News and Events
- Nikkei Concerns announces its new CEO!
Cynthia A. Shiota will serve as Chief Executive Officer beginning November
29. Ms. Shiota is the former director of the Seattle Aquarium and has
served as a strategic advisor in non-profit, governmental and corporate
settings. She succeeds Catherine Kanda who has served as CEO since 1994.
Welcome Cyndi! And good luck to Catherine in her future endeavors.
- The Great Hawaii Getaway Raffle - Tickets
on sale NOW at Seattle Keiro, Nikkei Manor, and from community volunteers
for only $5 each. First Prize — a trip for two to Hawaii,
Second Prize — a trip for two to Cabo San Lucas. See a full list
of prizes, and rules here.
Call (206) 323-7100 for more information.
- 23rd Annual Ayame Kai Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, November 20, 2004
10 AM to 4 PM
Seattle Buddhist Church, 1427 S. Main Street, Seattle
We will be setting up on Friday evening at 7:00 PM and
need volunteers. For information call: (425) 255- 8723 or (425) 827-
- Generations of Caring Endowment
Do you have a will? A provision in your will can allow you to make a
substantial contribution to a charitable organization like Nikkei Concerns
without diminishing the assets available to you during your life. Since
bequests are deductible from your taxable estate, significant estate
tax savings are possible.
If you have questions about giving to Nikkei Concerns
through your will or about the Generations of Caring Endowment
Campaign, please click here
or contact Sara Oshikawa-Clay at (206) 726-6522 or email@example.com.
- Thank you to the 38 volunteers from
the Bank of America who participated in United Way's Day of Caring at
Seattle Keiro and KIDcare. The hardworking volunteers spent a full day
scrubbing both the interior and exterior of seven vehicles, cleaning
furniture, windows and walls; and cleaning up the KIDcare playground.
Your hard work is appreciated!
Manor and Kokoro
- Thank you to Microsoft Volunteers
Kokoro Kai thanks Microsoft volunteers for making our annual
picnic successful on Day of Caring, September 17th. We hope to see them
next year again!
- We need volunteers! Kokoro Kai volunteers
are planning to sell their famous takuwan
(Japanese pickles) at the Ayame Kai Holiday Fair on November
20. We need strong helpers who can move boxes of jars on November 16th
and 17th (especially Wednesday the 17th.) Please contact Naoko Ulstein
at (206) 726-6474 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wishlist - Bingo Prizes needed (soap,
shampoo, hand lotion, hairbrush, comb, notepads, pens, water bottle,
cosmetics, tissue, nail polish, scarves, gloves, small dolls, etc.)
New items only, please. We also would like fresh daikon and other vegetables
for the Holiday Fair (between 11/12 and 11/15.)
- Thank you to the Parent Council for
purchasing season tickets to the Tiny Tots Symphony Series. The toddlers
will be going to the season opening performance on October 5th.
- Wishlist -
A portable (electric and battery operated) organ for the waddler class.
Our old one is broken. If you can donate one, please contact Marie Leiper
at (206) 726-6502 or email@example.com.
- KIDcare is now enrolling for the 2004-05
school year and has openings for children 3 to 5 years old. For more
information about becoming a part of our intergenerational early learning
center, please contact Marie Leiper at (206) 726-6502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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- The Midori Condos Open House is every Sunday afternoon
from 1:00 to 4:00. Stop by to see a furnished unit, the beautifully
decorated common areas and landscaped grounds. Three more units have
recently sold! Only 9 units left! Come see what the Midori lifestyle
is all about. For more information, contact (206)
726-6516 or Midori@windermere.com.
to a simpler lifestyle - Free downsizing workshop!
experts how to easily move to a smaller, lower-maintenance residence
with minimal stress.
Saturday, October 16th, 10 AM — Noon
Saturday, November 6th, 10 AM — Noon
In the Community Room at the Midori
Condominiums 1515 E. Yesler Way. Please RSVP at least two days
prior to the seminar at (206) 726-6516 or Midori@windermere.com.