About 380 people gathered at the Asian Resource Center for the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year banquet on Feb. 6. The event was co-emceed by Owen Lei of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) and King 5 TV meteorologist Mary Lee.
Some proceeds from the event will benefit a local nonprofit group, as well as the Chamber’s Young Leaders program.
A $1,000 donation went to Donnie Chin of the International District Emergency Center (IDEC). Also, a $12,000 scholarship was given to Chinese Chamber Pageant girls with titles, and $400 to the rest of the Pageant court. (end)