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Salinas BWA News for May 2018

We are still looking for a volunteer to be President from October to December 2018. If you can help us, please notify our current President, Kahori Kuramura.

Salinas hosted the tri-temple Hanamatsuri lecture, service and luncheon on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22. Group 1 toban helped with the luncheon with Irene Yonemitsu and Carol Cisneros as co-chairs. See next month’s newsletter for detailed report on the Hanamido making, lecture, service and luncheon. 

The yearly Asian Festival was held on Saturday, April 28. Please read next month’s newsletter for a report on the event. Kahori Kuramura chaired the manju making and Cynthia Tsukamoto chaired the Artifact sales.

Group 2 toban with co-chairs June Aoki and Cynthia Tsukamoto will help with the Temple picnic on Sunday, May 20 following the Gotan-e service.

Many BWA members will be help make bouquets for the Memorial Day services on Monday, May 28. We will be making the bouquets Saturday, May 26 from 9:00 am at the Temple. Tamiko Oishi will oversee getting volunteers to help and getting the flowers. She will also ask Dharma School to help clean vases and put out the floral bouquets on Saturday May 26. In addition to the following volunteers, Tamiko will be calling other members: Carol Cisneros, Kahori Kuramura, Kiyoko Uchida, Irene Yonemitsu.

Please support our annual Food Sale on Sunday, June 3. We will be selling ½ teriyaki chicken, futomaki sushi, inari sushi, chirashi. In addition, we will have a produce sale and a bake sale. Please check the Food Sale Work schedule for dates and times when we need your help. We will greatly appreciate any desserts you can bring for the bake sale. If you need more tickets or need to turn in your tickets and money, please see Jan Tokiwa or Cynthia Tsukamoto. You can also mail it to the Temple.

Thank you for your support.