The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Seattle Lodge honored three people for this year’s Citizens Award at its 5th Annual Dinner on April 30. Those honored included Assunta Ng for founding the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation and building bridges in the community, Herb Tsuchiya for his decades of community service and civil rights […]
On Feb. 8, the Northwest Asian American Theatre (NWAAT) was honored by the University of Washington School of Drama during part of their 75th anniversary celebration, Seattle Theatres Lost and Found, honoring theater companies no longer up and running. The evening included excerpt readings from “The Wash” by Philip Kan Gotanda, “Miss Minidoka 1943” by […]
Herb Tsuchiya is recipient of the Jitsuo Morikawa Evangelism Award in national recognition of a layperson by American Baptist Churches of the U.S. (end)
By ACRS Over a thousand community members came together on Saturday, June 27 for the annual Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Walk for Rice, benefiting the ACRS Food Bank. Every year, the Walk draws approximately 1,000 community members who become fundraisers and take part in a community event featuring cultural celebrations and a 2.5 […]
The 2014 Bertha Tsuchiya Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to long time supporter and dedicated volunteers, Larry Luke and Raymond Leong. The Kin On Golf Tournament Planning Committee was awarded the group volunteer award in recognition of their support in raising nearly $400K for Kin On over the last 14 years.
Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Amid applause, Kelly Aramaki walked to the center of the stage at the top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant on Oct. 18. <!–more–> “I didn’t know I was going to be on this track. I was a bit misdirected at times,” Aramaki said. He graduated with a Bachelor of […]
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Some would call Herb Tsuchiya a “community volunteer.” The 80-year-old retired Nisei Japanese American spent much of his life as a Seattle pharmacist. But while providing medicine had been his […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Breaking the Silence, a play about the Japanese American experience in the United States over three generations,
Herb Tsuchiya was elected an Asian American Baptist Advocate for the Pacific Northwest’s American Baptist Churches. Tsuchiya succeeds Rev. Yuki Sakiyama of Seattle Japanese Baptist Church, who served in 2008 and 2009.