Seattle Yee Fung
Toy Family Association 2017 News Page
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Yee Fung Toy Family
Association Headquarters Spring Banquet
The 2017 U.S.YFT senior leadership
meeting and Spring Banquet was held on March
11 and March 13, 2017.
From Seattle, Grand Advisor James
Yee and Grand Advisor Fred Yee (wife Clara)
attended this annual event.
The senior leadership was
successfully held on March 11. The Spring
Banquet was held at two restaurants, New Asia
新亞洲 and Peninsula
Restaurant with over 100 tables.
Many political and community
dignitaries were in attendance. U. S. Yee Fung
Toy Chapters attended include Boston/New
England, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles,
Stockton, Sacramento and Phoenix.
Photos courtesy of Kenny Yee of Southern
景墓園 (Lake View Cemetery)、萬年青 - 華秀麗墓園 (
Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery) 及 萬柏墓園 (Mt. Pleasant) 拜祭及獻花致敬舍路余氏先人。
members of the Seattle YFT Family Association
observed Ching Ming in visiting cemeteries
around the Seattle-King County area.
participated in the April 2, 2017 visits
included Kevin Lee, President, Mr and Mrs De
Sum Yee, Advisor, Suey Yee, Advisor, Mr. and
Mrs. Yao Dong Yu, Treasurer, and Other Yee
visited included Evergreen Washelli, Lakeview,
Hollyrood and Mt. Pleasant Queen Anne Hill.
Inauguration of the Chinese Consolidated
Benevolent Association Presiding President
Fung Toy Family Association of USA HQ advisor
current Hop Wo Benevolent Association （ 合和總會館）President, will
serve as the Presiding President of CCBA （美國中華會館總董）for the month
of July and August of 2017.
house audience witnessed his inauguration
ceremony which was held on July 2 at the CCBA.
U.S. YFT Grand Advisor from Seattle, attended
this inauguration ceremony along with Frank
Yee, East Grand President from New York,
Kenneth Yee East vice Grand President from
Boston, YFT leaders from Stockton, Sacramento,
Los Angeles and Salt Lake City.
The evening Banquet was held at New Asia,
attended by over 700 guests including elected
state and city officials, representatives and
members from US YFT, other family associations
and community organizations, friends and
For over 160 years, CCBA has stood the test of
time, serving and helping the Chinese
Seattle Chinatown-International District
Seattle YFT Family Association
was one of the 16 Traditional Family
Associations, under the auspice of Seattle
Chong WA Benevolent Association, matched in
the annual Seafair Parade in Chinatown on
Sunday, July 23, 2017.
Kevin Lee, Seattle YFT President and Seattle
Chong WA English Secretary, was the main
coordinator for the Chong WA group.
Fred Yee, Grand Advisor for the US YFT
Family Association, also participated and
was responsible for holding the YFT Parade
sign.Thousands of people lined up South King
Street and South Weller Street to watch this
popular community event.
James S. Yee 90th Birthday Celebration
On Saturday, August 5th,
members of the Seattle YFT Family
Association joined over 100 friends,
relatives and church brothers and sisters
at the Seattle Chinese Baptist Church to
celebrate Uncle James Yee's 90th Birthday
Among the attendees included uncle Hing,
Suey Yee & wife Linda, Fred Yee &
wife Clara, Sinclair Yee & wife
Gennie, Kevin Lee, Seattle YFT President,
Warren Yee & mother Sally Yee and from
LA, Kenny and Phyllis Yee.
Photos courtesy of Warren Yee, Kevin Lee
and Fred Yee.
Seattle YFT Annual Picnic and Dinner
Over 120 Seattle YFT members and
friends attended the 63rd Annual Picnic on
Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Woodland
Park picnic area #3. Attending the Picnic
included U.S. YFT Western Grand President
Eddie Yee and his wife Carina, from San
Francisco; Kenny Yee and Phillis Yee from
Los Angeles and over 30 family members who
were in town for the 90th Birthday
Celebration of Grand Advisor James Yee.
Nineteen students received scholarship
awards and many of those at the picnic
received prizes from the lucky drawing. In
the evening, about 22 Yee members attended a
welcome dinner for Eddie & Carina Yee at
Renton Seafood Restaurant.
Photos courtesy of Steven D. Yee and Fred