BCNC’s 2013 Chinese New Year Banquet To Be Held on March 1

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) will host its annual Chinese New Year Banquet to celebrate the Year of the Snake in the evening of Friday, March 1, 2013 (Reception at 5:30, Banquet at 7:00) at Empire Garden Restaurant (690 Washington Street, Boston, MA)

Lion Dance at last year’s BCNC Chinese New Year banquet.

The banquet is BCNC’s largest annual celebration and fundraiser. Proceeds from the banquet will help fund and expand BCNC’s programs — child care, after school, youth, recreation, adult education, and family services – which reach over 2,000 children, youth, and adults in the Greater Boston area each year.

Performances: Gund Kwok Children Lion Dance, Genki Spark Taiko Drum

There are a lot of celebrity items for auction
New England Patriot Patrick Chung’s autographed jersey and football
Houston Rockets Jeremy Lin’s autographed jersey
Boston Celtics Paul Pierce’s autographed jersey
Red Sox pitcher Andrew Bailey’s autographed baseball
Boston Bruins Johnny Boychuk’s autographed hockey puck and tickets.
Red Sox vs. Yankees tickets

Friends of BCNC Award Recipients:
Michael and Susan Fung
Public Officials
State Treasurer Steve Grossman
Concord Selectman Steven Ng
City of Boston Chief of Human Services Daphne Griffin
Master of Ceremonies: David Brown

ABOUT BCNC: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) was founded in 1969 by neighborhood residents.

For over 40 years, BCNC has served as the vital link to the Asian-American community throughout Greater Boston, providing support and resources to ease their integration into American society. BCNC offers exemplary services to over 2,000 people each year, strengthening families and building communities. BCNC is the largest Asian social service provider in New England. Its programs include: Center for Early Education and Care, Adult Education, Arts and Enrichment, Family Child Care, Family Services, Youth Center, Recreation and Fitness, and After School Program. BCNC’s website is