Sunday, September 1, 2013

Merdeka Picnic 2013

                                          Photo credit: Cath Wang





Saturday, August 31, 2013

Malaysian Flag raising in Chicago 8-30-2013

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Malaysia's 56th Merdeka

戴利廣場升旗 賀大馬56周年國慶
記者陳嘉倩/芝加哥報導
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芝加哥馬來西亞會前會長鄭金光(前)出席30日中午在芝市戴利廣場舉行的大馬國慶升旗典禮。(記者陳嘉倩/攝影)
芝加哥馬來西亞會前會長鄭金光(前)出席30日中午在芝市戴利廣場舉行的大馬國慶升旗典禮。(記者陳嘉倩/攝影)
8月31日是馬來西亞56周年國慶,芝加哥馬來西亞會特別在30日中午,於芝市戴利廣場舉行國慶升旗典禮。與會來賓先高唱了美國國歌,接著在馬來西亞國歌聲中,望著馬來西亞國旗冉冉上升。
30日中午的活動,由現任芝加哥華商會行政主任的簡英彬擔任司儀。馬來西亞會華裔現任會長Sue Christenson在升旗後,向大家介紹了馬來西亞的文化、歷史以及發展近況。
馬來西亞工業發展局中西部局長Jey Nair亦出席了升旗儀式。
馬來西亞會前任會長鄭金光,在結語中感謝眾人的與會,並歡迎大家參加該會31日在香柏市舉行的野餐會。
鄭金光表示,芝加哥馬來西亞會註冊會員有約300個家庭,其中包括許多華裔馬來西亞人,詳情可上網www.malaysianclubchicago.com查詢。


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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Updates

https://www.facebook.com/events/634147963262445/



    •           Friday August 30, 2013 at 11:30am
  • Malaysian Club of Chicago (MCC) is hosting a Malaysian flag raising ceremony at 11.30 am at the Daley plaza in Chicago on Friday 8/30/2013. We in MCC would like to invite you and your peers to the ceremony. Daley Plaza is an outdoor venue where City of Chicago host many of it's international or cultural events. It is the only day where Malaysian Flag is raised next to the American flag in the city of Chicago. This ceremony signifies our country's patriotic effort in reaching independence in 1957 and recognizes presence of Malaysians in Chicagoland area.

    The ceremony will be followed by short introduction to Malaysia and Q&A session with the audience.

    As representative of Malaysia, most of us will be dressed in Malaysian costumes, such as baju kurung, cheongsam, or sari. You are welcome to dress up or at least business casual. There will be a changing room to dress down after the ceremony.

    After the ceremony, a few of us are heading to Chicago Curry House near by for lunch. The lunch buffet is $10.95 ++ per person. It will be great if you can join us as well.


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    Merdeka Day's Picnic @ Preserve Forest Busse Woods - 
    Saturday August 31, 2013
    It's time to have a picnic and enjoy the HOT BEAUTIFUL SUMMER before it is over.

    Malaysian Club of Chicago (MCC) is organizing Malaysia Merdeka Day's Picnic (Malaysia Independence Day's) event. Local Malaysian delicacies will be served that you would not want to miss out, such as satay, nasi lemak, teh tarik, kuih muih and lots more.....

    Besides food, we will also have some games, activities and competitions for kids and adults. It is absolutely a fun family event! Please come and join us!!

    12:30 p.m. Guests arrival and check-in
    1.00 p.m.  Lunch
    2.00 p.m. - 5 p.m. Games, activities and competitions 


    Fee: $10 per person age 12 or over ($11.34 w/ service fee)
            Free entrance for kids from age 0 ~11

    To RSVP and make online payment, click http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/442080. Please remember to bring your confirmation with you during check-in.
    Online tickets will end by Saturday Aug 24, 2013 @11:59pm. However you still can purchase your ticket onsite at $15 per person age 12 or over.

    Busse Woods is conveniently located at the junction of I-90 and I-290 in Schaumburg. Exit I-290 at Higgins Road going east. Take the FIRST LEFT entrance into Busse Woods (entrance sign says "Busse Forest West"). The Merdeka Day's Picnic is at Grove Shelter 31 along a beautiful pond (map attached). Don't forget to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

    Please call Sue at 847-226-4361 or email: malaysianclubchicago@gmail.com if you have any questions. See you there, rain or shine.


    P.S: MCC has set up an account on Facebook called - Malaysian Club of Chicago 2013. Please find and like us on Facebook so you'll able to receive notifications and updates info about our club.


    Malaysian Club of Chicago

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Malaysian Flag Raising Ceremony 8/30/2013


Stay tuned for the upcoming events:

August 30th, 2013 Friday
Malaysian Flag Raising Ceremony
Daley Center
Chicago, IL

August 31st, 2013 Saturday
Merdeka Day Picnic
Busse Woods Forest Preserve, 
by Schaumburg, IL