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Archive for June, 2010

June 30th, 2010 in Business, Community, Environment, Politics | No Comments


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This photo was taken just this morning. Nice day (weather wise) for a bridge closure. There is a “wake” planned for the South Park Bridge tonight. For more info, click here.

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June 30th, 2010 in Arts, Community, Partners | No Comments


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June 29th, 2010 in Community, Education, Partners | No Comments


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June 28th, 2010 in Business, Community, People | No Comments


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You heard it here first: We’d like to congratulate Ana Miriam Castro, co-owner of The Salvadorian Bakery in White Center, for receiving LATINA Style Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”! Castro accepted this award on Thursday, June 24 at the Seattle Grand Hyatt. Congratulations to Ana and the entire Salvadorian Bakery family.

Photo by Dean Wong, exclusively for the White Center CDA and may not be republished in any way without the consent of the White Center CDA.

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June 23rd, 2010 in Business, Community, Environment, Events, News, People, Politics | No Comments


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King County Executive Dow Constantine brought together leaders from all over the community today to bring hope to the South Park Bridge Replacement Project. At the base of the South Park Bridge this afternoon, elected leaders from the state to neighborhood came to announce their support for the South Park Bridge Replacement. Governor Chris Gregoire announced $20 million from the State, Constantine, King County Council Chair Bob Ferguson and County Council Member Julia Patterson announced $30 million from King County, City of Seattle Council President Richard Conlin announced $15 million from Seattle, and Port Commissioner Gael Tarleton announced $5 million to support the bridge replacement. The crowd could feel the support for this regional link that connects families and industries. Photo by Virgil Domaoan.

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June 21st, 2010 in Community, Events, People | No Comments


Join us on FRIDAY, September 10!


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“Celebrating our Global Village”

Fundraiser to benefit:

Neighborhood Revitalization, Family Development and Community Building

Friday, September 10, 2010

6:00 to 8:30 PM

South Seattle Community College Jerry Brockey Center

6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Tickets: $60 per person

RSVP no later than Monday, August 30, 2010

Online registration is now closed! Further RSVPs can be sent to kate@wccda.org, or call (206) 694-1082 x161. Payments can be mailed to the White Center CDA, or you may simply pay at the door.


Mailing address: White Center CDA, 1615 SW Cambridge Street, Seattle WA 98106

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June 16th, 2010 in Education, News, People, Youth | No Comments


Sokha Lam Danh, a 2008 graduate of Aviation High School, was named a recipient of a 2010 Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship (IIPP). Dahn is currently a sophomore at the University of Washington majoring Business and American Ethnic Studies.

The IIPP selects outstanding young women and men from across the United States who are interested in pursuing careers in international affairs and foreign service. Danh is one of 15 national applicants selected.

Each IIPP Fellow receives scholarships and services totaling nearly $100,000 over a five-year period. This includes two summer institutes, study abroad opportunities, language institutes, international internships, and two-year matching funds for graduate school.

Source: Burien KOMO

Blog editor’s note: Sokha is the brother of Sopha Danh, who works in the CDA’s Family Development department. Congrats Sokha!

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June 16th, 2010 in Community, People | No Comments


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