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Top dads help raise money for diabetes research

Top dads help raise money for diabetes research

By Staff
Northwest Asian Weekly

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The “Father of the Year” awards ceremony brought together many supporters of the American Diabetes Association, as well as friends of Father of the Year Nate Miles. Clockwise, from top left, Miles is seen with Hon. Ron Sims, left, and Hon. George Fleming; his family, including his mother-in-law, left, daughters Gabby and Sophie, wife, Leslie, and son Noah; his family onstage while he speaks from the podium; with Michael Verchot; with Gayle Johnson; and with Carolyn Kelly and Jeff Hattori. (Photos by Assunta Ng/NWAW)

About 9 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to a 2014 statistics report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Health, Profiles, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/4Comments (0)

BLOG: “I am grateful” is not enough

BLOG: “I am grateful” is not enough

Nate Miles

By Assunta Ng

Community leader Nate Miles had a brain tumor early this year. While he still has it, he is feeling so much better now. Nate knew a village of friends and family were praying for him fervently.

To show his gratitude towards God’s mercy, Nate started a website, abillionthanksmandela.com, for people to thank the ex-president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, who has been ill. Nate’s goal is to reach one billion people, spreading Mandela’s legacy and inspiration. Read the full story

Posted in Editorials, Vol 32 No 49 | 11/30-12/6Comments (0)

Nate Miles named chair of the Seattle Urban League

Nate Miles named chair of the Seattle Urban League

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The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has named Nate Miles of Eli Lilly and Company as chair of its Board of Directors for 2013. He was unanimously elected chair for the 2-year leadership term. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 8 | 2/16-2/22Comments (0)

BLOG: How Nate Miles rocked the house at MLK event

BLOG: How Nate Miles rocked the house at MLK event

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Nate Miles (Photo from UW)

Keynote speaker Nate Miles rocked Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his fiery delivery, passionate cry for social, economic, and civil rights justices, and dramatic storytelling at “Leaders and Leadership” last Friday, an event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Organized by the Seattle Community Colleges, the annual event brought together the young and old with an audience of more than 1,000. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 31 No 4 | 1/21-1/27Comments (0)

BLOG: For Eli Lilly, China is the answer

BLOG: For Eli Lilly, China is the answer

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Eli Lilly’s CEO, John C. Lechleiter, and its corporate director of state government affairs Nate Miles (right)

 

The other day, I was talking to one of the most powerful men from Indiana. Gov. Mitch Daniels once worked for this man’s company, and the Republicans even toyed with drafting him to run against President Obama earlier this year. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 49 | 12/3-12/9Comments (0)

Blog: A man for all seasons

Blog: A man for all seasons

From left: Carolyn Kelly, Nate Miles, and Jane Nishita

The first time I heard Nate Miles’ name was during former Mayor Norm Rice’s election in 1989. Miles was one of Rice’s campaign strategists. Many minority publishers wanted advertising. According to a Hispanic publisher, “Miles said he is not going to advertise in our [minority] publications. The campaign does not have enough money.” Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 27 | 7/2-7/8Comments (0)

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