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Herb Tsuchiya is ‘Renaissance Man’ of service — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

Herb Tsuchiya is ‘Renaissance Man’ of service — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community.

By Charles Lam
Northwest Asian Weekly

Herb Tsuchiya

Some would call Herb Tsuchiya a “community volunteer.” The 80-year-old retired Nisei Japanese American spent much of his life as a Seattle pharmacist. But while providing medicine had been his day job for decades, much of his time has been spent serving and helping the community, whether through organizations such as the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) and Kin On Health Care, or through his church and his own business.

“My dream for this world is to foster healthy, joyful, authentic relationships of understanding and compassion one person at a time,” Tsuchiya said. “If we get to know each other and become true friends, we no longer have a motive to fight and kill each other. My dream is for peace to prevail, one individual at a time.” Read the full story

Posted in Profiles, Vol 32 No 41 | 10/5-10/11Comments (0)

Jan. 18: Herb Tsuchiya is elected as Asian American Baptist Advocate

Jan. 18: Herb Tsuchiya is elected as Asian American Baptist Advocate

Herb Tsuchiya

Herb Tsuchiya was elected an Asian American Baptist Advocate for the Pacific Northwest’s American Baptist Churches. Tsuchiya succeeds Rev. Yuki Sakiyama of Seattle Japanese Baptist Church, who served in 2008 and 2009.

Tsuchiya graduated from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy in 1955. He worked as a Seattle area pharmacist for more than 50 years. Tsuchiya volunteers at the Japanese Language School, Kin On Chinese Nursing Home, and the Optimist Club. ♦

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 5 | 1/30-2/5Comments (0)


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