The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation welcomes the Lunar New Year with their 31st annual Dragon Ball. Being one of Canada’s largest charity galas celebrating Chinese New Year, they raised funds to support and expand the four Yee Hong geriatric centres across the Greater Toronto Area.
Every year, Toronto Life Magazine acknowledges the city’s most inspirational leaders and impresarios through a curated list of the 50 most influential people in Toronto. From rap artists to politicians, media moguls to tech giants, the rankings in a way reflects the political and cultural climate of the year as viewed by the publication.
We caught up with the Mayor of Toronto at last weekend’s Dragon Ball in the city we (thankfully) call home. The annual Dragon Ball is one of the most anticipated Chinese New Year celebrations in Canada, uniting 1,000 guests – including leading politicians, representatives from the business sector and community leaders – in both celebration and support of the Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation.
This year kicked off for the first time ever “The Night is Yonge Busker Soiree” on August 19th, 2015 to start off Toronto International Buskerfest for Epilepsy Toronto at the exquisite Aperture Room in the heart of downtown Toronto. The night was led by Honorary Chair Tristan Thompson, a Toronto Native and NBA Player for the Cleveland Cavaliers and hosted by Reporter Andria Case from CTV News. There were special guest appearances made by Michael “Pinball” Clemons from the Toronto…