Have a good time Chinese language New 12 months with a Victoria Meals Fundraiser – Victoria Information

The year of the rat officially begins on January 25, 2020. The rat is the first animal in the Chinese zodiac, and people born under this sign have strengths that make them brilliant business people. The rat’s personality is sociable, cheerful, and sociable.

To celebrate, the 26th Annual Chinese New Year Banquet, hosted by the Victoria Chinatown Lioness, will be held at the Golden City Restaurant on Saturday February 1st. The event features an authentic eight-course Chinese dinner. Dinner, the organization’s main fundraiser, sells out every year.

The proceeds from the dinner give the club the opportunity to make many donations to organizations in the greater Victoria area and internationally.

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Recent beneficiaries include $ 1,000 for BC Children’s Hospital and $ 5,000 for the new Chinatown Community Services Center.

Community support over the years has included more than $ 50,000 in international relief efforts and an annual scholarship to the University of Victoria.

Established in 1991, the Victoria Chinatown Lioness Club is a Relief Society-only organization and part of Lions International, an international network of more than 1.3 million people in 202 countries. The club encourages participation in Sino-Canadian heritage and culture, but is open to members of different backgrounds, races, and professions.

Tickets are $ 50 and are available in person at 1161 Fort St. Visit victoriachinatownlioness.com to learn more about the organization.

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