Photos by George Liu & Assunta Ng/NWAW
Cheryl Chow remembered at memorial ceremony
Approximately 800 people gathered to celebrate the life of Cheryl Chow on Saturday, April 20 at Town Hall Seattle. Chow, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, passed away on March 29 at the age of 66.
BLOG: “I love you”
By Assunta Ng Outsiders knew the late Cheryl Chow as intense, tough, and intimidating. One former student, now a successful entrepreneur, told me that he was scared of her when she was a principal with the Seattle Public Schools.
BLOG: The Lockes come home
By Assunta Ng U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke and his wife Mona returned to Seattle last weekend for the memorials of Cheryl Chow and Blair Butterworth. Chow’s was on April 20 and Butterworth’s was the following day — coincidentally at the same place, Town Hall.
Cheryl Chow, educator and former city council member, passes away at 66
Cheryl Chow, former member of the Seattle School Board and city council and daughter of the late Chinatown leader Ruby Chow, passed away at her home on Friday, March 29. She was 66 years old.
Seattle City Council honors Cheryl Chow
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle City Council declared Monday, Sept. 17, “Cheryl Chow Day” as a special proclamation for the former council member.
BLOG: Double standard in the Asian community
By Assunta Ng While battling brain cancer, noted community leader Cheryl Chow came out of the closet and announced that she’s a lesbian. The mainstream media covered the issue extensively last week.
Seattle Chinese Drill Team celebrates 60th anniversary
About 360 people attended the Seattle Chinese Drill Team’s 60th anniversary celebration at the Renton Pavilion
EDITORIAL: Who should run: Hasegawa or Virk?
This is not the first time that Asian American candidates have competed for the same political seat. Dr. Bobby Virk, an orthodontist, has announced his candidacy for the 11th District state senate seat, a seat that Rep. Bob Hasegawa has also filed for. They are both Democrats. The seat is being vacated by Sen. Margarita […]
Blog: Hip hip hurray!
Cheryl Chow, former Seattle School Board president and City Council member, showed up at The Wing Luke Asian Museum’s dinner with a relaxed face.