Chinese Historical Society of New England celebrates

Victor Liang from Northeastern University won the Noreen Chung Scholarship Scholarship at the Chinese Historical Society of New England annual meeting on Sept. 24 at the China Pearl. PHOTO BY LEO MARCH

BY ARICK WONG Founded in 1992, the Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) gathered on Sept. 24 for its 22nd annual meeting and dinner at the China Pearl. Attendees included long-time supporters of the group, individuals interested in the contributions made by Asian Americans to the New England area and college students from University of Massachusetts Boston’s Asian American studies program. “This happens to be our largest fundraising event of the year and an opportunity for members to meet each other and for the community to come out and hear about some exciting things,” said Susan Chinsen, managing director … Continue reading

AACA gala celebrates 46 years of success

State Rep. Donald Wong of the 9th Essex District. (Image by Ling-Mei Wong.)
州議員黃子安在晚會上致詞。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Asian American Civic Association gala took place aboard the Odyssey Cruise Ship on June 7. Despite torrential rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, 95 percent of the guests attended the gala to raise $260,000 for the agency’s language and job-training programs. Continue reading

ABCD celebrates 50 years of success

The Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) 50th Anniversary Gala took place at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Nov. 2. More than 1,200 supporters turned out for a night of live jazz.

Legendary six-time Grammy award winner Natalie Cole delivered a fabulous performance at the gala. Her heartwarming melodies included “Unforgettable,” “Autumn Leaves” and other stirring favorites. Continue reading

Event Calendar (Oct. 26 – Nov. 8)

ATASK Silk Road gala and fundraiser Friday, Oct. 26 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. The State Room 60 State Street Boston, MA 02109 Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) is holding its Silk Road gala and fundraiser. Go for an evening of great food and fun in support of the programs and services of ATASK. There will be bids on tickets for Broadway packages, dinner, hotel stays, spa services and more. Tickets: $200 Contact: (617) 338-2350 x 222 or jskypeck@atask.org Free kidney function test Saturday, Oct. 27 1 p.m.-4 p.m. CCBA 90 Tyler Street Boston, MA 02111 The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent … Continue reading