2015 Event Logs
Kevin Lee 余紹江, Seattle
Chapter Vice president, was re-elected to the Seattle
Chong Wa Benevolent Association (西雅圖中華會館) as English
Secretary for the 2015 term. Congratulations Kevin!
Fred Yee 余海量, West Grand
Vice President and Seattle Chapter Advisor, was appointed
as Honorary Community Advisor to Chong Wa, representing
the Seattle YFT Family Association
Fred Yee, US YFT West Grand
Vice President and Advisor, Seattle YFT and wife, Clara,
visited Phoenix YFT in February 2015. The Phoenix members
hosted a visit to the YFT office and a welcome dinner on
Fred Yee, US YFT Western
Grand Vice President, attended the South California YFT
2015 Spring Banquet on Feb 28. The banquet was held at the
a Empress Harbor Seafood Restaurant in Monterey Park. Over
300 people attended this event. William Yu, President of
US YFT Headquarters in San Francisco, also attended.
Fred Yee, US Grand Vice
President and wife, Clara; De Shum Yee, Seattle YFT
Advisor and wife, attended that 3/7/2015 celebration of
the YFT Society of Canada 111th Anniversary celebration.
The evening banquet was held
at the Floata Seafood Restaurant with over 300 in
attendance. The evening also feature singing and dance
performance, lion dances and scholarship awards.
當晚出席的嘉賓包括美西副總長余海量伉儷、美西總顧問余樹湛伉儷， 合勝堂主席梁國堯、Tony Au
The Seattle YFT Family
Association held its 2015 Spring banquet at Renton Seafood
Restaurant on March 12. About 70 Yee members and other
Among the invited guests
include Jimmy Leung, President of Hop Sing Tong, Seattle,
Tony Au, Martial Arts and Lion Dance Master and members of
the Seattle Mar Family Association.
De Shum Yee was Master of
Ceremony and welcome greetings by Shek Jing Ye, Seattle
YFT President. Thank you greetings by Kevin Lee, Vice
President of the Chapter.
Fred Yee, US YFT West grand
Vice President gave an update of the rental income of the
YFT property and made announcement of the 2015 Ching Ming
on March 22, Annual Picnic at Woodland Park on July 26;
the upcoming US Yee Convention in Boston, August 1-5 and
the Macau World Yee Convention, November 23- 27.
The evening ended with good
wishes and upbeat spirit.
Cemetery)、湖景墓園 (Lake View Cemetery)、萬年青 - 華秀麗墓園 (
Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery) 及 萬柏墓園 (Mt. Pleasant)
Several members of the
Seattle YFT Family Association observed Ching Ming in
visiting cemeteries around the Seattle-King County area.
Members participated in the
March 22, 2015 visits included Kevin Lee, Vice President,
Mr and Mrs De Shum Yee, Advisor, Suey Yee, Advisor and Mr.
and Mrs. Yao Dong Yu, Treasurer.
Cemeteries visited included
Evergreen Washelli, Lakeview, Hollyrood and Mt. Pleasant
Queen Anne Hill.
Fred Yee, US YFT West Grand
Vice President, wife Clara, James Yee, Grand Advisor,
Seattle Chapter President and Vice President, Shek Jing
Yee and Kevin Lee, attended the 2015 Spring Banquet of the
U.S. YFT Family Association on March 29.
The banquet was held at two
restaurants, New Asia and Peninsula, in San Francisco.
Over 1100 guests attended, with U.S, YFT senior leadership
from Boston, New York, Phoenix, Sacramento, Stockton, Los
Angeles, Seattle, Cleveland and San Francisco.
On March 28, there was s
senior leadership meeting at the Association office and an
ancestral worship ceremony at noon on March 29.
嘉頓酒家東主李文輝夫婦慷慨贊助是次籌款活動； Tony Au
Nine members of the Seattle
Yee Fung Toy Family Association attended and supported the
annual fund raiser dinner at Hong's Garden.
The dinner was held on April
13 this year and it attracted over a thousand dinners to
be sold every year. Among the Yees volunteering as waiters
and food servers include Fred Yee, Clara Cheung Yee, Kevin
Lee, Warren Yee, Linda Yee, Suey Yee, Steven Yee, Helen
Chinn and Susana Lee.
Faye Hong, owner of Hong's
Garden, generously hosted this event with Tony Au and his
lion dance team providing excellent lion dance
performance, Kin On CEO Sam Wan was
present to greet supporters..
Three members of the Seattle
YFT Family Association participated in the 2015 Summer Sea
Fair Parade. The weather was steaming hot but it did not
dampen the enthusiasm of people to participate in the
Parade or watch as audience. Some twenty traditional
associations from Chinatown joint force to march in the
On July 25, the Seattle YFT
Family Association hosted its 2015 Annual Picnic and
Scholarship awards. Over 100 members and friends attended,
including our cousins from the Ma Family Associations.
25 scholarship awards were
given out to members daughters and sons. There were also
lucky drawing for cash prices and gifts.
The 25th U.S. National Yee
Convention held successfully in Boston, MA from August
The Seattle Yee Fung Toy
Chapter had 4 delegates attending, Fred Yee, U.S. West
Grand Vice President, Kevin Lee, Seattle Vice President,
De Sum Yee, Advisor, Seattle Chapter and Yao Dong Yu,
Treasurer, Seattle Chapter .
During the convention, Frank
Yee, of New York and Eddie Yee, of San Francisco, were
elected U.S. East and West Grand Presidents respectively,
with Kenneth Yee,of Boston and David Yee of Phoenix were
elected Grand Vice Presidents.
Fred Yee became Grand
Advisor after the conclusion of the convention..
On Sunday, August 23, 2015,
Seattle YFT members attended the community picnic
organized by Chong Wa Benevolent Association 西雅圖中華會館 and
20 traditional Chinese Associations in Seattle.
The event is an effort for
the Chinese Associations and Chong Wa to further promote
cooperation and friendship among the Associations for the
benefits of the community.
Lauren Yee, daughter of
Grand elder Larry Yee of San Francisco, also attended the
picnic with two friends. She was in Seattle on a book
A group of 8 from Seattle
attended the 2015 World Yee Convention held on Nov 23-25
at the Harbourview Hotel in Macau.
At the opening banquet,
about 1500 attended.
From Seattle, attending the
Convention included National Grand Advisor Fred Yee and
his wife, Clara, Alex and Meesha Yee, Seattle Chinese
Secretary Jie Feng Yu and wife Fei, And Lan/Tony Ching.
Mr. Eddie Yee, U.S. West
Grand President was elected as the new World Yee
Association and San Francisco was selected as the site for
the 2018 World Yee Convention.
On November 25, about 300
World Yee delegates visited Kaiping and participated in
the ancestral worship and on November 26 attended the
"Fung Toy Ding" Opening ceremony.