Church Bazaar

September 26, 2009

Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church has its annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, November 21 from 11 AM to 6 PM. The Bazaar will be held in the church’s Lee Activity Center; 3001 24th Avenue South, Seattle.

Over forty Japanese craft booths will be available to show some of their beautiful hand-made gifts. Colorful Japanese fabric prints, hand-made lacquer-ware, paper gift boxes, paper lanterns and other items will be on display. In addition, there will be Japanese foods available.

Please contact Lily Yamamura at if you have vintage Japanese items you would like to donate.

For questions, please contact Cheryl Sakura at (425) 255-8723 or Shizue Yahata at (425) 827-4930.


Akemi Matsumoto Honored at Gala

September 26, 2009

Akemi MatsumotoLong time Seattle JACL Board Member and past President Akemi Matsumoto is one of five honored at the 8th annual Night Among Heroes gala. The gala is held by the Thomas C. Wales Foundation to recognize ordinary citizens who have made extraordinary contributions to community life here in the Puget Sound.


Saturday, October 3
Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street

Doors open at 5:30 PM
Tickets per plate: $125

Contact:  (206) 233-2801