Shall King County Charter Section 475, relating to preparation of work programs and requested allotments and to appropriation transfers, be repealed, as provided in Ordinance No. 16546?
The Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) held its annual gala at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle.
Americans Charles Kao, William Boyle, and George Smith won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics. Kao’s discoveries led to the creation of modern fiber-optic communication networks. Boyle and Smith were honored for inventing the eye of the digital camera.
Two businesses owned by Asian Americans won the Seattle Mayor’s Small Business Award.
More than 200 women of Asian and Asian Pacific heritage attended the National Leadership Summit to network and advance leadership skills on the weekend of Sept. 26–27. The Summit was hosted by The Center for Asian Pacific American Women and took place at Microsoft’s Conference Center.