Spring Festival Celebration


On March 1, 2024, the Chamber hosted its Spring Festival and Business Awards at Capital Seafood Restaurant. The Lunar New Year themed festival began with the presentation of colors by the Army Recruiting Command in Monterey Park and lion dance by the Imortal Lion Dance troupe.

Dignitaries in attendance included the Honorable Judy Chu, 49th Assembly District member Mike Fong. San Gabriel Munipal Water District representative Mike Eng, Vinh Ngo, Monterey Park Mayor Pro Tem Garvey School Boardmember Andy Yam. Also present were former Monterey Park Mayors Lily Chen, David Lau, Peter Chan and former City Treasurer Joseph Leon. L.A. County Assessor Jeff Prang had a last minute change of schedule and was represented by his deputy.

Business Awards were presented to M & M Realty Partners, developers of the highly successful Marketplace. The award was received by former City Manager Paul Talbot. Southern California also received and award along with Garfield Health Center for their contributions to the businesses and residents of the City. Awards were presented by former Mayor Peter Chan.

A hanfu and Quipao contest was followed by raffle of prizes donated by several businesses including Home Depot.

The event featured a full Royal Banquet along with entertainment by David So.