Wed Jan 31 Luncheon - Chinese New Year Gala Planning

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1.5 weeks to go! We have some last minute tickets available and volunteers needed. Good to see Harmon, Jade, Suna and Jacqueline getting involved.  
Lots of last minute details to finalize at this week's and next week's meeting.
Hilton Vancouver Airport 
12:15 to 1:30 pm
5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC (map)
CNY Gala Dinner Deadlines
Tickets on hand - advice Keith any unsold tickets and pay for your tables by Wed Jan 31 
Silent Auction Items - drop off by Thu Feb 8 to iTalkBB Media 160-13071 Vanier Place, Richmond.  Mon-Fri 9:30-noon & 1-5pm. (Form download) 
Excellent Program awaiting for you !
Daphne has an excellent program lined up:
Photo Booth - take photos with your friends and family in costume, have fun and take home memories and photo souvenir.  
Silent Auction - Shop 'til you drop, bid on both silent and live auction items, money raised for Rotary's 6 causes of focus.
Chinese Calligraphy  - appreciate fine art of brush writing by Calligrapher Raymond Chan, get Chinese spring couplets and good wishes to decorate home and business.  
Dragon & Lion Dance - the vibrant dances require disciplined martial arts training, performed by the Vancouver Police Department Lion Dance Team (video)
Chinese God of Wealth - Receive your lucky red envelop and be blessed by Chinese God of Prosperity for a year of good health, good fortune and happiness.
Youth Performances - special performances by local youth from Stage One Academy.
Chinese Rap - Be amazed by Dr. Jan Walls as he performs Chinese Rap with two sets of bamboo castanets, Dr. Walls has Ph.D. degrees in Chinese and Japanese languages and literature. (video)
Sichuan Face Swap & Henan Opera - Don't blink, see faces change in a matter of seconds. The Face Mask changing is a ancient art performed in a Chinese Opera, Henan is in the Central part of China. 
Raffle Tickets - You might be the lucky winners.
Game - Join in the fun and you might come out the last winner standing.
Dancing - After the delicious dinner, you need to work it off !
Welcome Harmon, Jade & Suna!

On January 24, District Membership Chair, Tom Smith and Assistant Governor Wayne Connorton inducted Suna Yee, Jade Luo and Harmon Bal to our club.  Tom explained the importance of attending meetings and events to stay connected and engaged with Rotary.  Tom presented Eva, our Club Membership Chair a button to recognize her sponsoring a new member and all Rotarians stepped forward to shake hands and welcome our newest Rotarians.

Suna Yee had a fashion manufacture business, she is currently an Insurance Broker and Partner of Horizon West Insurance Services Ltd.
Jade Luo graduated from University of Toronto. She is currently realtor in Nu Stream Realty Inc. Before joining real estate services,  Jade has worked in sales and marketing at organizations and a startup including General Electric, Korn Ferry Hay Group, and Unbounce.  
Halmon Bal has been working in television, film and media since 2000. He is a senior partner at Vancouver Television, owns two low frequency radio stations in the Okanagan; a senior partner at Think Studio - a social media marketing company and also a senior partner at Ms. Vancouver Pageants. 
Upcoming Events
Wed Luncheon - Chinese New Year Gala Planning
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jan 31, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
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