Bloodworks Northwest raised a whopping $855,000 at its annual Bloodworks Ball. The money from the event—attended by more than 400 people at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on May
Susheela Jayapal, 55, was elected as a member of the Board of Commissioners of Multnomah County in Oregon on May 15. She is the older sister of U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) — who was the first ever Indian American woman elected to the House of Representatives. In 1983, at the age of 20, Susheela […]
On May 16, Seattle Fire Department (SFD) employees and members of the community were honored at the Annual Awards Luncheon held at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel, in collaboration with the Seattle Rotary Club. Among the honorees was Loi Birge, who received a Lifetime Achievement award. She was the only Asian American to be honored. Birge, […]
Rajeev Majumdar was sworn in as president-elect of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)’s Board of Governors on May 17, and Jean Kang was elected to serve as the Governor of District 7-South, succeeding James Doane. Majumdar focuses his practice on civil litigation and business-oriented law at the Law Offices of Roger Ellingson, PS in […]
The Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) celebrated its 46th annual Friendship Dinner and Auction on May 19 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel, and raised $150,000. The theme of the gala, “Come Together,” reflects CISC’s goal of providing services that help immigrants to overcome barriers, facilitate transitions, and promote integration into the mainstream community. […]
The Taiwanese Student Association at the University of Washington (TSAUW) hosted its annual Night Market on May 12. The event — held at the Red Square and Quad — is a celebration of Taiwan’s rich culture through delicious food, activities, and entertainment.
The grandson of a man who was on a team that was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame — has received a medal. In 2005, the Vancouver Asahi Team was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Medals were made for each of the individual Asahi players, but many remained unclaimed by […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) announced on May 8 that Rachel Koh has been named senior director of pharmacy services, a newly created leadership position that will drive enhancements to ICHS’ pharmacy capabilities. Koh will be responsible for the administration of ICHS’s retail pharmacy operations, management of medication and vaccines within ICHS clinics, and developing […]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal announced the winners of Washington’s 7th District 2018 Congressional Arts Competition on May 3. Zhen Williams of Chief Sealth International High School took first place, Marlowe Pody of Garfield High School came in second, and Min Jeong Lee of Shoreline Christian School rounded out the top three. Zhen’s painting will be displayed […]
Logistics Specialist Third Class Taeyoun Jeong from Seattle distributes mail in the post office onboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge and her crew have now entered a final upkeep and training phase in preparation to become fully mission capable for operations.