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Vietnamese Friendship Association welcomes interim director

Vietnamese Friendship Association welcomes interim director

Carmen D’Arcangelo is the Vietnamese Friendship Association’s (VFA) interim director. D’Arcangelo comes from a background of

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

High school student invited to honors programs for future physicians

High school student invited to honors programs for future physicians

Mercer Island High School Junior  Gordon Zhang was nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders on Nov. 14-16 in Washington, DC.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Seattle local running to be Miss Washington

Seattle local running to be Miss Washington

Jane Stone, a 23-year-old resident of the Seattle area, has joined the race to be Miss Washington USA 2015. A graduate from Edmonds Community College, Stone is currently a branch banking supervisor who has an online business on the side called The House of Stones where she sells her handmade jewelry, crafts, and paintings. She […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Student volunteer awards starting

The annual search for outstanding youth volunteers has begun. Prudential Spirit of Community Awards kicks off its 20th year looking for youth between grades 5-12 that have dedicated their time to volunteering. The students are honored on a local, state and national level with national winners receiving gold medallions, $5,000, trophies for their schools, and […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

Local business celebrates  ten-year anniversary

Local business celebrates ten-year anniversary

T.D. Wang Advertising Group celebrated its ten-year anniversary with community members, clients, vendor partners and the local ethnic media on Aug. 22 at Benaroya Hall in Downtown Seattle. T.D. Wang is an award-winning, certified and minority-owned, multicultural ad agency that offers marketing and experiential services to companies looking to engage with diverse audiences.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

May 10: HSBC in Bellevue holds grand opening

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the new HSBC branch in Bellevue at 821 Bellevue Way Northeast. About 100 people attended

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 20 | 5/14-5/200 Comments

Orchestra plays in Seattle

Orchestra plays in Seattle

The Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra performed at Benaroya Hall on July 29. The orchestra consists of kids

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

UW thanks its donors

UW thanks its donors

University of Washington’s (UW) President’s Club held a reception on July 29 to thank its donors. The President’s Club

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Media panel held in King County

Media panel held in King County

The King County Ethnic and Disability Media Networking event was held on July 29 at the King Street Center. The event was

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

Hing Hay Park kicked off its first outdoor movie night on Aug. 9 with Linsanity: The Movie. Two more movies will be shown

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

UW professor gets promotion

UW professor gets promotion

Dr. Vikram Jandhyala was promoted to Vice Provost for Innovation at University of Washington (UW). Jandhyala is the first

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Playing pianos in our parks

Playing pianos in our parks

Have you see the piano at Hing Hay Park? It’s part of Pianos in the Parks, where 20

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Children’s book about World War II to be released

Children’s book about World War II to be released

Kirby Larson, children’s author, is releasing a new book on Aug. 26. The story is about a girl named Mitsi Kashino being separated from her dog Dash when her family is sent to incarceration camp during World War II. The story follows her life in the camp while she still hopes to be reunited with […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Children of Marines receive scholarships

Children of Marines receive scholarships

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) hosted a reception on July 30 at the

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Book on history of protests in China released

Book on history of protests in China released

Jessica Chen Weiss, born and raised in Seattle, has written a book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, about the history of anti-foreign protests in China from 1985 to 2012. Weiss has interviewed over 170 people for this book and has spent about 14 months on field research. Powerful Patriots discusses anti-foreign protests […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

Yale grad and Seattle native starts new business

Christina Park has started her own law firm, Park Business Law, located on 1001 4th

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Shen appointed by the White House

Shen appointed by the White House

Albert Shen has been appointed by the White House as the Deputy Director of Minority Business Development Agency, a division of the US Department of Commerce. Shen will be starting his new position on Aug. 18. Shen, a son of two Taiwanese immigrants, was born in Pullman, WA. He ran for Seattle City Council last […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/81 Comment

Ocean City Restaurant owners start real estate company

Ocean City Restaurant owners start real estate company

Husband and wife, Tim and Christine Lee, owners and managers of Ocean City Restaurant, held a grand

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

Team of five wins $5 million in video game tournament

Team of five wins $5 million in video game tournament

The International, a video game tournament, was held in Seattle throughout this month with a team

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

Annual Kin On sports tournament raises $40K

Annual Kin On sports tournament raises $40K

Over 400 participants, friends and family and community supporters gathered to celebrate the success of the 7th Annual Kin On Sports Tournament. All three events (table tennis, soccer and badminton) brought in a combined total of close to $40K in support of Kin On’s Expansion Project which included a 2600 sq-ft multipurpose space for conducting […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/80 Comments

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