It was a night that included delicious food, great company, and a room filled with influential community leaders.
The Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) held its annual benefit gala at the Bellevue Westin. The event, “A Culinary Journey,” featured five chefs, Ngoan Nguyen
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) held its lunar new year party and also celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Tea Palace Restaurant last Saturday.
KING 5 co-anchor Lori Matsukawa was named 2009 Communicator of the Year by the Seattle professional chapter of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC). Matsukawa will receive the award on Oct. 17 at the Chapter Awards Breakfast at AWC’s National Conference at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel.
Have you felt annoyed at events when speakers go on and on? How do you stop them? If your program is not strong but has a great emcee, s/he would know how to make it work.
Friends of NHAW/JCCCW, from left to right: Executive Director Barbara Mizoguchi, Lori Matsukawa, Penny Fukui, and A.C. Arai.
The Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) had a benefit dinner and auction at the Seattle Sheraton entitled “Faces of Community, Masks of Tradition,” on Saturday, Sept. 13. Hosted by Lori Matsukawa, the event also featured Garfield’s Jazz Combo, a three-course dinner, a dance from Long Life Association and several silent auctions. Attendees were able to pick from lavish vacation packages, to a pig roast for 40, to a Washington sailing cruise, to a sweet dessert auction.