2016 Annual Dinner

Thank You!

CMAA would like to thank all sponsors, donors, silent auction donors, community partners, and attendees for making CMAA's 35th Annual Dinner a huge success!

Please check out this year's Annual Dinner videos!

Please join Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Museum of Contemporary Art as we host our 36th Annual Dinner!
The special event will also honor our 2016 Mutual Awardees:

Visionary of the Year

Lisa Madigan

Illinois Attorney General

Next Generation Award

Huawei Lein

Co-Founder, VP of Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals

Duc Huang Founder's Award for Immigrant Success:

Steve Hugh

Chairman of Board of Directors at United Chinese Americans

Chicago Outstanding Community Partner Award

Greater Chicago Food Depository

CMAA is honored to be a 501(c)(3) community-based social services agency that providing essential services and programming for thousands of low-income and underserved immigrants from over 40 different countries. By empowering the community we serve, we help individuals of all ages overcome linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic barriers so that every person can achieve her or his “American Dream". 
For more information about CMAA's services and programs, we encourage you to visit our website, www.ChineseMutualAid.org. We look forward to seeing you on November 17th!


Anthem Vocalist

Marisa Buchheit

Singer, Miss Illinois 2014

Our Emcee

Mai Martinez

News Anchor and Reporter,

CBS2 Chicago

  • Date & Time
    November 17, 2016 | 6PM - 10PM

  • Venue
    Museum of Contemporary Art | 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

  • Schedule:

       6:00PM - Passed Hors D'oeuvre​s & Cash Bar (1st Floor)

       6:40PM - Lion Head Dance

       6:45PM - Formal Program Begins

       7:30PM - Dinner & Passed Hors D'oeuvre​s (2nd Floor)          8:00PM - Performance & Acknowledgements

       9:00PM - Raffel Sales End & Silent Auction Closes

       9:15PM  - Raffle Prize Drawing 


Event Details and Schedule


Sponsors & Donors

Gold "Lake Shore" Sponsor

Silver "Mutual" Sponsor

Bronze "Witness" Sponsor

Mount Auburn

National Women's League of China Chicago Chapter

Friends "Vision" Sponsor


Alcohol Sponsor

Gift Sponsor

Community Partners

Friends of CMAA

  • Bear Construction

  • Clarity Partners

  • Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

  • C.L. Chin, D.D.S.

  • Donald Hyun Kiolbassa, Attorney At Law, Ltd.

  • Furama Restaurant

  • Joy Yee

  • Market Creations

  • MB Financial Bank

  • MB Real Estate

  • Mini Tx Pharmacy

  • Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago

  • The Hill Group

  • Total Health Care

  • VAB Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel P.C.


1016 W. Argyle Street
Chicago, IL 60640

Tel:  (773) 784-2900  

Fax: (773) 784-2984

Email: info@chinesemutualaid.org


164 Division St. #305

Elgin, IL 60120

Tel:  (847) 289-1138  

Fax: (844) 269-7844

Email: cmaaelgin@chinesemutualaid.org

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