NEW YORK, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, March 4, 2016, China City of America was the Media Sponsor of the event, "Storybook Characters on the Boardwalk," hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of Orange County.
Honorary Chairman Greg Goldstein lead the event for the sixth straight year and the local business, civic and community leaders hosted as servers.
Additional sponsors were members from Sullivan County Visitors Association, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, Thunder 102 and YEL! China City continues to maintain a close relationship with all local groups in an effort to support programs offered to the local residents.
Roberta Byron-Lockwood, President of Sullivan County Visitors Association, dressed as Dorothy Gale from the "Wizard of Oz". Herb Clark, Vice President of Sullivan County Visitors Association, dressed as the Wicked Witch of the West from the "Wizard of Oz". Barbi Neumann-Marty, Senior Unit Director of Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Clubs, Inc., dressed as the Rainbow from the "Wizard of Oz". Sherry Li, CEO of China City, dressed as the Tin Woman from the "Wizard of Oz". Key community members along with the China City team dressed as characters in the movie. The "Wizard of Oz" team came in first place with donations totaling $10,431. Proceeds raised from the event totaled $57,772.
"It was a fun time had by all," said Ms. Li. Each team was a different theme which was a surprise for everyone. It was an exciting evening which ended with an amazing presentation. The proceeds will pay for several scholarships and programs. China City fully supports this incredible organization. The children are our priority and it is an added benefit that we can all come together to have a good time while achieving that goal. The event was a tremendous success!"
Throughout the last year, China City has been sponsoring Boys and Girls Club events and Barbi Neumann from Boys & Girls Clubs wrote a Thank-you letter to China City in appreciation. China City also introduced a "Fresh Food Delivery" initiative, feeding over 300 members and families. Last month, they delivered over 250 stuffed panda toys to the children. They are planning another food delivery for the Spring.
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Media Contact: Sherry Li, China City of America, 5166416780, CCOASherry@yahoo.com
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