DA LI Development USA and Uwajimaya delivered 7,100 donated surgical masks to various Asian Pacific Islander organizations in and around the Chinatown-International District on June 5. This is in addition to the 2,500 N95 and surgical masks delivered to International Community Health Services (ICHS) and Legacy House in May. Among the beneficiaries in round two […]
Lam’s Seafood Market held the grand opening of its second store location in Tukwila on May 30. Located at 243 Minkler Boulevard, the 30,000-square-foot facility features live seafood tanks with fish, crab, and other seafood. There is also a food court featuring Golden Daisy of Beacon Hill, Go Poke and Dochi of Chinatown, Vietnam House […]
Harry Shum was appointed on May 27 to Chairman of the Board at News Break. Jeff Zheng, founder and CEO at News Break, and an ex-Yahoo executive, said, “As one of the brightest minds in the technology industry, Harry brings a wealth of technical leadership and business savvy to the company that we will leverage […]
Cynthia Thurmond took first place in the May 30 Quarantine Karaoke Contest—a virtual event. Donna Cunningham came in second place and Laura Beard, third. The three won $75, $50, and $25 respectively, crooning their coronavirus blues away. The contest was part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration, and sponsored by 4Culture.
Madison Chan, a junior at Woodinville High School, launched a clothing line on May 19 meant to inspire community members during COVID-19 and raise funds for people who are at risk of going hungry. The line features hoodies, T-shirts, and face masks, and it generated more than $1,000 in sales in its first day. All […]
On Memorial Day at noon, Cathay Post 186 and community members placed flowers at headstones of fallen veterans, while wearing masks and social distancing.
Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) released a video presentation for its 75th Annual NVC Memorial Day Service. Text in the video read, “Due to COVID-19, we cannot assemble in person, but we will reflect, honor, and remember the names on the NVC Honor Roll who died for the freedoms we have as Americans.” NVC Commander […]
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, president of Seattle Central College, has been recognized as the 2020 Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) for her transformational leadership, commitment to equity, and development of partnerships that bridge the opportunity gap for all students. “She is innovative, collaborative, and a […]
America’s Got Talent artist Maki Mae headlined the Asian Hall of Fame Mother’s Day Concert, streamed live on May 10, along with Jimmy Kimmel Live! guitarist Toshi Yanagi, and other Grammy Award-winners. Donations support the Asian Hall of Fame Medical Response Fund, which deploys personal protective equipment to frontline workers fighting COVID-19. Seattle-based Robert Chinn […]
Uwajimaya partnered with the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild on May 21 to collect food donations for the Rainier Valley Food Bank. The Guild partners with different grocery stores around town, typically on Thursdays, and then they donate to a food bank on Friday. This effort is part of the on-going Seattle Police Officers Guild Emerald […]