"This event is going to be the best and most fun black tie Gala celebrating 2013 Chinese New Year in North America." Rudy Huang - CEO - Progenist Systems
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
A fundraising kickoff for the highly anticipated Bruce Lee Action Museum will be sponsored by the prestigious HKAW Foundation, on February 9th, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. A record 1,000 people are expected to attend.
As a tribute to Bruce Lee, the seminal figure in the world of martial arts and a major figure in Asian American relations, Enter The Dragon cast members Bob Wall and John Saxon, UFC star Cung Le and other celebrities will be in attendance. Additionally, Bruce Lee’s wife, Linda, and daughter, Shannon will speak at the event.
Acclaimed Seattle-based couture fashion designer, Luly Yang will showcase a selection of her beautiful cocktail and evening creations for the event.
An auction that evening will feature rare Bruce Lee memorabilia, a special jewelry donation by Tiffany and Co., as well as amazing travel opportunities sponsored by Hainan Airlines, United Airlines, Park Hyatt Beijing, Park Hyatt Shanghai, Grand Hyatt Taipei, among others.
"I applaud the Bruce Lee Foundation and the Hong Kong Association of Washington for working to preserve and promote the life of one of Seattle's great cultural figures," said Mayor Mike McGinn. "I can't wait to visit the new museum."
Benjamin Lee, Chairman of HKAW Foundation says, “We are thrilled that the Bruce Lee Family have selected Seattle as the home for this fantastic museum and we are putting all our resources behind supporting this important future landmark for Seattle and the Asian Community.”
Says Shannon Lee, Chairperson of the Bruce Lee Foundation, “We are delighted that HKAW Foundation has chosen to support The Bruce Lee Action Museum. This museum will explore all things Bruce Lee and the richness of his legacy of meaningful action in such a complete way.”
For ticket information please refer to http://gala2013.hkawfoundation.org.
HKAW Foundation is a Seattle based 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity organization established by a group of Americans of Asian Descent community leaders and managed by world business leaders with the mission to share and support the advancement of arts, literatures, sciences, technologies and humanitarians regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation.
The Bruce Lee Action Museum is a project of the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to preserve and perpetuate the legacy of Bruce Lee for generations to come. The Bruce Lee Foundation seeks to carry out its mission primarily through educational means with the Bruce Lee Action Museum being the ultimate expression of this mission.
CIO/Program Director 2013 Chinese New Year Black Tie Gala
Bruce Lee Foundation
Parker Public Relations