4/22/2018 (戊戌年[狗] 农历二零一八年三月初七 星期日)
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Book Launch Party

On March 11th, 2018, a party was held at The Firs to launch the publishing of the book An American Picture Bride - the story of Ms. Toy Kay (a notable Chinese American elder and the founder of Olympia Area Chinese Association) written with Ms. Janine Gates.

Ms. Janine Gates is a freelance journalist, photographer, and caregiver for seniors in Olympia, Washington. She writes a community news blog, Little Hollywood, at www.janineslittlehollywood.blogspot.com, and serves on the board of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum.

To purchase this book, go to https://gorhamprinting.com/book/an-american-picture-bride

More information about upcoming speaking engagements will be posted at https://www.facebook.com/AnAmericanPictureBride

Contact: Janine Gates, Ja9gates@aol.com

------------------------ Photos from this party -------------------------


Ms. Janine Gates giving speech


Ms. Toy Kay giving speech


People sharing the stories related to Toy Kay


Mrs. Wendy Seid, one of the initial directors of OACA, giving a speech
- thanked Ms. Toy Kay for founde this non-profit organization in 1980


People buying book and requesting Ms. Toy Kay's signature


Ms. Toy Kay signing a book bought by OACA.


Ms. Toy Kay, Mrs, Wendy Seid (Treasurer of OACA), and Mr. Gang Ma (President of OACA)


Signature and words from Ms. Toy Kay

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