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Chinese-American group to host celebration

By From page A5 | January 15, 2014

VACAVILLE  — The Chinese-American Association of Solano County will celebrate The Year of the Horse at its 18th annual Chinese New Year celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Ulatis Cultural Center, 1000 Ulatis Drive.

The event is sold out.

Festivities will include an authentic Chinese meal, traditional Chinese Lion Dance, cultural performances, a magician, scholarship presentation, raffle prizes, a silent auction and recognition of outstanding community contributors, according a press release on the event.

The association offers scholarships to local high school students, as well as sharing its cultural heritage by supporting local and regional charities and partnering with local community organizations.

Proceeds from the event directly benefit the organization’s scholarship program. In the past 17 years, 163 students have received scholarships from the association totaling more than $124,000.

For more information, call Beth Gasang at 451-0130, ext. 17.

Reach Brad Stanhope at 427-6958 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bradstanhope.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
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  • Russell V KinzJanuary 14, 2014 - 8:29 am

    Would an American~American group doing somethii g get in the news too?

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