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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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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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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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St. Louis JACL and Dr. Mitchell Maki – February 28, 2022

St. Louis JACL and Dr. Mitchell Maki, President/CEO of “Go For Broke” National Education Center in Los Angeles, participated in a presentation to Ladue High School and then a meeting with prominent St. Louis Black leaders.

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2022 Day of Remembrance Event

Dr. Mitchell Maki, President/CEO of the “Go for Broke” National Education Center in Los Angeles, California, delivered “Keeping America’s Promise: Civil Liberties Act of 1988” program in Des Peres, Missouri on February 27, 2022 for the St. Louis JACL Day … Continue reading

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“Keeping America’s Promise: Civil Liberties Act of 1988” Day of Remembrance Event – February 27, 2022

RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED. Dr. Mitchell Maki, author and President/CEO of the Los Angeles “Go For Broke” National Education Center, will speak at The Lodge in Des Peres, Missouri from 12:00-2:00 on Sunday, February 27, 2022 … Continue reading

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Janice Koizumi Has Passed Away

Long time St. Louis JACL member Janice (Hattori) Koizumi has passed away at the age of 101 in Chicago, Illinois, early in January 2022, just short of her 102nd birthday. Ms. Koizumi’s story was documented in the 2019 book “The … Continue reading

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