2015 Mother’s Day Celebration Recap

CCGKC celebrated 2015 Mother’s Day at the Indian Creek Recreational Center.  We enjoyed seeing familiar faces, meeting new families, and enjoying delicious Chinese food from Oriental Bistro & Grill, and cakes from Formosa Bakery.  Many young families attended the event, and kids had a great time playing at the nearby playground on this beautiful Saturday.

CCGKC 2015 Mother’s Day event photos can be viewed on Flickr.

2015 Mother’s Day Celebration 母親節慶祝會


今年 CCGKC 華協母親節慶祝活動,將於五月九日星期六, 上午十一時至下午二時 (Saturday 5/9/2015 11:00am – 2:00pm) 在 Indian Creek Recreation Center (10308 Marty St, Overland Park, KS 66212. The park next to Oriental Supermarket, 103rd & Metcalf) 舉行。這次活動是在戶外舉行, 我們將會提供自助餐, 飲料, BBQ, 水果, 點心. 歡迎大家踴躍報名參加!

會員 $7 / 非會員 $8

請在 Wednesday 5/6/2015 前 RSVP (http://www.ccgkc.org/signup), 以便我們統計人數, 準備足夠的餐飲.

如果您有疑問或想利用電話報名, 請聯絡:
Arthur Chang 816-217-4702
Ian Hong 816-878-8909

今年我們將繼續我們的會員折扣卡. 會員可在參與的商家買菜, 購物, 吃飯都會享有 5-15% 折扣, 請參考 http://www.ccgkc.org/membership/.


This year CCGKC Mother’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday 5/9/2015, 11am to 2pm at Indian Creek Recreation Center (10308 Marty St, Overland Park, KS 66212. The park next to Korean supermarket, near Metcalf). This will be an outdoor event, and we will provide buffet style lunch, drinks, BBQ, fruits, desserts, etc. We are looking forward for you to join us!

Member $7 / Non-Member $8
Member Mothers and Children 12 and under are FREE.

Please RSVP (http://www.ccgkc.org/signup) before Wednesday 5/6/2015. This will allow us to better organize the event, and prepare enough food and drinks for everybody to enjoy.

If you have any questions or like to sign up by phone, please contact:
Arthur Chang 816-217-4702
Ian Hong 816-878-8909

This year we are continuing our Member Discount Card program. Members can receive 5-15% discounts in participating vendors. Please visit http://www.ccgkc.org/membership/ for detailed information.


TECO Farewell Party March 28th 2015 Recap

The TECO Farewell Party organized by Sun Marble had a great turnout on March 28th, 2015. Approximately 75 people from CCGKC (Chinese Club of Greater Kansas City), Taiwanese Association of Greater Kansas City​, Chinese School of Greater Kansas City, etc. attended the event, and enjoyed a lovely gathering with Director General and Mrs. Jack J. C. Yang, and his staff.  Representatives of different organizations expressed their gratitude for TECO’s support over the past 30 years, shared fond memories of Mr. and Mrs. Yang, and asked questions about the relocation.

Additional information about this event:

  • Food catering is by Lucky Wok (Lenexa, KS)
  • Pastries & dessert prepared by Mrs Wen Hua, You
  • Host by Professor Billy Hu, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Central Missouri
  • Key organizations involved: Hypertech Computers, Chinese Club of Greater Kansas City, Taiwanese Association of Greater Kansas City​, Chinese School of Greater Kansas City, etc.

TECO 2015 Kansas City Farewell Party event photos can be viewed at Flickr.

DrumRoller Practice and Open House – Saturday 3/28/2015

From “Kansas City Chinese Lion Dance and Drum Performance”:

Dear all,

I hope you enjoyed your Sprint Break and is ready to resume practice. If you can not make this coming Saturday, please let me know cause you will miss lots of your new friends 🙂

We are going to host an open house follow with a practice.

We are going to have adult drummers and youth drummers, who will practice at church,
and lion dancers ,who will practice at different location, there to answer any questions you may have .

For those new ones, this will be the time to answer any questions you may have.
For those who rejoined the team, we are going to have two teams under Drum Roller: Kirin Lion who will focus on lion dance, instruct by Mr. Lu and Mr. Roy , Eagle Drum who will focus on drumming, instruct by Miss You.

