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The Laotian American Society is a non-profit organization focused on promoting cultural awareness and fostering communication within the Asian American Community in the state of Georgia, being the resource to all people of ethnic origins native to Laos or has ties to the Lao culture and heritage, by organizing and sponsoring education, health, social and economic activities.

Laotian American Society (LAS)
P.O. Box 1558
Suwanee, GA 30024
www.lasga.org

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Lao Language Translation Services

Please note: LAS is a community based non profit organization comprised completely of volunteers. If you are an individual needing assistance with interpreting, we can direct you to one of our many esteemed community members, some of which provide this service as a profession or civic duty.

If you are a business or commercial entity looking for translation or interpreting services, we can only provide you the contact information of our established professionals under an agreement of fair business practices and timely compensation for those individuals. Thank you.

info@lasga.org

Community Partners

• Center for Pan Asian Community Services
• Asian Pacific American Coalition
• Filipino-American Association of Greater Atlanta
• Indian American Cultural Association
• Indonesian Community Heritage Foundation
• Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta
• Malaysian Association of Georgia
• Nepalese Association in Southeast America
• OCA-Georgia
• Thai Association World Center
• Vietnamese American Community of Georgia
• NAAAP
• Asian Cultural Experience

• Jai Lao Foundation
• Panyha Foundation
• Laotian American National Alliance
• Royal Lao Classical Dancers
• Lao Heritage Foundation
• Lao American Women's Association
• Center for Lao Studies
• Legacies of War
• LCC Rhode Island
• Wat Buddha Khanti
• Wat Buddha Phothisaram
• Wat Buddha Moongcoon
• Wat Buddha Khambounheung
• Wat Buddha Sattha Dhamma

UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Lao New Year Schedule in Georgia (and TN) 2014

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April 12-13 Wat Lao Buddhamoongcoon
2325 Hillside Road
Riverdale, GA 30296
 April 13 Wat Thai Buddha Bucha
3094 Rainbow Drive
Decatur, GA 30034
April 19-20 Wat Lao Buddha Khanti
4152 Zoar Church Road
Snellvile, GA 30039
 April 26-27 Wat Lao Xaoput
14131 Old Hickory Blvd
Antioch, TN 37013
May 10-11 Wat Lao Photisaram
4443 East Conley Road
Conley, GA 30288
May 17-18 Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Dhamma
236 Buchanan Road
Alto, GA 30510

Please come out and enjoy the beautiful Lao culture, wash away the old year, and get blessings for the new one by donating to and supporting all the local temples in Georgia! Watch Laotian singers and dancers perform live, and come and enjoy delicious Lao cuisine. Local community members will be selling traditional Lao food and drinks at various booths and tables… so don’t forget to bring cash!  Also, please be mindful of the temple grounds, as there will be ceremonies going on, normally on the Sunday dates listed above.  Thank you, and Sabaidee Pii Mai!!

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Interested in Learning the Lao Language?

Please contact: education@lasga.org

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6127 Oakbrook Parkway
Norcross, GA 30093

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Come learn Fruit Carving at the LAS Office!

6127 Oakbrook Parkway
Norcross, GA 30093

las_fruit_carving_classFor more info, and to RSVP please contact Kim at: 678-787-3612.
Photo: Intricate fruit carving by our Instructor Sam T.

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STUDENTS! Do you need help on your Math, English, and Science homework? We now offer tutoring for grades K through 12 Monday – Friday by appointment. For more info please email Jason, our Education Director at education@lasga.org or call 678-956-1526.

Held at the LAS Office, 6127 Oakbrook Parkway, Norcross, GA 30093. Donations appreciated!!

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Would you like to learn Traditional Lao Dance? If you are interested in enrolling or for more info please email jimmyk@lasga.org or call the LAS info line at 470-269-6014. — at the LAS Office. Donations accepted!!

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6127 Oakbrook Parkway
Norcross, GA 30093

Come out to see our new office and meet the dance instructors, but please RSVP!

To register or for more info please email our Cultural Director at, jimmyk@lasga.org.

Event Recaps!

Laotian American Society (LAS) and its board members and advisers would like to thank all who attended our 9th Annual Event on March 29th. It is with your support that we can continue to give back to our multicultural Laotian-American community through scholarships, cultural programs, tutoring and mentoring programs, as well as contribute to the tapestry of Georgia and the U.S. as a whole. Thank you!!

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LAS at the Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival!

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!!

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LAS Volunteer Appreciation Picnic / Youth Program Photos
Saturday August 24, 2013
Location: Our New LAS Office!

Thanks to the all the parents, students and elders that attended our appreciation day and youth program focusing on gardening and outdoor activities.  We hope that everyone had a good time getting a sneak peek at our new LAS Office/ Community center, which will be open very soon!  LAS and the Laotian community now has a physical place of our own that we can hold language classes, tutor, mentor, and point members of our community to the many resources available to them.  We are just now getting started, so please, if you would like to volunteer or donate, please let us know!

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Thank You for attending the 2013 EAC!

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LAS’s mission is to give back to the community and support College and Grade School Students

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UPS Headquarters

55 Glen Lake Parkway
Sandy Springs, GA

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LAS Natasinh Dance Group currently practicing for the upcoming Lao New Year events!

Dance instructors Jimmy K. and Elizabeth V. with some of their students at Sunday dance class.

Interested in joining or contributing to our traditional Laotian Dance Class?

Please Contact our Cultural Director Jimmy K at:
jimmyk@lasga.org

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Kim Ting Pathammavong
ting@lasga.org

Interested in Sponsoring, Joining, or Volunteering?  Please contact info@lasga.org.

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Thanks to everyone involved in our
1st Annual Lao Senior Baci Su Kwan Ceremony

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