The Stanislaus Chinese Association held 47th Anniversary and 2019 New Year Gala at Modesto Centre Plaza in Modesto on the evening of February 10th. Esteemed guests including Alex Lee, Deputy Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco and Roy Yen, Director of the Culture Center of T.E.C.O. in San Francisco (Milpitas), Dr. Liu and Huey Ying Lee, the co-chairman of the Stanislaus Chinese Association, Stanislaus County Board of Supervisor Jim De Martini, Modesto Mayor Ted Brandvold, City Councilor Doug Ridenour, Kenny Kenoyer, Modesto Chamber of Commerce CEO Cecil Russell, Modesto Junior College and Columbia Junior College Chancellor Henry Yong, attended the eventalong with 650 other people from the mainstream community.
Alex Lee wished all the participants a happy new year. Roy Yen gave a detailed introduction to the overseas compatriot card and also explained how to become an overseas authorized store.
In order to promote the cultural activities, overseas folk cultural teachers set up booths at the venue to teach children to play ancient games,yo-yo,made dough figurines, pig lanterns, and paper plate lion headswhich effectively spread the children's folk art and Chinese culture.
Deputy Director General Alex Lee
Director of the Culture Center of T.E.C.O. in San Francisco (Milpitas)
Co-Presidents Huey Ying Lee (right) and Dr. Liu (left).
Alex Lee and Roy Yen gave out red envelopes.