The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) New York East chapter’s 2015 3rd Annual Dinner Gala was held on Oct. 15 at Leonard’s Palazzo of Great Neck.
REAA recognized honorees Charles Chan, CEO of Harvest International, for Outstanding Leadership in Real Estate & Global Relations; Grace Shim, Esq., executive director of MinKwon Center received the Community
Action for Outstanding Community Service Award; and Yong Lee, president of X-Treme Care, LLC, for Outstanding Contribution to Real Estate. Citations were awarded from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano as well as the New York State Assembly office of Edward Braunstein.
Yesterday evening, the 6th Annual Chinatown Partnership Benefits & Awards Gala took place at the Jing Fong Restaurant in Chinatown, New York. It was a night filled with appreciation and recognition for the 2013 honorees: Dr. Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, The City Univeristy of New York; Dr. Louise Mirrer, President and C.E.O, New York Historical Society; Mr. Louis Miu, Miu and Co., CPA; the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, U.S. NE Region; and the Kiwanis Club of Chinatown. Daphne & Charles Chan, Mr William Su, owner of Wyndham Garden Hotel and Mr. and Mrs. Hei Chan of Kam Man Supermarket Group.
Not only was this a night of recognition for the honorees, but it was also a night of recognition and celebration of the dedicated organization’s continuous efforts in the improvement of Chinatown. The Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation has been working hard over the past year, especially post-Sandy, in cleaning the streets of the community, providing programs, events and workshops, creating visitor-attracting events, and displaying the cultural treasures that the Chinatown community offers.
Our very own, Charles Chan, founder and C.E.O of Harvest International Commercial Real Estate, attended the event as a nominee. Charles Chan greatly appreciates the invitation and opportunity to participate in this special event where individuals come together to recognize the hard-working, dedicated, and humanitarian efforts from all individuals that gathered yesterday night to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization, honorees, and all nominated nominees’ contribution to Chinatown’s flourishing community.