By Tony Chai | Chief Editor | asiaindallas@gmail.com


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▲ Grace Moon of Dallas Korea Trade Association is serving the Sura lunch boxes to Korean-American Seniors.

 

Several members of the Dallas Korean Trade Association(DKTA) visited the Korean Senior Citizen Association of Dallas(KSCAD) Saturday March 17 and served up lunch.

 

KSCAD holds monthly meeting every third Saturday of each month. Various groups and organizations within the Korean-American community take turns in serving lunch to the seniors.

 

DKTA volunteered for the month of March and brought lunch boxes from Sura Korean Bistro.

 

Jeanne Smith, the president of DKTA, also provided the seniors with some tips on how to live a happy life.

 

“Dallas Korean Trade Association not only strives to serve its members but it also takes pride in community engagement” said Smith, in front of about 40 Korean-American seniors at the meeting.

 

“On behalf of all DKTA members, I want to thank KSCAD for the opportunity to serve senior members of the Korean-American community” Smith added.

 

DKTA is the Dallas branch of the World-OKTA(World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations). World-OKTA is a Korean-based global organization that is made up of Korean traders’ associations throughout the world. It boasts 25,000 members and 148 branches in 74 countries.

 

Meanwhile, DKTA will be out on its first Dallas Police Department’s Volunteer In Patrol program Friday, March 23.

 

DKTA has been working with the Dallas Police Department for quite some time now to have its members certified as the volunteer in patrol(VIP).

 

DKTA VIP’s will gather in front of DKTA office at 6:30PM and patrol the Royal Lane-Harry Hines Korea Town until about 8:00PM.

 

DKTA office is located at 2223 Royal Ln, Dallas, TX 75229. For questions on DKTA, contact Jeanne Smith at oktadallasusa@gmail.com or 972-236-5000.

 

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▲ (From left) Young Hae Gwak, Anna Kim, Gun Sa Kim, Jeanne Smith, Yeonnie Kim, Grace Moon 

 

 

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▲ Jeanne Smith, president of DKTA, addresses Korean-American seniors at a monthly meeting.

 

 


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