Friday, August 25, 2017


QMAAAC Update – August 2017/ Quincy Mayor's Asian American Advisory Committee
(To request for removal from the email list, please write a note back.) 
1. "The Eye on Quincy TV Show" 
The Summer season ends quickly. "Eye on Quincy" will resume production after the Summer on September 18. Training for new member will begin as well. For those who are interested in the production workshop, please click on for details and to fill out the registration form. Feel free also to contact either Jimmy Wong or Betty Yau at 617-376-1298. For more INFO: please check out facebook: Eye on Quincy. 

2. Constituent service - housekeeping notes:
Rat/ rodent controlRubbish should be secured with tight fitting, durable lids. Doing so helps to prevent animals from getting into your rubbish. 
Bulk item trash pickup: To have TVs, computer monitors, ACs and appliances collected on your trash day, please call Sunrise Scavenger at 617-376-7556 at least two full business days before your scheduled trash day. 
Important dates for Election 2017:
Tuesday, 9-12-2017 - City Preliminary, 
(Wed., 8-23-2017, last day to register to vote and to change party enrollment in the preliminary election.)
Tuesday, 11-7-2017 - Final Election,
(Wed., 10/18/2017, last day to register to vote and to change party enrollment in the final election.) 
For more info and/or to request a voter registration form: or 617-376-1144
The Candidates List 2017:

3. The most updated yard waste schedule 2017 (Sept, 2017 to Dec 2017)
To pick up printed copies at the Mayor's Office, please contact Betty Yau at
4. Recent Quincy News Headlines:
on Quincy Sun: & on the City’s Web:
* K9 Karl Joins Quincy Police Dept
* High Schools Will Hire Full-Time ADs
* Wednesday (8/23/2017) Deadline To Register For Preliminary Election 
* South Shore Bank, Braintree Cooperative Bank Merging

5. What is Quincy 400? 


6. August Moon Festival 

Below is a collage photo taken at the 30th Annual Quincy August Moon Festival with the City of Quincy team.
Just  a reminder: the real date for Mid Autumn Festival for this year is Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017. 
Don't forget moon-gazing. “舉頭望明月,低頭思故鄉。”

7. The "Quincy Monthly Gathering" 
The “Quincy Monthly Gathering” is a self-pay activity which was started in Quincy by a group of Asian community workers in the early 1990s. "New comers" are welcome to join this informal social gathering.
The next gathering is scheduled to Sat., Aug. 26 at 12p at the Pope John Paul II Park near the Staples in Dorchester 
The evite link:
To request an evite to the gathering to meet new and old friends, feel free to write an email to Betty Yau at or

Until next time.
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Yau, (member) 
co-writer: Tom Fabrizio of the City of Quincy 
on behalf of
Fire Inspector Jimmy Wong (co-chair)
Mayor's Asian American Advisory Committee
(producer of the "Eye on Quincy" TV Show:)
to help create a unified community environment.
to provide a bridge between the City and the Asian American residents
Who we are:

We are a dedicated volunteer group. Many of us are Chinese Americans and long time Quincy residents. Our enthusiasm on community matters makes us realize that civil responsibilities are as equally important as civil rights.

facebook: eye on quincy

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