SCAA closes out a successful year An SCAA eighth-grade boys basketball team celebrates its accomplishments in the 2008–2009 season on stage at the Tea Palace Restaurant. The Seattle Chinese Athletic Association (SCAA)celebrated the end of the 2008–2009 basketball season by holding an awards banquet on April 26 at the Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton. The luncheon […]
Megan Lee checks! Last weekend, the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) awarded an Academic Distinction Scholarship for the winner of the 18 & Under section of the All Girls Nationals. A 12-year-old Bellevue resident took home the prestigious grand prize. Megan Lee from Odle Middle School won the section with girls up to six […]
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus’ (CAPAC) outgoing executive director, Victoria Tung, has accepted a position in the Obama administration in the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs within the Department of Commerce, which is headed by Secretary Gary Locke. Gloria Chan, who is currently CAPAC’s communications director and Rep. Mike Honda’s legislative counsel, will […]
The Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored architects for their achievement in championing outstanding design in Seattle and the surrounding region. George Suyama of Suyama Peterson Deguchi received the AIA Seattle Medal of Honor. Suyama received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Washington. His extensive involvement in the […]
Elisa Del Rosario is the new program manager at Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Puget Sound affiliate. In her new role, she will oversee the Komen’s grantmaking process and community outreach. She has more than 20 years of management experience in health and human services, including grantmaking, fund development, marketing, and community relations among […]
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.