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December 2022, Volume 73, Issue 11

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Recognizing our Nisei Lunch Volunteers

The idea of the Nisei Lunch program began as a way to say, “thank you” to the Nisei generation for their hard work and sacrifice to create a better environment for future generations. That was in 2015!  Sadly, so many Nisei are no longer with us, however the Nisei Lunch program continues to provide a monthly lunch...


Japanese International Marriage Friendship Club

About 40 years ago, Kazuko Stout founded a club for Japanese women who married servicemen and immigrated to America and other countries so they could communicate with each other and share their experiences.

National Veterans Network Announces Two National Programs

Washington D.C. – November 23, 2022 – As part of a Veterans Day celebration in Washington D.C., National Veterans Network (NVN) executive director, Christine Sato-Yamazaki announced two national programs with the National Museum of the U.S. Army and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center...

The Scoop of the Day

The NVC Foundation hosted a vibrant event attended by 180 people at Terry’s kitchen the night before Thanksgiving. The evening was filled with fun activities including a pool tournament, karaoke, and a raffle with fun prizes.

Volunteer Opportunities at NVC

We could sure use some help with many different projects and tasks. Some require a volunteer to be physically at the NVC Memorial Hall, but the vast majority can be done remotely (i.e., in the comfort of your home). 

NCN Welcomes Tom Sasaki Home from Japan

Tomio Moriguchi and Nikkei Community Network (NCN) members organized an event to welcome Tom and Yoko Sasaki back to Seattle after three years of COVID isolation in Japan. Tom has been a long time community leader and supporter. 


Planning for the upcoming NVC Foundation (NVCF) Mardi Gras Gala continues and the Fundraising Committee wants to give an update on what you can expect from this event to be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

The NVC Foundation 2022 - 2023 Scholarship Program

The NVC and NVC Foundation 2022 - 2023 Scholarship Program will award up to five (5) $3,000 higher education scholarships in March 2023. Student’s may apply to multiple scholarships however, only one scholarship will be awarded per student.