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Holiday Gala in Portland, Oregon 0

Holiday Gala in Portland, Oregon

For over a decade the Portland branch has enjoyed a holiday gala including a festive meal and intensive.  This year 140 participants enjoyed a meal with delicious entrees from the branch kitchen plus mouthwatering potluck sides, salads and desserts.  The windowsill snowmen from our first “Make a Snowman Contest” (no real snow allowed) were honored […]
Mother’s Day Banquet in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba 0

Mother’s Day Banquet in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

The Portage la Prairie location hosted its first ever Winnipeg branch Mother’s Day Banquet on Friday 6 May 2016. The event was held at the Herman Prior Centre in Portage la Prairie. The evening consisted of several demos, a meal and a great silent auction with prizes donated by each location in the branch. We started […]
Celebrating 20 Years in Costa Rica 2

Celebrating 20 Years in Costa Rica

Celebrating 20 years of Taoist Tai Chi™ in Costa Rica with more than 70% of our membership plus 27 participants from Australia, Aruba, Canada, USA, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, was a great experience. The preparation of the international programme, the reception and the banquet taught us a lot about participating, working together, communicating, coordinating and exploring things […]
Grand Opening of Clubhouse in Warsaw, Poland 0

Grand Opening of Clubhouse in Warsaw, Poland

We celebrated with a banquet the grand opening of a new clubhouse in Warsaw. It was attended by 132 smiling participants. We were honored by the presence of seven officials from the Warsaw City Hall:  mayors and vice-mayors of 4 Varsovian districts: Bielany, Żoliborz, Bemowo and Wola. We were also honored by the presence of Carmen Capilla from Spain. […]
Donation highlight at Mother’s Day banquet 0

Donation highlight at Mother’s Day banquet

The Mother’s Day banquet in Toronto had special significance this year, with the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism presenting a cheque for $50,000 to Red Cross Canada to help those suffering from a massive wildfire afflicting the Fort McMurray area in Alberta. FLK also pledged to raise another $50,000 and each location across Canada […]
Mother’s Day Banquet in Sarasota, Florida 0

Mother’s Day Banquet in Sarasota, Florida

Nearly 80 joined in on the fun at the Mother’s Day banquet hosted by the Sarasota, Florida branch. A full seven-course dinner was served bringing oohhhs and aahhhhs from the delighted participants. The menu comprised a spring salad with blueberries, cranberry chicken, sweet and sour fish and more.  It was easy to understand the happy […]
Chinese New Year Banquet in New York City 1

Chinese New Year Banquet in New York City

To ring in the Year of the Fire Monkey, the Tristate Branch (comprising New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut) held its annual Chinese New Year Banquet, Auction and Raffle on Sunday, March 6. Having outgrown the James Beard House, the historic culinary center where we have held banquets in years past, we ventured farther […]
Chinese New Year Banquet in Corpus Christi, Texas 0

Chinese New Year Banquet in Corpus Christi, Texas

On February 27th the Corpus Christi, Texas location welcomed the Year of the Fire Monkey with our traditional Chinese New Year banquet at our Santa Fe street location. Over 80 guests attended including the Corpus Christi Chief of Police, Fire Chief, and Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation, as well as participants from Austin and […]
Brisbane Twentieth Anniversary Dinner 0

Brisbane Twentieth Anniversary Dinner

Members and special guests in Brisbane, Queensland (Australia), celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Brisbane branch at a dinner on March 10, 2016. We were pleased to be joined by special guests Mr. Duncan Pegg MP, member for Stretton and representing the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk; Councillor Vicki Howard from Central Ward of the City […]
Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg 0

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg

On February the 20th the Winnipeg Branch filled the practice hall to capacity to mark the Chinese New Year. The communal sounds of people talking and laughing filled the colourfully decorated room as guests waited for the delicious buffet. The dinner program was rich with a combination of FLK education, cultural exchange, prizes and comedy. […]
Chinese New Year banquet in Bratislava, Slovakia 0

Chinese New Year banquet in Bratislava, Slovakia

Chinese New Year banquet in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 FEB 2016 We have celebrated the upcoming lunar year, in sign of fire monkey, traditionally by banquet in our location in Bratislava. Before the celebration there was an intensive, during which the members could warm up. There was a very enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere during the banquet, which […]
Luncheon Celebrating Chinese New Year in Colchester, UK 0

Luncheon Celebrating Chinese New Year in Colchester, UK

In Great Britain, Colchester hosted a five-day International Workshop led by Andrew Hung, from Toronto in Canada. On Thursday at lunchtime we hosted a Chinese New Year celebration which started with a keenly anticipated lion dance. Our invited guests included Sir Bob Russell, former Member of Parliament for Colchester and now High Steward of Colchester, […]
Eastern Region’s New Year’s Banquet and Regional Instructor Gathering 0

Eastern Region’s New Year’s Banquet and Regional Instructor Gathering

(Version française plus bas) The Eastern Region held its New Year’s Banquet on Friday February 4th at its headquarters in Longueuil, just before its Regional Instructors Workshop Weekend. The Montreal Lion Dance club opened the festivities, finding a way around the tables to perform the traditional lion dance. They invited our regional president to welcome […]
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