Winfred “Winnie” Lim was inducted into the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame at an awards luncheon and ceremony at Bellevue Hilton Hotel. Lim was honored for his significant achievements and contributions to the sport of tennis in the Pacific Northwest. Previously, Lim received the President’s Award from USTA Pacific Northwest […]
At the Overlake Golf and Country Club in Medina, MEDRIX (medical, education, development resources, international exchange) held its annual benefit dinner and auction, called MEDRIX’s Enchanted Moon Festival. Funds raised benefit MEDRIX’s work.
David Eam is the NAAAP-Seattle interim president. While the National Association of Asian American Professionals, Seattle Chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) is recruiting next year’s president, David Eam is serving as interim president. Eam is a software/systems engineer, having worked in the avionics industry for the past seven years. Currently an engineer at Crane Aerospace, he develops software […]
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) welcomed three new members to its board.
Komen for the Cure’s Puget Sound affiliate introduced a new program, Pink Tie Guys, which features influential male leaders who can help engage and mobilize audiences in the breast cancer awareness movement. All nine men received a pink necktie, which they will wear throughout the year and at Komen Puget Sound events.
Philip Chan was among six people who earned the 2011 Volunteer of the Year award. Chan was presented with the Bring it On Award at a ceremony held at the Women’s University Club. Chan began volunteering with the King County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program in January 2011. Since then, he has worked with […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS), which helps low-income and uninsured people in Seattle, especially in the Asian Pacific Islander community, could see 80 percent more medically uninsured patients and an approximate $800,000 budget shortfall next year if Basic Health cuts unveiled by Gov. Chris Gregoire become law.
By Kate Brumback The Associated Press BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s tough new law targeting illegal immigrants has provoked concern among Latinos — even causing some to leave the state — but members of other immigrant groups appear to be less worried.
By Amy Taxin The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asian Americans have seen their ranks swell over the past decade not only in coastal immigrant enclaves, but also in new places such as the southwestern states of Texas and Nevada, according to a report released last week by a coalition of Asian American organizations.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Rights activists have criticized a Hollywood studio for filming a buddy comedy in an eastern Chinese city, where a blind, self-taught activist lawyer is being held under house arrest and reportedly beaten.