The March Nisei Lunch highlighted the culinary skills of a new volunteer chef to the lunch program. The program is pleased to welcome Jim Shinbo to the Nisei Lunch family. Jim is a retired Executive Chef with an impressive background in the food industry. The Nisei Lunch is looking forward to Jim’s participation with the program as an occasional chef.
Where can you get ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT pancakes, ham, rice, Portuguese Sausage, and eggs with a bottomless cup of coffee and juice and some of the finest company in the world? At the infamous First Hill Lions Pancake Breakfast! This community event is back after a 3-year hiatus.
CORRECTION: We noted some errors and wish to correct last month’s Foundation acknowledgement of our Mardi Gras sponsors for their very generous support and attendance at our 2023 fundraiser. We apologize for any errors.
Friends of Mukai, a non-profit that has overseen the restoration of Mukai Farm & Garden, seeks to compile a directory of descendants of Vashon Island Japanese settlers and their families as part of its ongoing effort to document and honor their history. Mukai seeks contact information to facilitate a connection between Vashon’s Japanese American diaspora and their family stories.
It was a day to remember when a large crowd turned out for a book signing and program at a Day of Remembrance event Feb. 18 at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle. The stars of the show were all from the Seattle area.
NVC has joined “Cup of Joe for a Joe”, a Green Beans Coffee program that allows you to thank a member of the armed forces for their service with a hot, fresh cup of Green Beans Coffee and a personal message at over three dozen overseas bases where Green Beans Coffee has an outlet.
Washington, DC. The Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) announces its annual scholarship award program for 2023. The scholarships will benefit a range of graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and post-graduate and professional education students.
The Japan America Society of the State of Washington and NVC hosted the Japan-US Military Program (JUMP) event “Beyond Reconciliation: Celebrate the Japan-US Alliance and Honor Nisei Veterans.“