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Save the date: April 6, Chinese Culture Connection celebrates the 8th annual gala

Posted by Christina Jedra  February 20, 2013 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by Chinese Culture Connection: 

The Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) is very proud to announce its Eighth Annual Gala and Fundraising Event. It will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Hei La Moon Chinese Restaurant, 88 Beach Street, Boston, Chinatown. 

The evening will feature an overview of the Chinese Culture Connection’s nearly 30 years of accomplishments. It will also include live and silent auction items, live entertainment, and sumptuous authentic Chinese cuisine. Popular WROR (105.7 FM) Radio Personality Hank Morse will serve as the Auctioneer for the Evening. Hank, a Medford native, is the long-time Traffic Reporter on the Award-Winning “Loren & Wally Show” and WKLB (Country Radio 102.5 FM).

Each year we take this opportunity to recognize three individuals whom have contributed and committed their talents in the arts, culture, and humanities for the betterment of our society. This year’s recipient of the Community Services Award will be presented to Lieutenant Kevin Molis of the Malden Police Department for his 30 plus years of dedicated service and support to the residents of Malden. 

The Artistic and Cultural Service Award, will be presented to Chi-Sun Chan, conductor of the Youth Chinese Music Ensemble at the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association (GBCCA), for his commitment to promoting cultural understanding through traditional Chinese music. 

In memory of famous Chinatown Community Activist Reggie Wong, the Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to the Boston Knights Chinese Athletic Club for its invaluable contributions, dedicated service, and outstanding achievement in supporting the Chinese immigrant youth community.

The Mission of the 501c(3) Chinese Culture Connection is to promote intercultural harmony, strengthen diverse communities, and build bridges between American and Chinese people through interactive educational programs and the arts. At this Annual Gala, we are not only celebrating 26 years of sharing Chinese culture with communities throughout New England, but also raising funds to support the organization’s Mission. Funds raised from this event will support our outreach efforts and help add new programs for the coming year. 

Tickets for the event function are $50 per person for members and $65 per person for non-members. For membership information, sponsorship opportunities, auction donations and tickets, please contact Mei Hung at 781-321-6316 or mei@chinesecultureconnection.org. 

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