KCCA Social Dance Party
What: KCCA Social Dance Party
When: Saturday, November 21th, 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty, Overland Park
Who: Everyone is invited; free for KCCA members, $3 for non-KCCA members;
On-site KCCA member registration is welcome
Why: Social Networking, Make friends, and Have Fun!
Details: RSVP through or KCCA email kccaboardofdirectors@gmail.com or WeChat group 堪城华人联络网 is required as the venue capacity is limited.
Light refreshment is provided and various beverage available for minimum cost. All proceeds and donation will go to local charity.

Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/XhKkNNDnsNKqGT7x5
     KCCA Support for the 84th Annual Plaza Art Fair
KCCA provided volunteers for The 84th Annual Plaza Art Fair. It is a 3-days (9/25-27) event on Country Club Plaza. This is a large local festival encompassing fine art, fine craft, music, art installations and artist demos. Thanks Wendy LI, Vivian, Guangyu, and all volunteers for your support!!!
Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/Mu1KcpeEXVtfu3UdA or https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipN7cHXXl3RWkfzfM_lO_iLOCUc3RxIlaLY6iO2b
受中国驻芝加哥总领事馆的邀请,KCCA 派代表出席了24日在芝加哥举行的国庆66周年招待会。KCCA借此良机和印地安那,克罗拉多等州的华人协会进行了交流,和全美福建商会,芝加哥东方艺术团等民间团体增进了了解。
Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/c3tgESNgPhtvpidE8 or https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipPvT5GbKXQeoN6z6wlIr5xuyUyp-a0t6rOWVXDT
     KCCA Support for Art Midwest Conference
照片是上周在KC Convention Center举行的一年一度的"演出展览会",国内文化部和对外演出公司有组团参加。受芝加哥领事管的委托,KCCA和UMKC共同协助提供了部分Volunteers,在此特别感谢报名和参与的朋友们。特别是王晖从始至终的全程参与,工作一丝不苟,受到参展人士的好评,同时也要感谢Daniel Xue和Grazia Xiong在此次活动中对KCCA的支持。有了你们所有志愿者和广大热心朋友的热情帮助,我们KCCA才会更好的服务于华人社区,再次表示谢意!
Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/dvN21uRQwKquMSwL6 or https://photos.google.com/album/AF1QipPsqQNnXtB3eqmBccEIlvLi1MSVaGY7pC89c9q1
     2015中秋节野餐会 Moon Festival Picnic
地点:Antioch Park, #3 Shelter
6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202
费用:活动免费参与; 现场提供BBQ,凭票领取,可在线购票
     KCCA Karaoke Social Network Event Update
More than one hundred people joined the KCCA Karaoke Social Network event at KC Buffet on August 1st. Everybody enjoyed the party. We appreciate everyone's attendance. We are glad to see so many talented singers and to hear such nice voices. This was an extremely successful event and we promise that this is not the last one. We plan on hosting different kinds of social events in the future. Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/Zy2h1sL9aGB8Wkqm9
     UMKC Student Information Fair
Kansas City Chinese Association (KCCA) was invited to the UMKC Student Information Fair (the Roo Fair) at the UMKC Student Union on August 18th. As part of the Fall 2015 International Student Orientation, the KCCA used this great opportunity to introduce our organization and local Chinese community to new international students, and to express our warmest welcome to them. Please find out more photos here: https://goo.gl/photos/p6Ykq97se5w3LzF86
     第十一届堪城龙舟节纪实 2015 Dragon Boat Festival Update
一年一度的堪城龙舟节今年6月13日在 Country Club Plaza 隆重举行,并圆满落幕。KCCA一直是此活动的主要支持者和倡导者之一。KCCA主席 Dressler先生应邀在主席台上就坐,代表KCCA对此次活动表示了一如既往的大力支持和参与精神。KCCA组织了强大的志愿团队为龙舟节保驾护航,无论是河岸边还是舞台上下,都能看到KCCA志愿者在雨中忙碌的身影,他们团队的 T-Shirt 格外耀眼,给堪城市民留下了深刻的印象。更多
The eleventh dragon boat festival in KC on Jun 13th has been very successfully concluded, KCCA has been a big supporter and advocator of the event. KCCA President Mr. Dressler was on the stage to represent our strong support and participation, KCCA also single handily shoulder the task of bouncer team. It happened to be a raining day but our KCCA bouncers completed the task with a strong thumbs up. The Bouncer manager Alan commented on our KCCA Bouncer term performance as “Excellent”! Read more...
     Silk Road Dance Academy (丝路舞蹈团) Open Recruitment 2015-16 Season
Silk Road Dance Academy is an amateur dance group comprising of individuals with a passion for dance, and a desire to promote Chinese culture and the arts in our communities. We specialize in Chinese traditional and folk dances. Our members range from professionals to students and post-grads, from experienced veterans to new recruits; the common thread amongst us being the passion and the love for dance and the arts. Please visit our website www.silkroaddanceacademy.com for more information.

We are now recruiting new dancers to join our academy. No prior professional training is required, and any dance/performance experience will be greatly welcome. We are looking for people who loves to dance, likes to learn and able to commit to training and practice.

