Asian Cultural Center opens in Orlando


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After a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 5, 2014, the new Asia Trend Magazine – Y.E.S.S. Center is officially open to the public.  It’s located at Orlando Fashion Square Mall in Orlando, Florida, next to the J.C. Penney’s.  Community funding and donations are welcome to support it.

The grand opening guests included Orlando elected officials, the public, Coco Johnston (Asian American Chamber of Commerce), LaFontaine Oliver  ( 90.7 News, WMFE-FM), Gail Rayos (Wraggs & Casas Public Relations), Carol Lim (Tampa News Blogger) and Katherine Ragamat (UCF Journalism Student, AT Journalism Intern) at the grand opening of the Asia Trend Magazine – Y.E.S.S. Center at Orlando Square Fashion Mall on Wednesday night. The center will offer Chinese caligraphy, Chinese painting, yoga, origami, academic youth tutoring, mahjong, line, lion and cultural dance lessons and how to play the Indonesian Kolintang.  Organizers plan to add voter registration and more services in the future.  Not pictured – Mimi Chan, Disney’s “Mulan” real life model for the animated movie and C.K. Lau, AT’s Executive Director also attended the center’s opening.

Shoppers and the public previewed the new Asian cultural center that opened Wednesday night at Orlando Fashion Square Mall.  It’s the combined effort of Asia Trend Magazine and Y.E.S.S., two nonprofits serving Orlando and Central Florida’s Asian community. Carol Lim has more on the center with services for the youth and seniors.

Runs: 2:36

0:30 Robert F. Stuart, Orlando District 3 Commissioner

1:03  Shally Wong, Asia Trend Magazine Founder

1:35  Ricky Ly, AT Advisor and Food Blogger

View also at http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1186307

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