On April 6, more than 102 volunteers helped make this year’s Kin On–South China Benefit Dinner a great success. Among them were MulvannyG2 Architecture’s president Jerry Lee, Boy Scout Troop 254, the Kin On board of directors, as well as many dedicated community members. With more than 1136 dinners served, the community helped raise nearly […]
Education is key: According to the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), education is pivotal to how Asian Pacific Americans (APA) are viewed and treated. The Seattle Chapter has launched a concerted effort to proactively fight for important APA issues by focusing on teaching students about the experiences of people of Asian ancestry.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington (ABC) honored 15 outstanding projects with its 2009 Excellence in Construction Awards. Marpac Construction, which worked on the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s new location, was one of the organizations recognized.
In April, the 2009 Greater Seattle Japanese Community Court was introduced to the public at the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival at the Seattle Center.
The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW) announced its 2009 Hong Duc clerk: Dai Dao, a second-year law student from the University of Wisconsin.
On May 1, Herbert Minoru Tsuchiya was named the UW School of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Alumnus in Pharmacy Practice for 2008, a prestigious distinction awarded ev-ery two years. He was presented the award at a reception on May 6 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
On April 24, community members came together at the Westin Hotel in Seattle to celebrate Ron Sims, King County Executive and soon-to-be deputy secretary of Housing and Urban Development, at an event called “Ron Sims Appreciation Soiree.”
The Great Leader, Great Mentor Reception was held at the World Trade International Center in Seattle on April 8 by National Urban Fellows (NUF).
Author and activist David Suzuki made an appearance at Seattle Town Hall on April 7 as part of Puget Sound Earth Month, which was organized by People for Puget Sound.
The Dance for World Healing, a group that features multiphonic singing by 10 Tibetan monks, appeared at Kilworth Memorial Chapel at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma on April 11.