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March 19: SeattleJapanRelief organizations hold gathering to raise money for Japan

March 19: SeattleJapanRelief organizations hold gathering to raise money for Japan

Audience members at the SeattleJapanRelief event held at the Seattle Center’s Kobe Bell (Photos provided by JCCCW)

SeattleJapanRelief, a collaboration of Japanese American and Japanese organizations, held a special ceremony at Seattle Center’s Kobe Bell and north lawn. Short remarks were given by Consul General Kiyokazu Ota, Gov. Chris Gregoire, Congressman Jim McDermott, and Seattle Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 18 | 4/30-5/6Comments (0)

Investing in the future: Gregoire visits Boeing-funded schools in Vietnam

Investing in the future: Gregoire visits Boeing-funded schools in Vietnam

By Ninette Cheng
Northwest Asian Weekly

Washington State Gov. Chris Gregoire (center) listens as a member of the management team explains a process during her Sept. 22 visit to the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Aerospace Factory, which builds parts for Boeing, in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Na Son Nguyen/AP)

Boeing’s relationship with Vietnam is probably most often thought of in terms of aerospace, but education is a philanthropic issue for the company as well. Last month, Gov. Chris Gregoire paid a visit to one of the newest primary schools funded by Boeing and constructed by East Meets West (EMW) foundation. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 29 No 42 | 10/16-10/22Comments (1)

Jan. 21: Gov. Rosellini turns 100

Jan. 21: Gov. Rosellini turns 100

Gary Locke, who also has a Jan. 21 birthday, reads a letter from President Obama in honor of Albert Rosellini’s 100th birthday.

Guests, front, from left: former Washington Gov. John Spellman, former Gov. Gary Locke, former Gov. Albert Rosellini, Gov. Chris Gregoire, former Gov. Booth Gardner, former Gov. Daniel Evans. Back, from left: Congressman Dave Reichert, former Gov. Mike Lowry, Rep. Jay Inslee, and Rep. Jim McDermott. (Photos from the governor's office)

In a nonprofit and nonpartisan event, former Washington State Gov. Albert Rosellini celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 16 with seven other Washington state governors.

A letter from President Barack Obama was read by former Gov. Gary Locke, who organized the event.

Rosellini was Washington’s 15th governor for two terms, from 1957 to 1965. (end)

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