Jun 25


Sabaidee! Welcome to our new webpage. We are a community organization with the mission to serve and develop the Lao American community of Elgin. It is our goal to instill the traditional values of Laotians to our community as we work towards a greater and more successful life for everyone. We appreciate your support in …

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Aug 24

Lao Family Festival (September 6th)

Lao Family Festival

The Lao American Organization of Elgin and Lao Youth Leaders will be hosting a fun and exciting Lao Family Festival which starts at  9 AM on September 6th, 2015 at the Wat Lao Buddha Samaggi (50 King Arthur Court – Elgin, Illinois 60120 ). Come out and have fun, we appreciate all of those who come …

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Aug 18

Back to School Celebration 2015

LAOE was very proud to host the Back to School Celebration of 2015 at Elgin Community College (ECC) on Sunday August 15th, 2015. Over 70 people attended consisting of 40 students and 30 adults, learning strategies on college planning and preparation. Topics including goal setting, listing expectations, college tuition planning, college preparedness, volunteering, and leadership …

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Aug 10

PAID Marketing/Business Internship Opportunity!!!

Internship: Marketing/Business Major Apply if you have experience or passion in: • Generating content for blogs, articles and posts in Social Media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) • Maintaining cohesive brand messaging across all platforms of media communication • Assisting in preparation of marketing collateral (presentations, white papers, etc.) • Writing newsletters and other content Skills/Attributes …

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Nov 11

Our Very Own Veteran: City of Elgin Recognized and Honored his military services

Mr. Chin Keomuongchanh Award:        Veteran of the Month Award Military:       30 years of Navy Services Date:           Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Time:           6:00 PM The City of Elgin will honor Mr. Chin Keomuongchanh the Veteran of the Month Award for his Distinguished Services. Please join him and the City of Elgin to celebrate his dedicated military achievement …

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Nov 10

Rachel….Road to Academics 2015


Who:                              Rachel Vongvilay (pictured far right with Senior Flexonics) Acknowledgement:        Rachel recently received a letter of acceptance to: University:                      University of Illinois in Chicago Program:                        Biochemistry Year:                              Fall 2015 Congratulations Rachel, LAOE recognize your education and value your academic endeavors.

Nov 03

Impact of the Week Youth

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Rachel volunteered her time to assist with Lao early Voters.. LAOE gives you gold star….. #Laocommunitystrong #Laoyouthexample

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