The Seattle International District Rotary Club awarded Victoria Vong and Shen Yao, high school seniors, $2,000 educational scholarships. The Seattle International District Rotary Club is committed to higher education and since 1988 has supported local graduating seniors. Victoria Vong Victoria will graduate from Garfield High School in June, where she has carried a 3.95 GPA. […]
Jean Lee has spirit!
The Parks and Recreation Department of Seattle is presenting the John C. Little Spirit Award Thursday evening to Jean Lee, Activity Supervisor at the Jefferson Community Center. This is an annual award to the employee who demonstrates high degree of commitment and leadership to the youth of our community, the fourteenth time this award has been […]
Rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the community
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly In light of current debates surrounding the Ferguson trial and Obama’s recent address on immigration, local Seattle officials and government leaders understand the need for better communication between the police and the community they protect. Senator Pramila Jayapal of Seattle’s 37th district told Seattle Weekly she is looking into […]
Zumbathon to raise funds for Beacon Hill students’ visit to China pen pals
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Victoria Lum-Nye is a proud alumna of Beacon Hill Elementary School, which is now Beacon Hill International School (BHIS). She recently attended the 50-year reunion of her sixth-grade class, where she was able to reminisce and reconnect with old friends.
Dec. 12: Allen Chinn launches memoir
Allen Chinn launched his book, “A Kung-Fu Master’s Journey,” at Jefferson Community Center’s gym in Seattle. Approximately 200 people came to the event.
Martial-artist reflects on a career of triumphs and the challenges of ADD
In his early 20s, when the local martial arts community referred to him as a “black sheep martial artist” for developing his own unique style called yee jong kune do, he could reach higher than six feet from the ground.
On Aug. 3, there was a Kin On badminton tournament held at Jefferson Community Center that raised over $5000. It was an opportunity for the community to get involved as well as stay active while raising funds to support Kin On, which serves the Asian elderly community in greater Seattle. This summer was the first […]