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Legislators Drucker and Lafazan Celebrate Lunar New Year With Chinese Association of Jericho

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The not-for-profit organization hosted the celebration at Jericho High School.

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Legislators Drucker and Lafazan recently heralded the arrival of the Lunar New Year with the Chinese Association of Jericho.

Photo by: Office of Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker

Jericho, NY - February 8, 2019 - Nassau County Legislators Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) heralded the arrival of the Lunar New Year with the Chinese Association of Jericho on Saturday, Feb. 2. The not-for-profit organization hosted the celebration at Jericho High School, where they rang in the Year of the Pig with a program of traditional and cultural performances.
 
“It is always a pleasure to experience the rich diversity that makes Nassau County such a unique place to live, work and raise a family,” Legislator Drucker said. “The Chinese Association of Jericho always stages a beautiful and meaningful ceremony, and I thank co-presidents Jennie Yang and Kwan Cheung for all they do to bring the community together for this Lunar New Year celebration.”
 
“Lunar New Year puts Chinese culture and history in the spotlight, and the Chinese Association of Jericho shared that heritage with onlookers through their exuberant and captivating presentation,” Legislator Lafazan said. “I was honored to participate in this joyous celebration and wish everyone a happy and healthy Lunar New Year.”