Lani Wong Represents NACA at the 62nd Annual National Prayer Breakfast

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NACA attended National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. , President Barack Obama gave the speech. 应美国国会邀请,全美华人协会主席李秀兰女士于2月6日星期四代表华协在华盛顿特区参加了第62届国家祈祷早餐会。美国总统奥巴马,第一夫人米歇尔·奥巴马和副总统拜登出席了此次盛会

Feb 6, 2014, Representing NACA, Lani Wong, Chair of NACA, attended the 62nd Annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden attended the event. “This year, President Barack Obama’s address focused on bipartisanship at home and extreme poverty and religious freedom issues abroad,” said Lani Wong. “I’m proud to represent NACA at the National Prayer Breakfast and to have a chance to talk with the political and business leaders about how we create opportunities for a better society.”

The National Prayer Breakfast is hosted by members of the United States Congress and is organized on their behalf by The Fellowship Foundation. Initially called the Presidential Prayer Breakfast, the name was changed in 1970 to the National Prayer Breakfast. This event, which actually includes a series of meetings, luncheons, and dinners, has taken place since 1953. Every president since Dwight Eisenhower has joined the gathering, traditionally hosted the first Thursday in February at the Washington.

全美华人协会应美国国会邀请参加国家祈祷早餐会

应美国国会邀请,全美华人协会主席李秀兰女士于2月6日星期四代表华协在华盛顿特区参加了第62届国家祈祷早餐会。美国总统奥巴马,第一夫人米歇尔·奥巴马和副总统拜登出席了此次盛会。“今年,美国总统奥巴马的演讲集中国内的两党合作和国外的极端贫困及宗教自由问题,”李秀兰说,“我很自豪能够代表全美华人协会参加此次会议,并有机会与政界及商界领袖谈论如何共同创造机会,共建美好社区。”

国家祈祷早餐会自1953年起由美国国会举办。最初称为总统祈祷早餐会,后在1970年改为国家祈祷早餐会。早餐会实际上包含了一系列会议、午餐和晚宴。自艾森豪威尔总统以后的历届总统均会参加聚会。按传统该活动在每年二月份的第一个星期四在华盛顿举行。

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