由Americana Manhasset購物中心還有Wheatley Plaza店家主辦的“慈善支援”活動 (Champions for Charity) ，今年將在十二月五日（週四）至十二月七日（週六）期間舉行（活動傳單）。請注意，今年活動只有三天！購物者須在活動前先註冊，拿到支援編號以後在每次購物時出示店家，購物金額的一部分將會回饋給文協，募款全數所得將作為文協於社區發展及中文學校活動之用。註冊請至：championsforcharity.org 選擇”CCALI”為您將支援的慈善機構即可。如有任何問題請與我們聯繫：firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Chinese New Year Celebration Fundraiser
As we mentioned in last week’s newsletter, the tickets are on sale now in administrative desk in room 310. We encourage all parents and students to join us on the biggest event of CCALI. Purchase your tickets early for best seating! For details on the event, refer to our newsletter from last week. Our President, Birdy Chen, also reached out to a professional ballroom dancing teacher to help forming a group to learn and perform ballroom dancing in the party. This is a great opportunity for our parents, please reach out to Birdy for more details: email@example.com.
Taste of Thanksgiving
Huge thanks to parent volunteer, Lisa, for hosting and coordinating on the “Taste of Thanksgiving” school event! We are looking forward to a delicious and fun day on the upcoming school day. Parents can still sign up if they haven’t done so. You can participate as a chef OR a food critic! The event will take place in room 308/310 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm on 11/24. You may come earlier to purchase the food tickets at $1 each. The entire proceeds will benefit CCALI toward its funding on school events for our children.
- To observe Thanksgiving long weekend, school will be closed on 12/1/19. We hope everyone will have a peaceful and happy Thanksgiving.
- To celebrate CCALI 40th anniversary this year, the Board of Directors have prepared some limited edition mugs for sale, there will also be t-shirts with similar designs with adult and youth sizes coming in later. Please support CCALI by making a purchase! The t-shirts will be useful when students attend school and community activities, or they like it so much they will wear it to school every week! Huge thanks to our professional parent volunteer Garda for helping on the designs!
- How time flies! Holiday season is just around the corner, and some stores have already started holiday sales. CCALI is a non-profit organization that can use some help from our members.
“Champions for Charity” by Americana Manhasset Shopping Center and Wheatley Plaza stores will take place from Thursday 12/5 through Saturday 12/7 (see event flyer). Please note that the event only last 3 days this year! Shoppers will need to pre-register to receive the Champion number that the stores need to associate the purchases with the charity organization. Please visit championsforcharity.org to register today, select “CCALI” as your charity organization. While you enjoy the discounted shopping, you are helping CCALI at the same time! The proceeds benefited CCALI and its Chinese school in providing a great community for our members every year. Feel free to email us if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please note that the nutrition seminar has been rescheduled to 12/8/19. CCALI invited Nutritionist Jay Hwang, who is the current Director of Food and Nutrition Services at NYC H+H/Elmhurst Hospital Center, to speak for us. In order for Mr. Hwang to deliver the right content within the limited time, he would like parents to share what you are interested in hearing about. We have created this survey for parents to fill out, don’t miss this great opportunity!