Walgreen Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival 2017

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Mission has remained the same for over 40 years

(from Lt to Rt) Honorable Advisor Angie Chow, Director John Chung, Director/School Board Chair Pauline Ho, Immediate Past President Shally Wong, Vice President Raymond Lam, Vice President Joanna Kiang, President Susan Hoeh, Treasurer Nieping Peng, Direct/Principal Tsuey Ing Lavender, Director Sandra Chen, Director Amy Anderson and Honorable Advisor/Legal Advisor Agnes Chau Secretary Michael Yu (not present)
Chinese American Association of Central Florida, founded in 1969, established Chinese School of CAACF in 1980 as well as the Dance Troupe of CAACF. In 2010, CAACF formed the CHARGE dragon boat team to promote this ancient dragon boating sport in the community. The mission has remained the same for over 40 years - promote the Chinese language education...

Let’s the celebrations begin

Mic Check: One...Two...Three... We are airing! This past month I was blessed with the opportunity to talk about my Asian cultural heritage on Radio Disney along with my fellow REACH members Frank Lau and Wendy Ng, accompanied by Shally Wong and Susan Hoeh from the Chinese American Association of Central Florida. Sometimes people are reluctant to love Asian culture because they do not understand it. I was given...

REACH of Central Florida Passes On the Holiday Spirit

REACH of Central Florida
As Christmas rapidly approaches, the spirit of giving makes itself known. REACH (Recognizing | Experiencing | Asian | Cultural | Heritage) of Central Florida hosted its annual toy drive. With a plethora of support from schools and companies, we collected over 250 toys this year. REACH distributed these toys to the Harbor House on December 20th while the REACH Ensemble played holiday music in the background. It is...

Hope for the Philippines made donations to the Gawad Kalinga Foundation

Hope for the Philippines
Hope for the Philippines has exceeded all goals and expectation. The philanthropy all started with the idea from Chris Chen, Mike Cho and Teresa Chan who gathered student organizations and volunteers to form a large collaboration. Today, we have over 100 volunteers including viral videos, donation websites and social media. Several students and businesses came together one night to discuss ideas of how to execute the philanthropy--logistics, finance,...

Orlando Japan Festival 2013 brings love and joy

Orlando Japan Festival 2013
Orlando Japan Festival, organized by the Japan Association of Orlando (JAO) is one of the largest festivals featuring Japan in Florida. More than 3,000 participants experienced Japanese culture, performing arts, music and cuisines at The Village at Hunter’s Creek on November 3rd. Festival was kicked off at noon by Consul General Shinji Nagashima from Consul-General of Japan in Miami. It is followed by well anticipated “One Hundred Taiko Drummers”...

What’s New In Mills 50? Orlando Main Street Awards

Mills 50
The Orlando Main Street Program held an an awards program on Tuesday, October 29 to recognize and commemorate outstanding local Main Street projects, activities and volunteers. Each Main Street District selected one winner to represent their District in the three individual award categories. Mills 50 Main Street winners were: Volunteer of the Year – Will Walker, owner of Will’s Pub & lil indies. Will has been an integral part...

AACC Golden Dragon Award 2013

GOLDEN DRAGON AWARD - Publix Super Markets
Photos: Trung Nguyen-the Bokeh Studio & Michael Weis The Asian American Chamber of Commerce celebrated its Fourth Annual Golden Dragon Awards on October 19, 2013. It was a special night to celebrate “Diversity” at The Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. With close to 200 attendees enjoying the Silent Auction and cocktail reception, and then being summoned into the dining area by the outstanding performance of...

Asian Cultural Expo at Disney Downtown

From dragon boat racing to Asian dancing, visitors could see and try it all at the 4th Annual Asian Cultural Expo. The Asian festival and the 2-day Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Races were held at Village Lake and Downtown Disney’s West Side in Lake Buena Vista, Florida during the weekend of October 19th. “Once again we had a great day for the Walgreens Dragon Boat Festival at Downtown Disney. The combination...

Wah Lum Kung Fu Temple 33rd Anniversary Kung Fu Exhibition

Wah Lum Kung Fu
Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) The Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Temple of Orlando celebrated its 33rd anniversary with the community on November 2nd at the Colonial High School Auditorium. Many masters under Wah Lum Kung Fu system all over the United States came together to demonstrate the finest of Kung Fu that night. Students at different levels were all...

Ninth Annual Experience Asia Festival 2013

Toyoko Arnold of Pensacola Japanese Community
The Asian Coalition of Tallahassee (www.asiantlh.org |ACT), a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, celebrated its ninth annual Asian Festival, Experience Asia Festival 2013 (EAF2013), on Saturday, October 12, 2013 between 10:00 AM and 5:30 PM at Bloxham and Lewis Parks located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Monroe Street. Tallahassee being a college town with an ACC (FSU) and MEAC (FAMU) football teams, EAF2013 was scheduled...
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