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An open letter to the Briarwood Community Association:
On behalf of my friends and neighbors in Briarwood, I would like to nominate Xu Sheng Wang as the 2012 Merchant of the Year in view of her remarkable business contributions to the Briarwood community.
Wang, a Chinese-American immigrant from the Mandarin administrative district in Fujian, China, has exemplified the qualities of the American Dreamer: innovation, self-reliance, weekly hard work, tenacity and compassion for her restaurant patrons in Chiu’s Garden, where she perfected her aspirations as a restaurateur.
The recipient of the coveted Top 100 Chinese Restaurant Award of the Chinese Restaurant News, Wang has now embarked upon another business in Briarwood — Briarwood Wines and Liquors — presently undergoing major renovations and offering, as always, the best in service and prices. Wang is fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese to meet the needs of our multi-ethnic community.
Wang has enhanced the quality of life of the Briarwood community for the past 18 years. Since she has graced Briarwood with her entrepreneurial excellence, wit, charm and beauty, Wang is worthy of the 2012 Merchant of the Year Award.
I am pleased to nominate Wang. She is an exemplar of the work ethic of America and, in her own sphere of influence, an ambassador of China. We are grateful to her for dreaming the American Dream in one small step for a woman, and for aspiring toward Sino-American peace in one giant step for mankind.
Joseph N. Manago
©2012 Community Newspaper Group
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