Applicants are invited to come for auditions on May 10th or May 17th, 2015 in the afternoon at Golds Gym in Merriam. Please email linxuw2011@yahoo.com with any questions or to schedule an audition time. We look forward to welcoming you to join our enthusiastic and expanding team!
     Scholarships Available to Study Intensive Chinese or Japanese at Washington University in St. Louis this Summer with the ALLEX Foundation
The WUSTL-ALLEX Intensive Chinese and Japanese Institute will offer intensive beginning level classes in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese at Washington University in St. Louis for seven weeks this summer. Each class meets for 2 hours per day, 5 days a week for 7 weeks. The course is intensive and requires 3-5 hours of mandatory self-managed study per day. Scholarships are available to qualified students. details...
     Upcoming Dragon Boat Festival
We're looking for six 7-14 youth to participate in dragon parade.
Time: 9:30-10:00am 6/13/2015
(20 minutes brief training, 5 minutes break, 5 minutes parade )
Location: international bridge at plaza
Please contact KCCA by email kccaboardofdirectors@gmail.com

     Spring Gardening Seminar
Please Join Us for a Spring Gardening Presentaiton
Who: Speaker - Johnson County Master Gardener - Jim Crist
What: Spring Gardening Seminar
When: Saturday, April 25th 1:30pm — 2:30pm
Where: 10101 England Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212, Room 101
Emmanuel Chinese School, Phone: 913-485-5475
     Upcoming 2015 Asian Cultural Festival

     Upcoming 2015 Asian Cultural Festival - Asian Photography Competition

     Citizenship Training for Teachers
USCIS offers free training for adult educators, program directors, volunteers, and representatives from immigrant-serving organizations. These seminars are designed to enhance the skills needed to teach U.S. history, civics, and the naturalization process to immigrant students and to administer comprehensive adult citizenship education programs. Here is the upcoming seminar at Kansas City: 4/16/2015, 9AM-4PM, Ceremony Room, USCIS Kansas City Field Office at 10320 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City, MO. Click here to read registration information and details about the program.
     Book Talk and Signing By Bambi Nancy Shen

     March Chinese Community Event Hosted by New York Life
March Chinese Community Event Hosted by New York Life Greater Kansas City General Office. We look forward to sharing with you our Company’s history of financial strength as well as our commitment to the Chinese community. Sandwiches and light refreshments will be provided, see you there! details...

March 12, 2015
RSVP to 913-777-HAO8 or kccavoicemail@gmail.com
     2015 Chinese New Year Performance Video and Photos
     KCCA New President Announcement
On 1/31/2015, James Dressler has been elected to be the new president of KCCA after voted by all the current board members. The current president, Chunming Ma, is working with Mr. Dressler and the board to make the transition. Starting from 2/15/2015, Chunming will leave the president position along with James' resuming the position. There will be a brief ceremony held at the KCCA new year celebration in the evening of 2/14/2015. Please join us to congratulate Mr. Dressler for his new role with KCCA and wish him a good luck in this position! Read more...
     KCCA 2015 New Year Celebration Update
Volunteer Recruitment, Exhibition Booth Activity, Lucky Drawing, Ticket Sale and Culture Essential Visa Service. We have lots of updates for the New Year Celebration. Click here to learn all the details.
Don't Solely Rely on Uncle Sam's Help During Retirement
--- Article by James Dressler & Li Xing of New York Life Insurance Company

当您看电视或阅读报纸,都会了解到美国经济仍处於不明朗的时候。就业机会蹒跚不前、股票市场起起落落、生活成本节节攀升 - 目前情况仍然难以令人放心。
     Invitation to a Meet and Greet Reception in Support of
Governor Sam Brownback & Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer

Click to learn more about Fundraiser Goal.
     黄礼越律师讲座 - 就业移民
这一期我们来讲就业移民。就业移民的花样很多,但是总的来讲,都需要特殊技能和大学以上学历。学历越高,成就越大,越容易办下来。 有很多年轻人来美国留学,希望毕业后能留下来。学生签证最重要的一个有利条件就是毕业后的一年实习期,很多毕业生都是在这个时期找到工作后得以留下来。更多
     James Dressler祝思樂為 KCCA 會員提供免費理財咨詢和投資組合審查咨詢!

退休計劃 * 人壽保險 * 遺產規劃 * 終身收入 * 401(k)s/IRAs
Click to see flyer
Click to read article about following topic:
10 Reasons to Rollover Assets from A Former Employer’s Retirement Plan to An IRA
For additional information, http://www.newyorklife.com/learn-and-plan/401k-options
James Dressler
Financial Services Professional
Agent, New York Life Insurance Company
Registered Representative offering securities through NYLIFE Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), A Licensed Insurance Agency Greater Kansas City General Office
7500 College Boulevard, Suite 800, Overland Park, KS 66210
Office: (913) 712-0234 Cell: (402) 682-1826
     黄礼越律师讲座 - 如何帮助家人移民美国
这里所说的移民是指绿卡的申请,也就是成为永久居民的途径。 简单的来说,以家庭关系为基础的移民可以分成几个等级,以优先权来排序, 第一类是美国公民的配偶,未婚不满21岁的子女,21岁以上美国公民的父母;第二类美国公民21岁以上未婚子女, 已婚子女, 21岁以上美国公民的兄弟姐妹;第三类是永久居民的配偶和未婚子女; 第四类是特殊人群,包括受虐待的家庭成员, 美国公民的未婚夫/妻签证, 和美国公民的遗孀或鳏夫。更多
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