Hannah Shinsato and her partner, Elijah Clayton, won in the syllabus championships for their age-group at the National Dance Council of America National Ballroom Championship. This is their third year in a row winning.
Goodwin Liu, 39, is a liberal legal scholar who, if confirmed, could become a force on the federal appeals court for decades.
King County Executive Dow Constantine has named Ken Nakatsu as the Manager of Regional Animal Services for King County Animal Care and Control.
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington’s (JCCCW) new chief executive officer is Clarence Moriwaki. He will oversee the operations and development of the JCCCW.
The Foundation for International Understanding through Students (FUITS), music educator Kent Stevenson, music director Fred West, and the University Christian Church organized a Haiti benefit concert that included more than 100 performers. In addition to the performers, about 175 community members attended the concert at University Christian Church, raising more than $5,000.
The Center for Career Alternatives (CCA) honored five local companies with their 30th Anniversary Outstanding Community Service Awards.
The Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) held its first annual walkathon fundraising event at Safeco Field.
Jeffery Hattori was appointed by the Nikkei Concerns (NC) Board of Directors as NC’s new chief executive officer (CEO).
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation named 253 finalists in its 2010 Class of Scholars from a pool of 2,200 semifinalists.
The Seattle Chinese Women’s Club (SCWC) was held at the Bellevue Hilton and was attended by 300 people including Director General Daniel Liao and Director Jeffrey Yu of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle (TECO).