The Japan-American Society of the State of Washington (JASSW) held its annual holiday celebration dinner and auction at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Dec. 2. The celebration raised over $40,000 in the auction. The “Making a Difference” raise-the-paddle donations supported the Japan in the Schools (JIS) program that introduces Japan to American students […]
Nikkei Concerns honors three
Nikkei Concerns, a Seattle organization that serves Japanese elders in the Pacific Northwest, hosted nearly 200 people at the Omusubi Connection Luncheon Nov. 1 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. At the event, board chair Ted Tomita honored Kokoro Kai Senior Activity program co-founders Julianne Kumasaka and Dennis Yamashita, recognizing their groundbreaking […]
250 Japanese delegates celebrate 50 year relationship
By Mike Baker The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — After 50 years, the relationship between Washington and Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture is stronger than ever.
May 5: Publisher Assunta Ng honored with Odegaard Award
Assunta Ng, founder and publisher of the Seattle Chinese Post and Northwest Asian Weekly, was the 2011 recipient of the University of Washington’s
Commendation for ICHS
International Community Health Services (ICHS) recently received the Washington State Hospital Association’s (WSHA) Community Health Leadership Award in recognition of its Multi-lingual Community Outreach Program targeting diabetes and cervical cancer. The award was presented to ICHS at the Association’s annual meeting on Oct. 8, at Bell Harbor International Conference Center.