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Celebrating Lunar New Year of the Dragon

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Turn Key Real Estate 31RA0874656

Our Global Committee had an excellent networking and celebration on February 12, 2024, for the Lunar New Year, Year of the Dragon event @LOL Barbecue 66 Middle Neck Rd Great Neck NY  11021 (516) 708-1682.  This was the first time that I had ever eaten Korean Cuisine and was curious as to the different tastes and delicacies that they would offer.   

It was set up to be a smorgasbord self-serve-styled venue.  What I discovered was so very tasty and well-presented cuisine.  The barbecue ribs, which I found out is what Korean food is known for as a specialty, were supreme.  The meat just rolled off the bone, just like excellent barbecue ribs.  There was the spicy and delicious string beans with some amazing sauce, that I couldn't get enough of.  They also had a popcorn-type chicken dish that was to die for too!  Even the brown rice w/vegetables was scrumptious!

They served white and red wines, that I think might have been Korean, but after a few glasses, now it didn't matter. We had Stephanie Aker, a representative from the National Association of Realtors staff fly in from Chicago as our guest.  There were new and old faces that attended the celebration.  It was a very beneficial and fun event meeting friends and new acquaintances to make connections with.  This was the first event in 30 years as a Broker that was in Great Neck.   I hope we don't have to wait another 30 years to have another celebratory event again.

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Comments (3)

Aura Alex
Seattle, WA
Retired Real Estate Pro

Hi, Philip.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a heartwarming gesture! Your team's thoughtful recognition fosters trust and strengthens relationships.

Congratulations on making a lasting impact!

Feb 19, 2024 10:17 AM
Philip A. Raices
Turn Key Real Estate - Great Neck, NY
1 of the Most Knowledgeable Brokers on the Net!

Good afternoon Aura,  We need to celebrate all cultures and religions and respect everyone's right to determine what they want, and become more educated and aware of other's feelings, rights, in living a free and independent life!

"What the world needs now, is Love, Sweet Love as Jackie DeShannon wrote and sang in 1965 and Dionne Warwick also did in 1966.  I am sometimes confused and baffled as to the reasons why humans have to this day tried to "divide and conquer." 

Especially if you just look around the globe and see the wars, in Ukraine, Israel, Sudan, and Africa,  by Hamas, Hezbollah, and the other terrorist groups and other small wars that you never read about caused.  We have more terrorists and crazies in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world, who are trying to breakdown our "rules and regulations" in a way that we have never seen before, but in the end, they will not succeed!  Ever wonder why Alon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson are so laser-focused on trying to go to Mars?  I realized a while back that it's because they firmly believe that we are done on this earth.  However, there is hope for the masses if we can get rid of the autocrats and dictators somehow and someway, so our young Democractic experiment can continue to morph and grow into a more favorable entity for all.  However, there are those in government that do not want the best for all of us.  They no longer work for us, but we work for them.  When they want a raise, they easily vote for their increases.  When the average Joe, trying to survive needs and wants a raise, GOOD LUCK, trying to get it.  The answer to all of the turmoil and to create a better society is to have smart and caring parents and superior schools to continue educating our people.  The real problem was when the education system was created during FDR's Presidency in 1932, he wanted more workers and not entrepreneurs, so that is how our system was based (you can fact check and do your research to verify what I am conveying).  China too, does not want their population educated otherwise they would have overthrown their government a long time ago, I think Russia too!  Sorry for the rant, but there are times I have to say what I feel is true and right! 

Feb 19, 2024 10:45 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Tonight is the BIG celebration of the Lunar New Year in San Francisco. The weather has been very cooperative and a big crowd is expected for the fun and celebration.

Feb 24, 2024 06:30 PM
Philip A. Raices

Hey, again John,  You are very fortunate and lucky that weather is good and hopefully not too cold to enjoy the night, so have fun and don't drink tooooo much,

We had 3 celebrations during February.  The first was a show put on for the Village of Great Neck Plaza, then one via our Global Committee from the Long Island Board of Realtors, which was a super networking event, and lastly, our Great Neck Chamber of Commerce through a huge blowout soiree to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.  I am quite sure there will be one more before the end of the month and can't wait because it is an important event that brings are cultures and people together w/o arguing, disagreements and NO POLITICAL TALK WHATSOEVER, LOL!!!

Feb 24, 2024 08:31 PM