Fumiko Ishioka watched and chatted as George Brady played travel Scrabble with his adult daughter, Lara Brady, in between press interviews at the Hyatt House Hotel on Jan. 22. Ishioka is a Japanese national and George Brady has lived in Toronto, Canada, since 1951.
You are allowed to talk about it — Asian Americans and support systems for dealing with epilepsy
By Greg Young Northwest Asian Weekly The sun was out and the sky was blue on the day of June 20th. It was the beginning of summer and the local Seattleites and others from surrounding areas, including Sylvia Park and her brother from Gig Harbor, were ready for the warmth and sunshine. A crowd was […]
The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000. The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).
Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts
Two martial arts events will be held on the same day, one at the University of Washington and one at the Asian Resource
PICTORIAL: Women of the Century
The Women’s University Club of Seattle presented its annual Brava! Awards on May 16, honoring women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community and beyond. This year, in celebration of the club’s centennial, members nominated “Women of the Century.”
New Year gala raises money for Seattle Children’s Hospital
The Hong Kong Association of Washington Foundation Gala held its 2014 Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel on Feb. 22. More than 600 people attended and enjoyed a Luly Yang fashion show, Master David Leong’s Lion Dance performance, and live auctions. The 2014 Outstanding Philanthropist Award was given to Herbert M. […]
Ribbon ceremony opens new Goddard School in Bellevue
A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the grand opening of the Goddard School in Bellevue on Jan. 23. The ribbon was made out of $1 and $5 bills, totaling about $150, which will be donated to Seattle Children’s Hospital. After the ceremony, there was a fashion show parade in which children wore their cultural clothing to celebrate […]
Women are vital to the Puget Sound area’s outstanding healthcare services
Compiled by Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle and its surrounding areas are nationally and internationally renowned for top-caliber
APA children at risk of autoimmune disease
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Asian and Pacific American children are susceptible to an autoimmune disease that attacks the blood vessels,
Jerry Lee awarded Spirit of America award
MulvannyG2 Chairman Jerry Lee was awarded the Spirit of America award by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.), one of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, on Aug. 10. The award was presented to Lee at the C.A.C.A.’s Gala Dinner and Grand Ball in Oakland, Calif. as part of the Alliance’s 52nd Biennial National Convention.