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Quincy Nonprofit Wins Free Solar PV System

Quincy, Mass., September 16, 2016, — A year after its official end, Solarize Quincy, a city and state program offering discounted solar electricity (PV) systems, continues to transform the city’s landscape. The program resulted in contracts for 110 solar PV systems installed on the roofs of Quincy residences and businesses, for a combined total size of more than 600 kilowatts (KW). Under the agreement between Solarize Quincy and its selected installer, that figure more than met the threshold for a 5 KW solar PV system to be donated to a Quincy nonprofit by the installer, SolarFlair of Ashland.
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MayorTom Koch with Solarize Quincy Team, including Ross Edwards, David Reich, Brian Hession of SolarFlair, Rebecca McWilliams, Shelly Dein, and Kara Chisolm.
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Senator Warren Visits South Cove Community Health Center

Quincy, Mass., — March 28, 2016, — US Senator Elizabeth Warren visited South Cove Community Health Center (SCCHC)’s Quincy clinic on Thursday, March 24. She was very impressed by the quality health case delivered at this facility with relatively low costs. Quincy Mayor Tom Koch, State Rep. Tackey Chan accompanied Senator Warren for the visit.
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Senator Warren talks to a pediatrician during the visit.
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Brewster Ambulance Donates $2,700 to QARI

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com

Quincy, Mass., March 7, 2016, — Brewster Ambulance is a proud supporter of the non-profit organization, Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. (QARI). The donation ceremony was held at QARI’s office on March 2.
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Pictured right to left: Peter Tam, Qi Qin, Linda Duong, Dahnie Tran, John Brothers, Peter Zampine, MarkGassiraro, Adrienne Sapienza.
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Quincy Residents, Americorps Help Mark MLK Day of Service

Quincy, Mass., — The Houghs Neck Community Council maximized a mini-grant of just over $1,400.00 from the Massachusetts Service Alliance to host a “Martin Luther King Service Day” on Monday, January 18th. State Representative Tackey Chan stopped by to greet the 25 youth, 50 AmeriCorps members, and other adult volunteers. For this second annual event, a combined total of 310 hours were served. Activities produced a collection of 17 winter coats, 143 letters to troops, 264 valentines for seniors, 35 herb gardens, and 87 Goodie Bags for Homeless Children.
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Displaced Tenants Hold Tent City in Quincy Center

Quincy, Mass., May 6, 2015, — Displaced tenants and their supporters set up tents in Quincy Center Tuesday afternoon to protest the actions of First Suffolk LLC, a development company based in the law offices of Matera Vopat Matera & Johnson in Quincy Center.
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Karen Chen, Co-Director of the Chinese Progressive Association, translates for Luan Jiao Lin, 101 Hudson St. tenant.
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Granite Employees Support Quincy Asian Community

Quincy, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014, – The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center(BCNC) is pleased to announce that Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a provider of communications solutions to businesses, contributed $3,583 to BCNC Quincy through Jeans Day, a Granite initiative where employees can wear casual dress in exchange for contributing to a designated non-profit organization. BCNC Quincy, the recipient of the September 5 Jeans Day, provides youth programs, family services, and adult education programs to residents from Quincy and the surrounding South Shore communities.
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Russell Fenton(left), Director of Programs and Operations, BCNC Quincy, accepts the check from Eric Diaz, Regional Account Manager at Granite Telecommunications (photo provided to bostonese.com).
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Jannie Mark Receives Visionary Award at QARI Community Banquet

By David Li, bostonese.com

Quincy, Mass., June 9, 2014, — The seventh Quincy Asian Resources Inc. community banquet were held on May 30 at China Pearl in Quincy. Close to 600 guests, including candidate for governor State Treasurer Steve Grossman, candidate for Lt. Governor Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung, participated in the banquet.
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Jannie Mark (second from right) honored at the banquet (photo by David Li).
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Quincy Lunar New Year Festival Set for Feb. 16

Quincy, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014, -― More than 8,000 people are expected at North Quincy High School on Sun., Feb. 16 for one of the biggest Lunar New Year Festivals in the region. Quincy Lunar New Year Festival hosted by Quincy Asian Resources will open The 26th with a traditional Lion Dance at 10:45 a.m., followed by hours of live entertainment, exhibits, activities and information for people of all backgrounds and cultures to enjoy.
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QARI to Offer Free Legal Clinics in Quincy

Quincy, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014, — Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. (QARI) recently announced a free monthly legal clinic starting on Jan. 27. The clinics will address individual concerns over immigration law, landlord/tenant law, family law, personal injury and criminal issues.

A lecture at QARI (from quincyasianresources.org)
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Winners of Talent Contest of New England Youths Compete for Grand Prize at Banquet of NAWA of Mass.

By David Li, bostonese.com

Boston, July 5, 2013, –The Seventh Anniversary Celebrating Banquet of National Asian Women’s Association (NAWA) of Massachusetts was held at Quincy China Pearl Restaurant in the evening of June 30, 2013. About 300 guests attended this banquet, including state Rep. Tackey Chan and Hung Goon, a representative for Malden Mayor Gary Christensen. First place winners of the inaugural Talent Contest of New England Youths competed for $300 cash prize.
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Ms. Van Amanda Le with contest winners Jeff Zhou (left) and Hayley Ye (right), photo by Eadwn Huang.
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