A happy 94th birthday to the mother of Kiku Hayashi. Kiku, one of five kids, was the former president of the Metropolitan Democratic Club (MDC) of Seattle and a long-time member of the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Women of Color luncheon. This photo was taken Dec. 2 at the Dough Zone in Factoria. Kiku said of […]
Lifetime achievement award for Hayashi
The Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to professional community volunteer, Kiku Hayashi at its Diamond Jubilee celebration on Sept. 18. Born in a Japanese internment camp, Hayashi’s life’s work has led her to the outreach and empowerment of underserved communities. Hayashi holds leadership positions in various organizations including the Japanese […]
WOC: Women as Bridge Builders — Thursday, February 4, 2016
WHAT: Women of Color Empowered luncheon, “Women as Bridge Builders” WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2016 — 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. WHERE: China Harbor Restaurant COST: Discounted price of $35 if purchased by Jan. 9. Full price of $45 after Jan. 9. Walk-ins $50. Student price of $25 with I.D. before January 9; $30 after Jan. 9; […]
Woman Leaders in New Ventures
Woman Leaders in New Ventures WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2013 11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. WHERE: New Hong Kong Restaurant, 900 S. Jackson St. #203, Seattle Honorees: Maire Chacon & Lesly Chacon Maud Daudon Sophath Chou Adriana Medina Angela Shen Anjana Shanker Beverly Norris Edna Daigre Kira Bundlie & Lisa Strom Kendee Yamaguchi Purple Tramble Natasha Savage […]
MDC announces new interim president Kiku Hayashi
The Metropolitan Democratic Club (MDC) announced on Friday, March 1, the appointment of MDC Vice President Kiku Hayashi as interim president to replace Justin Simmons, who has stepped down due to personal reasons.
March 30: City Council member Bruce Harrell kicks off re-election campaign
Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese and half Black, kicked off his re-election campaign at the First African Methodist Episcopal
New faces in new places
Sheila Burrus is the new president of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest.
Burrus was born and raised in Batangas, Philippines