HONOREES Ming-Ming Tung/Chinese Americans Citizens Alliances Elsie Taniguchi Mel Kang Vandana Slatter Van Dinh-Kuno Bill Tashima Rick Polintan Chong Dameron SPONSORS Puget Sound Energy Wells Fargo Nordstrom Seattle Seahawks UnionBank Swedish Seattle Family Regional Center Keiro Northwest MASTER OF CEREMONIES Harold Taniguchi BEAUTIFUL PLAQUES Bonnie Miller
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has asked Nate Caminos to serve as her State Director. He will be leaving his position at Puget Sound Energy. “It’s been an amazing experience these past two years here at PSE. The company, the leadership, and the work they all do here impressed me before in my desire to be […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Renton might not be the biggest city in King County, but its recent groundbreaking ceremony for its $180 million, 4-star Southport Hotel would beat many of Seattle’s high-profile development projects in style and fanfare.
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Seattle hosted 105 people at a “Diversity Career Mixer” at O’Asian Kitchen in Seattle on March 13. Attendees networked with recruiters from Microsoft, Verizon, and Puget Sound Energy, among others. The event featured keynote speaker Paul Anderson of Prolango Consulting. (end)
By Assunta Ng What sets Yale Wong, co-founder and CEO of General Biodiesel, Inc., apart from his competitors? Biodiesel is an alternative energy source made of recycled cooking oil. When Wong started his company in 2006, it was the ninth biodiesel company in Washington state. Today, his competitors are ancient history. Only one remains, and […]
By Assunta Ng Dragon politics Partisan politics kicked in at the Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary gala at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel last Friday, Oct. 5.
The Northwest Asian Weekly is seeking donated gift baskets for its 30th anniversary gala. The gift baskets will be set out for display as centerpieces on each table. The gift baskets will be offered up for purchase during a silent auction taking place at the event. Gift baskets should include the company’s products AND gift […]
Northwest Asian Weekly has booked Andy Wappler, former chief meteorologist at KIRO, and KOMO news anchor Molly Shen as emcees for its 30th anniversary gala on October 5, from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom. Wappler and Shen will introduce performances and events at the gala, including a short auction […]
On May 16, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) was announced as an Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF) Creative Excellence Awards winner at the 3FA Federation Marketing Summit held in Las Vegas, Nev. 3AF is a nonprofit trade organization comprising of Asian American advertising agencies, market advertisers, media companies, and other industry specialists. As the leading energy […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Six prominent leaders shared their inspiring stories and advice for men and women who want to be better leaders; they presented at a luncheon held at the House of Hong on Sept. 16. Organized by Executive Development Institute, the Washington Leaders of Power luncheon has been held annually […]