By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In January 2018, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a $1.4 million grant to promote small businesses in ‘historically disenfranchised communities in Seattle.’ The Ethnic Chamber of Commerce Coalition (ECCC) received $565,960 of this sum. The ECCC includes 10 chambers and trade organizations representing ethnic communities, including the Chinese, Korean, Filipino, […]
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly On Feb. 20, a rally protesting the recent conviction of 28-year-old New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed Black man, Akai Gurley, also 28, started peacefully at the Westlake Downtown Park. More than 500 people showed up to the rally at 1:00 […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce celebrated Lunar New Year with its annual banquet at China Harbor on March 5. The GSCCC raised $2000 for Kin On Health Care Center and $1000 for the International District Emergency Center. May Wan also received a special award recognizing her dedication and service to the GSCCC. (end)
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce (TGSCCC) announced the results of its 2015 election for the Board of Directors, and its 2015 Officers.
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce November hosted a luncheon “When Seattle meets China:
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Kalimba band, a tribute to the music of epochal soul/funk act Earth, Wind & Fire,
On Nov. 18, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce voted to renew terms and welcome the new board of directors for 2014. Afterwards, new officers were selected from the board. They are Martha Lee, president; Felicity Wang, 1st vice president; David Leong, 2nd vice president; Will Chen, treasurer; and John Liu, secretary. (end)
A group organized by MulvannyG2 Chairman Jerry Lee donated 400 roasted chickens from Costco to the Asian Counseling & Referral Service (ACRS) food bank on Nov. 16 to help feed the needy. This is the fourth year the group has made this donation, which started when Jerry Lee and Cordell Lui drove by the food […]