Wok Chi Grand Opening Raises Funds To Send 40 Kids To Camp at BSAC

Staff Report

Wok Chi, the new fresh casual Chinese restaurant that recently opened in Regency Square in Brandon, Florida raised $4,000 to benefit the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center’s Children’s Summer Camp programs. Wok Chi presented the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center with the check on Thursday, June 27 at 9 a.m. at Wok Chi.

The money was raised as a part of Wok Chi’s Grand Opening and Green Tea Initiative. The Grand Opening Celebration was held at the restaurant on May 11, and over 300 supporters of BSAC came to support the event. The Wok Chi Green Tea Initiative focuses on sharing positive chi through community outreach programs, gardens, fundraisers and food drives.

The funds from the event will be used to support children in need of financial assistance for summer camp and swim lessons. Over 40 children will now benefit from these funds.

“We are excited by the support of the Brandon community in our fundraising efforts for the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center,” said Rahul Chaubal, vice president of Operations of Wok Chi. “The Center is the perfect fit for our concept and we look forward to working with them on future events to help continue their cause.”

Chuck Burgess, executive director of BSAC was thrilled with the donation and said, “We are extremely appreciative of Wok Chi’s commitment to the Greater Brandon community and the children that will get to experience swim lessons and summer camp at BSAC.”

Located at 2420 West Brandon Boulevard in Brandon, Wok Chi serves authentic, pan-regional Chinese food cooked to order by Wok Masters. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, 11a.m.-10 p.m..

Takeout is available and the phone number is  315-9877. For more information, visit http://www.wokchi.com/.

Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center is a community-based 501c3 nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to impact lives daily through superior educational and athletic programming that enhances physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Visit http://www.mybsac.org/.