Gee How Oak Tin rings in Year of the Horse

By the editorial team

 

The Gee How Oak Tin Association of New England celebrated its Chinese New Year dinner on March 4 at Empire Garden.

The Gee How Oak Tin gala took place March 4 at Empire Garden. (Left to right) City council president Bill Linehan, city councilor Michelle Wu, at-large Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Mass. treasurer Steve Grossman joined their voices for karaoke time. (Image courtesy of the Sampan editorial staff.)

The Gee How Oak Tin gala took place March 4 at Empire Garden. (Left to right) City council president Bill Linehan, city councilor Michelle Wu, at-large Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Mass. treasurer Steve Grossman joined their voices for karaoke time. (Image courtesy of the Sampan editorial staff.)

Woo Ching’s Bak Hok Pai or White Crane School of Martial Arts performed the lion dance.

The evening had a strong turnout, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and state treasurer Steve Grossman stopping by to give their new year greetings.

Boston’s elected officials also attended the banquet, including former Boston Mayor Tom Menino and his wife Angela, along with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. City council president Bill Linehan and city councilor, Michelle Wu at-large also spoke during the dinner.

The evening included karaoke and community “red envelope” gifts to the Chinese Community of New England, Chinese Greater Golden Age Center, South Cove Manor Nursing Home, Kwong Kow Chinese School and Kew Lup Chinese School.

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