November 7, 2007

Dear Gin Sun Hall member:

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the Membership Alumni Meeting for a discussion of Association affairs on December 1.

All members are asked to meet on Saturday December 1, 2007 from 10:30AM 12 noon at the HSF Restaurant (朝皇大酒樓), located at 46 Bowery in Chinatown.  Association President Mr. Yen B Toy will discuss his work and invite members to share their insights and help develop a better Association.   A dim sum lunch will also be served.

This event will be the best opportunity for you to meet and reconnect with fellow members, as well as learn about the latest Association initiatives.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • A report of activities for 2007.
  • Building construction update from homeland headquarters.
  • Distribution of membership identification cards.
    Those who do not have cards need to fill out an application at the meeting.  The basic required information: Chinese name, English name, borough of residence, and photo of yourself.  You can bring in a photo (photo cannot be returned) or have your photo taken at the meeting
  • Update member profile information.
    To ensure names, residence, occupation, and contact information are correctly recorded.
  • Plans for publishing of second annual Association magazine.
    We are seeking contribution of articles, poetry, biographies, and cultural artwork.  Written work should not be more than 1,000 words.  We cannot accept published work. Send copy of work since it cannot be returned.  Also needed are volunteers to solicit print advertisement for magazine.
  • Upcoming activities for 2008.
    Recruitment of new members
    Fundraising and activities
    Sign up for business information seminars (accounting, architecture, graphic arts, law and regulations etc.)
    Suggestions for upcoming trips, seminars, and other events


Please join us for the meeting to have fun and dim sum lunch on December 1.

 Thank you for your participation.