The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation held its 34th annual Dragon Ball on Saturday January 21, 2023 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to raise money to build new residential hospices in the GTA . Nicole Servinis and Winston Sih hosted the gala. According to organizers, approximately 1,000 guests attended. This Ball was supported by thirty corporate sponsors and five restaurants.
The Gala opened with its Grand Reception featuring hors d’oeuvres created by a group of young, accomplished Chinese-Canadian chefs and followed by a four course dinner.
Yee Hong Expansion
Proceeds the Dragon Ball 2023 will support the construction of three new long-term care homes as well as Yee Hong’s services and programs for seniors.
The VIP guests in attendance included Senator Victor Oh; the Honourable Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility; Toronto Mayor John Tory and Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti; Ms. Hong Hong, Deputy Consul General of China ;Ms. Emily Mo, Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office(Toronto), and federal MPs Majid Jowhari and Ms. Jean Yip.
This year’s auction consisted of more than 250 items, including exquisite wine, a pair of court side tickets for the Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee game , an 18 karat Yellow Gold Diamond Bracelet from Royal de Versailles ,a pair of Air Canada Business Class tickets to anywhere in the world, and a coins set from Coin Market
An evening full of entertainment opened with a sweeter than sugar opening dance by the Chinese Collective Arts Association to celebrate the Lunar New Year. There were two Feature Performances by Performance by Kulkat and an Interactive Magic Show by magician Louis Yan.
Dragon Ball 2024
The Dragon Ball2023 was a great event for a worthy cause! Be sure to put this event on your calendar for next year!!
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