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!

Photos by Hut Kwan and George Liu

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From left: Dow Constantine, Marcie Maxwell, Jim Dawson

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Filipino Choir

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Emcee Andy Wappler

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Emcee Molly Shen

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Jay Inslee speaking with Washington Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez

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Jane Nishita

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Ron Sims

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Dolores Sibonga

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Entertainment was provided by multiple ethnic groups, including a Korean fan dance by Morning Star.

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Assunta Ng with former students Evelyn Hou, Kwan Wong, and Wong’s wife Grace Lee

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Tony Au leading Jay Inslee’s dragon with the dragon pearl.

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Maun leading Rob McKenna’s dragon with the dragon pearl.

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Gubernatorial candidates Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee led the dragon dance that opened the event.

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Approximately 650 guests attended the anniversary gala.

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Bob Hasegawa, Itu Dash, and Debadutta Dash

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Assunta Ng and Mimi Gates

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Bruce Harrell presents the Asian Weekly award to PEMCO’s Sue McNab.

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Martha Choe presents award to Awan Kazi from State Farm Insurance.

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Kip Tokuda presents award to Tomoko Matsuno from Uwajimaya.

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Rhythms of India

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Master Hong Jiyiao

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Sue Taoka with Donnie Chin

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Melissa Lo

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Jon Bridge

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Bill Gates Sr. and Constance Proctor

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Bob Santos sings “What a Wonderful World”

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