The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) raised $425,000 at its annual gala at the Four Seasons Hotel on Nov. 1. Proceeds from the event benefit LIHI’s supporting housing programs, urban rest stops, and tiny houses. Michele Wang, principal architect with Runberg Architecture Group, was honored as one of LIHI’s 2019 Housing Heroes. LIHI Executive Director […]
The Rotary Club of Shanghai held its centennial celebration on Oct. 19 at Grand Millennium Shanghai HongQiao. There were about 200 guests including senior Rotary International leaders, and Rotary leaders from Taiwan, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, and the United States. That club has accomplished many service projects over the years, including multiple clean […]
Rosa Leung sang her heart out at a concert on Nov. 2 to raise money for CISC. The event was held at China Harbor Restaurant and 250 people attended. Guests came from Hong Kong and from all over North America. The event raised $5,000 and coincided with the first wedding anniversary of Leung and her […]
Singer Tiffany Young performed on Oct. 29 at the Showbox in Seattle. Earlier in the day, she met with local Asian Americans at Amazon. The group “Asians at Amazon” organized the gathering. Born and raised in California, Young was discovered by a South Korean entertainment agency at the age of 15 and subsequently moved to […]
On Nov. 2, Seattle Goodwill held its annual Glitter Gala & Fashion Show at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.
Marcine Anderson—the first female and Asian American elected as a judge of the Shoreline District Court—was named Judge of the Year at the Asian Bar Association of Washington’s annual gala. The event was held on Oct. 25 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle. Anderson was the first Asian American member of the Board of Governors of […]
Former Gov. Gary Locke gave the keynote speech at the 137th Annual Meeting of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce last month at the Seattle Westin Hotel, an event attended by close to 1,000 people. In a recorded interview with CEO Marilyn Strickland, Locke discussed leadership and making enduring, positive impacts. One of the topics […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) announced on Oct. 28 that Rachel Koh—vice president of pharmacy and business development—is its new chief operating officer. Since 2018, Koh has overseen the operation of three ICHS pharmacies, including the successful rollout of advanced technology applications and the delivery of services to boost patient access to high quality treatments […]
Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its 26th anniversary celebration on Oct. 26 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. The annual event which raised $125,000 was attended by 220 people, dubbed “Inclusion Fusion.” Marci Nakano was honored with the Ted Yamamura Leadership Excellence Award for her many contributions to communities and the tremendous difference she has […]
More than 500 seniors attended the Seniors in Action Foundation (SIAF) annual dinner at Seattle’s House of Hong on Oct. 22. SIAF was founded in 2006 to promote civic involvement and community service among the Chinese seniors.