The 2014 Bertha Tsuchiya Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to long time supporter and dedicated volunteers, Larry Luke and Raymond Leong. The Kin On Golf Tournament Planning Committee was awarded the group volunteer award in recognition of their support in raising nearly $400K for Kin On over the last 14 years.
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly “It is very important for us [to live in a Chinese-speaking community],” said Jing Liu. “We are coming from China, and we don’t speak too much English. We can speak everyday English, but we cannot exchange thoughts.”
Businessman Phil Sancken had one objective in his mind when he visited the town of Fukuoka, Japan, during a business trip 10 years ago.
At the Kin On Community Health Care Center in the International District, Qwest presented Kin On a $3,000 Qwest Family and Work Development Fund grant.
“Once again, Maynard Avenue South fills with droves of flush-faced Asians, headed home with car keys dangling from one hand and a carton of chow mein in the other.”