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Mayor Menino, Angela Menino And Chef Ming Tsai Come Together For Silk Road Gala For ATASK

Press Release
08/18/2011

ATASK is once again getting ready for their Annual Silk Road Gala on Saturday October 22 at Sheraton Boston. ATASK began with the vision of founder Reverend Tan 25 years ago. Incorporated in 1992, Asian Task Force against Domestic Violence (ATASK) has operated multilingual shelter, advocacy services outreach and education programs for battered Asian adults and their children.

Angela Menino has been committed to working with ATASK since 1987. She said that she was very impressed with the work and passion of Rev. Tan and it has been an “incredible education and journey” for her. She also said that the Mayor has a strong commitment to help such worthy non-profit organizations like ATASK.

Well known Chef Ming Tsai also shares the same views and said that it is very important for him to help the disadvantaged in the society and helping ATASK in every possible way was a ‘No brainer’ for him. He is honored to be this year’s Gala Chair again. The Silk Road Gala 2011 is an annual fundraising benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence. This year’s event will be held the evening of Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Sheraton Boston Hotel, featuring star chef Ming Tsai, host of public television's Simply Ming, chef/owner of Blue Ginger Restaurant, as this year’s Gala Chair. Other local celebrity chefs joining Tsai, are Joanne Chang of Myers + Chang and Flour Bakery + Café, Jody Adams of Rialto Cambridge, Ting San of Oishii Boston, Jasper White of Summer Shack, David Wong of Shabu Zen and Patricia Yeo of Om Restaurant Cambridge along with Executive Chef Kurt Steinberg of Sheraton Boston Hotel. This year’s event is chaired by Laura Sen, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Patti Salem, Barret and Company, and Deeb Salem, M.D., Physician-in-Chief of Tufts Medical Center. Janet Wu from 7NEWS/CW56 will emcee the event. This year’s Honorary Committee includes Governor Deval Patrick and Diane Patrick, Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino and Mrs. Angela Menino, Steve Grossman, and State Representative Tackey Chan.

About the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence:
The mission of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) is to provide hope to survivors and prevent domestic violence in Asian families and communities. ATASK is New England’s provider of linguistically and culturally appropriate services and programs for Asian survivors of domestic violence. For domestic violence victims who are unsafe, helpless and hopeless, ATASK offers a safe haven, help and hope over fear. For more information, please visit www.atask.org.



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