Sunday, February 18, 2018

By Winny Lin

Another successful Chinese New Year celebration for our South Bay chapter is in the books.
First we would like to thank our board member, Teresa O’Neill for opening her home, and then everyone(around 50)  who made the contribution from delicious food, decoration, to music, hong bao, and prizes!  
Special thanks to Shawa Zhang for brining all the talented Stanford students to engage us all in the paper folding, play music, bring lots of food, ….
Please enjoy these wonderful photos submitted by so many:

#1 CNY mandarin oranges symbolize good luck and flowers symbolize spring. Thank you, Shirley.
#2 Chinese dragon dance. Thank you, Grace, for the photo
#3 Eric asked everyone to fold a piece of origami paper, then he put all together and people were amazed, “Wow!”
#4 Shirley shared her time and talent and taught us how to do Chinese brush painting for the Year of the Dog
#5 Jana represented our chapter and gave this baby a good luck red envelope. Thanks to John for getting these hong bao ready.
#6 Thanks to Velma for getting us some wonderful CNY prizes
#7 Hui hui shared Chinese calligraphy while Stanford students played guitar, clarinet, cello,  and keyboard
#8 abundant food with Chinese dumplings for the Spring Festival
#9 Assemblymember Kansen Chu and his wife, Daisy, stopped by and wished us, “Happy Chinese New Year”. 
#10 Children helped me tell “The Story of Nian” 

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