Center 3200 Beechleaf Court Suite 100-32. Raleigh, NC 27604

Phone: (919) 424-8371


Tin Tin, an upscale All You Can Eat Asian seafood buffet offers a vast assortment of mouth watering culinary delights. Only the freshest and finest ingredients are used in preparing each taste tempting entrée. Our buffet counter with over hundred varieties of appetizers, salads, hot foods and bite size desserts. Extravaganza cannot be described in mere words

Come in & enjoy!

● Lunch - 11:00 am ~ 3:00 pm Daily ● Dinner - Sun. ~ Thur. : 4:30 pm ~ 9:30 pm Fri. & Sat. : 4:30 pm ~ 10:00 pm



(Sam Sung Ins.) 삼성이 하면 다릅니다 그 서비스의 차이를 느껴 보십시오!! 삼성에서는 자동차, 상업(W/C, G/L, 자영업자 보험), 건강 보험(BlueCross BlueShield) 생명보험(G/E) 등 모든 보험을 취급하는 보험 전문 회사 언제든지 전화만 주시면 자동차 보험료 무료견적을 받아 보 실 수 있으십니다 또한 본인 및 배우자의 금액에 따른 생명보험 요금도 즉시 에서 Check하실 수 있습니다 건강보험: Blue Cross Blue Shield (NC 제1의 건강보험) 생명보험: General Electric

Tel : 704-537-3722 Fax : 704-537-3713

4801E.Independence Blvd.#615 (Independence Tower) Charlotte, NC 28212

너무 비싼 의료 보험 !!! 여기 저렴한 Plan을 소개합니다.(Blue Cross Blue Shield)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

남.여 비흡연자 Blue Advantage Blue Advantage Blue Advantage 기 준 (Plan A, $2,500 Ded) (Plan B, $5,000 Ded) (Saver 1, $5,000 Deductible) 100% 정기검진 100% 100% Cover Preventive Care Cover Cover $ 25 (일반의) 개인병원 $ 15 (일반의) $ 25 (일반의) *전문의는 Ded. 적용 Doctor office $ 30 (전문의) $ 50 (전문의) $500 Ded. 적용 후 의사처방약 $ 10 (Generic) $200 Ded. 적용 후 Prescription Drugs $ 10 (Generic) $ 45, $65 (Brand) $ 10 (Generic) $ 45, $65 (Brand) $ 45, $65 (Brand) $ 2,500 Ded. 적용 후 $ 5,000 Ded. 적용 후 $ 5,000 Ded. 적용 후 종합병원 보험 80% Cover 보험 70% Cover 보험 70% Cover Hospital 가입자 20% 부담 가입자 30% 부담 가입자 30% 부담 * 20% MAX, $2,000 * 30% MAX, $3,000 * 30% MAX, $3,000 30~34세 부부기준 $479 $223 $287 40~44세 부부기준 $603 $278 $359 $471 $936 $365 50~54세 부부기준 ● Deductible이란 보험 혜택을 받기 전에 우선 가입자가 부담해야 하는 금액입니다. ● 종합병원에서 치료비용이 $1,000,000.00일 경우 Plan별 가입자 최대 부담 금액은 Plan A $2,500(Ded): $4,500, Plan B $5,000(Ded) : $8,000, Plan Saver 1 $5,000(Ded): $8,000입니다. ● S.S.N.이 없으셔도 가입 하실 수 있습니다.

Asian Herald January 2013  

Asian Herald January 2013