Lena Hou has performed the National Anthem at numerous community events. This included last week’s invitation to the Japanese Consulate’s residence for the reception honoring Japanese Emperor Akihito’s birthday. Consul Omura was in attendance and congratulated Hou on a job well done. Over 200 people attended the event.
Lori Matsukawa and Ralph Munro were recognized for their contributions to the Japanese community. (end)