FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 2, 2014
CONTACT: Alex Roth, 619-228-3253

San Diego -- Prominent community leader Sally Wong-Avery reiterated her endorsement of Scott Peters for re-election today, saying this of Peters:

“He’s a people person, he cares he listens and he does something about it. If he can continue in his capacity, then he will be great for our community.”

Wong-Avery, president of the Chinese Bilingual Preschool and the Chinese Service Center, also endorsed Peters in the CA-52 district primary.

“I’m truly honored to have Sally’s endorsement,” Peters said.  “She’s a remarkable success story and a person who is universally admired and respected in San Diego’s Chinese-American community. She’s been in our corner for quite awhile, which means a lot.”

Last month the Peters campaign held an “Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Scott” event to unveil a long list of community leaders supporter Peters for re-election.

The list includes, among others:

-- Dr. Allen Chan, a Republican, owner of Jasmine Seafood restaurant and co-founder of the Asian Pacific American Coalition

-- Community leader Lani Lutar, former executive director of the San Diego Taxpayers Association

-- Community activist Judi Ki

-- City Council President Todd Gloria

-- State Controller John Chiang,

-- Bennett Peji, president of the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of San Diego

-- Ping Wang, owner of Pangea Bakery Café and Ansir Innovation Center

-- U.S. Reps. Mike Honda, Judy Chu, Grace Meng, Mark Takano, Ted Lieu