JinGuo Committee's Inauguration Ceremony and Annual Mother's Day Gala
Updated: May 9
Dr. Ji Li, President of HTTV USA, Dr. Lianlian Lin, Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Princess Karen Cantrell, Chairman of Royal Society of St. George, California Branch, Brenda Yang, President of JinGuo Committee, Joey Zhou, TV host, and guests
San Gabriel, California, USA. The JinGuo Committee held its Fourth Inauguration Ceremony and Mother's Day Gala at the San Gabriel Sheraton Los Angeles in San Gabriel, California. The JinGuo Committee was founded in 2015 and brings together many outstanding women from all walks of life. The JinGuo Committee provides a platform for women to collaborate, network, and achieve high standards of excellence by supporting and empowering Chinese women. The Committee also promotes cultural exchanges, social events, and engagement in community service.
The evening party began when the presidents of the JinGuo Committee raised their glasses to celebrate. Annie Chen was honored for her tremendous contributions to the organization. The newly appointed president of the JinGuo Committee, Brenda Yang, was officially inducted as the President of the JinGuo Committee in the inauguration ceremony.
Annie Chen, third President of JinGuo Committee, Congresswoman Judy Chu, and Brenda Yang, fourth President of the JinGuo Committee
The notable guests who gave speeches were Sujiu Zhang, the founding President of the JinGuo Committee, Mrs. Chen Wei, wife of the Consul General for the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles, U.S. Congressman Judy Chu, Annie Chen, third President of the JinGuo Committee, Brenda Yang, fourth President of the JinGuo Committee, and Princess Karen Cantrell, Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George, California Branch.
Sujiu Zhang, the founding President of the JinGuo Committee
U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu
Annie Chen, the third and past President of the JinGuo Committee
Brenda Yang, the fourth and newly appointed President of the JinGuo Committee
Princess Karen Cantrell, Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George, California Branch
There were performances throughout the evening which the attendees enjoyed during the dinner and awards presentations. The JinGuo Committee honored those who have contributed to the success of the organization during the year with awards and certificates, including the businesses who have supported the organization.
Sujiu Zhang is honored with a special award
Singer Stephanie Spruill performs for the audience
Stephanie Spruill, a multi-talented entertainer and Grammy Award winning singer, gave a stunning performance for the audience. She opened with a dynamic performance of the song, "Summertime," and closed with a song she wrote called "I'll Be There for You."
There were performers of all ages, including a children's group of dancers who performed, singers, piano performance by Angelo Molino, and a special dance performance by Sujiu Zhang.
Annie Chen, Mrs. Chen Wei, and Brenda Yang
Maestro Angelo Molino performs for the audience
Children's dance group at the JinGuo Committee Annual Gala
Princess Karen Cantrell, Congresswoman Judy Chu, and Joey Zhou
Sujiu Zhang, Joey Zhou, and Princess Karen Cantrell
Joey Zhou and Brenda Yang
Princess Karen Cantrell, Brenda Yang, and Stephanie Spruill
Matthew Zhang, Angelo Molino, Joey Zhou, Annie Chen, Clara Lobel, Robert Lobel
Stephanie Spruill receives flowers after her performance
Attendees pose for a group photo at the JinGuo Committee Annual Gala 2022
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