Banquet - March 2, 2018
The Annual Chinese New Year Banquet was held at Hei-La Moon Restaurant. Despite the inclement weather, a full-house event raised $413,000 to support our family-centered services. This year's award recipients included youth leader, Chloe Mai, adult student and staff, Elaine Wong and strong family, Fangxin Chen. Special thanks to our mistress of ceremonies, Joy Lim Nakrin from NBC Boston and necn. Click here for the Facebook photo album.
Pao Arts Center Grand Opening - May 2017
500 community members, partners, and supporters joined together to celebrate the opening of Chinatown’s first community-based arts center. Through the Pao Arts Center, we aim to reclaim our history in Chinatown, invest in arts & culture to empower the community and through the innovative partnership of BCNC and Bunker Hill Community College, create opportunities for arts, culture and education.
- "Pao Arts Center Set to Open in Boston's Chinatown" (video) - NBC Boston
- "Healing wounds in Chinatown through art" - Metro Boston
- "With Pao Arts Center, A Creative Chinatown Finds Space In A Changing Boston" - WBUR 90.9
See photos from Grand Opening on May 6, 2017 and the VIP Reception on May 7, 2017.
Oak Street Fair - September 24, 2016
Nearly 1,000 people came out for BCNC's 31st Annual Oak Street Fair. The day featured face painting, arts and crafts, performances, three-legged races, hula hoop contests, and our famous watermelon eating contest. Vendors shared important community resources including dental screenings, voter registration, and information on elder health and immigration. Special thanks to our incredible volunteers and sponsors.
Sponsors: Comcast, Tufts Medical Center, South Cove Community Health Center, East Boston Savings Bank, Rockland Trust, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and Hingham Institution for Savings
See photos from the 2016 Oak Street Fair.
Annual Meeting - June 23, 2016
Over 75 participants, staff, and supporters attended the 2016 Annual Meeting to hear highlights from this past year and learn about the future of our organization. Board President, Selina Chow, thanked outgoing Board Member, Mabel Lam, for serving on BCNC’s Board. We congratulated staff, as well as our foster grandparent volunteers for completing 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service!
See photos from the 2016 Annual Meeting.