By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Yee was a Chinese American student who wanted to please his family by studying science. So he chose geology, but he quickly realized that community service was his real passion. When he was 18, Yee arrived at Seattle from Hong Kong in August 1969. The original plan was […]
Over 70 people celebrated Kin On’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Sept. 19 to officially kick off the “Creating an Aging-Friendly Community” Kin On Expansion Project. Former Governor and
Over 400 participants, friends and family and community supporters gathered to celebrate the success of the 7th Annual Kin On Sports Tournament. All three events (table tennis, soccer and badminton) brought in a combined total of close to $40K in support of Kin On’s Expansion Project which included a 2600 sq-ft multipurpose space for conducting […]
Seattle First Hill Lions Club held its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser in February to benefit the Keiro and Kin On nursing homes and Kawabe Memorial House. The event also raised $2,400 for the George Tsutakawa Fountain repair and maintenance project at Seattle Central College.
By Assunta Ng Uwajimaya chairman Tomio Moriguchi is not all about business. He is a determined leader who fights for important causes for the community.
Nearly $10,000 was raised at Kin On’s Spring Benefit Dinner on April 7 at Hong’s Garden. About 900 people in attendance enjoyed entertainment by Tony Au and the International Lion Dance Team. Proceeds from the event will go toward Kin On’s $3.5 million capital campaign, set to break ground this summer. The expansion will include […]
Kin On, the organization that supports the elderly and adults in the greater Seattle Asian American community, recently named Randy Chan, Minh Ngo, Marcella Wing, Teri Wong, and David Yip as new board members for 2014. In addition, the following executive committee officers were elected: Darryl Hue, Stella Leong as first vice president, Hannah Wong […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The United States ambassador to China, Gary Locke, said Nov. 19 that he would resign his post early next
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Master John S.S. Leong celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Kung Fu school, the Seattle Kung Fu Club, on June 29 at the Seattle Westin Hotel with over 500 guests.
Kin On hosted their second annual Karaoke Fundraiser on May 19 at China Harbor Restaurant, raising proceeds towards the expansion and renovation of the organization’s properties.