Approximately 100 people attended the 50th anniversary luncheon of Seattle’s Jade Guild on May 22 at China Harbor restaurant. The Chinese women’s service organization event honored its late founder, Ruth Chinn, who was also the co-founder of United Savings and Loan, the first Asian American-owned savings and loan in the country.
Kin On’s Story Circle provides opportunities for older Asian adults and seniors to socialize, make new friends, and connect outside of their homes. It includes conversation and activity gatherings, educational workshops, and community events.
Born in a small town near Canton, China, Wing Luke became the first Asian American to win a seat on the Seattle City Council in 1962.