On Feb. 4, the Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League held its 90th annual banquet at Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton.
On Jan. 25, Kin On Community Health Care and Kin On Health Care Center introduced new additions to their board of directors and new executive officers. The new board members are Daniel Chan, Garret Dong, Darryl Hue, James Huie, and Helen Wang.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) recently received more than $135,000 in grants towards its Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) program, which is designed to give English as a second language (ESL) students a jump start into their technical and professional education. More than 100 students are enrolled in LWIT’s I-BEST program. LWIT’s […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
“Staying active physically, intellectually, and socially is the key to good health. Sharing the wisdom your activity has earned you is the key to creating healthy communities.” — Kay Wagers, R.N., M.B.A. Community Health Director Aljoya Mercer Island – an Era Living retirement community 2430 76th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island, WA 98040 206-230-0150, www.eraliving.com/communities/mercer-island “Oral […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly My baby just turned 30. She is the youngest of my three children. And in some ways, she has more influence on me than either of my two sons.
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Work, study, taking care of others, worrying about finance, and relationships…
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Asians don’t get fat…right? “Most Asians I encounter are smaller and thinner,” said Rebecca Kelley, a Korean American who is half white. She is the creator of MediocreAthlete.com. “I imagine it’s partly due to genetics and partly their upbringing.”
By Joyce F. Jackson For Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: Joyce F. Jackson, CEO and president of Northwest Kidney Centers, originally presented this as a speech given to the Seattle Rotary at its Jan. 25 meeting at the Seattle Convention Center. The speech has been edited from its original form. Seattle is an amazing place […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic. In recent history, diabetes has become the focus of numerous medical studies. Alarmingly, those that are Asian American or who live in Asian countries are some of the highest at-risk people in the world.