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Chinese New Year information 02-29-05


 


2005 - Fourth Annual Chinese New Year Award Banquet
February 19, 2005
Guest of honor
Grand Master Victor Cheng
Victor Cheng and Steve Castelo picture Victor Cheng and Ed Green picture
Magnolia place was the site of this New Years event, a cozy venue where every table had a fine view of the evenings entertainment. The lucky award winners began arriving about 6pm with their fellow students, friends, families and other supporters. A fine meal was offered buffet style and soon everyone was enjoying their tasty selections, including lots of chicken nuggets for children!

The show began quickly, starting with the traditional Chinese fashion show, which featured a surprise dance number performed By S.Rencher and a (Dancing Male)!
This was followed by Latino style singing and Victors melodious guitar solos.
This led into a thrilling display of Flamenco dance by Shawna, wearing the most amazing
dress with a long, red, ruffled train attached. Another surprising event followed…
Adam and David pulled forth flashing Sabers and began showing off their best moves one by one, & soon this became a spectacular battle of clashing blades with very fast moves.
Everybody loves a good swordfight and the audience cheered the combatants.

At last it was time for the awards to be presented and one by one the hardworking winners were honored for their efforts this year.

A fine time was had by all, with next year sure to be even better.
Wishing everyone a prosperous and safe Chinese New Year.

Alysia Gainer and Tracy Lee picture
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David Barnes picture

S. Rencher picture
                           

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Net proceeds from this event will benefit Humble I.S.D Education Foundation and Humble
Rotary Club Lakeland Elementary School mentoring program. Ask about how you or your employer can sponsor a table!
The program this evening is presented by:

Wang's Martial Arts
Wang's Martial Arts was founded by Mr. Yun-Yang Wang and was opened to the general public on January 8, 1983. Expert training is offered in Northern Shaolin and Northern Praying Mantis styles of Kung Fu. Classes are also offered in Tai Chi Chuan.

The Humble Rotary Club-President: Jim McCary
An international service organization established in 1922, Rotary is a service club composed of business and professional people dedicated to world peace through service.
Tonight's net proceeds will benefit the following Rotary programs:

Humble ISD Education Foundation This nonprofit organization began in 1999 to support innovative and creative educational projects in Humble ISD. Since 2000, the foundation has funded over $500,000 in grants to staff in all thirty campuses. These grants give teachers the resources to offer exciting learning opportunities for their students.
Lakeland Elementary mentoring of children by Rotarians and financial assistance, as needed, for special projects of the school. Because this campus has a high percentage of low-income families, many students enjoy the opportunity to develop a mentoring relationship with a caring adult.

Northeast Hospital Foundation
The Northeast Hospital Foundation touches the lives of thousands of people in Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita and the surrounding communities.
Established in 1987, the Foundation has helped generate almost $2 million for health care programs and services available to area residents through Northeast Medical Center Hospital.
The Foundation's on-going programs include:
· Children's Healthcare Assistance Fund
· Northeast Hospice Services
· Senior Care Program
· Northeast Regional Cancer Center
· Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
· Women and Children's Health
· Community Wellness
· Project Mammogram
Northeast Hospital Foundation supports the programs of Northeast Medical Center Hospital, the area's only community-oriented, not for profit hospital. Northeast is a 243-bed hospital located in Humble, Texas and offering full service care to residents in northeast and north central Harris County, and parts of Montgomery and Liberty counties.


Report Card points Award Tournament Points Award
5-8 years
1st- Andre Brower 9.75 points
2nd- Wyatt Boehm 9.25 points
3rd- Donovan Tran 6.0 points
4th- Henning Jolivet 4.0 points
Andre Brower  picture 5-8 years
1st- Andre Brower 96 points
2nd- Wyatt Boehm 33 points
3rd- Brandon Rattay 24 points
4th- Colin McKee 21 points
4th- Donovan Tran 21 points
9-14 years
1st Minh Da Le 12.0 points
1st Daniel Shellhouse 12.0 points
2nd James Wang 10.5 points
3rd Krzysztof Cupial 9.0 points
4th Alex Cupial 8.25 points
4th Logan Wilkerson 8.25 points
Daniel Shellhouse  picture 9-14 years
1st Daniel Shellhouse 114 points
2nd Whitney Winders 33 points
3rd Brice Hart 21 points
4th Michael Barton 15 points
15 and up
1st David Rattay 10.0 points
2nd Lukasz Cupial 9.0 points
3rd Wilfred Hung 6.0 points
4th Ashley Alagna 4.5 points
5th Kyle Smith .5 points
Kung Fu Award picture 15 and above
1st Adam Arce 60 points
2nd Douglas Jasper 24 points
3rd Roger Leon 21 points
4th Jason Tansey 18 points
5th Lisa Jasper 9 points
Entertainment Program :
Chinese Fashion Show
Wang's Martial Arts Family and Friends

Vocal Performance
Genaro DeAnda
"Como quien pierde una estrella" in the style of Alejandro Fernandez
"Georgia" in the style of Ray Charles
Genaro is a musical theatre major at North Harris, independent performer at some of Houston's clubs, and has aspirations of becoming an independent film actor.

Classical Guitar
Victor Makris
Victor began his studies of guitar at the age of 13. He studied classical guitar steadily through college with Gerald Blakeman and Wolfgang Justen and then attended master classes by Christopher Parkening and Pepe Romero. When he is not playing guitar or practicing Kung Fu, he is an attorney practicing in the area of business, Social Security Disability, personal injury and other areas in law.

Kung Fu Demonstration
David Barnes and Adam Arce
In addition to having studied martial arts at Wang's Martial Arts for about 15 years, David Barnes is also a student at Sam Houston University. Adam Arce, a student of Wang's Martial Arts for seven years, is currently studying at Tomball College.

Flamenco
S. Rencher
"Soleares"
Shawna is a University of St. Thomas student who has been studying flamenco under the direction of Antonia Perlacia since her sophomore year in high school. She has been studying at Wang's Martial Arts for eight years.


This evening has been sponsored by :
Houston Gulf Coast Alarm Association
The Boehm Family
Northeast Hospital
Roger Leon
The Shellhouse Family
Victor Makris
Terrie Dennis


Chinese new year picture
Glen Shellhouse picture Terry Dennis picture Victor Mckris picture Rick Strickland picture
 
New Year Banquet picture New Year Guest picture Robert Comb picture Roger Leon picture

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