Sunday, March 13, 2011
March 6, 2011, Empress Pavilion Restaurant, LA Chinatown: Over 200 Gins/Yans/Zhens Family and Friends celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year/Spring Festival. This year was the Year of the Rabbit. Special invited guests were Congresswoman, Dr. Judy Chu, 32nd Congressional District of California, Mayor of Redondo Beach, Honarable Mike Gin and Activist/Actor/Writer/Minister Jack Ong. This year's grand door prize was a blue ray dvd player. Seven elders of 80+ years of age were presented with lucky red envelopes and seven lucky children received fluffy rabbit pillows. It was another successful event.
2011 New Members
Honorable Mayor Mike GIN, Redondo Beach, CA
Mr. Vincent GIN, Hudson, Wisconsin
Mrs. Deanna GIN-Allen, PharmD, JD, Hakalau, Hawaii
***Mrs. Katie GIN Wong, Tucson, Arizona***
***Mr. Ridwan Chin, Pasadena, Ca***
8/15/11 Tony LIPSUN Alhambra, CA
8/15/11 Ramon LAI Alhambra, CA
8/15/11 Delfina YIT Baldwin Park, CA
8/15/11 Winston GIN Monterey Park, CA
Congratulations and thanks from GIN/YAN Association-Los Angeles
Special thanks to Dr. Hal Gin, President of Gin Sun Hall Benevolent Association, San Francisco and his lovely wife, Rose Gin, PharmD.
Please save the date for next year's celebration Year of the Dragon 2012...date TBA.