Jee Kim is Federal Way’s new part-time Korean community liaison. Kim is charged with breaking down barriers for Federal Way’s sizable Korean population.
The Kin On Nursing Home and Health Care Center 2010 board members are Patty Buckingham, Benson Chen, Kenneth Tao, and Duc Tran. Helen Kay is the president, Katty Chow is the first vice president, Stella Leong is the second vice president, Hannah Wong is the secretary, and David Lee is the treasurer. Kin On is […]
Teresita H. Mandapat of Pearly Whites Laser Dentistry and Greater China Industries, represented by founder Ben Zhang, won University of Washington Minority Business of the Year Awards for Pierce and King County, respectively. The awards ceremony and dinner were held at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. Other winners were Canon de Sol Winery, Kalispel Tribal […]
Councilmembers Jan Drago and Richard McIver had a joint farewell party at Seattle City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes Room. Present was the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), which gave Drago the Commander’s Award. In 2000, Drago was the first local elected official to support naming a U.S. courthouse after Japanese American William Nakamura.
The American Diabetes Association elected Jeffrey Caballero, executive director of the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, to its board of directors. Caballero has a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles.
In a nonprofit and nonpartisan event, former Washington State Gov. Albert Rosellini celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 16 with seven other Washington state governors. A letter from President Barack Obama was read by former Gov. Gary Locke, who organized the event. Rosellini was Washington’s 15th governor for two terms, from 1957 to 1965. (end)
Herb Tsuchiya was elected an Asian American Baptist Advocate for the Pacific Northwest’s American Baptist Churches. Tsuchiya succeeds Rev. Yuki Sakiyama of Seattle Japanese Baptist Church, who served in 2008 and 2009.
The Kobe Earthquake 15th Year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony was held at Seattle Center to commemorate the anniversary of the Kobe earthquake, which occurred 15 years ago. Kobe is one of Seattle’s sister cities.
Christopher Lu won the Northwest division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Junior Piano Competition this month and will travel to Albuquerque in March to compete as one of seven national finalists.
The 2010 Carnival China Style showcased ethnic art forms, folk traditions, and customs that make up Chinese culture. It took place at Benaroya Hall and was made possible by the Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, the Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee, and the China Broadcasting Art Troupe. This was the first time this event has come to Seattle.