Orange County, California - December 2002 - After extensive research and planning, a group of dedicated Iranians have established Jewel of Persia to build a Persian Cultural Center in Southern California. Jewel of Persia will promote Persian heritage and serve as a place for the Persian community to come together. Jewel of Persia is a "Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization" without affiliations to any political or religious organizations.
About Jewel of Persia
Jewel of Persia welcomes all Persian ethnic groups as well as other cultural and ethnic communities. Jewel of Persia will be the place for people to come together to share their experiences, ideas and memories in a comfortable and dynamic environment, even with diverse backgrounds.
Conceptual Design Highlights
The Center is conceptually designed to be self-sufficient. Revenues from the Center's business establishments will cover the Center's operating costs. The surplus revenues, if any, will be used to build similar Centers in other cities around the world and/or will be given to talented students as scholarships.
Board of Directors
Assad Kazemini, Ph.D. - President/CEO
Dariush "Darr" Hashempour, P.E. - CFO/Treasurer
Hamid "Tony" Rahimian, P.E. - COO
Nader Kheyrdan - Vice President/Corporate Secretary
Iraj Zamanian, M.D. - Vice President/Board Member
Mansour "Michael" Badiey - Vice President/Board Member
Contributions and Support
Utilizing innovating financing and support from the community, the new cultural center will grow to its fullest potentials and thrive on imaginations and innovations, which will make a dream, come true. We welcome all forms of contributions; your Time, Talent, and/or Monetary assistance.
For additional information, please visit www.JewelofPersia.org
CONTACT: Dariush Hashempour
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