Media Advisory: Alabama World Affairs Council’s ‘Celebration of Korea’ set for Tuesday

Posted: Monday, 09 January 2017

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., Gold Room, Whitley Hall, TROY Montgomery – The Alabama World Affairs Council will present “A Celebration of Korea” Tuesday at Troy University Montgomery.

The event, which is free for World Affairs Council members and $20 for non-members, will be held in the Gold Room in Whitley Hall at Troy University Montgomery, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. reception and a presentation to follow.

James Applegate, chief of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Unit of the Office of Korean Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Sarah Cho, a researcher with the Economic Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and Mark Tokola, vice president of the Korea Economic Institute of America, will serve as speakers for the event.

Media availability with the guest speakers will be held at 5 p.m. in the Civic Room, located on the first floor of Whitley Hall. If you plan to attend the media availability, please contact Andy Ellis at 334-268-9983 or by email at

A press release about the event, including biographical information on the speakers is available at