By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Seattle’s Filipino Community Center (FCC) re-opened after a $3 million<!–more–> renovation in 2008, then-governor Chris Gregoire said, “This center, and others like it, are at the heart of our ethnic communities. They provide a physical, social, and cultural venue for learning, recreation, networking, and social change.” Located between […]
By Alma Kern For Northwest Asian Weekly We are at a pivotal juncture in the history of our beloved Filipino Community of Seattle. Whatever happens this year will determine the future of the organization. Our manongs and manangs, and all the past leaders
The Filipino Community of Seattle is partnering with Catholic Community Services in the creation of FCS Village — a $17 million project.
The Filipino Community of Seattle is coordinating with the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco, as well as Washington State government officials and national media outlets to disseminate information on missing loved ones in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). The Philippines Red Cross RFL (Restoring Family Links) and Tracing Services is online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16aq0AH-OnEE_bM53iL5qInqHPZ28lntEXPs-rS01a88/viewform
The Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) is hosting its First Annual Benefit “Luau Fiesta” from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 22 at the Filipino Community Center. This is FCS’ first annual benefit.
Offering below-market-rate loans for the Rainier Valley business community, the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF) continues its role in
Urbano Quijance, 95, died peacefully at his home in Seattle, on Jan. 22. Born in the Philippines, Urbano served his country as a defender of Bataan in WWII. He was captured as a prisoner-of-war
On Nov. 6, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) will celebrate its 75th anniversary. Alma Q. Kern is its 27th president.