At its annual Spring Banquet, the Chong Wa Education Society honored Gov. Chris Gregoire at the House of Hong Restaurant
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteer Yiem Mean received the 2010 Outstanding Volunteer Service Award from Gov. Chris Gregoire.
In a nonprofit and nonpartisan event, former Washington State Gov. Albert Rosellini celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 16 with seven other Washington state governors. A letter from President Barack Obama was read by former Gov. Gary Locke, who organized the event. Rosellini was Washington’s 15th governor for two terms, from 1957 to 1965. (end)
Local community leaders Sophia Aragon, Debadutta Dash, Jeannie Lee, Faaluaina (Lua) Pritchard, and Albert Shen were appointed (and reappointed, in Pritchard’s case) as commissioners to the Washington State Commission on Asian and Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) by Gov. Chris Gregoire for three-year terms.
The day before the Diversity at the Top dinner, a group of Republicans held a fundraising event at the China Harbor Restaurant for Attorney General Rob McKenna, a hopeful candidate for the 2012 Washington state gubernatorial race.
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Yamaguchi is a third generation Japanese American born and raised in Washington.
Gov. Chris Gregoire is reminding Washingtonians to remember those suffering from recent earthquakes in the Asia Pacific region, and she is encouraging all Washingtonians to help support relief efforts that are still underway.
On Nov. 5, Gov. Chris Gregoire joined Regional Census Director Ralph Lee and elected leaders to help launch the 2010 U.S. Census. Information gathered by the census helps determine how more than $400 billion of federal funding each year is spent on projects and services.
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Joanne Harrell to the University of Washington Board of Regents.
In a nation that has yet to inaugurate a female president, it can often feel as though the voices of women lose resonance in the midst of a male-dominated political arena.