Celebrating Lunar New Year

Top: The city of Mercer Island and Mercer Island Chinese Association presented a Lunar New Year Celebration at the community and event center on Feb. 11. Mercer Island School District staff members were present to visit with attendees, eight Islander Middle School orchestra students performed three songs and Mercer Island High School junior Chloe Yang held a fundraiser that directly supports the Asian Counseling and Referral Service, which recently lost 1.4 tons of frozen food during a power outage. Bottom: Several Mercer Island families recently came together to cook local police officers a homemade dinner to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Photos courtesy of the Mercer Island School District and city of Mercer Island