2012-07-18 23:57:34

Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center Opens in Chinatown

 San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD), Department of Public Works (DPW), Betty Ann Ong Foundation, San Francisco Parks Alliance and park and community advocates to open and dedicate the long awaited Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center at the corner of Mason and Washington streets in Chinatown on Saturday, July 14.

“Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center will serve thegrowing number of families in San Franciscoby bringing a state of the art facility into one of our oldest and most historic neighborhoods,” said Mayor Lee. “We are investing in the future of our neighborhoods and educating generations to come about the heroic acts of Betty Ong on September 11th.”

“San Franciscans recognized the need to upgrade this beloved recreation center after nearly 60 years of service to Chinatown,” said Board of Supervisors President Chiu. “We are incredibly excited to open the center’s new doors and celebrate with the community.” Read more here.

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