ICHS Holly Park Clinic and ICHS CEO Teresita Batayola hosted a news conference for Sen. Maria Cantwell on Sept. 22, as she spoke out against the Graham Cassidy bill, the latest attack on Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. In illustrating the bill’s harmful effects, Cantwell was joined by two patients — a mom who […]
Kin On raised nearly $250,000 at its 32nd anniversary gala on Sept. 30 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Over 450 people attended the “Future Forward Festival” auction dinner event. This year’s event raised funds to help complete the Kin On Expansion Project to construct a brand new assisted living facility and adult family home. Sam […]
The Washington State Chinese Community Coalition (WACCC) held a Civic Leadership Forum on Sept. 23 — to encourage more Asian American participation and engagement in public and political affairs. Approximately 60 people attended the event at the Microsoft Conference Center. Participants included many Chinese American business and civic leaders in Seattle and Bellevue areas, and […]
More than 100 people attended the Centennial Celebration of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE) on Sept. 9. The event, at the Bellevue Westin, included two sessions with panels. It was an opportunity for Asian American Pacific Islander engineers in the region to meet and network. Former governor Gary Locke and Bellevue City Councilman Conrad […]
On Sept. 28, President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate nine individuals to federal judgeships, including James C. Ho of Texas. If confirmed, Ho will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is currently a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher […]
Ronald Ho died peacefully in his Seattle home on Sept. 7, after a battle with prostate cancer. He was a world-renowned jewelry artist and celebrated teacher whose work has been shown and collected by major museums nationally and internationally. Ho grew up in Hawaii, received his undergraduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University, and received his […]
Natasha Chen has joined CNN from Seattle’s KIRO-7, where she was a general assignment reporter. Fluent in Mandarin, Chen is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, and received her M.A. in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California.
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction on Sept. 28 at The Foundry. The event, called Inclusion Fusion, raised more than $120,000 — the money will help grow EDI’s programs and empower the next generation of leaders. Close to 200 people attended the event. Established in 1994, EDI is a […]
More than 500 guests attended the People’s Republic of China 68th anniversary dinner at the House of Hong on Sept. 15. Mike Fong was the only person who received a pin, the highest honor given to an overseas Chinese. The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco, Luo Linquan, presented the […]
Seattle Colleges (SC) held a reception on Sept. 20 to launch the 2017-2018 academic year. It unveiled its new mission and vision, and provided an overview of the coming year. Seattle Colleges President Dr. Shouan Pan, and the SC Board of Trustees Chair, Teresita Batayola were present.