France gave the Statue of Liberty as a symbol of friendship to the United States.The statue has stood in New York state as a national symbol of freedom and democracy since its dedication in 1886.
Who is the real Pei-ti Tung? That is the question Mike Sabo and Dean Leong have been asking themselves since 2006, when they first found out that the woman they had forged a business relationship with was actually a convicted felon with a criminal background. She had several aliases and her family history didn’t tie together.
The International Mission Church in Auburn and the Chinese Baptist Church on Beacon Hill have something in common: a devotion to Christianity.
She was crowned Miss Washington in 2007. A year later, the young woman from Wapato, Wash., placed third in the 2008 Miss America Pageant. Yet, Elyse Umemoto felt defeated.
Founded in 1950, the China National Acrobatic Troupe (CNAT) is the only national level acrobatic performing troupe established under Premier Zhou Enlai after the founding of new China.
On Sept. 23, Neighborcare Health CEO Mark Secord, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, healthcare workers, and Neighborcare Health patient Phyllis Beaumonte broke ground on a new medical and dental clinic.
Helping Link is looking for a volunteer to assist in producing public relations materials. The next newsletter is slated to go out in the next few months. Ideally, Helping Link is looking for someone with a background in graphic design.
On Oct. 28, President Barack Obama signed and celebrated hate crime legislation that extends protection to people based on sexual orientation, sealing a long-fought victory to gay advocates. The president spoke of a nation becoming a place where “we’re all free to live and love as we see fit.”
InterIm Community Development Association was joined by more than 330 friends and supporters to celebrate its 40th anniversary. InterIm works to promote revitalization of the Chinatown/International District, building and advocating for more affordable housing throughout the region, leading neighborhood planning efforts, maintaining affordable parking and green urban spaces, and ensuring that the Chinatown/International District remains a vibrant place to call home.
Tom Kobayashi is one of the Puget Sound awardees of Bank of America’s philanthropic program, the Neighborhood Excellence Initiative.