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Salinas BWA News for January 2017

SALINAS BWA JANUARY, 2017 NEWS

One more acknowledgment regarding our BWA’s 90th anniversary celebration held on November 13, 2016.  SWBA would like to thank the Salinas Dharma School for giving each member cute magnet party favors and for making the huge sign congratulating the SBWA on their 90th year.  We appreciate your thoughtfulness very much.   Domo Arigato!!

On December 9, 2016, the temple held their annual Naiijin Omigaki cleaning.  We thank the following temple members for coming out to help clean the Naiijin: Melvin and June Aoki, Hisako Dairokuno, Mitsuko Hagihara, Lillian Kawahira, Kahori Kuramura, Machiko Miyanaga, Kay Morishita, Fukiko Nishio, Gene and Cynthia Tsukamoto, Kiyoko Uchida and Rev. Yugo Fujita.

On December 11, 2017 our temple held their annual temple clean up.  We thank the SBWA members who came out to clean our temple. Please see the Temple Clean up Article for names of SBWA members who came and helped.

On December 18, 2016, we held our annual Mochitsuki and we thank all Temple, YBA and BWA members who came out to make and package the mochi.  The Mochitsuki article will appear in the February newsletter.

The following SBWA members were elected to the 2017 SBWA Cabinet and Board:Thank you for giving your time to serve on the BWA Cabinet and Board.

President:      

Jan-March       Kahori Kuramura

Apr.-June        Bonnie Yokota

July-Sept.       Irene Yonemitsu

Oct.-Dec.        Tamiko Oishi

Treasurer                                 June Aoki

Rec. Secretary (English)          Carol Cisneros

Rec. Secretary (Japanese)       Kahori Kuramura

Corr. Secretary                        Yoshiko Shioya

Corr. Secretary                        Fumiko Yonemitsu

Religious Chair                        Cynthia Tsukamoto

Historian                                 Jan Tokiwa

Food Sale                                Kiyoko Uchida, June Aoki

Obon                                       Irene Yonemitsu

Board members: Mitsuko Hagihara, Masako Hirai, Misako Kamimura, Lillian Kawahira, Kazue Kuramura, Yoriko Kuramura, Kay Morishita, Fukiko Nishio, Noriko Uchida, Noriko Yamaguchi

The SWBA board will be installed at our New Year’s Party on January 15, 2017.

New Year’s Eve service will be held on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Our New Year’s Day service will be held on January 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

1月婦人会ニュース 

11月13日の婦人会90周年お祝いのお礼から漏れていた日曜学校の皆さんにお礼申し上げなす。かわいい磁石の飾りを作ってくれました。ありがとう。

12月9日のお磨きに参加してくださった方にお礼申し上げます。お手伝いの名前は英語の欄を参照してください。

12月11日(日)仏教会大掃除にお手伝いいただきました。お名前は大掃除の報告の英語の欄をご参照ください。有難うございました。

2017年の婦人会役員が決まりました。婦人会会長は1月ー3月倉村かほり、4月ー6月横田ボニー、7月―9月米満アイリーン、10月―12月大石民子です。そのほかの役員は英語の欄を参照ください。会長を務めるには多くの方のご協力なくしては成り立ちませんので、皆さんよろしくお願いいたします。