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Salinas BWA News for May 2017

On April 9, 2017 the Tri-temple Hanamatsuri service and lunch was held at Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple; Salinas provided the dessert for the luncheon. We ordered 2 sheet cakes and ice cream.  Carol Cisneros purchased birthday candles for the cake.  We thank Cynthia Tsukamoto for ordering the cakes and Mel and June Aoki for transporting the cakes to Monterey.  We thank Kahori Kuramura for buying and bringing the ice cream for the luncheon.

On April 27 Group 2 toban and chairs: June Aoki and Cynthia Tsukamoto and committee members made dinner for CD Council meeting hosted by Salinas BT.

On April 29 the annual Asian Festival was held at the 3 venues in Chinatown. Kendo Club hosted a Ramen lunch sale at the Temple. Temple sold Daifuku manju and had an Artifact sale in the gymnasium. Kahori Kuramura chaired the manju making on Friday April 28.  Carol Cisneros chaired the pricing and sorting of the artifact sale items on Friday, April 28.

Our May Shotsuki Service and temple picnic will be held on May 7th.  Toban 4 is in charge of making salad for this event. 

On May 21, 2017, the Tri Temple Gotan-e service will be held in Watsonville.  We encourage all temple and BWA members and families to attend.  Salinas is in charge of bringing salads to the luncheon.  We need to bring around 20 salads.  We will be contacting members by phone and asking them to bring a salad to share.

Our annual Food Sale will be on June 4 this year. Please put this on your calendars.

Food Sale tickets have been distributed to SBWA members to sell.  The SWBA thanks Curtis and Janet Louie for providing refrigeration of the chicken at their greenhouse.

Our next SBWA board meeting will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the temp