NVC Newsletter

September 2018, Volume 68, Issue 8

NVC Annual Golf Tournament Highlights

The participants at the Nisei Veterans Committee Annual Golf Tournament on August 27th were blessed with great weather, great company, and arguably, a great time. We had a large number (66) of golfers turn-out for the 2018 tournament, and many were probably more interested in the post-game dinner than their scores.

Articles

NVC's JBLM JGSDF Joint Luncheon

At the NVC Hall on September 9th, over 200 people attended the Nisei Veterans Committee hosted joint luncheon to honor active duty personnel from the 7th Infantry Division of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF). 

Members - We Need Your Email Address!

ATTENTION MEMBERS -- We need your email.  As part of our effort to improve some of our communications, we are moving our membership database to online.  To do this, we need everyone's email address.

"Minidoka National Historic Site" Book Now Available to Purchase!

Minidoka National Historic Site, by Hanako Wakatsuki, Mia Russell, and Carol Ash, is a new publication from Arcadia Publishing in the popular Images of America series, and it is now available to purchase.

New Gym Floor

After approximately 70 years of constant use, the NVC Memorial Hall gym floor will be replaced in October.  Over the years, the surface of the gym floor has settled and grown soft in many areas.  The substructure has deteriorated and needs to be upgraded...

Japanese American National Museum Brings Contested Histories to Seattle

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will bring its pop-up display titled Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection to the NVC Hall in Seattle. The display will be free and open to the public on November 24 and 25, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

NVC Hall listed in Atlas Obscura

The NVC Hall and Memorial Wall will be added to the list of Seattle tours on the Atlas Obscura website.  This collaboration will bring many more visitors to the hall as we continue to educate the broader community on the World War II Japanese American experience.