“He loved the kids of this neighborhood. Last month a toddler ran into King St and got hit by a car. Donnie responded first. The three generations of this family just stopped by Sun May to show him the baby was okay. Besides being our safety and medical emergency responder, Donnie was a community history […]
Interim names Akita director
Interim Community Development Association celebrated its 45th anniversary with a Sapphire Gala on April 12 at the Seattle Mariott. The event raised $130,000.
PICTORIAL: Top contributors honored
Photos by George Liu/NWAW
Diverse group of APA community contributors honored
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.
EDITORIAL: Contributors, you’re the tops!
Last week, many in the Asian community came together to honor their own — if anyone can call the wildly diverse countries of China, Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Japan, and Philippines all one’s own, which they do. It was the Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual Top Contributors celebration at the House of Hong.
Top Contributor: Sue Taoka
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Sue Taoka is changing the world.
ACLF empowers next generation of APA leaders — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly There are over 470,000 Asian and Pacific Americans (APAs) currently living in Washington. Overall, Chinese
EDITORIAL: Time to look towards Inslee’s staff
When Governor-elect Jay Inslee announced the co-chairs of his transition team, the Northwest Asian Weekly received angry letters from people who were upset that the chairs didn’t include an Asian American. Instead, the committee leaders were made up of Microsoft VP Brad Smith, Renton School District Superintendent Dr. Mary Alice Heuschel, and WSU President Dr. […]
PICTORIAL: Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary gala
The Northwest Asian Weekly would like to thank our friends and supporters for helping us celebrate our 30th anniversary. The gala was made so much more special by your attendance. Here’s to another 30 years!
EDI’s “Inclusion Fusion” benefit dinner raises record amount
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction at Seattle’s SODO Park on June 8, raising a record amount of more than $120,000. More than 250 guests attended the benefit, including major sponsors like Boeing, State Farm Insurance, Nordstrom, Wells Fargo, and Weyerhaeuser. Proceeds from the event will allow EDI to […]