Legislators commemorated the anniversary of Executive Order 9066 in Olympia which was acknowledged on Feb. 23. The order was a wartime measure that sent 120,000 Japanese-Americans to concentration camps. A Senate Resolution honoring what is now called the Day of Remembrance, was offered by Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Beacon Hill. “My whole family was sent […]
The Nisei Veterans Committee and the Japanese American community will gather to honor fallen veterans at the 67th Annual NVC Memorial Day Program at Lake View Cemetery on Capitol Hill. Michael Reagan, a combat veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, gave the keynote speech. Reagan is a portrait artist who has […]
Scoutmaster Timothy Louie, of Boy Scout Troop 254, was honored with a Silver Beaver award at the Chief Seattle Council’s Boy Scouts of America Recognition Night, along with 18 other Silver Beaver recipients. Silver Beavers are awarded to adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youths through service to the Boy […]
Russell Kato, Taylan Yuasa, Dan Sordetto, and Harrison Chinn, of Boy Scout Troop 252, were recognized at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor
Troop #53, the former resident Boy Scout Troop at the Japanese Baptist Church on Capitol Hill, commemorated its 89-year history in a celebration at the Museum of Flight. Troop #53 began in 1920, organized by Clarence Arai and others from the church. The troop was deactivated at the end of 2008 due to declining membership.
On April 6, more than 102 volunteers helped make this year’s Kin On–South China Benefit Dinner a great success. Among them were MulvannyG2 Architecture’s president Jerry Lee, Boy Scout Troop 254, the Kin On board of directors, as well as many dedicated community members. With more than 1136 dinners served, the community helped raise nearly […]