Rotary Club of Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

4-19-16 Club Meeting Report

 
Meeting on April 19 @ Far Bar from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Attended: June Berk, Makiko Nakasone, Mike Okamoto, Mari Robinson, Tsukasa Watanabe, Hiro Yokota
It is terrible to hear about the earthquakes in Kumamoto and Rotary Club of Little Tokyo express sincere sympathy to those we were affected by them.  We are currently collecting your kind donations to the victims.  If you would like to make a donation, please make your check payable to the Little Tokyo Rotary Foundation and give it to Yokko Ueda, the foundation treasurer.
Pledge of Allegiance: June Berk
4 Way Test: Hiro Yokota (Japanese) & Mari Robinson (English)
Reports:
Rotary Day of Service at the LA River was successful. There were 15 club members, families, and friends.  Everyone enjoyed the day. Thanks, Mike, for organizing the group!
Frances Hashimoto Plaza Monument project is making progress. Mike showed the design and reported that we picked up 3 stones and a granite plaque. Wording for the plaque is being finalized with JACCC and Hashimoto family.
Announcements:
FHP beautification project is on Sunday, April 24 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.
We will have a Spring Social for the seniors at the Little Tokyo Tower on Wednesday, April 27 from 11:00 am. Lumbini preschool children from Higashi Honganji will sing TWO songs!!
We will be dark next Tuesday as we will have a joint meeting with Glendale Noon club on Thursday, April 28 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Embassy Suites in Glendale.
District Conference will be from April 28 to May 1 at the Hilton Hotel Mission Bay.
A-Bomb survived camellia tree re--planting ceremony at Storrier Steaner Japanese Garden in Pasadena on May 8
District Assembly in Carson Community Center from 7 am to noon on May 14: new board members and officers for the next Rotary year are encouraged to attend.
Club Runner demonstration: President Makiko showed contents and function of our webpage: http://littletokyorotary.org/Please visit the website! If you have technical issues, please call toll free 877-469-2582 by 2pm as the service center is located in Toronto.
 
 
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