Local martial arts instructor Jonathan Bannister, Ph.D., was promoted to fifth degree black belt in Iaido, Japanese quick draw swordsmanship, on Sept. 19 in Tokyo. Bannister was one of only 14 of 80 candidates who successfully passed the examination. The promotion places Bannister among only a handful of Americans who have attained this rank according to […]
Dr. Lily Jung Henson was named chief of staff at Swedish’s new medical campus in Issaquah on Sept. 29. As chief of staff of the new hospital, she will be responsible for oversight of the medical staff’s qualifications and optimization of its practice standards. She will also serve as medical director for Neurology at the Issaquah […]
Winfred “Winnie” Lim was inducted into the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame at an awards luncheon and ceremony at Bellevue Hilton Hotel. Lim was honored for his significant achievements and contributions to the sport of tennis in the Pacific Northwest. Previously, Lim received the President’s Award from USTA Pacific Northwest […]
At the Overlake Golf and Country Club in Medina, MEDRIX (medical, education, development resources, international exchange) held its annual benefit dinner and auction, called MEDRIX’s Enchanted Moon Festival. Funds raised benefit MEDRIX’s work.
David Eam is the NAAAP-Seattle interim president. While the National Association of Asian American Professionals, Seattle Chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) is recruiting next year’s president, David Eam is serving as interim president. Eam is a software/systems engineer, having worked in the avionics industry for the past seven years. Currently an engineer at Crane Aerospace, he develops software […]
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) welcomed three new members to its board.
Philip Chan was among six people who earned the 2011 Volunteer of the Year award. Chan was presented with the Bring it On Award at a ceremony held at the Women’s University Club. Chan began volunteering with the King County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program in January 2011. Since then, he has worked with […]
The Bruce Lee Foundation held its inaugural fundraiser for the Bruce Lee Action Museum (BLAM) at Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant at the Great Wall Mall in Kent.
Cascade Canoe and Kayak Racing, which has locations in Bellevue and Renton, competed in the Pacific Cup Regatta held at Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted its annual benefit gala, A Culinary Journey, at The Westin Bellevue. About 385 guests attended the sold-out event and more than $121,000 was raised to support ACRS’s 13 programs.