Supporting the Millbrae Lions Club

March 23rd, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

The Millbrae Staff at the Lions Club Annual Awards Banquet

TPNB’s Millbrae Staff supported the Lions club annual award celebration by attending the Millbrae Lions Police & Firefighter Awards Banquet. The Millbrae Lions Club is an association of men and women volunteers who strive to make the Millbrae community a wonderful place to live and helping those who are in need.


To find out more information about the Lions Club, please visit


TPNB Supports the Women Who Dare Awards

March 18th, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

2013 Women Who Dare Winners

TPNB attended “The Women Who Dare Awards” event this past weekend. It was an annual event held by TPNB Customer “Girls Incorporated of the Island City” to recognize adult and teenage women who are making a difference in our community.  TPNB sponsored a girl for a week at summer camp and you can too.  Find out more information at



Alameda Boys & Girls Club

March 3rd, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

Root for Great Futures Battle of the Bay Gala

Ready for battle! Trans Pacific National Bank supported the Alameda Boys and Girls Club by sponsoring the 28th Annual Dinner & Auction Gala.  The Root for Great Futures Battle of the Bay Gala invited guests to flaunt their favorite Bay Area MLB team with their formal attire, while participating in silent auctions and big raffle prizes.  Guests were also entertained with performances from the youth and celebrity guests.  Thank you to Alameda Boys & Girls Club for a fun and exciting night of festivities! If you would like to find out how you can help the Boys & Girls Club, visit

To see pictures from gala, click here.

TPNB Sponsors the Asian Business League

February 20th, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

TPNB staff from the Millbrae and Alamdea offices

The TPNB staff from the Alameda and Millbrae offices attended and sponsored the Asian Business League of San Francisco Lunar New Year Celebration on Wednesday (2/20) at the wonderful INDO Restaurant in Palo Alto.


More information on the Asian Business League of San Francisco can be found here


2013 Lunar New Year Festival

February 16th, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

Happy Year of the Snake!

Gung hay fat choy!  Trans Pacific National Bank celebrated the year of the snake at the Millbrae Civic Center Plaza and Library.  TPNB sponsored and had their own booth at the Festival this year where you can spin the wheel for a prize and enter our raffle.  We wish everyone a very happy and prosperous new year.


Click here to see pictures from the festival

Millbrae Rotary Club Banquet

February 15th, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

This year, the Trans Pacific National Bank staff from Millbrae attended the 2013 Millbrae Rotary Club Chinese New Year Banquet.  The event was held at Zen Peninsula in Millbrae.  Thank you to Millbrae Rotary Club for a fun-filled night, complete with lion dances and great company.


To see pictures from the banquet, click here.


TPNB Supports Amelia’s Antics

February 1st, 2013 by Ivy Suryasentana

Earlier this week, the Millbrae Branch staff attended the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club’s Excellence in Business Awards Dinner where local businesses were given recognition for their accomplishments.  Business of the Year winner, Amelia’s Antics, a fashion quality consignment shop, hosted their Ladies Night Celebration sponsored by Trans Pacific National Bank. The Millbrae staff attended the event to show their support for this local business.  Congratulations on the award!


Check out more about Amelia’s Antics here



On Halloween afternoon over 300 Trick or Treaters ended their search for candy from the businesses on Webster Street in Alameda at Trans Pacific National Bank’s haunted parking lot at 1442 Webster. Throughout the afternoon children from ages 1 to 12 enjoyed a bounce house (provided by Localize It!), special treat bags full of goodies, face painting, and a special Taiko Drum performance provided by Rhythmix Cultural Works. The drum performance, which could be heard up and down Webster Street, included several opportunities for some of the attending Trick or Treaters to to participate in their own drum performance. The afternoon concluded with a costume contest which saw scary, original and amazing costumes on display and winners getting some ghoulish awards and trophies. Many of the winners and attendees also took home a pumpkin provided by Dan’s Fresh Produce. The staff at TPNB wished all the goblins, superheros, and princesses “Happy Halloween” as headed home to get ready for their night of more trick or treating and told them to come back next year for more fiendish fun.

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On October 25th the Millbrae Office of Trans Pacific National Bank hosted a Millbrae Chamber of Commerce Mixer for the businesses in Millbrae.  The event was well attended by customers, city officials, and local business people who all enjoyed some horse devours from local sushi restaurant Naked Fish, some fantastic wines from TPNB customer R&B Cellars, and even Game 2 of the World Series broadcast on the branch wall.  The highlight of the evening was a special update on the city of Millbrae and local businesses from Mayor Marge Calapietro.  The Mayor took all in attendance on a verbal trip down the El Camino with detailed descriptions of the changes and exciting things underway throughout the city.

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Wa Sung Chef's Delight

Dianne Richmond, Victor Jin, Karen Dea, & Michael Delucchi

The hottest culinary class act of food, wine, desserts and artisanal producers was showcased at the Wa Sung’s 12th annual ‘A Chef’s Delight’ , a food & wine tasting fundraiser festival on October 14th at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center and Trans Pacific National Bank was there and was a sponsor.   There was a fabulous variety of over 30 vendors with a dozen of specifically in-demand wineries, desserts including not-so ordinary cupcakes, chocolate that sinfully melted in your mouth , cool traditional Hawaiian shaved ice, and creative drinks. Entertaining the crowd were unique demonstrations which included TPNB’s customer Dan’s Fresh Produce “pumpkin patch 101”.

The main auditorium that showcased wineries, microbreweries, the best BBQ pork loin, mouth watering ribs, & chicken, Pan-African Cuisine, a traditional Chinese Roast Pig, Hummus with vegetable dressing, meatballs in a tangy sauce, huge selection of tasty bakery items, Mango & Milk Tea coolers, garlic noodles, a variety of 9 flavorful breads, cheeses, blueberry cream cheese spreads, stuffed tomatoes, curry chicken, tacos, and a lot more! The adjoining rooms 4 & 5 had a live jazz band, an exquisite silent auction of over 70 items, refreshing authentic Hawaiian shaved ice and the ambiance of an outdoor seating area for the socially inclined.Guests enjoyed all of these delicacies while walking around with wine glasses provided by TPNB.

This annual fundraiser is presented by Wa Sung and the co-beneficiary is two-fold: the Wa Sung Community Center and the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC). OACC is instrumental to Wa Sung for our community center office, public programs, meetings and events! The event raised a gross of $30,000 and was a highly successful fundraiser! Mark your calendar, next year’s event will be on October 20, 2013!

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