Tallahassee Hosts Chinese New Year’s Banquet

pineapple beefThe Tallahassee branch held our annual Chinese New Year banquet to celebrate the Year of the Horse, on a beautiful spring-like evening with camellia bushes blooming in the yard. More than 80 members and their guests gathered at the National Center in Tallahassee on a beautiful saturday night for an evening of celebration.

Ed Bell hosted the evening’s festivities with the keynote speaker being Karen Laughlin the International President of the Taoist Tai Chi society. The ten-course Chinese banquet was prepared entirely by local branch members. Musical entertainment was provided with offerings from the East and the West with Classical Chinese folk songs to familiar Beatles tunes arranged for classical guitar.  The evening concluded with a standing ovation for the chefs and for all the volunteers. A lovely evening was had by all.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Leave a comment

Filed under Society News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s