MUSEUM OF CHINESE IN AMERICA’S THIRD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY HEROES

Celebratory Dinner to Honor Marcella B. Chin Dear,
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, and
Jason Wang


Wednesday, April 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Golden Unicorn Restaurant

 

[New York, NY – April 3, 2014] – The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is pleased to announce the program for the Third Annual Celebration of Community Heroes dinner. Celebration of Community Heroes celebrates the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of individuals, companies, and organizations that inspire hope and help advance our local community. This year’s honorees are Marcella B. Chin Dear, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, and Jason Wang from X’ian Famous Foods, who will be receiving an award under a new category, Young Professional of the Year.

 

Taking place at Golden Unicorn Restaurant (18 East Broadway in New York City), the event will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm followed by the dinner and awards program at 7:00 pm. Festive attire is encouraged. The evening’s emcees will be CUNY-TV’s presenter and producer Ernabel Demillo and CBS 2 news anchor Cindy Hsu. There will be a featured performance by Broadway stars, Ali Ewoldt (The Fantasticks, Les Misérables) and Telly Leung (Flower Drum Song, Glee). This celebratory evening is instrumental to help raise funds to support education, exhibitions, research, and cultural initiatives and to enable MOCA to contribute back to the community and advance its core mission. MOCA has been serving the community from its modest beginnings at the original 70 Mulberry Street location when it was founded in 1980. This year, MOCA is celebrating its 5th year Anniversary at 215 Centre Street, its new location since 2009.

 

The event’s co-chairs are MOCA Board of Trustees June Jee, Sandra K. Lee, Dr Jonathan K. Ligh, and Thomas C. Ahn.

 

The Corporate sponsor of the event is TitleWorks Abstract, Inc.; the Signature sponsor is Cushman & Wakefield; Gold sponsors are Jonathan Chu of Chu Enterprises, LLC, Maya Lin Studio, Chubb Insurance, and Fidelity National Title Insurance; Silver sponsors are CIAMPA, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Marcella B. Chin Dear and VICTORIA-RONG TEAM of CITI HABITATS; Bronze sponsors are CAMS-CAIPA Community Service Fund, Dr Jonathan K. Ligh, Harold L. Lee & Sons, Inc. Insurance Services, Red Egg, Stanley R. Chiu, and Wells Fargo.


About Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

MOCA’s mission is to celebrate the living history of the Chinese experience in America, to inspire our diverse communities to contribute to America’s evolving cultural narrative and civil society, and to empower and bridge our communities across generations, ethnicities and geography through our dynamic stories.


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