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2nd Annual Night Market – July 23 at Steinberg

There will be a Night Market on July 23, 2022 from 6:00pm – 11:00pm at Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park. St. Louis JACL will have an educational booth and will be selling Nisei Kitchen cookbooks. Please stop by our … Continue reading

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Annual JACL Fourth of July Picnic at Vlasis Park

The Annual JACL Fourth of July Picnic will be held at Vlasis Park, 300 Park Dr., Ballwin, Missouri 63011 in Pavilion #1 (closest to the rest rooms) at noon on July 4, 2022. The picnic is Pot Luck and cold … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Congratulates 2022 Scholarship Winners!

Alexander Stamper Alexander Stamper is a graduate of Lutheran High School of St. Charles County. He participated on the school’s robotics team, where he competed at the Worlds competition and provided computer-aided design and programming. Alexander help modify ride-on toy … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Mourns the Passing of Kimberly Buckland Stefanoni

A memorial service for Kimberly Buckland Stefanoni, daughter of Bruce Buckland, long-time St. Louis JACL member and former Honorary Consul General of Japan, will be conducted in the sanctuary of Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church, 9450 Clayton Road in Ladue, Missouri … Continue reading

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Rosebush Blooms at Camp Amache (Colorado) 80 Years After Incarceration

NPR article highlights a newly blooming rosebush at Grenada (Colorado) Relocation Center also known as “Amache” where 10,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. Dr. Bonnie Clark of Denver University, who spoke at the Missouri Botanical Garden in … Continue reading

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St. Louis JACL Scholarship Deadline – Sunday, May 15, 2022

The deadline for submissions to the local 2022 St. Louis JACL Scholarship is arriving soon! Please complete the online scholarship form, if you qualify and are interested. Best of luck to all of the applicants!

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Akiko Suwanai, Guest Soloist with SLSO, performs May 6-7, 2022

Guest violin soloist, Akiko Suwanai, will join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra on May 6-7, 2022. A special two-for-one discount is available for this concert.

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Visitation for Dr. Richard Mitchell April 13

A farewell visitation will be held to honor the life of Dr. Richard H. Mitchell, husband of St. Louis JACL member Yoshiko Mitchell, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. The visitation will be at Mother of Good … Continue reading

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National Youth/Student Council Live Stream April 7

Join this Kaiwa Convo webinar hosted by JACL National Youth/Student Council on April 7, 2022 at 6 PM Eastern Time. All are welcome, but this event will be youth-preferred.

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2022 JACL Appreciation Lunch Delayed to May 22

The JACL Appreciation Lunch originally scheduled for March 20, 2022 has been delayed to May 22, 2022 at Hunan Star at 1:00-3:00. The Board of Directors felt that the previous date was too close to the Day of Remembrance Event … Continue reading

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