Lunch with Tony, Founder of Drawing Room Concepts

Lunch at Tony at Ammo

Thank you Tony for a delicious lunch where we learned about how you worked towards your dream! Extra thanks for giving practical advice for the volunteers’ business ideas. The lunch has raised over 60 volunteer hours to WWF, Eco-Marine, Society for Community Organisation, the Hong Kong Jockey Club and more.

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This article originally appeared on our blog on Medium: https://medium.com/time-auction/lunch-with-tony-founder-of-drawing-room-concepts-1503e32beceb

Updated on 8 April, 2021
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