The Information Exchange
February 24, 2014
APEX Cares infused our first 2014 volunteer spirit at the 36th Annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5K/10K/Kiddie Run on February 23rd to embrace physical fitness and cultural awareness. Over a dozen APEX volunteers showed up early Sunday morning to help set up the Kiddie Run Registration section by putting up the banners, organizing the t-shirt sizes, filling in the goody bags, and checking in kid runners. There [...]
February 23, 2014
On Saturday, February 22, APEX Cares collaborated with the Pet Rescue Center of Orange County. In an effort to encourage pet adoption of animals saved from pet shelters, over 20 volunteers sported green aprons stocked with information to promote awareness and adoption of these pets at Laguna Beach. Participants were able to exercise with the dogs, engage in conversations with interested families, and enjoy working as a team. The event quickly [...]
February 7, 2014
“New Year, New Ideas,” APEX’s first professional mixer of the year, co-hosted by both APEX OC and Orrick Law Firm, gathered over 130 guests, Thursday, February 6, 2014. Guests from throughout Orange County and Los Angeles braved the rain and gathered at Orrick’s prestigious Irvine office to build their professional network and learn more about Orrick and APEX. Young professionals represented industries in law, engineering, research, finance, [...]
May 21, 2013
By: Ellen Chen
My personal identity as an Asian American has always been a personal struggle for me but it disappeared when I started giving back to the community.
As an Asian American born in the city of Odessa, Texas (home of the Permian Panthers featured in Friday Night Lights), I was part of a newly immigrated family that had moved there from Taiwan to try their hands at [...]
July 23, 2012
On September 8th, 2012, APEX will hold its annual awards dinner at The Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel in Los Angeles. Our theme this year is “Empowering the Community. Inspiring Change."
The APEX board and membership have reached unprecedented levels, and we continue to strive for excellence in motivating and empowering individuals to not only give back, but to challenge themselves in reaching new heights in both their personal and [...]
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