Approximately 350 people came to Executive Development Institute’s 2010 Leadership Community Picnic held at Lake Boren Park in Newcastle.
Sheila Burrus is the new president of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest.
Burrus was born and raised in Batangas, Philippines
One of the girls was Shijie Joy Zheng from Bellevue. Zheng is currently a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire.
More than 200 golfers and community supporters gathered to celebrate the 10th Annual Golf Tournament on Aug. 2 at Muckleshoot Casino.
Colleen Hanabusa, a Democratic member of the Hawaii State Senate, is running for U.S. Congress. There was a fundraiser in Seattle at the Madison 100 Hotel in her honor.
The City of Seattle awarded $300,000 in technology grants to 24 local community-based organizations in Seattle, including some Asian-based services:
The Japanese Community Service of Seattle (JCS), one of the oldest Japanese community organizations, donated $50,000 to the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington
Melanie Ma graduated from Franklin High School as its valedictorian. She was the treasurer for the school’s National Honor Society chapter, president of the Key Club
For Buddhists, O-Bon is the time to reflect upon the dedicated lives of departed ancestors. To celebrate, Bon Odori is a festival in which the young and old come together to dance
About 50 entrepreneurs met at Tutta Bella for the Entrepreneur Panel, Secrets of our Successes, organized by the local chapters of the National Association of Asian American Professionals