The Utah Tibetan Community Center fundraiser concluded yesterday on June 8th, 2014. The event was blessed by many local Tibetan supporters as well as UTA members. Pamela Atkinson presided over the event. A silent auction of various Tibetan goodies as well as other items was successfully carried out.
A showcase of Tibetan culture through Tibetan welcome dance, Tibetan cultural dance and Yak dance was performed. A delicious dinner was also held during the event.
Utah Tibetan Association president Lobsang Tsering spoke about the importance of having this community center and what it would mean for the local Tibetans residing in Salt lake City. He acknowledged the hard work of everyone involved in this project.
Pema Chagzoetsang, a local Tibetan community leader spearheaded the event's conception and its execution. She spoke about how over the last two decades, Tibetans in Utah have been striving to be able to have a community center. She thanked many Utah community supporters for the amazing response they have given for this project.
South Salt lake City Mayor Cherie Wood also blessed the event.
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