20th Anniversary Gala
Dec
14
to Dec 15

20th Anniversary Gala

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The 20th Year Anniversary gala is an event that will benefit the Laotian American National Alliance through the generous support of individuals, companies and foundations. It celebrates 20 years of the organization’s accomplishments and highlights its year-round advocacy efforts. 

This event is the largest fundraising effort for LANA and will be held in Los Angeles, California on December 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM to Midnight at the Center of the Cathedral Plaza in Los Angeles, California. 

Join us for a glamorous evening! Come savor mouth-watering hor d'oeuvres and a cash bar to satisfy your palate. We’ll have a fantastic silent auction where all proceeds will directly benefit LANA. Our program will include cultural performances, a live band and the #1 Female DJ of Las Vegas, DJ Miss Joy. 

Buy your tickets now and let’s get LAO’D!

The future of the Laotian American National Alliance depends on your attendance and generous contribution. Your kind donation will determine LANA’s mission to continue advocating for the Laotian American communities nationally.

Attire: Business / Black Tie

Program

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Check-in, Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Program, Cultural Performances, Awards

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Live Lao Band

10:00 pm - Midnight DJ Miss Joy


Board of Directors

Jonathan Vorasane, Board Chair

Jonathan Phoummany, Board Vice Chair 

Arlene Samona Markthapharak, Treasurer

Tony Innouvong, Secretary

Alex Vilaythong, Board Member

Anasone Silivongxay, Board Member


Advisory Board

Into Bo Champon, Esq., Attorney-at-law

Maly Phommavong, California Judicial Court Registered Lao/Thai Interpreter

Khammany Mathavongsa, LANA Founding Member


Accommodations

*Rates available until 10/11/19

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites 

Address: 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: (213) 624-1000

Room Block Dates: 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019

Group Room Rate: $179 per night / Single or Double rooms

Mention: LANA Room Block

*Please refer to specific hotel for additional terms and conditions

Hotel is 1.1 miles away from the gala venue


JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live 

Address: 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (213) 765-8600

Room Block Dates: 12/13/19 - 12/15/19

Group Room Rate: $179.00 per night

Mention: LANA Room Block

*Please refer to specific hotel for additional terms and conditions

Hotel is roughly 2.4 miles away from the gala venue


Sheraton Grand Los Angeles

Address: 711 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: (213) 488-3500

Room Block Dates: 12/13/19 - 12/15/19

Group Room Rate: $159.00 per room per night

Mention: LANA Room Block

*Please refer to specific hotel for additional terms and conditions

Hotel is roughly 1.2 miles away from the gala venue

Directions and Parking

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is located on Temple, between Grand and Hill Streets in downtown Los Angeles. The entrance to the parking structure is located on Temple and Hill street. Self-parking is $10. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor from the parking garage to access the Gala.

Directions to the Cathedral (printable version):

From the North

If you are taking the 101 South:

Take the 101 Hollywood Freeway South to downtown. Exit on Broadway and make two right turns-- Broadway, then Temple. After crossing Hill Street, turn right from Temple Street into the parking garage.

If you are taking the Harbor Freeway, 110 South:

Exit at Hill Street. After you cross over the 101 Freeway, the entrance to the parking structure will be located on your right.

From the South

If you are taking the Harbor Freeway, 110 North:

Stay on the 110 North to downtown, approaching the 101, 5, and 10 freeway merge. Take the freeway exit marked "5 South, 1 San Bernardino--Freeway" (merge to the right). Do not take the 101 Freeway to Hollywood. You will travel on the merge lane for the 5 and 10 Fwys for about 100 yds, exit at Temple. At the end of the freeway ramp, turn left on Temple. Proceed over the Grand intersection and the Temple street parking entrance will be on your left before Hill street.

From the East (or North on 5)

If you are taking the Pomona 60 west or traveling north on the Santa Ana 5:

Take the Hollywood 101 Freeway north to downtown. You will pass through the tunnel, proceed approximately one mile to the Grand Avenue exit. Turn right on Grand Avenue, turn left on Temple Street, and turn left into the parking garage from Temple Street.

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