The Western Union Company, known for its money transfer services, is supporting programs that help immigrants adapt to their new American life as well as preserve and honor their ethnic heritage. Western Union has announced its sponsorship of the Lao Highland Association’s (LHA) Mien language program at a kickoff event that was held at LHA’s office in Seattle. The program, designed for Laotian Americans, is an opportunity to learn or improve Mien language skills and gain a greater knowledge of Lao’s rich cultural heritage. It is open to all who are interested.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) seeks an executive director responsible for the national, non-profit organization’s $1.2 million budget and $2 million endowment campaign.
The Seattle Public Library invites the public to tour all 26 new and remodeled branches and the spectacular Central Library with a commemorative library passport available at the International District/Chinatown Branch, 713 Eighth Ave. S., and all other library locations beginning Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008.
Due to the relocation of the Downtown Neighborhood Service Center, biweekly office hours in the International District were discontinued, effective as of Monday, Aug. 25. The office is relocating to Pioneer Square.