The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises is launching a statewide “Get Certified” campaign intended to help more women- and minority-owned businesses win contracts with state and local governments.
Janet Liang was born in Hawaii and moved to California when she was 10 years old. She started attending college at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2005. Her major was international development studies. She dreamed of becoming a teacher, and her future looked incredibly bright.
Kin On’s Story Circle provides opportunities for older Asian adults and seniors to socialize, make new friends, and connect outside of their homes. It includes conversation and activity gatherings, educational workshops, and community events.
William Lum Sing died on Aug. 21 in Seattle due to complications from a stroke. A businessman, Sing was a key figure in raising funds for the Chinese Baptist Church, was an active member and former commander of Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion, and contributed to the expansion and renovation of the Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle in 2008.