The St. Louis Chapter of the JACL was host for the 2022 Midwest District Council (MDC) Fall Meeting from October 7-8. St. Louis was honored to have two excellent speakers: Michelle Li, St. Louis NBC affiliate, KSDK, Morning Anchor and founder of Very Asian Foundation, and Sela Masaki, Ladue Watkins High School student. Eleven out-of-towners attended our conference and the Hamamura’s made beautiful sushi for our reception. JACL chapters in the MDC include: Chicago, Cincinnati, Dayton, Detroit, Hoosier, Houston, Omaha, St. Louis, Twin Cities, Wisconsin
During the Friday Reception, MDC 2nd Vice Governor and St. Louis Chapter Vice President – Finance, Steven Mitori, was awarded the JACL Sapphire Pin from MDC Governor Eric Langowski for over 10 years of service to JACL at national, district, and chapter levels of the organization.