Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Frédérique Constant brought awareness to World Heart Day on Sept. 29 in Los Angeles with Chinese Movie star Ms Shu Qi, Frédérique Constant brand ambassador for Greater China since 2008. In collaboration with California’s luxury retailer Chong Hing Jewelers, a public donation ceremony was held at Chong Hing’s San Gabriel location and marked the official announcement of Frédérique Constant’s first-ever partnership with The World Heart Federation (WHF).
The opening ceremony includes a presentation from Ms. Shu Qi, Frédérique Constant US President Ralph Simons, WHF Chair of Scientific Initiatives Committee and Board Member Dr. Ann Bolger, WHF Chief Science Officer Dr. Kathrn Taubert, and Ronald & Ellen Lee, retail leaders and founder of Chong Hing Jewelers. Frédérique Constant’s new partnership announcement closed the evening with a donation check of $50,000 handed over to WHF Representative Dr. Ann Bolger by US President Ralph Simons. Nearly a thousand community members and dignitaries are expected in attendance.
A closing Charity gala dinner in Downtown’s historic Biltmore Millenium Hotel followed the daytime ceremony where Chinese movie star Ms Shu Qi joined over one hundred community dignitaries for a private celebration. Together with Frédérique Constant, The World Heart Federation, and Chong Hing Jewelers, the actress delivered a final toast in honor of World Heart Day.