Golden State Warriors and Cache Creek Casino Resort are hosting Asian Heritage Night against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena (7:30 p.m.), with a portion of event night ticket sales benefiting the AsianWeek Foundation in their efforts to increase awareness for Hepatitis B, the team announced today. Fans that purchase AsianHeritage Night tickets for the February 12th game will also receive a commemorative Heritage t-shirt and be treated to a postgame Q&A with Rockets Guard Jeremy Lin.
In-game elements for Asian Heritage Night will also feature cultural entertainment by local performance groups and artists of Asian descent as well as scoreboard recognition for groups of 15 or more during halftime. For full event details, please visit www.warriors.com/asianheritage.
The AsianWeek Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a focus area on containing hepatitis B, one of the most common untreated diseases in the world that currently affects 1 in 10 members of the Asian/Pacific Islander community. The foundation’s Hep-B-Free campaign utilizes strategic communications, planning and community organizing among active partners and community members in a coordinated effort to implement Hepatitis B prevention measures. To learn more about the AsianWeek Foundation’s other Bay Area Hep-B-Free events such as the annual “B a Hero” gala and the Asian Heritage Street Foundation, please visit http://sfhepbfree.org/.
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