Time: 3:30-4:30pm on 3/28
Location: Cafe at Emmanuel Chinese Baptist Church 10101 England Dr Overland Park, KS 66212

See you all soon.

Kansas City Chinese Lion Dance and Drum Performance
For more info, please visit www.drumroller.org/events/

Northland Ethnic Festival – Sat 3/28/2015 11-3:30pm

See the world at this family event with music, dance, authentic ethnic food, displays, arts and crafts, family history and genealogy help. Food, arts and crafts will be available for purchase. Check out our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NorthlandEthnicFestival

Saturday, March 28, 2015
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Park Hill South High School
4500 NW River Park Dr, Riverside, MO 64150
(I-635 & 9 Hwy.)


Riverside Tourism Grant, Park Hill School District, Platte County University of Missouri Extension, Ethnic Enrichment Commission, Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods, Mid-Continent Public Library, Platte County Parks & Recreation Outreach Grant

Additional information: http://extension.missouri.edu/platte/NorthlandEthnicFestival.aspx


MAACA 2015 Asian Cultural Festival on April 25th

Saturday, 4/25/2015 11:00-5:30pm
Olathe East High School
Tickets: $10.00 Adults, Children under 16 Free

Asian Festival to return April 25,2015 Saturday with Special Guest, buffet of food, 18 Martial art school demonstrations,18 dance teams, two YoYo demonstrations, and many children actives. The Mid-America Cultural association will present its Annual Asian cultural festival on Saturday, April 25th from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm at Olathe East High School (14545 W. 127th Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062). This is a great opportunity to enjoying entertainment and wonderful experience cultural enrichment, we will have 15 counties participate and our Festival Emcee will be Fox4 reporter Megan Dillard.

The following two competitions will be part of the festival. Please visit http://www.maacaweb.org/ for more information.

1st Mid-American Asian YoYo Championships:

  • 12pm to 5pm
  • SPORT LADDER, 1A Division, OPEN Division and Best YoYo FreeStyle of the 1st MAAYYC.

Asian Photography Competition:

  • Open to all artists age 15 and over. All works must be original and completed no earlier than 2012. Size of entries limited to a matted length plus width not to exceed 50 inches. Photos need to be matted with backing. ARTISTS MUST PRE-REGISTER.
    Entry fee is $5.00 for each entry (you can enter more than one piece).
  • Please visit http://www.maacaweb.org/ for full competition rules, make entry fee payment, and complete the entry form.


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Farewell Party for TECO 駐堪薩斯台北經濟文化辦事處歡送會

Dear Friends,

The Taipei Economic and Culture Office at Kansas City is going to move to Denver soon. In celebration of the TECO’s many years in Kansas City, the following communities will be co-hosting a farewell party for the current staff of the Kansas City Office:

  • Chinese Club of Greater Kansas City
  • Chinese School of Greater Kansas City
  • Taiwanese Association of Greater Kansas City​
  • … and other Chinese ​organizations​/volunteers​

Most of the TECO staff is planning to attend; this is the perfect time to raise any questions you may have regarding the move or about the continuation of services. This event is free and open to the public, RSVP is requested.

Event Details:

  • Time: March 28, Saturday 5-7pm
  • Place: Sun Marble – 9600 Dice Lane Lenexa, KS. 66215 / 913-438-3366
  • Tentative Agenda:
    5:00 Reception – Lite dinner will be provided
    6:00 Addressing TECO services and staff by Direct General Yang
    6:30 Q&A
    7:00 The End

Please Send RSVP and Questions to any of the following organizers:

  • Arthur Chang  816-217-4702
  • Shu-Fen Shih 816-447-2417
  • Cindy Wu 913-609-6818
  • Victor Lee 913-515-6258
  • William You 913-438-3366

2015 Chinese New Year Celebration 新年晚會 Recap

大堪城中華協會在二月二十一日於 Community Covenant Church (Lenexa, KS) 舉辦新年晚會。共有一百多位嘉賓共襄盛舉,慶祝羊年的來到。臺灣經濟文化辦事處楊巨中處長親臨晚會現場,一同欣賞精彩的舞獅,歌曲,舞蹈表演,及品嚐豐盛道地的佳餚。贊助商熱心提供的四十多個精美的抽獎禮品,協會準備的一百個紅包,讓堪城的華人及友人一同體驗了熱鬧的中國新年。


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More pictures will be posted in the coming weeks. Stay tune!