Ivy, is one of the founders of the L.A. Eng Family Association together with her late husband Eddie Poy. Ivy is the indisputable "Evergreen" of the Eng ladies, the Chairwoman Emeritus and Goodwill Ambassador of the Ladies' Guild because she knows practically everyone who walks in Chinatown. She has been elected as honorary advisor in recognition of many years of unbending service to the Eng Family Association.