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2017 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Summer Family Picnic

The 2017 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Summer Family Picnic will be held on Saturday, 8 July 2017 at Seward Park in Seattle, Washington (Shelter #3). The address for the park is 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle, Washington.

– The event will be from 11:30AM to 4:00PM
– The Kenjin Kai will be providing hot dogs, chili, watermelon, water, and snacks
– Activities will include a raffle and lots of games for the whole family
– All families, friends of Kumamoto, Kumamon, JET Alumni, and member guests are welcome to attend!

For more information contact Facebook Seattle Kumamoto Kenjin Kai or contact Suzuko Terada at suzukoterada@icloud.com

2017 Kumamoto High School Graduate Gift – Registration

The Seattle Kumamoto Kenjin Kai is proud to announce that the registration form for graduating high school seniors is now available for download. In order to be eligible for this gift, the graduate must be a member or a descendant of an active Kenjin Kai member. Membership forms for registration purposes can be found on the website.

More information about the gift can be directed to Suzuko Terada at suzukoterada@icloud.com

2016 Kumamoto HS Member Gift

2017 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai New Year Party – 21 January 2017

We are happy announce that registration for the 2017 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai New Year Party that is scheduled for Saturday, 21 January 2017 has begun. The party will take place from 1130AM to 230PM at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church at 3001 24th Avenue South in Seattle, Washington. Everyone is welcome to attend the event!

Attached is the registration form that needs to be filled out and mailed with payment to reserve your bento. Please also to make sure that your 2017 membership is active (payment can be made along with your bento order).

For questions about the party, please contact Vicky Yuki at vayuki@gmail.com or suzukoterada@icloud.com

2017 General NY Party Invitation Letter Updated

Auburn’s Pioneer Cemetery Honored as Landmark – August 4, 2016!

There are many Kumamoto Kenjin Kai members that are buried at the City of Auburn’s Pioneer Cemetery. This historic site for the Japanese and Japanese American community received Landmark status from the City of Auburn and King County, Washington. Attached is a newsletter from the White River Valley Museum that talks about the Landmark designation and next steps to preserve and protect this important historic property.

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Save the Date! Annual Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Shinnenkai “New Years Party” – Saturday, 21 January 2017!

SAVE THE DATE!!!

The Annual Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Shinnenkai “New Years Party” will be held on Saturday, 21 January 2017 at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church located at 3001 24th Avenue South in Seattle, Washington. The event will start at 11:30AM and conclude at 2:30PM. All Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Members, Kumamon Fans, JET Alumni, and Friends are welcome to attend. Registration information to follow.

Download and share this flyer with your family and friends!

New Years Party Flyer

New Years Party Flyer

2016 Seattle Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Annual Bus Trip- 27 August 2016

The Seattle Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Annual Bus Trip took place on Saturday, 27 August 2016. The bus trip included stops at the Inaba Produce Farm and the Benedicto Produce Stand in Wapato, Washington and Miners’ Drive-In Restaurant, Tahoma Cemetery (Japanese American Pioneer Cemetery) and the Yakima Valley Museum “Land of Joy and Sorrow – Japanese Pioneers of the Yakima Valley” in Yakima, Washington.

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2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and Relief Aid – Update

PWA PWJ Kumamoto Relief August Update

As of August 2016, the Seattle Kumamoto Kenjin Kai is happy to report that the funding raising effort to support the Kumamoto Earthquake Relief and Recovery effort has raised over $1,200,000! All funds collected by Peace Winds America is being transferred to Peace Winds Japan who is providing direct support to impacted residents of Kumamoto.

2016 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai – Annual Summer Family Picnic!

Sunday, 10 July 2016 11:30AM

2016 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Picnic Flyer FINAL

All member families, friends of Kumamoto and Kumamon, JET Alumni, and guests are welcome to attend the 2015 Kumamoto Kenjin Kai Summer Picnic. Please RSVP to suzukoterada@icloud.com

– The event will be from 11:30am to 4:00pm at Seward Park (Shelter #3)
– The Kenjin Kai will be providing hot dogs, chili, watermelon, water, and some snacks.
– Bentos ($15) are also available for order (deadline for order is Wednesday, 30 June 2016) by contacting Suzuko Terada at (206) 722-3093 or at suzukoterada@icloud.com- Activities will include a raffle and lots of games for all ages. We look forward to seeing everyone!

2016 picnic letter 7-10-2016 FINAL-1