Posted on 12 August 2011.
A free-standing wall in the entry court to the Seattle Chinese Garden will soon be covered with hundreds of polished green granite bricks inscribed with the names of Chinese families and other friends of the garden.
On Oct. 15, the Seattle Chinese Garden (SCG) will unveil its first completed donor recognition wall in the entry court. The ceremony will celebrate all that have supported SCG by ordering green granite bricks, which are engraved with names to honor family and friends. Read the full story
Posted in Briefs, Vol 30 No 33 | 8/13-8/19
Posted on 23 May 2011.
Washington, Seattle, Bellevue, South Seattle Community College, and Chinese officials cut the ribbon at the Seattle Chinese Garden open house.
The Seattle Chinese Garden, which is at South Seattle Community College (SSCC), held a public open house to celebrate the completion of the garden’s first courtyard, named Knowing the Spring. Ling Yueming, vice mayor of Seattle’s sister city Chongqing, along with Rep. Jim McDermott, Attorney General Rob McKenna, Bellevue Deputy Mayor Conrad L, and SSCC President Gary Oertli, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, and others attended. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 21 | 5/21-5/27
Posted on 30 December 2010.
Ho, ho, ho, yes, yes, yes!
I looked back on 2010 to see if our blessings exceeded our losses. Indeed, they did
1. Welcome, Cobalt, our new neighbor
So Amazon moved out last summer, and we lost a lot of business in the Chinatown/International District. Cobalt, which provides digital marketing services, has signed in as the new tenant to use up some of the space that Amazon occupied in the Vulcan buildings. Cobalt might not have as big of a crowd as Amazon. But having 800 additional bodies in our community is nothing to sneeze at. Hopefully, Cobalt folks like to dine out as much as the Amazon people did.
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Posted in 2011, January 2011, Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 1 | 1/1-1/7
Posted on 25 November 2009.
From left: Event honorary co-chairs and Great Wall Mall owners Omar and Christine Lee, SCGS president Jon Geiger, Charlene Lee, SCGS Vice President Jim Dawson, and chairman of Mulvanny G2 Architecture Jerry Lee.
A crowd gathered at the Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant to raise $115,000 for the next stage of construction on the Seattle Chinese Garden’s (SCGS) Knowing the Spring Courtyard. Honorary co-chairs and hosts of the event were Christine and Omar Lee, owners of the Great Wall Mall in Renton. They donated meals to 230 guests. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 49 | 11/28 - 12/4