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
6:30pm-8:00pm
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.
     退休生活不能祗依靠“山姆大叔”的帮助
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。
这使得退休规划比以往任何时候都更加複杂。自2008年崩盘以来,股市虽然已有好转,但经通胀调整后,退休储蓄账户的金额比2007年的高峰值仍低百分之一。这一股市崩盘使退休储蓄账户损失了数万亿美元1。那些仍然设法弥补损失的人们也许都懒得去看他们的401(k)账户的季结单了。更多
     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!

我的目標是為您家庭的未來提供支持。希望我們可以愉快合作!
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个将存于前雇主退休计划中的资金转入个人退休帐户的理由
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
jdressler@ft.newyorklife.com
http://www.facebook.com/JamesDresslerNYL
     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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