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Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

  Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated for the first time at the State Department on Thursday Oct. 23. The Co-Chair of WASITRAC, Debadutta Dash was among the invited guest among 200 other guests, including a large number of eminent Indian Americans, were present to celebrate Diwali for the first time at the State […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) opened a cultural cornerstone and family friendly community cafe in Seattle

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White House’s new liaison to the LGBT community

White House’s new liaison to the LGBT community

Aditi Hardikar started as the new Associate Director of Public Engagement in the Office of Public Engagement Nov. 10. In her role, she is the White House’s primary liaison to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community and Asian American and Pacific Islander community. (end)

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InterIm honored

InterIm honored

The Raikes Foundation honored InterIm for reaching the highest bar of quality on its out-of-school-time

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Saturay honored with nonprofit leader award

Saturay honored with nonprofit leader award

Jonathan Saturay was honored as the winning “Emerging Leader” at the third annual Light a Fire Awards dinner sponsored by Seattle Metropolitan in partnership with The Seattle Foundation. The Light a Fire awards honors nonprofit organizations and individuals whose extraordinary acts of service embody the spirit of giving to make our region more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, […]

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Batayola appointed as trustee by Insleee

Batayola appointed as trustee by Insleee

Teresita Batayola has been appointed to the Seattle Colleges District Board of Trustees by Governor Jay Inslee, effective Oct. 20, 2014. Batayola, CEO of International Community Health Services (ICHS) in Seattle, is one of five members of the Board of Trustees appointed to five-year terms by the governor. Trustees are responsible for overall policy and […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 46 | 11/8-11/140 Comments

LIHI raises over $305,000

LIHI raises over $305,000

On October 24th, The Low Income Housing Institute hosted its 12th annual Gala & Auction at the

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 46 | 11/8-11/140 Comments

Shiro shows his skills

Shiro shows his skills

On November 2, the crowd in the Pike Place Market’s Atrium Kitchen waited patiently for legendary

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MAP celebrates 20 years

MAP celebrates 20 years

There were over 500 attendees at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership “Bridging the Gap”

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Inouye’s new appointment

Inouye’s new appointment

Shin Inouye has now been appointed the Press Secretary and Advisor for Intergovernmental and External Affairs at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security. He served as White House Director of Specialty Media since 2009. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, Inouye earned a bachelor’s degree with departmental honors in […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Celebrity chefs contribute to ACRS gala

Celebrity chefs contribute to ACRS gala

Over 400 community leaders, elected officials, and supporters attended a night in support of Asian Counseling and

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Sprite & Jeff’s midnight wedding

Sprite & Jeff’s midnight wedding

Congratulations to Sprite (Plutthiphong Srigrarom) and  Jeffrey R. Perkins who met in Las Vegas in front of the Aria

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JACL awards Congressman Smith

JACL awards Congressman Smith

On October 9th, 2014, the Japanese American Citizen’s League hosted its annual National Gala at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “A Salute to Champions,” and recognized Mr. Bill Imada of IW Group, Mr. Peter Lenkov and Mr. Ken Solarz of the CBS television show Hawaii Five-0, United States Congressman Adam […]

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Gala for Refugee Women’s Alliance

Gala for Refugee Women’s Alliance

Over 400 friends, donors, and sponsors attended the Refugee Women’s Alliance Annual Gala at Waterfront Marriott

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NWAW represents

NWAW represents

The Northwest Asian Weekly yielded 13 awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual “Better Newspaper” Awards. Andrew Hamlin, won 1st place in the Best General Interest Column, “At the Movies” Marino Saito, won 1st place in the Best Story on the Arts, “Kaori Nakamura: Retiring dancer was truly a dream come true” George Liu […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Top restaurants share advice

Top restaurants share advice

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon panel “Top Restaurants’

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A night of traditional Chinese music

A night of traditional Chinese music

The Nanjing University Traditional Orchestra performed at the Shoreline Community College

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Race, place, and culture

Race, place, and culture

On October 14 (at Naked City Brewing in Greenwood) and October 22 (Royal Room in Columbia City) Humanities Washington presented a program entitled Loud and Proud, Washington State’s Asian American Civil Rights Movement. 

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From family newspaper to marketing

From family newspaper to marketing

Julie Pham has been appointed the Director of Marketing for Washington Technology Industry Associates.  Julie serves on the

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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

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