In a nation that gets fatter every year, how do we encourage children to become active in sports? Playing Madden NFL ‘09 hour after hour on the Playstation does not count.
New Q13 anchor says something missing in Seattle’s diversity
By the time Maria Arcega-Dunn had learned to read, she was nicknamed “the town crier” by her family. “I was relaying stories and communicating at a very early age,” she said.
Murderer dies in Aberdeen
A Filipino former union president who was serving a life sentence for murder has been found dead at Stafford Creek prison near Aberdeen, according to The Aberdeen Daily World.
For South Seattle, model minority myth is busted
What is there to do with $2.4 million dollars? South Seattle Community College has decided to improve the success and retention rates of its Asian Pacific Islander students. South Seattle Community College is one of six two- and four-year institutions that the U.S. Department of Education designated as Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI).
IAWW celebrates 25th year anniversary
A new consulate office of India will open in the Seattle area very soon.
A bit of philanthropy
The Seattle Foundation held a reception at the Wing Luke Asian Museum on Oct. 14. It invited community leaders as part of its community outreach efforts. The Seattle Foundation is an organization that encourages personal philanthropy to improve the quality of life in King County.
Successful campaign for McKenna
The Greater Seattle Chinese community celebrated Attorney General Rob McKenna’s re-election campaign Oct. 28 at a dinner at Imperial Garden Restaurant. Organized by one of McKenna’s longtime friends, Bellevue City councilmember Conrad Lee, more than 60 community leaders attended the event to put the final touches on McKenna’s successful campaign.
Filipinos commemorate their American history
On Oct. 18, the Seattle University Filipino Alumni Chapter came together for its second annual fall reunion in celebration of Filipino American history month. All SU alumni of Filipino descent were invited back to campus to attend a special mass featuring SU alumnus Deacon Fred Cordova, class of ’52, who gave a special homily on the history of Filipino Americans at Seattle University and in Seattle. The mass was followed by a reunion reception where more than 60 people attended the event.
Only better with time
Gei Chan was a Macy’s model on Oct. 4. She was a winner in Macy’s “Better With Time” educational seminar and fashion show in downtown Seattle.
The aftermath of a long journey home
Nearly 70 years have passed since Japanese Americans were put into internment camps when Executive Order 9066 was implemented. Their lives were forever changed. No Japanese American will ever forget the day when the United States made one of the biggest mistakes in history.