PCDC Chinese New Year Banquet 2019
On February 22nd, 2019 PCDC celebrated its annual Chinese New Year Banquet with 400 friends and community leaders to mark the Year of the Pig. Guests enjoyed a 10-course banquet at Ocean City Restaurant. The Philadelphia Suns welcomed guests with a vibrant lion dance performance, weaving in between guests.
PCDC presented the Community Service Award to Mr. Kelvin A. Jeremiah, who is President and CEO of the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Other special guests included Jalila Parker, Executive Director of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs, Ebony Staton Weidman of Senator Casey’s office, State Representative Mary Isaacson of the 175th District, and Councilman Mark Squilla.
We would like to thank this year’s event sponsors:
Presenting Sponsors: Jeffrey and Tina Lurie
Gold Sponsors: Hunter Roberts Construction Group, IBEW Local 98, and PECO
Silver Sponsors: Beneficial Bank, Health Partners Plans, Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, PNC Bank, PREIT, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis , and Wells Fargo
Grand Prize Sponsor: Cathay Pacific
Thanks to the wonderful volunteers who worked with us to ensure the event was a success: Matthew Altea, Ardhika Aziz, Kathy Chan, Wenjie Chan, Matt Chin, Avram Enriquez, Christina Gian, Emily Gian, Xianjun Hu, Xingyu Jiang, Danny Le, Emily Lim, Tommy Lu, Kianna Ly, Soad Mana, Minh Nguyen, Sara Park, Lisa Phan, Jamie Song, Matthew Taing, Eddie Wong, Jacky Wong, Alex Ye, Sarah Yeung, Johnson Zhao, Mei Lin Zhao, Colee Zheng, Sofia Zheng, and Viwing Zheng.